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BREAKING: TTI Floor Care to expand Cookeville operations, add 200-plus jobs

CBJ Admin
Monday, Aug 25, 2014

COOKEVILLE – TTI Floor Care announced today that the company will invest in its Cookeville facility by adding additional manufacturing c... click here to read more

Four UC residents named to state boards and commissions

CBJ Admin
Monday, Aug 25, 2014

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam made appoints to 52 Tennessee boards and commissions on Monday. Upper Cumberland residents were appointed to four of the 118 seats. Appointment terms a... click here to read more

More good news for Cookeville: Governor to make economic development announcement here Monday

Liz Engel Clark
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

COOKEVILLE – A media advisory issued Friday says Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and TTI Floor Care North America officials will make an economic development announcement at 2:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25... click here to read more

Unemployment up in July in UC

Liz Engel Clark
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Unemployment was up almost across the board in the Upper Cumberland in July. Thirteen of the region's 14 counties saw increases from June. Overton was the lone exception. ... click here to read more

UCB Blogger: Congressman to make UC stops

Liz Engel Clark
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

HIGHLANDS – Congressman Diane Black is planning a visit to Jackson and Putnam counties next week. Her schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 26, includes lunch, a factory tour and town hall meeting. ... click here to read more
CBJ Features

Bellars team up to form newest UBS wealth management team

COOKEVILLE - Father and son Rick and Trey Bellar have deep roots in the Upper Cumberland. There’s the Smith County farm that’s been in the family for more than a century and a half. Ric... click here to read more


New home supply center under construction in Pickett County

BYRDSTOWN – Construction is underway in Byrdstown on a new home, garden and building center that’s aiming to be a one-stop shop for both locals and tourists alike.

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New CRMC neonatal NP returns home

 COOKEVILLE – Colleen Flanders has more than 24 years experience caring for some of the sickest babies in the state. From those in need of simple stabilization to comple... click here to read more

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TDOT breaks ground on SR 10 reconstruction in Macon County

LAFAYETTE – A narrow and winding stretch of highway in Macon County is now under reconstruction after the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $15 million project.

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials on State Route 10 in La    click here to read more

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New Business Licenses
(Macon County, Putnam County, White County)

Upper Cumberland Unemployment Rates


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County Seat: Woodbury

Area in Square Miles: 266

Population (2010): 13,801

Households (2005-09): 5,221

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