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Executive Profile: Brandon Farley

COOKEVILLE – Lots of young boys aspire to be professional athletes. They dream of careers in basketball, football or baseball. Cookeville native Brandon Farley achieved that dream, but when an injury forced him to the sidelines, he took up coaching instead. His main mantra: work...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016

Cumberland Vital Care’s Landon Headrick

CROSSVILLE – Landon Headrick was born and raised in Crossville. Now, he’s a local business owner there as well. After working as a clinical staff pharmacist at Cumberland Medical Center for five years, he recently purchased Cumberland Vital Care Pharmacy – which specializes in...
Posted On 16 Jul 2016

‘Boutique’ owner brings style to Jamestown

JAMESTOWN – Allison Barta always had an interest in fashion, clothing and design – but it wasn’t until she moved to Fentress County that she fostered that love into a career. Barta is celebrating seven years at the helm of The Boutique in Jamestown and has essentially self-taught...
Posted On 04 May 2016

Director named for UC Tennessee Reconnect

COOKEVILLE – The Highlands Economic Partnership (HEP) has named Putnam County resident Cindy Taylor director of the Upper Cumberland Tennessee Reconnect Community (UC TRC), one of three Tennessee communities established through a statewide initiative to create a network of...
Posted On 11 Feb 2016

⊕Potter’s Ace CEO has competitive spirit

JAMESTOWN – Potter’s Ace Hardware started off with humble enough roots. Roots being the key word; the store, founded in 1946, first sold groceries. But today, it’s all about building and home improvement. And leading the helm is Jamestown native Brandon Smith, the CEO/operations...
Posted On 08 Oct 2015

The ‘preferred’ way: Business Cumberland sees growth in niche field (sponsored content)

All it took was one trip. One trip and Irene Blackburn fell in love with Tennessee. Hard. So much so that she and her husband, Steve, abandoned their previous retirement plans in Petoskey, Mich., a coastal resort community along Lake Michigan, for the friendly confines of...
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

Doc brings youthful experience to seasoned practice

COOKEVILLE – When Dr. Seth Means joined the team at Premier Diagnostic Imaging in July, he instantly became the youngest radiologist on staff. But he’s hoping to bring a dose of youthful experience to the seasoned practice that’s been a mainstay in the Cookeville medical...
Posted On 11 Nov 2014

Dr. David Owsley: Oral surgeon at Regional Oral Surgery Center

 COOKEVILLE – For Dr. David Owsley, Cookeville was the package deal. A great spot for raising a family, a plethora of outdoor activities, affordable housing. Plus, a dental practice that offered him the best of the best professionally. Owsley recently joined Dr. Bob Brooksbank at...
Posted On 03 Oct 2014

‘Geek’s success: Mini Bluetooth player becoming business’s biggest boost

SPARTA – It may be mini, but the Geekbox Bluetooth speaker sure packs a punch. At least Charles Bell, developer of the product and owner of White County-based Compugeeks, thinks so, and in more ways than one. Since its debut in 2013, the Geekbox has been a boom for his bottom...
Posted On 03 Sep 2014