Friday, April 19, 2019
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Growth

More housing and businesses coming to our area but are we ready? The growth over the last few years has been at an increasing in Putnam and surrounding counties in the Upper Cumberland. With all of these new homes and apartments, businesses and more people relocating, the issue of growth is… growing. Are the public works, utilities and infrastructure we ... Read More »

Meet The Candidates 2018: Clay And Jackson County Commissioners

Meet The Candidates gives you insight into the men and women who wish to lead in their hometown. Every hour, a different race. Every hour, informative discussion that will shape the remainder of the decade and beyond across the Upper Cumberland. Tonight, we hear from Clay County Commissioners Candidates (District 1, 2, 4, 5), and Jackson County Commissioners Candidates (District 1, 2, ... Read More »

Meet The Candidates 2018: Cookeville City Council, Smithville Mayor, Overton Sheriff And Commissioners, And Gainesboro Aldermen

Meet The Candidates gives you insight into the men and women who wish to lead in their hometown. Every hour, a different race. Every hour, informative discussion that will shape the remainder of the decade and beyond across the Upper Cumberland. Tonight, we hear from Cookeville City Council Candidates, Smithville Mayor Candidates, Overton Sheriff Candidates, Commissioners Candidates (District 5), and Gainesboro Aldermen ... Read More »

Meet The Candidates 2018: White County Executive, Sheriff, Commissioners, And Pickett Commissioners

Meet The Candidates gives you insight into the men and women who wish to lead in their hometown. Every hour, a different race. Every hour, informative discussion that will shape the remainder of the decade and beyond across the Upper Cumberland. Tonight, we hear from White County Executive, Sheriff, and Commissioner Candidates (District 7), and Pickett County Commissioner candidates (District 2, 3, ... Read More »

Meet The Candidates 2018: Overton and Putnam County Commissioners

Meet The Candidates gives you insight into the men and women who wish to lead in their hometown. Every hour, a different race. Every hour, informative discussion that will shape the remainder of the decade and beyond across the Upper Cumberland. Tonight, we hear from Overton County Commissioner candidates (District 2, 3, 4), and Putnam County Commissioner candidates (District 3, 7, 12). ... Read More »

Meet The Candidates 2018: Putnam Commissioners, Jackson Mayor and Commissioners

Meet The Candidates gives you insight into the men and women who wish to lead in their hometown. Every hour, a different race. Every hour, informative discussion that will shape the remainder of the decade and beyond across the Upper Cumberland. In our first installment, we hear from Putnam County Commissioner candidates (District 1, 2, 6), and Jackson County Mayor and Commissioner ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Comprehensive Pain Clinics Closing

The potential for health risks as several pain clinics close across Tennessee. Comprehensive Pain Specialists recently announced that 21 of their clinics across the state will close at the end of July, inlcuding one in Cookeville. Director Barbara Kanapel and Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist Suzanne Angel work with the Smith County Drug Prevention Coalition. They help us answer the questions ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Student Sexual Harassment

The issue of sexual harassment among higher education faculty and students. Whether it’s a verbal exchange or a physical encounter, sexual harassment of students pursuing higher education is a larger issue than publicly acknowledged. Tennessee Tech Professor Lindsey Upton works to understand these instances of sexual harassment that can occur and their impact on students and faculty. Today In The ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Food Allergies

Working towards ending the abuse of older adults across the Upper Cumberland. For more than 12 million Americans, food allergies can ruin summer fun at the ballpark, the fair or any outing. A bag of peanuts, frozen dairy product, fresh fruit… all can cause a reaction that could range from mild to more severe and life-threatening. We get advice from ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Elder Abuse

Working towards ending the abuse of older adults across the Upper Cumberland. According to the National Council on Aging approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse. Melody Miller and April Hibdon are the co-chairs for the Upper Cumberland Adult Abuse Coalition. They works with various agencies and groups to help report ... Read More »