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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Rock 93-7 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Rock 93-7 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Paying For College

Marilyn Mullinix and CHS counselors talk affording the rising costs of college. The average college student will graduate today with a diploma, and more than 28 thousand dollars in college debt. 20 years ago, that number stood at 12 thousand dollars. So as the mom or dad who wants your children to go to college, how do you afford the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tennessee Tech Football

Coach Dewayne Alexander joins to talk about Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle football A three time letter winner at Tennessee Tech, Dewayne Alexander wants to be coaching on this campus, and he wants to be in this area. It shows on his resume from playing and coaching at Tech to leading the football program in Jackson County, or the entire athletic ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Rural Healthcare

Rural Health Association of TN’s Rebecca Jolley discusses rural health issues. With discussions ongoing about what to do with Celina’s hospital, rural healthcare remains top of mind in our region. There are no easy answers. But there is an organization in our state looking to address rural health issues. Issues specific to our way of life. The Rural Health Association ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cookeville High’s New Principal

This week, meet Cookeville High’s new principal Today In The Upper Cumberland. When students return to Cookeville High School in a few weeks, they will be greeted by a new man in charge. Max Petett comes to Cookeville from across the border in southern Kentucky at Monroe County High School. He will look to bring stability to the principal spot ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: SeedFork Of The Highlands

SeedFork Of The Highlands’ Rodney Laulo talks growing, and eating local foods. It’s been called a “food revolution.” A return to America’s food roots – away from large corporate farms. Food done locally. Food done at home. Grow it. Harvest it. Consume it. The Upper Cumberland many came to know this phenomenon through SeedFork Of The Highlands, and the annual ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community Options

Community Options’ Jeanette Preece talks creating individual job & care options Since 2004, Community Options has worked to develop housing and employment opportunities for those with disabilities. At its core, the organization wants to focus on the individual, crafting a situation that works best for the needs of the disabled person. Community Options Executive Director is Jeanette Preece. Today In ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: UT Lady Vols Head Coach

UT Lady Vols Head Coach Kellie Jolly Harper returns to her home town of Sparta. Your hometown star and coach is back! We celebrate the return of White County’s Kellie Jolly Harper, the new head coach of the UT Lady Vols, on Thursday at White County High School Gymnasium 5:30 to 7. Listen as Larry Stone interviews Kellie Jolly Harper ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Scenic Tennessee

Scenic Tennessee member Marge Davis talks protecting Tennessee’s natural beauty. Marge Davis is a freelance writer specializing in conservation issues, particularly the history of conservation. She’s written many books. She’s been very involved in the group Scenic Tennessee – a non-profit citizen’s group dedicated to protecting and enhancing Tennessee’s scenic beauty. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Disability Rights Tennessee

Disability rights advocate Becky Allen talks issues of safety and discrimination Access to facilities. Employment discrimination. Community resources and services availability. Issues of abuse. Safety issues. These are the issues covered by Disability Rights Tennessee. Helping those with disabilities across the state, and right here in the Upper Cumberland, lead a life of access. Becky Allen is a disability rights ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Green Market

This week Randy Dodson shares the story of The Green Market and what it provides When the weekend arrives, many Upper Cumberland neighbors hit the road for The Green Market – a downtown Cookeville event every weekend. What started as a farmer’s market has turned into so much more. But at its roots, it’s all about the land, and what ... Read More »