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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community & Law Enforcement Pt 2

Sheriff Eddie Farris & Police Chief Greg Etheredge discuss community relations. A recent Gallup Poll found the majority of Americans say major changes are needed to make policing better. In that same survey, some people believe that there should be greater involvement between police and community organizations. That’s our topic today as we sit down with Putnam County Sheriff Eddie ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community & Law Enforcement

Sheriff Eddie Farris & Police Chief Greg Etheredge discuss community relations. Tuesday night would, in every other year, be the National Night Out Against Crime. But this is not every other year. The annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships has been cancelled across most of the nation, or moved to October. It does give us, however, a good ... Read More »

Trending: Putnam County School Reopenings

Putnam Co School Board’s Celeste Gammon & Kim Cravens discuss school reopenings.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Putnam County School Board Vice Chair Celeste Gammon, and Board Member Kim Cravens. They discuss the School Board’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, the decision making process of opening schools back up, and safety protocols for bus riders and in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Job Searching

Anthony Scionti offers resources on job searching from the American Job Center. Unemployment numbers this week across the Upper Cumberland improved, down virtually across the board, but still double, if not triple, what they were a year ago. This weekend marks the end of the $600 COVID payments from the federal government. They likely will not return to that level, ... Read More »

Trending: Baxter Mayor & Chief Of Police

Baxter Mayor John Martin & Chief Of Police Danny Holmes discuss city operations.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Baxter Mayor John Martin, and Chief Of Police Danny Holmes. They discuss city operating budgets for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, current events and operations for the city of Baxter, and the challenges surrounding those operations given recent events ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Kids & COVID-19

Upper Cumberland counselor April Norrod discusses helping kids through COVID-19. All of us have been impacted by COVID-19, but for the youngest members of our population, the unknowns, the changes to routine, the fear, can all be impactful. As we approach the return to school, children get their chance to put some parts of their lives back in order. April ... Read More »

Trending: White & Jackson County Mayors

This week White & Jackson County Mayors discuss the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by White County Mayor Denny Wayne Robinson and Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady. They discuss county operating budgets for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, expected tax increases or changes, and the challenges surrounding developing those budgets given recent events in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Signature Healthcare & COVID-19

Signature Algood CEO Lee Rooney discusses the early & recent COVID-19 outbreaks. This week, a cluster of COVID-19 cases at NHC McMinnville – a total of 27 positive tests, including 17 COVID patients. It reminded us what happened early in the COVID-19 outbreak at Signature Healthcare in Algood – a similar type of outbreak. Signature Algood CEO Lee Rooney led ... Read More »

Trending: Fentress County Executive & Smith Couny Mayor

Fentress Co’s Jimmy Johnson & Smith Co’s Jeff Mason discuss the 2020-2021 budget  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Fentress County Executive Jimmy Johnson, and Smith County Mayor Jeff Mason. With deadlines quickly approaching, they discuss county operating budgets for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, expected tax increases or changes, and the challenges surrounding developing those budgets given ... Read More »

On Demand: Home Of ThE Brave

Join Stonecom Radio in recognizing selfless acts of heroism from those around our community. From first responders during the March tornado to neighbors sewing masks to protect against Covid-19. These stories and more can be heard here. Read More »