29 07, 2019

UCDD and UCHRA Executive Director Appointed to Regional Substance Abuse Advisory Council

2019-07-29T17:16:33+00:00July 29th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD and UCHRA Executive Director Appointed to Regional Substance Abuse Advisory Council

Recently, Mark Farley, Upper Cumberland Development District and Human Resource Agency Executive Director, was appointed to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Substance Abuse Advisory Council (SAAC), a 24-member volunteer advisory group of leaders from law enforcement, recovery services, health, economic development, private industry, education, state government and other sectors. Members of ARC’s Substance Abuse Advisory [...]

24 07, 2019

UCDD Prepares for Move

2019-07-24T13:27:11+00:00July 24th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Prepares for Move

The Upper Cumberland Development District will be moving to their newly constructed facility located at 1104 England Drive, Cookeville, Tenn. in mid-August. The tentative date for opening at their new location is Monday, August 19, 2019. UCDD offices will be closed at their current location at 1225 South Willow Avenue, Cookeville on Friday, August 16th [...]

17 07, 2019

THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

2019-07-17T19:01:13+00:00July 17th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Tenn. (July 11, 2019) – Van Buren County and the City of Spencer have each secured a $375,000 HOME program grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to help local families with home repairs.   “With these funds, we have the opportunity to make a significant improvement in the quality of [...]

3 06, 2019

Be An Ombudsman Volunteer

2019-06-03T15:47:31+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|Comments Off on Be An Ombudsman Volunteer

Do you want to make a difference? Are you concerned about the needs of older people? Can you work with all types of people? Do you like to follow problems through to resolution? Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc. is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled communicators to be volunteer Ombudsmen. [...]

22 05, 2019

Viola Receives Fire Truck Funded By A Community Development Block Grant

2019-05-22T13:44:51+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Economic & Community Development|Comments Off on Viola Receives Fire Truck Funded By A Community Development Block Grant

VIOLA – The Town of Viola recently received a new fire truck which was funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). Viola was one of the 70 statewide recipients of grant funds through the CDBG program, which assists communities with infrastructure improvements, [...]

12 04, 2019

Informatics Blog Going Live

2019-04-12T14:13:34+00:00April 12th, 2019|GIS|Comments Off on Informatics Blog Going Live

In the near future, the Informatics Blog will be going live.  Hosted by Chuck Sutherland, this blog will have a GIS-centric theme.  Look forward to all things UC GIS!  

22 03, 2019

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

2019-04-02T21:12:35+00:00March 22nd, 2019|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Housing Public Notices, Regional News|Comments Off on Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

March 21 - April 22, 2019 The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) announces the release of the 2019-2020 DRAFT Annual Action Plan on behalf of the State of Tennessee. The 2019 Draft Plan, available for public comment starting March 21, includes guidance for the federal allocation of an estimated $50 million for housing and community [...]

21 02, 2019

Clay County Awarded Creative Placement Grant

2019-02-21T22:53:56+00:00February 21st, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Clay County Awarded Creative Placement Grant

The Tennessee Arts Commission and the Upper Cumberland Development District are pleased to announce that Clay County has been awarded the Creative Placemaking Grant for arts enhancement of the county’s historic courthouse. Clay County, with assistance from the Upper Cumberland Development District, applied for and was awarded the maximum amount of $8,000, which was matched [...]

11 01, 2019

Interested In A Hot Lunch And Good Conversation?

2019-01-11T22:32:52+00:00January 11th, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|Comments Off on Interested In A Hot Lunch And Good Conversation?

Lunch time meals for individuals 60+ years of age and their spouses are provided at Senior Centers in all fourteen counties of the Upper Cumberland. A hot, nutritious meal is served at your local Senior Center at 11:15 am. Call your local Senior Center for exact times and dates. Take advantage of this opportunity to [...]

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