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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 12, 2018

Donation Drive to Benefit Relative Caregiver Families

2018-12-12T16:19:22+00:00December 12th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

This December, the Upper Cumberland Relative Caregiver Program (RCP), in partnership with the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability and Quality of Families, is holding a donation drive of household basics to benefit relative caregiver families in the Upper Cumberland region. Organizers are asking for donations of toiletries, laundry detergent, dish-washing detergent, paper [...]

6 12, 2018

Solid Waste GIS Mappings

2018-12-10T14:36:32+00:00December 6th, 2018|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Counties benefit from recycling in a number of ways.  Recycling brings revenue to the county, reduce disposal costs and helps the county reach the 25% diversion rate as required by the State of Tennessee.  This database is a list of Vendors that recycle in the Upper Cumberland area.  Also listed are the materials they recycle.  [...]

20 11, 2018

Historic courthouse will showcase Clay County heritage

2018-11-20T16:04:06+00:00November 20th, 2018|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

On November 8, local officials welcomed visitors to the Clay County Courthouse to celebrate the installation of nine large display panels, each showcasing a different subject of Clay County history. The welcoming event capped off a decade-long collaboration between local leaders, the Upper Cumberland Development District and the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation. The project [...]

10 09, 2018

Congressman Black Receives National Aging Impact Award

2018-09-10T15:22:08+00:00September 10th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

COOKEVILLE, TENN—August 30, 2018 - Congressman Diane Black will be honored for her continued advocacy for older adults with the National Aging Impact Award from the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging (SE4A). Nominated by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), Congressman Black will be recognized at the 2018 SE4A [...]

29 08, 2018

Smith County Whipper Snappers Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

2018-08-29T14:17:52+00:00August 29th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|0 Comments

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their trivia knowledge. This year, Smith County Senior Center took home that trophy and will advance in the competition to represent [...]

22 08, 2018

UCHRA, UCDD Ink Shared Services Agreement

2018-08-22T18:16:50+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

COOKEVILLE – An agreement designed to better serve the recipients of resources offered by the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency and Upper Cumberland Development District was approved Tuesday during the agencies’ Executive Committee meetings. A shared management plan was agreed upon by the boards of both agencies. Over time, cost-saving measures outlined in the agreement [...]

24 07, 2018

City of Baxter Receives Tourism Enhancement Grant

2018-07-24T15:34:35+00:00July 24th, 2018|Economic & Community Development, Regional News|0 Comments

The City of Baxter receives a $75,000 Tourism Enhancement Grant to build an amphitheater stage in the new "Baxter Seminary Park." Kevin Triplett, Commissioner of Tourist Development, recently came to Baxter to present the check. The new park project is a joint effort between Baxter City, Putnam County and Putnam County Schools. Construction on the [...]

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