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10 08, 2020

UCDD, Regional Partners Announce $1M Grant Award

2020-08-27T14:04:24+00:00August 10th, 2020|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

BAXTER, TENN. — White House officials, state and local elected officials, community partners, and officials with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration gathered at the Baxter Welcome Center/Depot Monday to celebrate the announcement a $1 million grant award that will provide funding for the extension of a sewer line and water line upgrades [...]

12 11, 2019

Meal Delivery Volunteers Needed

2019-11-12T14:57:33+00:00November 12th, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|0 Comments

Do you want to make a difference? Are you concerned about the needs of older and disabled people? Can you work with all types of people? Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc. is looking for people who are empathetic, caring, compassionate, and looking to give back to their community by delivering meals to people [...]

4 11, 2019

Senior & Caregiver Expo Attracts Record Number of Attendees

2019-11-04T17:29:00+00:00November 4th, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo held on Tuesday, October 22 at Life Church in Cookeville attracted 920 attendees, breaking the event’s attendance record from the past several years. Organized by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD), a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, the Senior and Caregiver Expo [...]

12 08, 2019

Senator Paul Bailey Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award

2019-08-12T14:30:44+00:00August 12th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Senator Paul Bailey received the "Legislator of the Year" Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee's nine development districts, [...]

6 08, 2019

Smith County Leadership Class of 2018 Awarded TN Arts Commission Arts Build Communities Grant for Mural Installation

2019-08-06T14:58:33+00:00August 6th, 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 Leadership Opportunity of Smith County has completed a project with the Arts Build Communities Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Leadership Opportunity of Smith County applied $1,155.50 in grant funds for a mural installation in Carthage which was matched by [...]

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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