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Posted on: May 20, 2020

‘Lend us your online ears’ for Virtual Storyfest May 26-29

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COOKEVILLE – It’s not your usual Storyfest in the Park.

This year, it’s virtual.

“The most special thing about Virtual Storyfest is that it can be enjoyed safely by everyone in their own homes,” Beth Thompso...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Cookeville Community Band concerts at Dogwood Park on hold through June

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COOKEVILLE – Dogwood Park’s performance pavilion will be empty come Memorial Day.

No performers. No audience members. No music.

That day would have marked the first in a series of free summer concerts by the Cookeville Community Band. Bu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 18, 2020

CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY

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CITY HALL will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day. For emergencies call 931-526-9591.

Community News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Fitness classes resuming – with modifications – at Cane Creek Recreation Center

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COOKEVILLE – Fitness classes are resuming at Cane Creek Recreation Center, but a few things will be different.

Starting May 18, three classes per day will be offered Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. and will be limited to...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 15, 2020

PHASED REOPENING OF CITY HALL

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A phased reopening of City Hall will begin on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.  Extra precautions are being taken for the health and safety of employees and visitors.  Public access to the building will be limited to the main lo...

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Community News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day to focus on health and healing May 30

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COOKEVILLE – The movements are slow, graceful and seemingly simple.

But make no mistake – people who practice tai chi and qigong are getting a workout. Improving their health, too.

Cookeville Leisure Services’ new recreation pr...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 4, 2020

BID NOTICE: HVAC UPGRADES FOR COOKEVILLE CITY HALL

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Sealed Bids are invited for General Contract for the Work of following project.  Examine documents at Plan Room noted.  Obtain documents from Plan Room.  Bidders must be licensed per state...

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Community News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

COOKEVILLE CITY COURT IN-PERSON COURT PROCEEDINGS SUSPENDED THROUGH MAY 31, 2020

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Per Tennessee Supreme Court Order No. ADM2020-00428, as amended, all in-person court proceedings are suspended through May 31, 2020.

All Cookeville City Court in-person court proceedings previously scheduled for dates between March 13, 2020 and May 31, 202...

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Community News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Ensure the safety of your building's water system and devices after a prolonged shutdown

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CDC Guidance for 8 Steps to Take Before Your Business or Building Reopens - Follow Link Here

If you have any questions Please Call Brent Herron with the City of Cookeville Water Quality Control Department at 931-520-5229

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Community News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Dancing solo: Seniors get their final moment on the CPAC stage

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COOKEVILLE – It wasn’t quite the reception Cassidy Wheeler had envisioned for her senior dance recital.

No audience. No applause. No congratulatory hugs from family and friends. No fellow dancers to share in the moment. Just an empty au...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 29, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: RESUME DISCONNECTIONS

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Public notice is hereby given that the City of Cookeville will resume disconnection of services for non-payment of utility bills beginning June 1, 2020. This includes water, sewer, natural gas and electricity. To avoid disconnection of utilities, customer...

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Community News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

New video series features Cookeville Cemetery Walk script readings

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COOKEVILLE – Some of Cookeville’s dearly departed are sharing their stories in a new video series of script readings from past Cookeville Cemetery Walks.

The series is part of a continuing effort by the Cookeville History Museum to prov...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 15, 2020

CPAC presents online content: ‘Conversations from Backstage’

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COOKEVILLE – The stage is set for Cookeville Performing Arts Center’s next “production” – Conversations from Backstage.

“Since we are limited in what we can offer the public in the way of performa...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Bluebirds finding new homes in Dogwood and Cane Creek parks

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COOKEVILLE – Perhaps you’ve noticed them while strolling through Dogwood and Cane Creek parks – small wooden boxes atop metal poles, with a hole in the front.

Just the right size for a bluebird.

The bluebirds sure noticed them,...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 27, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE - Change to Council Meetings

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all residents of Cookeville, Tennessee, and to all persons interested, that pursuant to Governor’s Executive Order No. 16 and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Open, Public Regular Meetings/Work Sessions of the Coo...

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Community News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Leisure Services offering online options for recreation and fitness programs

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COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Recreation Center’s doors are temporarily closed, but the fun must go on.

That’s the sentiment of staff members, who have been working to create online recreation and wellness opportunities for citizens...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Cookeville Leisure Services closing facilities, suspending activities

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COOKEVILLE – Due to recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and local health officials regarding the growing threat of the COVID-19 virus, Cookeville Leisure Services has closed several facilities and will be cancelling activities unt...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Avoid the lines and pay your utility bill in other ways.

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The City of Cookeville is aware that some of its utility customers may be experiencing a heightened concern about conducting daily business that requires them to be in the general public.  As such, the City would like to remind all of its utility...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Call Before You Dig

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A simple call to 811 ensures that a Cookeville Gas Department Representative will arrive and locate any gas lines in the area.

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