UCEMC Offers Pandemic Relief Credit

September 29, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic impact on the Upper Cumberland is unprecedented, creating economic uncertainty for members struggling to pay their electric bills. To help communities and businesses recover in the area, UCEMC will pass along to members a credit the co-op is receiving on its Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) wholesale power bill. The TVA Board approved…

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Blue Devils Come Up Short

September 29, 2020

The Jackson County Blue Devils came up just short of a win Friday night against Monterey. The (4-1) Blue Devils played host to the (3-0) Wildcats. The Blue Devils won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half. The Wildcats started with the ball at their own 28-yard line. A couple of…

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County Reaches Settlement In Suit

September 29, 2020

A fired Chief Deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff Department has reached a settlement in a federal case that has been ongoing since January of this year. According to the suit filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, former Chief Deputy Christopher Carter sought damages after wrongful termination. In…

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Gainesboro Receives $630,000 Grant

September 22, 2020

State Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) announced recently that Gainesboro has been awarded $630,000 through a Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant to improve the sewer system. Bailey made the announcement after receiving information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). “Infrastructure, like our sewer system, is very important to the well-being of our residents…

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Obituaries 9/29/20

September 29, 2020

Joe Marvin Chapman Joe Marvin Chapman, age 91, passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee on September 24, 2020. He was born August 31, 1929 in Gainesboro, Tenn. to Henry Clay and Ela Graham Chapman. He was educated in the Jackson County Schools. He graduated from Tennessee Tech in 1954. He served as First…

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Obituaries 9/22/20

September 22, 2020

Elowise (Carter) Bruce Elowise (Carter) Bruce, 88, passed away Aug. 25 in Atlanta, Ga. A Celebration of Life service was held Sept. 4 at the South Dekalb Chapel of Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes. Interment followed in the Washington Memorial Gardens in Decatur, Ga. Surviving relatives include: daughter, Jenny Bruce; and a host…

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Obituaries 9/15/20

September 15, 2020

Clure “Ray” Buck Clure “Ray” Buck, 84, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away, Sept. 2 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center in Springfield, Ohio with Minister Phil Grear officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio. He was born March 28, 1936…

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UCEMC Offers Pandemic Relief Credit

September 29, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic impact on the Upper Cumberland is unprecedented, creating economic uncertainty for members struggling to pay their electric bills. To help communities and businesses recover in the area, UCEMC will pass along to members a credit the co-op is receiving on its Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) wholesale power bill. The TVA Board approved…

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Blue Devils Come Up Short

September 29, 2020

The Jackson County Blue Devils came up just short of a win Friday night against Monterey. The (4-1) Blue Devils played host to the (3-0) Wildcats. The Blue Devils won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half. The Wildcats started with the ball at their own 28-yard line. A couple of…

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County Reaches Settlement In Suit

September 29, 2020

A fired Chief Deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff Department has reached a settlement in a federal case that has been ongoing since January of this year. According to the suit filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, former Chief Deputy Christopher Carter sought damages after wrongful termination. In…

Read More

Gainesboro Receives $630,000 Grant

September 22, 2020

State Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) announced recently that Gainesboro has been awarded $630,000 through a Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant to improve the sewer system. Bailey made the announcement after receiving information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). “Infrastructure, like our sewer system, is very important to the well-being of our residents…

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UCEMC To Assist With Recovery

September 22, 2020

Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is sending two crews of lineworkers and equipment to assist Baldwin Electric Membership Corporation with recovery efforts near Gulf Shores, Ala. Hurricane Sally slammed the Gulf Coast with winds and heavy rain, leaving more than a half million residents without power. “We’re proud of our linemen for volunteering to assist…

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Devils Hold On To Beat The Indians

September 22, 2020

The (3-1) Jackson County Blue Devils traveled to play the (1-3) East Robertson Indians in a regional game. The Blue Devils received the ball first at their own 33-yard line. The first drive seen the Blue Devil offense go with all runs by Austin Birdwell, Wid Robbins and Eli Burris. After getting a first down,…

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