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BZA Approves Special Request To Allow For Housing Development

March 2, 2021

The Livingston Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) met in a regularly scheduled meeting last Monday and approved special exception requests—bringing Livingston a step closer to having affordable housing. John Turnball and Steve Moody made a request for a multi-family use in a C-1 (Local Commercial) district for property located at 4170 Bradford Hicks Drive. The…

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LA Boys Play Strong In The Home Stretch

March 2, 2021

  By Jesse Fuhrman On Feb. 23 the Livingston Academy Boys’ basketball team faced the Smith County Owls in a District 8-AA semifinal game. The Wildcats began the game in typical fashion, with LA eking out a small lead, closing out the quarter with an 18-16 lead. They came out in the second quarter and…

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Officials Vote To Auction Former Annex Building

March 2, 2021

Overton County Commissioners voted in the last Highway and Property Committee meeting to move forward in the process of putting the former court house annex up for auction. County Executive Ben Danner said the building’s utility costs make it difficult to consider keeping it for storage. He said those costs stand at some $2,500 per…

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City Discusses Water Leak Relief Program

March 2, 2021

The City of Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman met in regular session last night and discussed a water relief program—an insurance program that would allow the city to make up lost revenue from utility forgiveness. As previously reported in the Livingston Enterprise, William T. Ridley a representative of Water Leak Relief presented his product…

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Livingston Man Found With Gunshot Wound

March 2, 2021

An Overton County man was found after a welfare-related check last Thursday with what appears to be self-inflicted wounds. Livingston police officers responded to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on West Main Street early Thursday morning for a welfare-related check on Freddie Bledsoe of Livingston. Upon arrival, Bledsoe was found deceased with an apparent gunshot wound. Upon…

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Scenic Route Awarded National Designation

February 23, 2021

The Cumberland Historic Byway has been designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In earning the new scenic designation, the route and surrounding communities will have greater access to federal grant funding from the National Scenic Byway Program and national marketing from the America’s Byways program. “We are thrilled that the…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/2/21

March 2, 2021

Cecilia Wright Cecilia Wright, 64, of Livingston, passed from this life on Feb. 15 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Feb. 20 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. Roger Lehman officiated. She was born in Livingston on Sept. 23, 1956. She loved her family very much and will be…

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Obituaries 2/23/21

February 23, 2021

Ralph Arnold McGinley Ralph Arnold McGinley, 74, of the Windle Community passed away Feb. 17. Celebration of Life services will be conducted at a later date. He was born Dec. 12, 1946 in Lynchburg, Va. He was retired from the United States Air Force and a member of the Livingston Church of Jesus Christ of…

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Obituaries 2/16/21

February 17, 2021

Ann Houser Funeral services for Mrs. Ann J. Houser, age 79 of Livingston, was held Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at West End Church of Christ in Livingston. Bro. Kerry Duke will officiate. Her family received friends Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. until service time at the church. Interment took place Wednesday, Feb. 10…

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Recent News

BZA Approves Special Request To Allow For Housing Development

March 2, 2021

The Livingston Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) met in a regularly scheduled meeting last Monday and approved special exception requests—bringing Livingston a step closer to having affordable housing. John Turnball and Steve Moody made a request for a multi-family use in a C-1 (Local Commercial) district for property located at 4170 Bradford Hicks Drive. The…

Read More

LA Boys Play Strong In The Home Stretch

March 2, 2021

  By Jesse Fuhrman On Feb. 23 the Livingston Academy Boys’ basketball team faced the Smith County Owls in a District 8-AA semifinal game. The Wildcats began the game in typical fashion, with LA eking out a small lead, closing out the quarter with an 18-16 lead. They came out in the second quarter and…

Read More

Officials Vote To Auction Former Annex Building

March 2, 2021

Overton County Commissioners voted in the last Highway and Property Committee meeting to move forward in the process of putting the former court house annex up for auction. County Executive Ben Danner said the building’s utility costs make it difficult to consider keeping it for storage. He said those costs stand at some $2,500 per…

Read More

City Discusses Water Leak Relief Program

March 2, 2021

The City of Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman met in regular session last night and discussed a water relief program—an insurance program that would allow the city to make up lost revenue from utility forgiveness. As previously reported in the Livingston Enterprise, William T. Ridley a representative of Water Leak Relief presented his product…

Read More

Livingston Man Found With Gunshot Wound

March 2, 2021

An Overton County man was found after a welfare-related check last Thursday with what appears to be self-inflicted wounds. Livingston police officers responded to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on West Main Street early Thursday morning for a welfare-related check on Freddie Bledsoe of Livingston. Upon arrival, Bledsoe was found deceased with an apparent gunshot wound. Upon…

Read More

Scenic Route Awarded National Designation

February 23, 2021

The Cumberland Historic Byway has been designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In earning the new scenic designation, the route and surrounding communities will have greater access to federal grant funding from the National Scenic Byway Program and national marketing from the America’s Byways program. “We are thrilled that the…

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