Officials Continue To Urge Virus Safety

Overton County and Town of Livingston officials gathered last Friday in a press conference and spoke briefly about caution that must be taken for Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite Governor Bill Lee’s allowance of larger events, Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell, along with city and county officials, decided that Fall-O-Ween is too large of an event to host when the risk is so high.

“Our numbers are continuing to grow,” Mayor Curtis Hayes said. “This is still a very serious health problem that we have here in our country and in the state of Tennessee—particularly Overton County—as numbers continue to rise.”

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