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Overton Adding To 4-H Staff

September 21, 2021

Overton County is getting an extra 4-H agent. According to Christiana Swallows, the co-director of the county’s UT Agricultural Extension office, said the local program has grown in recent years. “The 4-H program has grown to beyond what one agent can handle in a working 40 to 60 plus hours or more weekly since Ms.…

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Overton Schools To Address Pay

September 21, 2021

The Overton County School Board will begin to take steps to address pay for teachers and support staff. In Thursday’s work session following the body’s monthly meeting, board Vice Chairman Mike Gilpatrick brought up the county’s low standing in teacher pay. “We are in the five lowest in Tennessee,” Gilpatrick said. ‘We can’t retain good…

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No Vaccine Mandate For City Employees

September 21, 2021

The City of Livingston will not seek to enact a vaccination mandate for city workers. That is following the city’s attorney, John Meadows, delivering a legal opinion after Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes sought his input. Hayes said he asked for the opinion because the city is getting hit hard by the recent up tick in…

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Wildcats Burned By Dragons

September 16, 2021

In what was their most competitive game so far of the season, the Wildcats of Livingston Academy fell to York Institute 35-18 Thursday night. In a lot of ways, the final score was perhaps the only drawback of this young team’s best effort. Early in the fourth quarter, Bordey Coffee found Jaden Lawrence between two…

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City of Livingston Façade & Building Restoration Grant Program

September 16, 2021

Downtown Revitalization Committee (LDRC) is pleased to announce the second round a grant program to assist in the total restoration, renovation and repair of commercial building exteriors within Livingston Courthouse Square District. The Façade & Building Restoration Grant will assist property owners making capital improvements to building facades, and aims to encourage restoring the original…

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Livingston Addressing Airbnbs

September 16, 2021

The City of Livingston has passed the first reading of a Hotel/Motel tax that includes Airbnbs. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said the ordinance would both help bring in revenues for the city, but it would also begin the process of better regulating short-term rentals. “It is an opportunity for us to ‘a’, know what is…

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Obituaries 9/21/21

September 21, 2021

Cynthia Diane (Pryor) Shelton Cynthia Diane (Pryor) Shelton, 43, of Centerville, formerly of Livingston, passed away Sept. 14 at the Saint Thomas Midtown in Nashville. The family has chosen cremation with a memorial service to be planned at a later date. She was born, Feb. 5, 1978 in Madison Heights, MI. She worked in the…

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Obituaries 9/14/21

September 16, 2021

Derek E. Sidwell Derek E. Sidwell, 42, of Allons, passed away Sept. 3 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 6 from the Willow Grove Church of Christ with Bro. Kevin Strong officiating. Interment followed in the Willow Grove Church of Christ Cemetery. He was born Dec. 19, 1978 in Livingston.…

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Obituaries 9/07/21

September 7, 2021

Shirlyn Kay McCormick Shirlyn Kay McCormick, 77, of Livingston, passed away Aug. 29 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held Sept. 3 from Campground Cemetery with Bro. Brett Gibbons officiating. She was born Sept. 20, 1943 in Akron, Ohio. She taught school for the LBJ & C, enjoyed cooking, sewing, going to…

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Recent News

Overton Adding To 4-H Staff

September 21, 2021

Overton County is getting an extra 4-H agent. According to Christiana Swallows, the co-director of the county’s UT Agricultural Extension office, said the local program has grown in recent years. “The 4-H program has grown to beyond what one agent can handle in a working 40 to 60 plus hours or more weekly since Ms.…

Read More

Overton Schools To Address Pay

September 21, 2021

The Overton County School Board will begin to take steps to address pay for teachers and support staff. In Thursday’s work session following the body’s monthly meeting, board Vice Chairman Mike Gilpatrick brought up the county’s low standing in teacher pay. “We are in the five lowest in Tennessee,” Gilpatrick said. ‘We can’t retain good…

Read More

No Vaccine Mandate For City Employees

September 21, 2021

The City of Livingston will not seek to enact a vaccination mandate for city workers. That is following the city’s attorney, John Meadows, delivering a legal opinion after Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes sought his input. Hayes said he asked for the opinion because the city is getting hit hard by the recent up tick in…

Read More

Wildcats Burned By Dragons

September 16, 2021

In what was their most competitive game so far of the season, the Wildcats of Livingston Academy fell to York Institute 35-18 Thursday night. In a lot of ways, the final score was perhaps the only drawback of this young team’s best effort. Early in the fourth quarter, Bordey Coffee found Jaden Lawrence between two…

Read More

City of Livingston Façade & Building Restoration Grant Program

September 16, 2021

Downtown Revitalization Committee (LDRC) is pleased to announce the second round a grant program to assist in the total restoration, renovation and repair of commercial building exteriors within Livingston Courthouse Square District. The Façade & Building Restoration Grant will assist property owners making capital improvements to building facades, and aims to encourage restoring the original…

Read More

Livingston Addressing Airbnbs

September 16, 2021

The City of Livingston has passed the first reading of a Hotel/Motel tax that includes Airbnbs. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said the ordinance would both help bring in revenues for the city, but it would also begin the process of better regulating short-term rentals. “It is an opportunity for us to ‘a’, know what is…

Read More

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