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Nonessential Businesses Ordered To Close

Governor Bill Lee issued a statewide “Safer At Home,” order—not a mandated shelter-in-place—yesterday. The following essential activities will remain open: Federal and state offices and services, including post offices and airports… For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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County Meetings Will Continue During Virus

The Overton County Budget Committee met last Tuesday and discussed conducting future business by electronic means amid the COVID-19 pandemic in order to practice proper social-distancing protocol. The committee members discussed holding the meetings through e-mail and conference calls instead of meeting in the conference room of the Courthouse Annex. For more on this story,…

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School Meal Plan Is Updated

Meals will be served for any citizen 18 years and younger at the various locations throughout the county. They will only be serving on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for the next several weeks. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Four Qualify For Aldermen Seats

March 19 was the last day for candidates to turn in their paperwork for the City of Livingston municipal election, which is to take place June 3. Two incumbent aldermen will have two additional challengers this year, bringing the total number of candidates to four for the three open alderman seats. Incumbent Ronald Dishman is…

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Livingston Man Killed In Crash

A Livingston man was killed in a one-vehicle crash last Thursday on Standing Stone Highway. Bobby Turner, 75 of Livingston, was traveling on Standing Stone Highway driving a 1989 Ford F-150. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Property Board Finds Several Still Noncompliant

The property maintenance advisory board of Livingston met recently to discuss the new business that has been added to their agenda. Chairman Barbie Roberts opened the meeting and requested approval of the minutes of the previous meeting that took place on Feb. 11, all were for. For more on this story, pickup a copy of…

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CLOSURES: Everyone Adjusts To Virus

From students, to workers, to retirees, everyone has made adjustments because of the threat of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Many businesses have slowly been reacting to the threat of COVID-19 as additional cases are being reported. Now, their reaction may come more quickly if they fit into certain categories. For more on this…

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Lee Suspended From L.A. During Investigation

Livingston Academy science teacher Mark Lee has been suspended during an investigation, according to the Overton County Board of Education’s (OCBOE) attorney Chuck Cagle. As previously reported in the Livingston Enterprise, attorney Brett Knight is representing at least two juvenile girls who say they have been sexually harassed by Lee while students at Livingston Academy.…

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Local Law Enforcement Responds To COVID-19

As of yesterday, the Overton County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department are restricting access to their business offices until further notice. If you need immediate assistance and access to their facilities, a call box is located next to the front entrance. Their staff will be in the office to assist you with any and…

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Officials Hold Information Panel

Overton County and City of Livingston officials held an informational panel last week, along with community health professionals and members of the law enforcement, to provide public information concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) City of Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes began the panel discussion by informing the press that although various city departments are limiting the…

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