Area Recent News

No More Cell Phone Use

It’s time to start putting your phone down while driving in Tennessee with the launch of “Hands Free TN” law July 1. It will be illegal to use a cell phone in any way while operating a motor vehicle. If you need to use your cell phone while driving it must be through a hands-free…

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Health And Rehab Board Okays Insurance

The Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center (OCHR) Board discussed the only insurance bid received during their Thursday meeting. The bid was discussed at a presentation by TIS Insurance Services. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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School Board Hires Teachers; Support Staff For 2019-2020

The Overton County School Board met on June 17 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the approval of a bid for plasma cutter from Plasma Cam, approved several items from the previous meeting. The board approved the $20,454.34 bid for a plasma cutter from Plasma Cam. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Bear Is Spotted Here Near Main Street

A call about a bear in Livingston last week has some people on edge. Livingston police were informed that a bear had been spotted on Pine Lane toward the Hillview Drive area on Monday June 17. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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State Warns Of Deceptive Online Childcare Ads

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS), Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery, and the Division of Consumer Affairs of the Department of Commerce and Insurance (DCA) are working together to protect parents from misleading advertising by unlicensed day care operations. In recent years many unlicensed day care providers have increasingly used websites like Care.com to…

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TN Recognizes Livingston Central Park

Livingston has been a leader in downtown revitalization for more than a decade. The historic courthouse square along with the county’s rich outdoor recreation and Americana Music heritage serve as the primary amenities and economic engines for tourism in the community. With the construction of a new downtown park and event space, Livingston city leaders…

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Progress Is Made On Comp Time

County commissioners and committee members were hard at work Tuesday night making decisions that would affect our local roads, jail and sheriff’s department. During the County Highway and County Property Committee meeting, a decision was made in the J.B. Ledbetter Lane reduction and Prospect Lane road additions, along with the approval of Highway Fund #131…

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Vol State, LRH Partner In Nursing

Members of the community along with county, city and hospital officials celebrated the opening of the Vol State Nursing School Lab at a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. “This is a celebration that will give potential nursing students from this part of middle Tennessee, the Upper Cumberland, a newer and closer place to become nurses,” said…

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County Budget Closer To Being Finalized

Overton County Commissioners are one step closer to finalizing a budget for the 2019-2020 tax year, as they met last week to go over several items. Commissioners went over non-profit funding, the E-911 budget, the Overton County Health and Rehab budget and the school budget when they met Thursday night. The commissioners also discussed the…

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No Tax Increase For City Residents

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night in a called meeting and approved next fiscal year’s budget on first reading – a budget with no property tax increase. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes went over what he called the highlights of the budget and answered questions for the aldermen. Some of those highlights…

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