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Tax Increase To Go Towards Paving

The Town of Livingston Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a called meeting for the first reading of the city’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget last night at City Hall. City residents could see a 25 cent property tax increase. The total tax would increase from $1.45 to $1.70; however, 80% of the revenue to…

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Crowder Contests Reappraisal

An Overton County resident and property owner met with the Board of Equalization last Wednesday to contest multiple properties for excessive increases with the recent countywide property reassessment required by the state. Freeman Lee Crowder III explained that of the several parcels of the properties he owns or owns partly increased by nearly $1 million…

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Board To See One New Alderman

Mayor Curtis Hayes was elected once again as Town of Livingston Mayor last Wednesday. The unopposed mayoral race candidate raked in a total of 411 of the 510 total votes, making incumbent Hayes the mayor once again for the Town of Livingston; however, 14 write-in ballots were cast. Three of which named Ronald Dishman for…

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LPD Is Set To Increase Patrols

The Livingston Police Department (LPD) released a statement last Friday concerning an increase in traffic enforcement. The press release stated: “The [LPD] would like to remind our citizens as our community begins to open up from the COVID-19 restrictions that more people are traveling on the roadways than they have during the past several months.…

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Push Is On For Area To Be Named As A Scenic Byway

The Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization (RPO) held a joint meeting on Thursday between its technical committee and executive board to conduct business and discuss upcoming projects with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). One of the topics was making the area designated as a scenic byway. The meeting, which was held remotely via videoconference,…

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Unemployment Reaches Historic High

Statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show a staggering increase in unemployment for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties in April as many businesses closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The unprecedented and historic spike in unemployment impacted some counties more drastically than others, but no area of Tennessee…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/28/20

Eric Edwin Carwile Eric Edwin Carwile, 76, of Rickman passed away April 20 from the Skyline Medical Center. Celebration of Life Services were held April 26 at the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Aron Dillon officiated. He was born in Overton County on June 27, 1943. He was a 1962 graduate of Livingston Academy and…

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Obituaries 4/21/20

Cecil Lloyd Thurman Cecil Thurman, 84, of Livingston passed away April 11 from Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services for the family will be held at the Hunter Cove Cemetery in Allons. Officiating the services will be Rev. Christian Smith. He was born in Allons on May 27, 1935. He was a man…

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Obituaries 4/14/20

William Cloice Reeder William Cloice Reeder, 63, of the Independence Community passed away April 5 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Graveside services were held April 7 at the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. John Keith officiated. He was born in Overton County. Baptist in Faith, he loved farming and using his tractor and farming cattle.…

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Recent News

Tax Increase To Go Towards Paving

The Town of Livingston Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a called meeting for the first reading of the city’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget last night at City Hall. City residents could see a 25 cent property tax increase. The total tax would increase from $1.45 to $1.70; however, 80% of the revenue to…

Read More
Crowder Contests Reappraisal

An Overton County resident and property owner met with the Board of Equalization last Wednesday to contest multiple properties for excessive increases with the recent countywide property reassessment required by the state. Freeman Lee Crowder III explained that of the several parcels of the properties he owns or owns partly increased by nearly $1 million…

Read More
Board To See One New Alderman

Mayor Curtis Hayes was elected once again as Town of Livingston Mayor last Wednesday. The unopposed mayoral race candidate raked in a total of 411 of the 510 total votes, making incumbent Hayes the mayor once again for the Town of Livingston; however, 14 write-in ballots were cast. Three of which named Ronald Dishman for…

Read More
LPD Is Set To Increase Patrols

The Livingston Police Department (LPD) released a statement last Friday concerning an increase in traffic enforcement. The press release stated: “The [LPD] would like to remind our citizens as our community begins to open up from the COVID-19 restrictions that more people are traveling on the roadways than they have during the past several months.…

Read More
Push Is On For Area To Be Named As A Scenic Byway

The Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization (RPO) held a joint meeting on Thursday between its technical committee and executive board to conduct business and discuss upcoming projects with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). One of the topics was making the area designated as a scenic byway. The meeting, which was held remotely via videoconference,…

Read More
Unemployment Reaches Historic High

Statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show a staggering increase in unemployment for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties in April as many businesses closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The unprecedented and historic spike in unemployment impacted some counties more drastically than others, but no area of Tennessee…

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