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Two Livingston Rezoning Requests Approved Following Public Hearing

The Livingston Board of Aldermen approved two final readings for rezonings within the city Monday night. The home address at 399 Celina Highway will change to local commercial in order to open a restaurant. The second is a small parcel across from the housing authority on High Tech Drive. A residential developer wanted the rezoning from low to high-residential to ... Read More »

Monterey PD Searching For Missing Teenager Last Seen Within The City

The Monterey Police Department seeking public information for a missing 17-year-old girl Wednesday. Skyler Satterwhite was last seen within the city limits. She is a white female standing at 5’3″ and weighs 150 pounds. Satterwhite has dyed, blue hair with blue eyes. If you have any information, contact Monterey Police Department at (931) 839-2323 or 1-800-TBI-FIND. Read More »

TNECD Commissioner Introduces UC To New Fund Tennessee Program

The Biz Foundry will receive $4 million in seed investment funding through a new federal loan program bringing $117 million statewide. State Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter (Mc-Horter) introduced Fund Tennessee to the Upper Cumberland Wednesday. McWhorter-1                    (:15)             Q. Tough In Tennessee ... Read More »

Overton Budget Committee Hears First Requests Starting Budget Process

The Overton County Budget Committee has started work on forming its new spending plan for the upcoming new fiscal year. Chair Greg Nivens said the committee began this week by hearing requests from local non-profits. Nivans-1                 (:15)                    Q. Like To Do Nivens said non-profit ... Read More »

Putnam Has About $3 Million In ARP Funding Ready For Use

Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter plans to wait until this summer before discussing possible projects for the county’s remaining ARP funding. Porter said he estimates about $3 million remain, but he would like to save the funding as a cushion for already approved water projects. Porter-1                   (:15)            ... Read More »

New TDOT Jackson Co Maintenance Building On Hold After Rejecting Sole Bid

TDOT has rejected a sole bid for a new Jackson County Maintenance Building. The building is planned for 636 South Grundy Quarles Highway in Gainesboro. The design calls for office and garage space for TDOT maintenance crews. The project would replace an existing structure that has reached the use of its life. It will also be used for daily planning ... Read More »

Cumberland Schools Wants Community Feedback On 24-25 School Calender

Cumberland County Schools seeking public feedback to help select the school calendar for 2024-2025. Director of Schools Billy Stepp said two options are being considered after a school calendar committee formed recommendations. “All stakeholders and all community members can vote on which version they like better,” Stepp said. “It is just where the holidays are. We add day here and ... Read More »

Celina Exploring Grant For New Playground, Planning Veterans Memorial Wall

Celina planning for a new playground and veterans memorial wall at its new city park. The green space is located on Highway 52 beside Celina Health and Rehab. Mayor Luke Collins said the city is currently targeting several grants in order to make the project happen. “We’re looking forward to our first city park,” Collins said. “We did a survey ... Read More »