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Mobile Clinic Providing Healthcare In Byrdstown Saturday

The RAM Mobile Medical Clinic will provide free medical, dental, and vision services at Pickett County K-8 in Byrdstown Saturday and Sunday. Remote Area Medical Senior Clinic Coordinator Audra Fitzgerald said services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Fitzgerald said the clinic will open its doors at 6:00am Saturday. “So in our dental area we offer ... Read More »

White County Students Head To School Saturday

The White County School System will do something other generations did more often, attend school Saturday morning for an abbreviated day. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the State Board of Education allows districts three abbreviated days that count as full school days. Dronebarger said when the district’s Calendar Committee realized the final day fell on a Monday, it decided ... Read More »

First Lady Building Hermitage Springs Playground Saturday

First Lady Maria Lee and Governor Bill Lee will be working in Hermitage Springs Saturday, a one-day project to build a new community playground. The project is part of Lee’s Tennessee Serves initiative meant to help a different community in the state each month. Lee said she wants to impact the area in a way that will benefit them for ... Read More »

Run For The Wall Returns To Cookeville Sunday

The Run For The Wall event returns to Cookeville Sunday afternoon with 320 veterans riding motorcycles into town. Director of Tourism Shan Stout said the bikers ride from California to Washington, D.C. to pay respect for all veterans, especially POWs and those killed in action. Stout said citizens are encouraged to line South Jefferson Avenue for when the veterans come ... Read More »

Van Buren Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Van Buren County’s Spencer Recycling Center will host a Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday from 8am-Noon. Pesticides, aerosols, lithium and button batteries, brake fluid, paint thinner, and cleaning fluid are among the hazardsous items that can be disposed of, free of charge. The event is open to anyone, not just Van Buren County residents. The items cannot be placed in landfills, ... Read More »

Boil Water Advisory Extended To Livingston

Livingston Water Customers need to boil water through at least Noon Saturday, after a major water line ruptured Friday. The Boil Water Advisory includes Livingston, Monroe, and Alpine. The advisory means any water used for cooking, drinking, or hygiene should be brought to a full rolling boil for one minute. “Let me emphasize by no shape, form or fashion do ... Read More »

Livingston Water Break, Boil Water Advisory For Monroe, Alpine

Livingston officials are working to repair a water line break early Friday morning that has shut off water to a major portion of the community. Mayor Curtis Hayes said a major six-inch line broke early this morning on the Highway 111 Bypass, near Farm Bureau. Crews hope to have the line repaired in the next hour, as of 7:30am. “Unfortunately, ... Read More »

Cookeville Passes Final Budget Amendments Of Year

Cookeville City Council passed a handful of budget amendments Thursday night in preparation for the 2023-2024 fiscal year-end. Finance Director Brenda Imel said the ordinance includes amendments to five funds. She said $660,000 has been added to the State Street Aid Fund Balance to cover any paving the city completes before June 30. She said the Solid Waste Fund, Animal ... Read More »

Bockman Way Building Emergency Case, Sparta To Take Bids

Sparta Aldermen declared the crumbling building at 33 West Bockman Way an emergency case, clearing the way for the demolition of the building. Codes Officer Mike O’Neal said the city has given the building owner two weeks over the sixty days to take action required by city ordinance. O’Neal said neither the city nor T-DOT has any record of the ... Read More »

Cookeville Art Walk To Showcase Murals

The Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club is partnering with the Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery to host an Art Walk around the city’s downtown. Arts and Culture Chairperson Tish Seidler said the event, which begins Saturday, is a two-mile guided walk starting at the art studio that shows off twenty murals featured along Spring Street, Cedar Avenue, and Broad Street. Seidler ... Read More »