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Center Hill Dam And Resevior Water Control Manual Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District holding a public meeting to review environmental impact of the revised Center Hill Dam and Reservoir Water Control Manual. Biologist Patrick Garner has prepared the environmental assessment for updates to the Center Hill Water Control Manual. Garner said the resulting data analysis and assessments have resulted in a finding of no significant ... Read More »

Livingston Firefighter Upset About New Pay Scale, Aldermen Question

A Livingston firefighter addressed the Board of Aldermen Monday night over concerns about the city’s new pay scale. At the heart of the concerns expressed by Engineer Gavin Rodriquez, the city had not done enough to take care of its firefighters. Rodriquez said a new hire could make more than existing employees. “I feel the city has the best fire ... Read More »

Cookeville Regional Medical Center Recipient of American Heart Association Stroke Award

CRMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center receives national recognition for stroke care. Joint Commission Certification Coordinator Susan Ashburn said with evidence based training and guidelines, CRMC has attained American Heart Association Stroke Silver Plus status. Ashburn said CRMC sees some 700 potential stroke victims annually. Ashburn said of those patients some 500 receive a confirmed stroke diagnosis.  She said CRMC has been ... Read More »

Cumberland County HS To Have New Traffic Flow Due To Construction

Cumberland County County High School changing its traffic flow as the new school year begins to accommodate construction. Director of Schools Billy Stepp said student drop-off and pickup are now on the Miller Avenue side of the building. He said buses will drop off and pick up at the front of the building. “And that’s to avoid the auditorium construction,” ... Read More »

Active Shooter Training Set For Sparta Teachers Wednesday

The White County Schools annual active shooter training to take place Wednesday. Sparta Police Officer Brent Copeland said ALICE training had been taking place annually for some seven years, preparing teachers to Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. “I would never in my lifetime have thought that we would have to have something like this,” Copeland said. “That the world ... Read More »

Livingston, Jackson, Fentress, and Celina Newspapers Appear To Have Ceased Publication

Livingston Enterprise, Jackson County Sentinel, the Fentress County Courier and the Citizen Statesman of Celina have apparently ceased publication. The former editor of the newspapers posted to Facebook that Holler Media would no longer publish the papers. The paper’s Google listing shows permanently closed. A call to the company’s Lewisburg and Shelbyville papers said the company wold be closed through ... Read More »

Missing Cookeville Man’s Remains Found In Louisville

The remains of a missing Cookeville man were found in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday. 30-year-old Daniel Steven Mabrey was reported missing in April this year by his aunt who had not had contact with him since February. Mabrey is believed to have been living in Louisville since February. Mabrey’s remains have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in ... Read More »

White Co., Crossville Reporting Strong Winds During Storms

White County EMA reporting downed trees and isolated power outages as weather conditions continue. Deputy Director Kyle Winnett said the most-affected areas are in Mount Gilead and areas just east of Sparta. He said they are also seeing wind gusts up to 35 miles per hour. Crossville Memorial Airport has reported seeing wind gusts up to 61 miles per hour. ... Read More »

DeKalb County Providing Demonstrations Of New Voting Machines

DeKalb County Election Commission is promoting a hands-on Open House with new voting machines on Thursday, August 10, from 2-4 p.m. Administrator of Elections Dennis Stanley said newly passed Tennessee legislation mandates that all voting machines have a verifiable paper trail. Stanley said the state paid for the equipment and equipment for other counties that needed the update. “The machines ... Read More »