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Sinkhole Pushes Algood Big Mac Drive Project Over Budget

The discovery of a sinkhole pushed the price of Algood’s Big Mac Drive extension project some $140,000 higher than expected. Algood City Administrator Keith Morrison told City Council members Tuesday night the sinkhole had to be dug out and stabilized before the project could be completed. Morrison said the price increase would force city council to amend its original budget ... Read More »

Tour Historic White Plains Saturday During Algood’s Fall Festival

Tennessee history will be on display Saturday at the White Plains Open House. Visitors will be able to tour the inside and outside of the historic home as part of Algood’s Fall Festival. Furniture from the 1840s to 1860s will be on display, both in the White Plains house and in the cabin located on the property. Secretary of the ... Read More »

Algood Planning Commission Delays Oil Change Facility Decision

The Algood Planning Commission delayed a decision on the final site plan for a new instant oil change facility Thursday night. The proposed facility would be located at 584 West Main Street. City Administrator Keith Morrison said new details emerged Thursday about changes to the stormwater plan. The revised plan involves an underground stormwater detention and those changes must be ... Read More »

Algood Police Hosting Fall Shred To Safely Destroy Sensitive Documents

Algood residents can get rid of sensitive documents like tax documents, and old bills safely Saturday at City Hall. Police Chief Dale Armour said the idea began after discussions with Mayor Lisa Chapman-Fowler earlier this year. During presentations and classes supporting the Fraud Event for seniors, a shred truck was mentioned. “It’s actually good for everybody,” Armour said. “Anytime a ... Read More »

Indoor Soccer Complex In Memory Of Son Being Considered By Algood

The possibility of an indoor soccer complex to serve local young people appears to be moving forward in Algood. The project would feature an indoor soccer field and a walking track around the field. There would also be an additional soccer field outside. Anthony Warlick is President of the Joseph Warlick Memorial Foundation. Warlick said the project would be in ... Read More »

Algood Police Struggling With Hiring and Retention Of Its Officers

Algood City Police Chief Dale Armour said his department is in the midst of a hiring and retention crisis, with the potential to lose one-third of its current officers by December. Armour said his staff could be reduced by four employees by the end of the year, if current employees get positions elsewhere they have applied for. The department already ... Read More »

Algood’s Old Walton Road And Sewage Work Nearing Completion

Algood City Administrator Keith Morrison said road and sewage work on Old Walton Road is nearing completion. During Monday night’s work session, City Council members considered a change order to allow for the purchase of an estimated 920 tons of binder to finish the final 50 feet on the road. A USDA grant would only cover patching the roads. “The ... Read More »

Algood Fire Department Partners With The State To Give Free Smoke Alarms

The Algood Fire Department have joined 500 other fire departments in partnership with the state to giveaway free smoke alarms. To get your free smoke alarm call the non-emergency number to the Algood Fire Department or contact city hall. The Algood Fire Department will come out and install the fire alarms in your home. Fire Chief David Judd said the ... Read More »

Algood Chief Attends Groundbreaking Of State’s New Police Academy

Algood Police Chief Dale Armour attended the groundbreaking of the state’s new police academy in Nashville Wednesday. The $415 million campus will replace the old academy in Donelson. It serves as a training facility for city and county police, highway patrol, TBI, and even corrections officers. Armour said the new academy will help law enforcement from different branches, including Algood, ... Read More »