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Putnam Library Taking Tax Prep Appointments February 2

Tax Preparation Returns to the Putnam County Library this year after taking a year off due to the pandemic. Library Director Phil Schaller said they’ve partnered with AARP and believes this years set up will have proper COVID protocols. Schaller said the biggest change is that tax prep will be by appointment only on Wednesday and Thursday. “Generally, you can ... Read More »

Algood Taking Bids For Annual Sidewalk Projects

Algood will open bids for its sidewalk repair and concrete work next week with plans to target areas in the city’s master plan. City Administrator Keith Morrison said he takes these pre-bids annually to have someone on tap when sidewalk projects pop up. “As I find areas that need repair or if there’s smaller chunks or things that we come ... Read More »

Algood Considering LED Signs For July Budget

Algood is considering installing LED welcome signs for the north and south entrances of town. City Administrator Keith Morrison said they want to expand the idea of just normal “welcome to town” signs. If the idea becomes a reality the signs would be used for public information, promote events and advertise. “We’ll be preparing for the July 1 budget,” Morrison ... Read More »

Algood Liquor By The Drink Ordinance In Place

Algood’s liquor by the drink ordinance will go into effect after City Council approved the second reading Tuesday night. Alcoholic beverages can be sold in the General Commercial and Central Business District zones of the city. The ordinance was amended after its first reading to allow for alcohol at special events. “That special event permit will require the city to ... Read More »

Algood To Consider Civil Plan Part 1 For Park

Algood City Council will consider Tuesday night the first phase of the civil engineering plan for the new Algood park. City Administrator Keith Morrison said this is the initial phase to get the project off the ground. “If we could get the entrance and the parking lot at least, and get some of that cleared out,” Morrison said. “Then work ... Read More »

Free Legal Services For March Tornado Victims

Putnam County residents affected by the March tornado will have access to free legal aid thanks to a new grant. The Legal Services Corporation has given $125,000 to the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee for direct legal services, educational outreach and free legal clinics. The Legal Aid Society will host three virtual legal clinics for disaster victims in Spring ... Read More »

Algood Waiting for Walmart’s Approval on Easement

Algood is waiting for Walmart to approve the easement needed to build a second entrance into the store on Big Mac Drive. City Administrator Keith Morrison said he feels Walmart is happy with what the city is doing to create an entrance. However, Morrison said Walmart wants the details completely ironed out before approval. “It’s just a matter of getting ... Read More »

Algood Approves Liquor Ordinance First Reading

The ordinance regulating liquor by the drink in Algood was approved on its first reading Tuesday night. The approval came after the city council approved the referendum’s results. As the ordinance stands now, Algood would would receive a 15 percent privilege tax paid by the seller, which the state would send back to the city. City Attorney Danny Rader did ... Read More »

Algood Gains Final Easement To Begin Project

Algood has gained the final easement needed to for its $2.1 million sewer and waterline project. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the next step is sending paper work needed for the USDA’s approval and then putting the project out to bid. Morrison said it has been a long time coming getting everything together to try and begin work in the ... Read More »

New Office Buildings Coming To Algood’s Hub Circle

A new site plan for three Algood office buildings on Hub Circle has been approved after an administrative review. Planning Director Tommy Lee requested the review, so the Board of Zoning and Appeals could determine if the original variance was usable. “This new site plan was different than the one submitted eight years ago,” Lee said. “It is for something ... Read More »