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Algood Awards Bid For 2021 Sidewalk, Concrete Projects

Algood selected a bid winner for sidewalk and concrete projects at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The winner is Affordable Driveways and Patios of Cookeville. City Administrator Keith Morrison said Algood has used Affordable Driveways and Patios for a few years. “They do good work, they stay busy,” Morrison said. “So, we have to keep on them to keep their schedule ... 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 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 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 »

Algood’s First Friday Event Starts This Week

Algood is kicking off its “First Friday’s Algood” event this Friday with a craft show and live music on Main Street. City Administrator Keith Morrison said each month, the city and Red Oak Roasters will bring residents a new community event every first Friday. “Crafter and artists and just an opportunity to stroll the street and get some food,” Morrison ... Read More »

Algood City Officials Get To Work On Liquor Ordinance

Liquor by the drink in Algood should be available by late January. Algood voters approved liquor by the drink Tuesday night. City Administrator Keith Morrison said once the votes are certified the city council will meet to determine zoning and prepare the ordinance. Morrison said the ordinance will set how much of a businesses sales can be from alcohol. “It’s ... Read More »

Algood City Hall Reopens Wednesday, Extends Drive Thru Services

Algood’s City Hall is set to reopen Wednesday with regular business hours after being closed for two weeks for COVID concerns. City Administrator Keith Morrison said online bill paying and new window services have been added to reduce foot traffic in the building. “We are doing conducting more business at the drive thru, which we would not normally do,” Morrison ... Read More »

New Stop Signs Coming to Algood

Two Algood intersections have qualified for stop signs after a traffic study. City Administrator Keith Morrison said 4th and Main Street near city hall will become a three-way stop, and 2nd and Main Street will become a four-way stop. Morrison said 4th and Main is experiencing traffic and timing issues and 2nd and Main has a visibility issue. Morrison said ... Read More »

Algood Ready to Install Equipment at Cinderella Park

Algood has wrapped up the final renovations on the grounds of Cinderella Park and are ready to install equipment. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the drainage box and some tiles had to be rebuilt. Morrison said replacing old equipment and cleaning up existing parts of the park is a big part revitalizing downtown. “Citizens deserve somewhere good for their kids ... Read More »