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Lettering On Sparta Gateway Monuments Completed, Project Reaching End

Those driving to Sparta on Highway 111 will notice progress on new welcome signs while entering the city limits. City Administrator Brad Hennessee said even though the lettering is up on the gateway monuments, a few parts of the project remain. “The only thing that we are lacking now are the lights and the concrete pedestal mounts for the lights,” ... Read More »

All Livingston Water Pressure Issues Should Be Resolved Monday

Livingston residents can expect all water pressure issues to be resolved on Monday. Mayor Curtis Hayes said a 12 inch water line burst along Highway 111 on Sunday morning causing outages and low pressure. Hayes said no residents should be without water or experiencing low pressure by the end of business hours. “When you have a 12 inch main line ... Read More »

Upgraded Travel Center And Gas Station Coming To Highway 111

The former Amish gas station and truck stop site on Highway 111 will soon see some major upgrades. Cookeville Codes Director Jeff Littrell said developers have put in a site plan to tear down the building and put in a 16,200 square-foot travel center. He said that it could be a plus for both city and county. “Hopefully it will ... Read More »

T-DOT Preparing For Two Paving Projects In Overton County

T-DOT is preparing for repaving projects on Highway 111 and Highway 52 in Overton County. T-DOT Spokesperson Rae-Anne Bradley said Highway 111 will also get new traffic loops and improved curb ramps. Bradley said that between September 19 through October 31 drivers will need to be cautious while travelling on Highway 111. “Drivers travelling this route at night should expect ... Read More »

New Signs Welcoming Sparta Drivers Nearing Completion

Sparta aims for a late September completion date for a new set of gateway monuments. City Administrator Brad Hennessee said the welcome signs along Highway 111 at the northern and southern city limits will be a good fit for the city. “The basic shape of the sign is there,” Hennessee said. “The structure is complete. They’ve been erected, core poured ... Read More »

Cookeville To Explore Geotechnical Services For Land Development

Cookeville City Council will consider a proposal for geotechnical exploration land off of Highway 111 and I-40. Economic Development Coordinator Melinda Keifer said the location has some 100 acres at Mackie’s Farm that could be developed. She said the service is a common practice for land development. “Basically we’ll take some soil borings and we’ll analyze the soil,” Keifer said. ... Read More »

No T-DOT Expansion Plan Movement for Cookeville’s Spring Street

T-DOT does not have any expansion plans in development for Cookeville’s Spring Street. Cookeville Officials expressed concerns about traffic issues at a recent work work session. Spokesperson Jennifer Flynn said there is no movement currently on a request sent from the city in 2019. “If people support this project then that would be good too,” Flynn said. “To just make sure ... Read More »

Cookeville PD Carrying The Torch Supporting Special Olympics

The Cookeville Police Department will carry the flame of hope Saturday during the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Lieutenant Anthony Leonard said this event is to support the Special Olympics. Leonard said that Cookeville Police are still looking for residents to sign up and join them on their 15.6 mile run. “The Special Olympics Tennessee is a movement that’s built on ... Read More »

Sparta Expects To Complete Gateway Monument Project By Late-Summer

Bids will go out for Sparta’s gateway monument project Monday in hope to complete the project by late-summer. This comes following approval from the board of mayor and aldermen Thursday night. City Administrator Brad Hennessee said there will be a recommendation of who to award the project to by Sparta’s next meeting on May 6. “We really don’t know what ... Read More »