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Livingston Fire Learns Helicopter Landing Techniques

Livingston Fire and EMS traveled to Kentucky this week for a helicopter evacuation training course. Livingston Fire Chief Rocky Dial said the department takes the course every two years to maintain awareness of the air evacuation procedures. He said firefighters learned how to create a safe landing zone for helicopters, free of powerlines, trees, and road signs. “They have to ... Read More »

Livingston PD Crowded, Lease Out Additional Office Space

The Livingston Police Department will lease additional downtown space to alleviate overcrowding in the current building. Livingston Police Chief Ray Smith said between the city’s growth and new personnel mandates from the state, the current building has reached its capacity. He said a building next to the existing facility has been identified for the expansion. “This building was built right ... Read More »

Livingston Leasing Land For Additional Parking At City Park

Livingston will lease land for additional parking at City Park to account for growth in the park’s usage. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said the leagues that use the park have grown in popularity, and the current parking lot cannot support that growth. The land owner will rent the piece of land for $50 per month. “We actually have the stands, ... Read More »

Livingston Airport Settles With 2 Landowners In Expansion Project

The city of Livingston has settled with two of the three property owners needed to get a Livingston Municipal Airport expansion project underway. City Attorney Andre Greppin said he and the city’s consultants had tried for months to get property owners to sell at a reasonable price. He said upon threatening to acquire the land using eminent domain, all three ... Read More »

Livingston South Church Street Project Delayed By Manholes

Livingston’s South Church Street Project has been delayed for a second time in 2024 to prepare precast manholes. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said the company the city is working with believes they can have the manholes ready in three to four weeks. The precast holes are designed to be assembled above ground and lowered into a dug-out space in the ... Read More »

Songwriters Week Qualifying Round Thursday In Livingston

Artists from across the state will perform at Livingston’s Iron and Oak Center Thursday with a trip to the Tennessee Songwriters Week Finals on the line. Livingston Chamber of Commerce CEO Shannon Cantrell said Tennessee Department of Tourist Development sponsors the event annually. She said it offers a great chance for people to connect with different regions of the state ... Read More »

Livingston Academy Getting Nine Outdated HVAC Units Replaced

Nine HVAC units at Livingston Academy set to be replaced within the next few weeks. Overton County Schools Maintenance Supervisor Steve Mosley said the units were over 20 years old. He said they were at the point where they were under constant repair. “Long story short, we were putting more money in those units than what we needed to,” Mosley ... Read More »

Hayes Satisfied With Monday Bid For South Church Paving

Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes satisfied with Monday’s bid for the paving of South Church Street. The city received bids from Rogers Group and Copeland DRP for the project, with Rogers Group turning in the lowest bid. Hayes said he will take the Rogers Group bid to the Board of Aldermen for a vote at its February meeting. Hayes said the ... Read More »

Livingston Mayor Says Communication Key On South Church Upgrades

Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said he wants to ensure there is clear and open communication with the public regarding disruptions that will be caused by the South Church Street project. Hayes said the project was scheduled to start soon, but with freezing temperatures, it has been pushed back until the first week of February and possibly later depending on the ... Read More »

Fire Chief: Leave Early, Pack Necessities If You Have To Go Out

Lack of caution and a failure to pay close attention to surroundings are frequent causes of trouble in snowy conditions. Livingston Fire Chief Rocky Dial said people should plan leave early if they absolutely must go somewhere over the next few days. Dial said driving too fast because of a time-crunch often leads to sliding through an intersection and causing ... Read More »