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Livingston PD Opens Bids For New Body Camera Equipment

Livingston Police Department opened bids for new body camera equipment Friday. Police Chief Ray Smith said the city received one bid with an estimate of $995 per camera. He said they plan to purchase about 20 to replace the old equipment. “The ones that we used to have that company has closed out so we were looking for the next ... Read More »

Livingston Paving Paused For The Winter, Resume This Spring

Paving in Livingston will resume in the spring as resurfacing has stopped for the winter season. Mayor Curtis Hayes said about 90 percent of the designated some 25 roads remain to be paved. “We got less than 10 percent of the streets done that we solicited bids for due to the weather and equipment malfunctions with Rogers Group,” Hayes said. ... Read More »

Livingston Starts In-House CDL Driving Courses For Employees

Livingston starting in-house commercial driving classes for employee certifications. Mayor Curtis Hayes said a new state law has increased the required training to keep a commercial license. Hayes said the courses will prepare city employees for the exam. “They changed the rules to make it what we see things as a little bit more difficult to get their CDLs,” Hayes ... Read More »

UCEMC Outage In Livingston; Expected To Be Out Until Around 10am

Power out to a large portion of Livingston and Overton County served by Upper Cumberland Electric as of Wednesday morning. TVA contractors working at the Livingston substation Wednesday morning accidently brought down some of the UCEMC lines. Crews are working now to get the lines backup and power restored. A UCEMC Spokesperson said the power should be restored in around ... Read More »

Livingston Applying For Grant To Install Pedestrian Signals

Livingston’s courthouse square could receive pedestrian signals in the near future. The city applying for a state grant up to $100,000 to install the button system at three of the four intersections. Capital Projects Coordinator Ray Evans said the project is a natural step forward considering the growth of the central business district. “It’s amazing over the last four, five, ... Read More »

Livingston’s Central Park Skating Rink Returns

Ice Skating at Livingston’s Central Park will return for another year this weekend. Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell said the Downtown Revitalization Committee wanted to provide a fun wintertime activity for the community. She said the event was so popular last year, they decided to bring it back. “It’s not often that you’re able to do any ice skating ... Read More »

New Health Food Company Good Economic Opportunity In Overton

California-based health food company HealthVerve expanding to Overton County will be a huge benefit region-wide. That’s according to Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell. The company brings over 200 jobs to its location at the old 7-Up bottling facility on North Church Street. “We have a lot of workforce in Overton County that travel to other areas to ... Read More »

Livingston Aldermen Discuss One-Way Traffic Options And Downtown Parking

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen to further discuss the possibility of converting two city roads to one-way traffic. Consultant Ray Evans proposed the item Monday night in an effort to create more roadside parking. Evans said business owners expressed the need in a recent informational session over the South Church Street improvement project. “There’s no reason not to ... Read More »