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Monterey Mayor Talks City Accomplishments

Monterey Mayor Bill Wiggins will leave his post Tuesday night when a new board is sworn in. After six years, Wiggins said his biggest accomplishment is working to expand outdoor recreation in Meadow Creek Park. “We would like to transform that particular area into what I would call a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, whether it’s water sports, hiking, biking, fishing, ... Read More »

Monterey Votes To Keep Meadow Creek Park Open 24 Hours

Monterey’s Meadow Creek Park will remain open 24 hours a day. Residents neighboring the park voiced complaints about disruptive park goers and drug-use late at night during a July aldermen meeting. Mayor Bill Wiggins said the police chief presented the Building and Grounds Committee enough information to keep the gates open. “The chief had documentation that they had made about ... Read More »

Wiggins said Monterey Drowning a “Tragedy”

Monterey Mayor Bill Wiggins said a wave of sadness overcame the community Friday due to the loss of a life and a child losing his father. 41-year-old Derek Lee Wilson drowned while trying to save his son Thursday evening. The two were fishing on a kayak at Meadow Creek Park. “We send out our sadness and feelings and sense of ... Read More »

Monterey Looks For New Business Off Exit 300

The city of Monterey will extend sewer and water lines at exit 300 on I-40 to allow new businesses to build. Mayor Bill Wiggins said the new lines will stretch from South Holley Street to the city limits around Bee Rock Road. “We have six properties out there at exit 300 that would have some commercial appeal once we can ... Read More »

Monterey’s Street Paving Project Underway

Paving crews are at work to repave several streets in Monterey. Mayor Bill Wiggins said the street will have a fresh coat of black top by the end of July. “The Rogers Group has been busy this week,” Wiggins said. “Right now they’re doing site preparation going a long all the designated routes. Doing the milling, doing some drainage work, ... Read More »

Monterey’s New Splash Pad Ready For Summer

After weeks of COVID delays, Monterey revealed their new splash pad Thursday. City officials gathered to commemorate the project’s completion. Monterey Mayor Bill Wiggins said there will be a celebration for the splash pad Saturday morning. “This is a first for Monterey,” Wiggins said. “Of course we’ve had the swimming pool for years, and now we have what’s called a ... Read More »

Monterey Sidewalk Project Begins In July

The city of Monterey completed the next step in connecting its city assets with walking trials and sidewalk. Stubbs Construction of Crossville won the bid to construct sidewalks to provide safe walkways for students of Burks Elementary and Monterey High School. Monterey Grant Administrator Dawn Kupferer said construction for the estimated $163,000 project will begin by the first week of ... Read More »