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Overton Cruise-In Moves To TCAT With Downtown Work

The Overton County Cruise-in entertaining greater numbers after moving from the Livingston Square to the TCAT Livingston campus. Cruise-In President Josh Johnson said the event had an unusually large turnout in its first installment at the new location in April. He said some 135 vintage cars were parked in the lot and attendees had space to spread out and enjoy ... Read More »

Baxter Gets Grant For Broad St Improvements

Baxter plans to use a $15,000 State Downtown Grant to improve storefronts and increase parking on Broad Street. Baxter Mayor John Martin said the town has tasked a committee with overseeing its downtown revitalization plans. He said the first step will be passing an ordinance in May that will turn Broad Street into a one-way street to make space for ... Read More »

IDB Approves Cookeville/TTU Sublease For City Parking

The city of Cookeville will sublease property next to Regions Bank from Tennessee Tech to use as paved public parking. The Putnam County Industrial Development Board gave written consent to sublease the property at Friday’s meeting, as consent was required in the sublease agreement. Some of the parking could be used for SAIC expansion. Board Attorney Kent Moore said this ... 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 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 »

New N. Cedar Parking Lot Open In Downtown Cookeville

Cookeville set to open new parking on North Cedar Avenue Friday. City Manager James Mills said the parking lot is the site of the old mini-storage units that the city acquired a few years ago. “There’s a net gain of many more parking spaces so it should be a positive for the downtown,” Mills said. “We really want to encourage ... Read More »

Cookeville BZA Approves Parking Variance For HRS Property Redevelopment

Cookeville Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance for parking lots at Highlands Residential Services’ old Claude Darwin property at Boatman and Darwin Streets. Community Development Director Jon Ward said the property is in the process of redevelopment by a third party. He said the current zoning code requires 1.25 parking spaces per bedroom for the first 50 units, and ... Read More »

TTU Capstone Students Working To Develop Program To Better Parking

A group of Tennessee Tech students is working to develop a program that will make parking on campus more efficient through a computer science capstone project. Lecturer Jesse Roberts said the idea was generated through a partnership with another institute. He said the basic idea is that it would look for available parking spots and make those known to students. ... Read More »

Putnam Justice Center Project Impacting Parking For Local Businesses

The Putnam County Justice Center addition project causing parking issues for some neighboring business owners. Mike Reel of Olympic Investment Group co-owns Liberty Square across the street that has some 20 businesses inside. Reel said the closure of the Justice Center ‘s main parking lot has worsened a long-term parking issue. “The days that they have court you can just ... Read More »