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Van Buren Receives Bid To Repair Leak On Courthouse Steeple

After four bid attempts and months of advertising, Van Buren County has received one bid to repair a leak on the courthouse steeple. Mayor Greg Wilson said the county’s budget committee approved a $5,000 bid for the commission to consider. However, there are liability concerns about the project. “We did find a way to get up through by removing some ... Read More »

Gainesboro Officials Considering Building A New Water Treatment

The Gainesboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen are leaning towards constructing a new water treatment plant as opposed to upgrading the current facility. Engineer Nathaniel Green presented preliminary plans Thursday. A new facility would cost some $10.5 million, while upgrading the current plant would cost $8 to $9 million. Green asked for preliminary approval in order that he could start ... Read More »

TTU Receiving “Significant Interest” From Designers On Stadium Project

Tennessee Tech is interviewing architects to start the design process to expand Tucker Stadium. Athletic Director Mark Wilson said firms have expressed a significant amount of interest in redoing the west side of the stadium. “There’s a lot of work. There’s a lot of engineering work that’s going have to go on to figure out how to demolish the existing ... Read More »

Byrdstown Clear Wells Back Up After Restoration Project

Byrdstown has completed restorations to its clear well under its water plant. The storage serves as the last stage of disinfecting before the water goes to customers. Mayor Sam Gibson told the Board of Aldermen Monday night the town saved about $5,000 on the project. “We saved a little bit of money with them being able to do the pumping ... Read More »

Overton Moving Forward With Ambulance Service Building Expansion

A core drilling study for Overton County’s expansion of its ambulance service building has been completed. County Executive Ben Danner said next step is for the county’s budget committee to open bids in April. “Everybody right now is busier than they have ever been,” Danner said. “A building boom is going on everywhere, so that will be a factor that ... Read More »

Byrdstown Considering Pump Station For Interested Developers

Byrdstown has two parties interested in developing near Highway 111, but a pump station will be required to accommodate the growth. The most expensive part to provide water already exists, an unused line that stretches to the site. Mayor Sam Gibson said spending about $30,000 for a pump station would be a small price considering the possible return in taxes. ... Read More »

Livingston Regional Hospital Crosswalk Project Being Studied

A joint crosswalk project between Livingston and Livingston Regional Hospital has been tabled to study drainage issues. Mayor Curtis Hayes said the project would create a crosswalk at Oak Street about six inches above the ground. Hayes said the city wants to take a deeper look to avoid puddling. “With that area already having a lot of surface water that ... Read More »

TWRA Deputy Director: Community Feedback Stopped Proposed Cut

TWRA’s Deputy Director Chris Richardson said in a letter to legislators that the proposed habitat project will continue on the south side of the Bridgestone Firestone Centennial Wilderness area. Richardson said the decision to stop the clear-cutting project on the north side of the wilderness area is based on community feedback not science. Wednesday’s letter from Richardson to State Senator ... Read More »

Robinson: TWRA Will Not Move Forward With White Co Habitat Project

White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson announced Tuesday night that TWRA’s Bridgestone Firestone Centennial Wilderness Area habitat project will not move forward. “TWRA has decided to cancel their plans to cut the trees,” Robinson said. “They’re not going to do it. But, we don’t have that in writing. It just came this afternoon. I feel confident that they are good ... Read More »

Avery Trace And Algood Middle School Entrances Upgraded

Extra security now in place thanks to upgraded entrances at Avery Trace Middle School and Algood Middle School. Putnam County Deputy Director of Schools Tim Martin said the projects include a secure vestibule screening access. “Now when you come up to the school you have to push the buzzer and get buzzed in for outside,” Martin said. “What this will ... Read More »