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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 »

Putnam Schools Complete CHS Canopy And Entrance Project

The canopy project at Cookeville High School has been completed. Deputy Director of Schools Tim Martin said the new awnings cover the parent drop-off and the bus loading areas. “That school was originally designed to have those canopies there,” Martin said. “Back 20 years or so ago when that building was built, that was one of the things cut out ... Read More »

State Grant Opportunity Could Bring New Health Dept To White Co

The State Health Department has approached White County with a grant opportunity that could bring the community a new health department. County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson said the state evaluated the current department. Robinson said the county met the criteria for a grant up to $5 million. “They went around and just determined what the state of the health department ... Read More »

First Rendering Of BonDeCroft School Project Shared With White BOE

The White County School Board got its first look at schematic plans to renovate BonDeCroft Elementary School Thursday. A some 19,300 square foot two-story building that will be built between the two existing structures on the school property. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said engineers will now get involved after the school board approved the plan as presented. “The engineers ... Read More »

Overton Schools Accepting Bids For LA Stadium Project

The Overton County School Board has opened the Livingston Academy stadium project for bids. Director of Schools Donnie Holman said sealed offers will be opened on January 27th for the full board to consider at a later meeting. “I have spoken to a couple of people that have contacted me,” Holman said. “I hope there is good interest in it, ... Read More »

Smithville Road Closures And Detours Expected From T-DOT Project

Motorists on South Congress Boulevard can expect lane closures next week at the intersection of East Bryant Street as the contractor on the highway construction project cuts through the pavement to install pipes across the road. The work is planned for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, December 20, 21, & 22 at the traffic light at East Bryant and South Congress ... Read More »

Livingston And LRH Considering Crosswalk Improvements On Oak St.

The town of Livingston and Livingston Regional gathering price estimates to improve pedestrian safety around the hospital. Mayor Curtis Hayes said the proposed project includes flashing lights and speed humps at already established crosswalks. “The police department went over and put their electronic speed detector down, and the average speed I think Greg was 35 mph on Oak Street, but ... Read More »

Livingston Aldermen And Mayor Discuss Flatt Creek Road Water Project

A Livingston water project that would extend city water to Flatt Creek Road could be reconsidered. Alderman David Langford brought the item to the Board of Aldermen’s attention Monday. Mayor Curtis Hayes said the project has not been discussed for about a year. “We’ve had water in Hilham for a very long time,” Hayes said. “Now, there’s some creek crossings ... Read More »