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Cookeville Art Walk To Showcase Murals

The Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club is partnering with the Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery to host an Art Walk around the city’s downtown. Arts and Culture Chairperson Tish Seidler said the event, which begins Saturday, is a two-mile guided walk starting at the art studio that shows off twenty murals featured along Spring Street, Cedar Avenue, and Broad Street. Seidler ... Read More »

Cookeville Approves Five-Year Parking Lot Lease

Cookeville City Council approved a new five-year lease Thursday night for a parking lot on Church Avenue. The city will pay Tennessee Tech $1 annually for the use of the land, which includes a 15-year option. Finance Director Brenda Imel said it is located between Spring Street and Broad Street, and would be part of expanded parking. “We are pursuing ... Read More »

No Trash November Includes Citywide Litter Cleanups Saturday

The Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean Commission will host a Clean up Cookeville event Saturday. Clean Commission Executive Director Teresa Jackson said the event is part of Nobody Trashes Tennessee month, a month-long initiative hosted by T-DOT. The clean-up will focus on the stretch of road from Jefferson Avenue to Spring Street. Jackson said litter is a major health risk ... Read More »

Cookeville Planning Approves RV Changes For Mobile Home Parks

Cookeville Planning Commission approved changes to the zoning code Monday night designed to allow RVs in existing mobile home parks. Community Development Director Jon Ward said the rules apply to existing mobile home parks within the city limits. Existing codes would be used for any future mobile home developments within Cookeville. Under the rules approved, RVs must remain operable and ... 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 »

Downtown Cookeville Housing Project Takes Next Step Toward Approval

One of Cookeville’s first downtown living areas took a step toward approval Thursday night, with Cookeville City Council’s first reading on rezoning. The council unanimously approved a redevelopment area overlay rezoning for the 2.87 acre site off Spring Street. It includes some 60 units on the old Builder’s Supply property. It sits just blocks from the depot area. The property ... Read More »

Cookeville’s Spring Street Sidewalk Project Officially Begins

The first phase of the Spring Street sidewalk project has started construction. Cookeville City Manager James Mills said the city received grant funding for the project over eight years ago. “Originally, we were going to get the whole thing done from Old Kentucky Road to downtown for 1.2 million,” Mills said. “That won’t even cover this first segment now, so ... Read More »

Hendersonville Man Facing Felony Charges After Tuesday Spring St. Crash

A Hendersonville man is facing felony charges following an incident on Highway 70 Tuesday afternoon. 34-year-old Samuel Quinnton Edwards is charged with felony evading arrest by motor vehicle, felon in possession of a handgun, felony possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, felony possession of a handgun during the commission of a felony, leaving a scene of an accident with injury. According ... Read More »