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Livingston Academy Band and Choir will host a free community Christmas concert in the Livingston Academy gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16.

The popular heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known as Zantac, was voluntarily recalled due to the contamination of a human carcinogen that could potentially cause cancer. The recall includes oral tablets, capsules, and syrup.

Secretary of State Tre Hargett on Tuesday, Dec. 3, certified the names of three Republican and 16 Democrat presidential candidates for the March 3 Super Tuesday presidential preference primary.

Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Central Office, as directed by Chairman Howard Miller. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a work session following immediately afterward.

Tennessee State Museum explores the rich and diverse history of Tennessee’s food through a new exhibition, “Let’s Eat! Origins and Evolutions of Tennessee Food”, open now through February 2, 2020, at the Museum’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park location in Nashville.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Overton County’s Livingston community on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at Livingston Church of Christ, located at 215 E. Main St. in Livingston.

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Monday, Nov. 25 unveiled the state report card, an annual report designed to provide convenient access to the most important data and information about every school and district in Tennessee.

Tennessee Department of Human Services has announced next steps for investing surplus funds from the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, as well as plans for responsibly maintaining the fund’s reserves.

State technology experts want Tennesseans to use new mapping tools they’ve made available, and have now produced instructional videos to help. The Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) GIS mapping division within the Department of Finance & Administration offers LiDAR mapping across the s…

A new report released by Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development highlights jobs in high demand across Tennessee, including occupations in information technology, healthcare, engineering, and production.

Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order Monday, Dec. 2, transferring Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) from Tennessee Department of Education to Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to better align services for children with disabilities.

A two-day jury trial concluded Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 20, at Overton County Justice Center where Shannon C. Harvill was tried for criminal offenses for which he had previously been indicted by Overton County Grand Jury.

Newly released data from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows 38 counties experienced a drop in unemployment during October, while rates remained the same in 24 counties, and increased in 33 counties.

Livingston City Council will hold the regular monthly meeting Monday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Thurman Langford Conference Room of City Hall.

All Overton County Solid Waste convenience centers will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. Convenience centers will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.

Sixty volunteers gathered Saturday, Nov. 16 to aid a community in Livingston through service projects such as raking leaves, cleaning out gutters, and trimming hedges.

Commissioner Jeff Long of Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSOHS) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Dereck R. Stewart joined multiple law enforcement partners on Monday, Nov. 25 to announce the seventh annual “I-40 Challenge” traffic safety initiative.

Attorney General Herbert Slatery and Secretary of State Tre Hargett has announced that $2.5 million will be distributed to cancer centers across the country as a result of a multistate enforcement action against sham cancer charities.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), Division of Forestry has received a $200,000 grant through National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to expand fire implementation and management.