Tennessee’s Severe Weather Awareness Week runs through Saturday, March 6, and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and National Weather Service (NWS) are asking Tennesseans to make severe weather planning and preparedness a priority.

Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released the results of an investigation that resulted in the indictment of LaFollette Mayor Michael Ray Stanfield last September. The investigation was completed in conjunction with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

The Tennessee Hospital Association recently honored 14 of its member hospitals for achieving the 2020 BEST for Babies Award, a distinction awarded by the Tennessee Department of Health. The BEST designation reflects meeting requirements for breastfeeding, early elective delivery reduction, a…

Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that plans are back underway to publish its first ever 4” x 9” full-color marketing brochure to be distributed throughout Tennessee at rest stops and tourist information centers in an effort to encourage others to visit and enj…

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2021 Tennessee Vacation Guide on Wednesday, Feb. 17, with a cover showcasing the state’s diverse cuisine.

U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Gary Peters’ (D- MI) bipartisan bill to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) caregiver program was signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Overton County News has been made aware that someone is calling businesses pretending to be one of our newspaper sales representatives. If you receive a call from someone you do not know who says they are with Overton County News, please do not give them any information. Call Overton County …

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Overton County on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Overton County Fairgrounds.

Upper Cumberland Habitat for Humanity recently announced a Build Partnership with Life Church Livingston as a $10,000 Rooftop Sponsor for their first new home in Overton County. In addition to financial support, the church congregation will be given the opportunity to build the house with th…

An investigation by special agents from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to a theft charge for a former treasurer of a local Fraternal Order of Police chapter.

Due to the winter storm, Overton County News will be published on Wednesday, February 17th this week. This will delay mail delivery by at least one day. Stay safe.

All Overton County convenience center locations will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day. Convenience centers will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 16 with normal schedule.

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is recognizing February 2021 as Earthquake Awareness Month and reminding Tennesseans to prioritize earthquake preparedness before a disaster.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and the Secretary of State’s office on Tuesday, Jan. 19 announced a lawsuit against Michigan-based Labor Law Poster Service (LLPS Inc.), Council for Corporations LLC, ANS, Inc., and several members of a family that operate these entities – Jo…

Livingston Regional Hospital recently notified Overton County News that they have re-opened their facility to the public for limited visitation. Their statement is as follows: