Overton County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting that was scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 11, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Central Office, as directed by Chairman Howard Miller.

New data released by Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development on Thursday, Jan. 30 showed the vast majority of counties in the state had unemployment rates below 5% during December 2019.

Governor Bill Lee delivered his State of the State address Monday, Feb. 3, showcasing Tennessee’s progress over the past year and outlining his legislative and budget priorities for the coming year.

President Donald Trump signed into law the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementation Act on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Kim Taylor, executive vice president of First National Bank, has been elected the chair of the Overton County Community Board of Upper Cumberland Habitat for Humanity (UCHFH).

Animal Awareness Association of Overton County will be holding a Cat Food Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Tractor Supply in Livingston, as well as a Pet Adoption Day.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Livingston on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. until noon at Livingston Church of Christ.

A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in a Livingston man being charged with second degree murder and several drug-related offenses.

New data released by Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development on Thursday, Jan. 30 showed the vast majority of counties in the state had unemployment rates below 5% during December 2019.

Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Central Office, as directed by Chairman Howard Miller.

An investigation by special agents with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Clay County Sheriff’s Office, 13th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, and Tennessee Highway Patrol has resulted in the arrest of a Celina man on attempted murder and assault charges.

The Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association, along with the Overton County Sheriffs’ office, recently sponsored a two-hour training session that instructed participants in utilization and application of the Tennessee SAVIN (Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification) System. Attendees l…

Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday, Jan. 23 that he will submit comprehensive pro-life legislation to Tennessee General Assembly this year, including the prohibition of an abortion where a fetal heartbeat exists. This legislation would make Tennessee one of the most pro-life states in the …

Livingston Academy FCCLA and the Interact Club partnered with Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center and Genesis House to spread awareness about the resources available to victims of domestic and family violence.

Overton County Grand Jury heard testimony on Monday, Jan. 27 and found probable cause that Michael Lynn Owens, of Byrdstown, committed the offense of Vehicular Homicide in the death of Bob E. Allen on October 16, 2019.

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter announced Tuesday, Jan. 21 that state revenue collections for December were $55.3 million higher than the budgeted estimate and 4.87% more than December 2018.

Livingston City Council will hold the regular monthly meeting Monday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Thurman Langford Conference Room of City Hall.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Hanging Limb on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Hanging Limb Fire Department.

Livingston Housing Authority (LHA) has been designated a high performing agency by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). HUD recently informed LHA their overall performance score for fiscal year 2019 was 98 out of a possible 100, a slight increase over fiscal year 201…

The state of Tennessee ended 2019 with steady unemployment that continued to sit near record low levels, according to new data from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

To aid the smooth implementation of the January 1 2020 (IMO 2020) global marine fuel limit for sulfur that takes effect January 1, 2020, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising key regulatory text to ensure that U.S. refiners and suppliers can permissibly distribute cleaner gl…

President Donald Trump demonstrated his commitment to pro-life values as the first president in history to speak in person at the March for Life Rally on Friday, Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C.

Overton County Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the meeting room of Millard Oakley Public Library.

James Norrod has informed Overton County News of his candidacy for re-election to the office of Overton County Highway Superintendent. Following is his announcement:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced Wednesday, Jan. 15 that Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina is closing to all traffic 8 a.m. CST Monday, Feb. 10, while personnel perform scheduled maintenance.

A single-vehicle crash on Tommy Dodson Highway (Highway 293) around 3:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 injured a Cookeville man.