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The Town of Somerville will hold all Board of Mayor and Aldermen and Planning Commission meetings in the month of August virtually, rather than in person. These meetings will take place on ZOOM. There will be no physical location for these meetings. Governor Lee’s Executive Order No. 16 allowed us to conduct meetings virtually either by teleconferencing or video until May 18, 2020. He has extended that period until the end of August, 2020. There will be unlimited access to these meetings and the
Posted: 7/29/2020
COVID-19 is an unprecedented and rapidly evolving threat facing Tennessee and the world. The health and safety of Tennesseans remains our number one priority. Much of our state’s current success in this fight is because Tennesseans naturally choose to put each other first and voluntarily adopt safe, new habits. It’s that volunteer spirit that’s been fighting this pandemic, and it’s the same volunteer spirit that will rebuild our economy.
Posted: 5/6/2020
The Tennessee Yellow DOT Program is designed to provide first responders with an individual’s medical information in the event of an emergency on Tennessee’s roadways. The information can mean the difference between life and death in the “Golden Hour” immediately following a serious incident.
Posted: 4/1/2020
Kids hunt bears while practicing social distancing How does it work?
Posted: 3/25/2020
The Town of Somerville will hold its monthly Workshop Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 and its monthly Board Meeting on Monday April 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM.
Posted: 3/25/2020
Please be sure that you choose the correct street address so that any Emergency Alerts affecting only your immediate area will reach you
Posted: 3/20/2020
Precautionary Measures by the Town of Somerville Due to COVID 19
Posted: 3/16/2020
Looking for Community Partners in the Tennessee Smart Start Program! This is a wonderful opportunity for NEW & EXISTING businesses to network and mentor community businesses!
Posted: 2/21/2020
Town of Somerville Board of Mayor and Aldermen Annual Retreat The Town of Somerville will be holding its 2020 Annual Retreat on February 8, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Conference Room at the UT Martin Somerville Center located at 214 Lakeview Road, Somerville. We are pleased to announce that Charley Deal of the University of Tennessee has agreed to facilitate the meeting this year. This is an open meeting and interested citizens are encouraged to attend this event. The agenda includ
Posted: 1/10/2020
Kicking off the New Year by renewing our partnership
Posted: 1/7/2020
Town of Somerville Fire Department had the pleasure of making Mr. Bo Burross an Honorary Somerville Fire Fighter, Wednesday, November 20th during Fayette Baptist Wednesday evening services.
Posted: 11/21/2019
Please be advised that the Town of Somerville Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Sidewalk Replacement Project will be starting on December 2, 2019.
Posted: 11/20/2019
IN ONLY TWENTY-EIGHT MONTHS, the UT Martin Somerville Center is completely DEBT FREE. A special thanks to all the donors who contributed to this project including: Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital, the State of Tennessee, the Fayette County Government, the University of Tennessee at Martin, the University of Tennessee Foundation and citizens and businesses from Fayette County who donated toward the construction phase and continue to donate funds toward to the Center.
Posted: 11/12/2019
On October 26th, Adamsville was hit by straight-line winds reported to be over 75 miles per hour, taking out electric lines, gas lines, closing schools and the death of a beloved resident. Many cities and towns across the Tennessee Valley were affected by this past week’s weather and several of our neighbors have received severe damage.
Posted: 10/31/2019
Is your workplace or home fire proof? Each year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) celebrates National Fire Safety Month in October with Oct. 7th-13th being national fire prevention week and Oct. 13th being National Home Fire Drill Day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016, there were 88 occupational fatalities as a result of workplace fires or explosions.
Posted: 10/7/2019
We are so proud of our very own Dylan Peterson and Paul Perry, employees of the Town of Somerville, receiving their High School Equivalency Diplomas today from Fayette Literacy, located at U. T. Martin Somerville! Congratulations to all of these graduates for their hard work a determination!
Posted: 8/12/2019
Elected Officials from 7 Towns learned the importance of utility management and their responsibilities
Posted: 8/1/2019
University of Memphis Design Collaborative and the Town of Somerville hosted a Walking Tour of the Town Square on Tuesday, July 30th
Posted: 7/31/2019
Town of Somerville Board of Mayor and Aldermen thrilled to honor Butch and Carolyn Rhea for the donation of the beautiful, historic, framed photos of the Town of Somerville for the UT Martin Somerville Center Community Room!
Posted: 7/9/2019
How the Census Benefits Our Community Federal funds, grants and support to states, counties and communities are based on population totals and breakdowns by sex, age, race and other factors. Your community benefits the most when the census counts everyone. When you respond to the census, you help your community get its fair share of the more than $675 billion per year in federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs.
Posted: 6/25/2019
MARTIN, Tenn. – Kavarius Hester is rightfully proud of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree that he received May 4 during commencement exercises at the University of Tennessee at Martin. His accomplishment was also a point of pride for students, faculty and staff at the UT Martin Somerville Center, as well as a contingent of supporters from Fayette County who were present to see Hester walk across the commencement stage. The new college graduate holds the distinction of being th
Posted: 5/13/2019
After 11 months of intensive classes and testing, the Town of Somerville is adding another Certified Municipal Financial Officer (CMFO) to their staff!
Posted: 2/25/2019
The Philip Trauernicht Annual Scholarship was created in memoriam of Philip Trauernicht. A native Tennessean, Philip spent three decades dedicating his career to economic and community development throughout Tennessee. His service and dedication supported the creation of thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of investment across the state’s 95 counties. He worked closely with communities and industry to get much needed resources to rural and distressed areas of Tennessee.
Posted: 2/19/2019
We could not be more proud of Town of Somerville Police Chief, David Webb and our Town of Somerville Public Works Department for being an integral part of bringing Uplift the Vote to Fayette County!
Posted: 2/7/2019
Town of Somerville Police Dept. took first place out of the top 5 officers nominated from across the state. The Town of Somerville, congratulates Officer Salto for the professional service and dedication he provides the community.
Posted: 1/14/2019
All Town of Somerville Meetings will now take place in the Community Hall at the UT Martin Somerville Center located at 214 Lakeview Road, Somerville
Posted: 11/21/2018
IN ONLY ONE YEAR, UT Martin has paid off almost half of the Town of Somerville’s loan for renovation of the UT Martin Somerville Center.
Posted: 7/13/2018