The snow and ice that fell Sunday night wrecked havoc on the Big Sandy Fire Hall. The roof collapsed in over the fire truck bays trapping four of the fire vehicles. The building is a total loss, but hopefully some of the trucks can be salvaged. Volunteers went to work immediately removing equipment and arranging for the trucks to be removed. John Allen Construction was contacted to remove the roof and debris off the trucks. Once the trucks were uncovered they were moved to David McDaniel’s garage. Emergency Management Services have been notified to provide additional fire protection to the Big Sandy residents. The Town of Big Sandy’s pumper truck #1 was one of the damaged trucks. The extent of the damage has not been determined...Read More
The Big Sandy garbage service will run a limited route on March 5th. Some side roads will not be serviced.Read More
Big Sandy Water System is making a change of how the water tanks and well pumps communicate. A new wireless telemetry system is being installed to allow the two water tanks to communicate with the well pumps and the pressure valve. This will be a big money saver for the town, cutting the expense of phone service that runs the system now. The new system is part of the CDBG Disaster Round 2 Grant. Wascon Sales and Service will do the installation.
Some of the Big Sandy Area Chamber members drove quietly and unsuspectingly through the streets of Big Sandy looking for houses decked out for Christmas. They were not disappointed.Read More
Big Sandy Wastewater started up the new generator at the wastewater treatment plant. This is an improvement made possible through a grant from State of Tennessee Economic Community Development.
Quinn Construction installed the generator and Big Sandy employees, Mike Rogers, Daniel Tidwell and Steve Pierpoint are pictured along with H & D Engineer owner, Alton Hethcoat and project engineer, Jon Allen.Read More