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Huntingdon Approves Online Drivers’ School

Posted 9/15/20

HUNTINGDON (September 8) — Persons who are eligible to participate in online driving schools to prevent a speeding citation from appearing on their driving/insurance history now have a new …

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Huntingdon Approves Online Drivers’ School

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HUNTINGDON (September 8) — Persons who are eligible to participate in online driving schools to prevent a speeding citation from appearing on their driving/insurance history now have a new option when that citation originates in Huntingdon. The Mayor and Council approved an online alternative to the traditional in-person driving school.

The Police Department now offer an online drivers’ safety school through tndriver.com. The owner is Matt Hall and it is based in Rockwood Tenn. The Tenn. Dept of Safety and Municipal Judge Marsha Johns approved the use of this school. It provides a convenience for persons eligible for drivers safety school and helps limit the risk of exposure/infection during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Huntingdon Police Department still offers a live class at the Public Safety building for those who prefer to avoid the online fee.

The online school charges a fee of $50. An eligible offender would go online to complete the school. The offender would then forward their certificate of completion and payment in the amount of $145 to the Police Department. The violation would then be dismissed.

In other business, the Council supported a request to the Tennessee Department of Transportation to make improvements to State Route 22 and provide a safe entrance to the Huntingdon Industrial Park South. The project would be fully funded by TDOT at a total cost of $1,657,000.

Donations were approved to various agencies. Total donations equal $15,050 including AYSO 1077 CC Youth Soccer, $500; Carroll Academy Athletic Program, $375; Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, $1,500; Carroll County Library, $2,500; Carroll County Rescue Squad, $750; Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame, $187.50; Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center, $375; Huntingdon Girls Softball League, $750; Huntingdon Band Boosters, $750; Huntingdon Jr. Babe Ruth, $375; Huntingdon Boys Baseball, $750; Huntingdon Golf Team, $200; Huntingdon Police Department/Help for Needy, $187.50; Huntingdon Recreation Center, $500; HHSD Summer Recreational Program, $1,500; Huntingdon Project Graduation, $250; Huntingdon Youth Football League, $500; L.H. Chance Memorial Scholarship, $500; and West Tennessee River Basin, $2,600.

The Board approved a contract with AudienceView Ticketing Corporation as ticketing platform for the Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center.

The Dixie’s current ticketing system Vendini is transitioning into AudienceView. The Dixie staff was not seeking a searching for a new system, however, the current provider, Vendini is phasing down. By continuing with AudienceView, The Dixie can maintain all patron history since the center first opened.

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