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Beechgrove Rock Quarry Proposal Pulled from Consideration

A public meeting concerning a proposed rock quarry was held last Thursday with Beechgrove, TN residents and Hawkins Asphalt and Paving of Wartrace. A lot of the Coffee Countians that attended said they did not want the rock quarry in Beechgrove. They especially have concerns over the company that would be doing work along Highway 64.
For several years’ residents have fought back against Wright Paving over a proposed rock quarry in Hillsboro. One difference is that the Rogers Group already operates a quarry next to where Wright Paving wants to build. No quarry operates in Beechgrove.
Hawkins Asphalt and Paving has now decided to pull their proposal for rezoning consideration. So, at this time no quarry will be built in Beechgrove.
About one-third of counties in Tennessee have voted in favor of the resolution.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,445 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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