(NASHVILLE, TN), February 7, 2012 — State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) today announced that he has scheduled several stops in Blount County as a part of a four-week “Listening Tour” to meet with the people of Blount and Sevier Counties and hear their concerns regarding issues before the State Legislature this session.
“The General Assembly is facing decisions that affect all citizens on many important issues before us such as our state budget, creating a climate to promote job growth, tax relief, curbing crime, and providing for more efficient and effective state government, to name a few,” said Senator Overbey. “I want to be open and available to hear from area citizens about these and other important issues before us, as well as offer any assistance with state government agencies.”
Overbey will be available at the following locations scheduled for Blount County:
Saturday, February 11:
8:00 am / Laws Brick Mill Market, 103 Brick Mill Market Road, Maryville
9:00 am / BP Downey Oil Co, 601 411 South, Maryville
10:00 am / Laws Market and Deli No 2, 2246 Carpenter’s Grade Road, Maryville
11:00 am / Hill’s Market, 3302 Wilkinson Pike, Maryville
Saturday, February 25:
8:00 am / Friendsville Market, 108 Endsley Quarry Lane, Friendsville
9:00 am / Louisville Express Mart, 2954 Topside Road, Louisville
10:00 am / Westgate Market, 2045 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville
11:00 am / E-Z Stop Food Mart, 2426 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville
Overbey will visit locations in Sevier County on March 3 and 10 with specific stops to be announced later.
“I am looking forward to listening to our local citizens’ views on how we can make our state a better place to live,” Overbey concluded.