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City Hall
204 W. 3rd St
South Pittsburg, TN  37380
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(423) 837-7303 Fax
(423) 837-5012 Phone

Gene Vess, City Administrator
Diane Beavers, City Recorder-Finance Officer
Heather Pickett - City Clerk II

Fire Department
Fire Chief: Corey Comstock
207 Elm Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN  37380
Iso Rating: 7
For Emergencies Dial 911
or (423) 837-5003
Fire Department
Officers Firefighters Auxiliary Firefighters
Corey Comstock, Chief Richard Holland Melynda Knoll
Stanley Chance, Assistant Chief Taurean Jackson Cammy Wynne
Ricky Knoll, Assistant Chief Earl Jones
George Hampton, Assistant Chief Jarrod Keel
Hal Chance, Assistant Chief Davy Wilson
David Payne, Lieutenant Dillon Wilson
T.R. Ball, Captain Tammy Wilson
Lacey Wynne
Morgan Wynne
Bruce Bice
Josh Chance



Parks & Recreation

>Parks & Recreation Upcoming Events


Welcome to the South Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department. We provide safe, fun, affordable facilities, and diverse programs that promote wellness and economic growth to a thriving community. Our city offers many activities for both children and adults in the South Pittsburg Community. For children, we offer basketball, softball, baseball and football. We also offer swimming, jogging, walking and playground areas. For adults we offer swimming, walking down beautiful tree lined streets, and beautiful pavilions for reservations.  

  Parks & Recreation Forms    
bullet City Park Pool Reservation Request | Hours of Operation | Contact Info
bullet Playground Paradise Park Rules  
bullet Facility Reservation Form  
bullet Little League Football Registration | Registration Dates  
bullet Princess Theatre Forms  

The South Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department is host to three major parks, Loyd Park, Moore Park, and River Park along the Tennessee River.  These parks contain ballfields, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, an outdoor swimming pool, a boat ramp, a boat dock, basketball courts, and of course playgrounds. Our office is located in the South Pittsburg Senior Citizens Activity Center at 315 Elm Avenue, South Pittsburg, TN  37380. Phone (423) 228-3186.

Recreational Activities
The City offers recreational sports for children ages 3 and older.  We offer basketball, baseball, softball and football.  All recreational sports are governed by a board of directors that help to make decisions based on the needs of each sport. 

Fall Sports: Football
Winter Sports: Basketball
Spring Sports: Baseball and Softball
Sign ups for each activity will be posted in the South Pittsburg Hustler or newspaper. Email Questions About Sign Ups or call (423) 228-3186.

Activity Center Reservations
Just recently completed is the beautiful Senior Citizen Activity Center located at 315 Elm Avenue, South Pittsburg.  The activity center has been beautifully remodeled by our Housing Authority and they have done a wonderful job making an excellent facility to reserve for you families gatherings, wedding receptions, baby or wedding showers or dinner reservations. Complete the Facility Reservation Form. For more information about the reservation of the Activity Center, please call (423) 837-6600.

Facility Reservations
The Parks and Recreation Department offers picnic pavilions and other various facilities for rent to the general public for free or for a small fee, depending on the facility. If you would like to rent a parks and recreation facility, please Complete the Facility Reservation Form

Playground Paradise Park Rules
>Print the Rules

Park Pool Reservations
We offer reservations for the South Pittsburg Park Pool beginning in April of each year to be booked for birthday parties, celebrations or gatherings.  We require a minimum of 2 hour reservation for a $ 100.00 fee.  This fee includes pool seclusion from outside guests as well as 2 lifeguards on duty. If you would like to rent a time at the park pool, please Complete the City Park Pool Reservation Request.



Police Department

Police Department

Police Chief: Wayne Jordan
205 Elm Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN  37380
(423) 837-5003 Phone (Non-emergency Calls/Office Only)
(423) 837-0268 Fax
For Emergencies Dial 911 or (423) 837-5000
>Elder Watch Request Form
>How a Citizen Can Make a Complaint/Compliment an Employee
>Police Employment Application

About Us
The South Pittsburg Police Department has a total of 8 sworn officers. Members of the department are dedicated to making the South Pittsburg community the best it can be and to maintaining an active community partnership with the citizens and businesses of South Pittsburg.

Mission Statement
The mission of the police department is to ensure a safe and secure environment in South Pittsburg for all persons by providing professional law enforcement through responsive, courteous, caring and dedicated service while practicing our core values of integrity, respect, and fairness, and always protect with respect.

What We Do
The department protects the rights of all persons within the city limits to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace.  We handle every single call for service as a direct need to assist the citizens of South Pittsburg such as animal calls, robbery, and any call for service important to this department.  If you have a dispute with anyone we will make every effort to see that all parties are protected and treated properly, and take the necessary actions to see that the best interest of the laws and all persons are served.  We must act within the confines of the law and ordinances of the City of South Pittsburg.  While acting within these confines we will make every effort to assist you fairly, courteously, and properly.

City Court
The City of South Pittsburg holds municipal court on the second Monday of every month.  Court is held at 5:00 p.m. at the City Hall, located at 204 west 3rd street.  For more information regarding municipal court please contact the South Pittsburg City Court Clerk at (423) 837-5012.

Chief   Wayne Jordan
Lieutenant   Brenda Roth
Sergeant Ryan Meeks
Officer Jeffery Batten
Officer Jeremy Zimmerman
Officer Nicole Brown
Officer Josh Chance
Officer Antuan Brown


Public Library
Alicia Stewart, Librarian
Beene-Pearson Public LibraryBeene-Peasron Public Library
208 Elm Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN  37380
(423) 837-6513

>Launch Card Catalog

Hours of Operation
Monday       8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday      8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday    Closed
Friday         8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday     9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday       Closed

Free Internet Access
We have six computers available with free access to the internet.  Please visit the check-out desk to be assigned a computer and a librarian will assist you in accessing the internet.

Story Time
Come join us every Wednesday to hear one of our librarians read the story of the day.  Story Time is for children ages 3 and up.

Monthly Exhibit
Through the month of November, the library will be displaying the work of Jack Pell, a resident of Whiteside.  His work consists of unique bird houses that he has created in the last year.  Mr. Pell utilized some of the books he checked out at the Beene-Pearson Public Library and his imagination to create these one of a kind works of art.

Public Works
Supervisor/Department Head: Russell McCain
204 W 3rd Street
P.O. Box 408
South Pittsburg, TN  37380
(423) 837-5012 Phone
(423) 837-7303 Fax

To schedule a nonroutine debris pickup, please contact City Hall at (423) 837-5012.

  • Russell McCain, Supervisor/Department Head
  • Mitchell Ladd, Assistant Supervisor
  • Ronnie Myers
  • Bill Thomas
  • Mike White
  • David Earvin
  • Cecil (RJ) Rich


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