The 2013 Cumberland County Home Show, sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Cumberland County, was held March 8-10 at the Cumberland County Community Complex. The event featured about 60 vendors offering a variety of home improvement services and products as well as live demonstrations.
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Motion to suppress meth case search denied
A meth lab-related case against a Crossville man appears headed for a jury trial or settlement after a Cumberland County Criminal Court judge denied a motion to suppress a search of a residence in a Crossville subdivision two years ago.
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One in Taco Bell holdup pleads
One of the three charged in the June 2012 armed robbery of a fast food restaurant manager as she walked to her car with a bank deposit avoided trial and pleaded guilty to the crime.
Grand Jury to hear result of council investigation
District Attorney General Randy York advised it could be March before the results of an investigation into city council issues can be presented to a grand jury because the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent looking into the matter has been on medical leave.
VECustomers Share awards $5,000 in local grants
Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share program awarded $5,000 in grants to community service organizations in Cumberland County in November.
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Man suffers accidental gunshot wound to foot
A Crossville man was accidently shot in the foot when looking at a rifle being held by a coworker, according to Cumberland County Sheriff's Department reports. Both men reportedly were drinking at the time of the incident, the report states.
Sales tax collections up for November
For the first time in several months, Cumberland County Finance Director Nathan Brock reported local option sales tax collections were above budget projections. The sales tax collections were up for the month of November by $18,053.
Panel looks to tweak complaint policy
The policy committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education is revisiting its complaint policy and procedures in an effort to make the process easier to understand and reduce the amount of time a complaint between teachers and parents is allowed to go unresolved. The committee is also looking to develop language that would offer protections to employees who make ethics complaints against superiors from retaliation.
Theft, vandalism draws 6-year sentence
A defendant who earlier this year pleaded guilty for his role in a theft and vandalism case that resulted in one of the highest restitution crimes in the county has been sentenced to prison.
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