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Arson suspected in house fire
A house fire that Crossville and Cumberland County firefighters responded to Nov. 11 has been ruled as an arson fire, according to a Cumberland County Sheriff's Department investigator.
Breeding named Senior Volunteer of the Year
The 2013 Cumberland County Senior Volunteer of the Year Awards, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, were recently held to recognize some of the county's most caring and dedicated volunteers. Eight organizations nominated their favorite helpers for the awards, and each received a plaque for their service to the community during a special ceremony at Fair Park Senior Center.
Attendance policy refined
The Cumberland County Board of Education approved another tweak to its attendance policy, providing an option for principals to excuse student absences for special events, educational opportunities and religious activities.
HMVO violator sentenced to 2 years
A 57-year-old man with a poor driving record who continued to drive despite his privilege to do so being revoked by the state was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to two violations of the revocation.
New teacher pay to look at additional work
Cumberland County is continuing to develop a differentiated pay plan for teachers that will reward teachers for taking on additional roles or responsibilities.
Meth plea nets 3 years in prison
A Crossville area man will be spending whatever the Department of Corrections requires to satisfy a three-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to possessing methamphetamine to sell.
2 women charged in theft at library
Two Crossville area women have been arrested and charged in connection with a theft that occurred recently at the Art Circle Library during which a wallet and contents were taken Oct. 31.
- A mighty task
County OKs rate increase, lease change for DCI
Monthly rent for office space in the Archives Building for one nonprofit group will increase from a rate of $1 per year to $75 per month on a month-to-month basis after the county commission approved the increase and modification of the lease the county holds.
County OKs agreement for free Wi-Fi at courthouse
The Cumberland County Courthouse may be one of Crossville's historic downtown landmarks on Main St., but that isn't stopping county commissioners from launching it into the digital age.
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