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County OKs $33K match for Crab Orchard CDBG grant, other amendments
During its February Cumberland County Commission meeting, county commissioners approved a $33,000 budget amendment for matching funds for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the city of Crab Orchard.
- Seitner honored for DUI enforcement
BOE looks for greater community involvement
The Cumberland County Board of Education is working to improve its relationships on the board, with school personnel and the community, a self evaluation shows.
Biggs to take reins of CMC
Covenant Health has named Jeremy Biggs, vice president of operations for the health system, to be president and chief administrative officer at Cumberland Medical Center, effective March 1.
Representatives of the city of Crossville are now canvassing within the city limits and taking a special census to count additional residents in the city since the 2010 US Census was taken.
County seeks online sales tax collections from state
Now that online retail giants such as Amazon have begun collecting sales tax, Cumberland County commissioners have expressed concern regarding how it could impact local option sales tax collection figures.
The Stone Memorial High School received several new books through the office of Sixth District Congressman Diane Black. These books are extra copies that are received at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and are part of a donation to all high school libraries in Rep. Black's district, which covers 19 counties, including Cumberland. From left are Congressman Black, SMHS principal Scott Maddox and SMHS librarian Kim Wattenbarger.
Recall provision to be put to voters
Crossville City Council has approved a proposed change to the city charter that, for the first time in Crossville history, could give voters the opportunity to recall a city council candidate after being elected but before the term is up.
Ballot set for May County Primary Election
The ballot is set for the Cumberland County Republican and Democratic Primary Election, which takes place May 6, 2014.
Andrews’ Raiders escaped using the Underground Railroad
These articles from early days are being shared as they were written, so you will have noticed differences in various comments in earlier writings. Richard L. Flynn passed away 12 days short of his 80th birthday, though one article said he was 88 years of age, and another that he died at age 80. Whereas much is written of Richard “Red Fox” Flynn, his wife, Ezylphia Mary Wyatt Flynn, is not as well covered in news articles.
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