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Domestic situation draws two years on probation
A Cumberland County man accused of violating orders of protection and with pulling a gun and threatening his ex-wife with a weapon pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation.
Local resident assumes new role
Effective in the spring, local resident Tonya Hinch will join the internationally recognized Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. Assuming the role of managing director of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program, she will be responsible for arguably the most prestigious fellowship program in the United States.
One charged, two sought in burglary
One man was arrested and two others are being investigated following the burglary of a garage on Smith Mountain Rd. and the theft of items, including an ATV.
Teacher salary equity funds proposed
Cumberland County could miss out on $597,000 in salary equity funds from the state of Tennessee if the county doesn't increase funding of the school system by about $278,000, according to an email from the Tennessee Department of Education.
Panel OKs $33K in matching funds for Crab Orchard fire station/EMS buildings
Crab Orchard Mayor Emmett Sherrill attended the Cumberland County Budget Committee meeting earlier this month and requested $33,000 in matching funds from the county for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the city of Crab Orchard.
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Two-county chase ends with 2 arrests
Two Cumberland County men wanted on probation violation warrants led authorities on a bizarre pursuit that spanned more than 30 minutes and two counties Sunday night. The pair were taken into custody with no injuries reported.
County panel learns about Common Core Standards
Cumberland County's Schools and Education Committee heard a presentation last week from Director of Schools Donald Andrews and an education panel with one person from the state regarding Common Core Standards adopted by the state and the county's education system.
Community celebrates Covenant's promise
A covenant is a promise, and as Cumberland Medical Center becomes the ninth community hospital to join the Covenant Health System, CEO Tony Spezia extended the health care system's promise of quality and excellence to the leaders of Cumberland County at a celebration luncheon.
3 burned in Sunday house fire
In what appears to be an "unintentional" fire, three persons suffered burns — two critically — when a fire broke out in a northern Cumberland County home. Authorities said at least one other person escaped injury.
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