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Suspect in armed robbery given bond on new charges
A Cumberland County man charged in connection with the March robbery of a Gainesboro couple in the Homesteads area and who faces three other charges in Criminal Court was successful in having a bond set for his release on the latest charge.
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Schools 'wait and see' on school lunch provision
While Cumberland County may meet the eligibility requirements to participate in the USDA's Community Eligibility Provision, School Nutrition Supervisor Kathy Hamby told the board of education participating could cause the school system to lose other funding.
Souza wants action on roads, rules
The Crossville City Council seems headed back into conflict over failed subdivision, meeting rules and annexations.
Suspect in Internet sting pleads
A former Cumberland County high school and elementary school coach and substitute teacher pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and has applied for judicial diversion, allowing a judge to sentence him at a later date.
One injured in SUV crash
This is the scene after five occupants of this Chevrolet SUV had to be assisted from the wreckage after the vehicle crashed on Creston Rd. Tuesday evening, according to Cumberland County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Scott Iles. He identified the driver as Veronica LaRue, 26, of LaRue Rd., Jamestown, who was taken by ambulance to Cumberland Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Three young children and LaRue's brother escaped injury. Iles said the vehicle overturned on a downgrade and slight curve on the rain-slickened county road.
Cole doesn't seek bond
Stephanie Cole, the teacher charged with first-degree murder in the June 20 slaying of Louis Tammaro, did not ask for bond Monday when she appeared in Cumberland County General Sessions Court before Judge Sam Benningfield of White County. Two witnesses testified at the routine hearing. The case will go to the Cumberland County Grand Jury Sept. 8. See Wednesday's Chronicle for more from the hearing.
County OKs continuing budget, year-end amendments
Cumberland County commissioners approved a continuing budget resolution during its June monthly meeting in order to keep governmental operations running in the county.
County awards food service bids for 2014-'15 school year
The Cumberland County Financial Management Committee approved school food service bids for the 2014-'15 school year during last week's meeting.
CNET raid leads to meth arrest
Members of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department Community Nuisance Enforcement Team (CNET), armed with a warrant for a man wanted for failing to appear in court, found more than they were looking for and now the suspect faces new drug charges.
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