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County presented with tobacco settlement funds
Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, joined other state and county officials on last Thursday at the Cumberland County Health Department in Crossville to present a celebratory check for $52,748 in funding as part of the Tennessee Tobacco Settlement Program.
Study for modified calendar pushed back
Director of Schools Donald Andrews and his administrative team will not have an additional six months to study a modified school calendar for the 2015-'16 year following a 3-6 vote of the Cumberland County Board of Education March 27.
Probationer pleads to burglary ... again
A Crossville man serving a burglary sentence on supervised probation who went out and got new charges pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court and now must serve the balance of his old sentence and two additional years on the new charges.
- Driver injured in dump truck crash
No extra funds for SROs next year
While the Cumberland County Board of Education will roll over funds budgeted in the 2013-'14 school system budget to pay for the school resource officer positions at four schools, no additional funds are proposed in the 2014-'15 budget, Director of Schools Donald Andrews told the Cumberland County Board of Education Thursday.
Old Uncle Gibb: Eldridge Myatt introduces bill to form Cumberland County
The Mill Creek community was in Morgan County prior to 1855. Eldridge Myatt and his family lived in this community, having come from North Carolina prior to 1820. Mr. Myatt served in the Tennessee Militia and in 1824, he served as a road commissioner, viewing and laying out roads in the rural mountains. He was elected to the Tennessee Legislature and served from 1855-1857.
Habitat for Humanity celebrates 54th home dedication
Mykel and Traci Richard were officially welcomed into their new home Feb. 27. The dedication was opened by first giving thanks to God for the family, home and His wonderful blessings. Many family, friends and volunteers came to share in the excitement and express how proud they were of the family’s accomplishment. The Richard family's house is the 54th home to be dedicated in Cumberland County since its charter in 1996.
Thief strikes Lowe's employee
A Lowe's loss prevention employee was assaulted Monday when she attempted to stop a thief who was fleeing the store with stolen merchandise.
Pros and Cons
The Cumberland Habitat Conservation Plan is continuing to work on a document that proponents say will streamline environmental work necessary for future development in Crossville and Cumberland County.
Hood pleads to theft of skidder, burglary
Kelly Scott Hood had a change of heart and instead of placing his future in the hands of a jury, he opted to plead guilty to theft of a piece of heavy equipment and aggravated burglary. In exchange he received a split sentence and court-ordered rehab.
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