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Unrestrained children lead to auto theft charge
A deputy who passed a pickup truck traveling on a city street with unrestrained children playing in the cab turned around to check on the safety of the kids, causing the driver to flee in what turned out to be a stolen vehicle.
Davis hired to manage visitors center
The Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce is making its final preparations to open the Crossville-Cumberland County: Gateway to the Big South Fork Visitors Center.
The Chamber recently hired and welcomed Beth Wyatt Davis as the new visitors center manager. Wyatt Davis will be available at the visitors center to assist with any questions. She was chosen from a pool of several applicants.
Suspects nabbed in stolen truck
A Crossville area couple were caught by Crossville Police in a vehicle reported stolen and both were charged in connection with the incident.
City reports breach in data security
Customers of the city of Crossville water department are being urged to review their financial statements after one of the city's internal websites was potentially accessible on the Internet.
Claflin resigns from election commission
One member of the Cumberland County Election Commission resigned as of April 3 after deciding to run for county commission.
31 candidates address Tansi crowd
With early voting to begin just around the corner, candidates seeking the political party nod to seek office in the August election gathered at Lake Tansi Thursday night and told a standing-room only crowd why they were the best choice.
Proposed schools budget $3.9M in the red
The Cumberland County Board of Education got its first look at the preliminary general fund schools budget for 2014-'15 Thursday, finding a projected shortfall of $1.5 million.
Fate of downtown, NW could be decided tonight
A very busy week for the Crossville City Council includes two budget work sessions as well as tonight's regular monthly meeting where action may be taken on decisions about the downtown improvement project and the Northwest connector.
OLD UNCLE GIB: Dr. Ford attacked at home
Last week, a Confederate pension application introduced the name of Dr. John “Jack” Ford, of a pioneer Virginia family, when David Knox gave affidavit that Dr. Ford had nursed him when he came home with smallpox in January 1863. It had been a year since Nashville had come under control of Union troops and the state was fluctuating with lawlessness everywhere.
Man says he was thumped in the head, robbed
A Crab Orchard area man told Crossville Police Friday morning he was thumped in the head by a woman whose last name he does not know and robbed of $1,000 in cash and other items.
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