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Bertram takes top spot at SMHS
Jessica Bertram is the valedictorian of the Stone Memorial High School Class of 2014, the school announced Tuesday at a special breakfast for the students and their parents.
Work session sought on transitional housing
A large group of residents from the Meridian Community attended Tuesday night's Cumberland County Commission meeting to voice concerns regarding the possible opening of a transitional living house for women who are recovering from drug addiction.
Woman pleads to shooting at dog, hitting neighbor
A rural Cumberland County woman who said she was the one who fired a gun at her neighbor's dog and instead hit the dog's owner, pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and was placed on probation.
Meth-making plea nets 8-year sentence
A Crossville area man facing meth-making and possession charges in Cumberland County Criminal Court pleaded guilty and received a split sentence calling for time to be served followed by a balance of eight years on supervised probation.
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Woman pleads to shoplifting spree
A Crossville woman accused in five theft incidents — four involving shoplifting — pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court recently and probation under terms of judicial diversion.
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.
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