Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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  • Pursuit leads to arrest, stolen goods recovery

    On Friday, March 28, Investigator Jerry Jackson and Deputy Zach Gilpin attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a green 1997 Chevrolet pickup for driving reckless on Potato Farm Rd. As Jackson initiated his blue lights, the driver of the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit took place.

    April 3, 2014

  • MTAS voids downtown, NW votes

    Two votes representing a 180-degree change in direction for the Crossville City Council will have to be reintroduced and voted on, according to an opinion from the Municipal Technical Advisory Service.

    April 3, 2014

  • tobacco funds 2.jpg 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.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 2, 2014

  • 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.

    April 2, 2014

  • I-40 wreck.jpg Driver injured in dump truck crash

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 1, 2014

  • 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.

    April 1, 2014

  • Habitat home 2.jpg 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.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    March 31, 2014

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