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  • gov. haslam.jpg Haslam to speak at Chamber membership meeting

    Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce annual membership meeting will be held Aug. 8, 2014 at the Cumberland County Community Complex. The meeting will include awards, presentations and recognitions, with scheduled speaker, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. The Chamber would like to recognize and thank Cumberland County Bank for its platinum sponsorship of this year’s annual meeting.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Driver charged after woman injured in crash

    A motorist who witnesses said plowed into a car without touching his brakes is now facing numerous charges, including endangerment of a pregnant woman who was injured in the second vehicle.

    July 21, 2014

  • City to enter wastewater negotiations with Veolia

    With a majority of Crossville City Council members in favor of retaining Veolia as the contract operator of the city’s wastewater treatment plant, a motion to authorize City Manager David Rutherford to negotiate with the company was approved in the July council meeting in a mixed vote.

    July 21, 2014

  • VEC phone scam warned

    Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens of persons makeing phone calls, claiming to represent Volunteer Energy Co-op, claiming an electric bil is past due.

    July 18, 2014

  • Fiddler.jpg Historic concert to feature music of the Cumberland Mountains

    An Everlasting Music concert in Crossville will feature historic music and performances from artists who are dedicated to preserving the heritage of the music of the Cumberland Mountains in Tennessee.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Miller, Jonathan Lee.jpg Mistrial declared in rape case

    A judge’s suspicion proved to be true and was confirmed by an ordered drug test of a defendant facing a jury trial on a charge of rape. The jury was sent home and the defendant ordered to jail without bond.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • rescue squad.jpg Rescue Squad celebrates 55 years

    In July 1959, a dozen people formed the Cumberland County Rescue Squad with a simple mission.
    “If you need us, we go,” said Gerry Latham, captain of the squad.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • autograph ball.jpg Gathering autographs

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rainfall above average in June

    June was a wet month, with 6.08 inches falling in Crossville. The highest totals in the county was almost eight inches around Fairfield Glade and also in the Cumberland Cove area. The average for June is 4.58 inches.

    July 17, 2014

  • Industry: Work force obstacle to growth

    Local business leaders met last week for the second in a series of three roundtable discussions aimed at improving economic development in Cumberland County. In discussing the advantages and disadvantages of operating a business here, several topics arose ranging from tax structure to environmental regulations. However, across the board, the consensus was overwhelming in defining the biggest obstacle for growth as an unskilled or unmotivated work force.

    July 17, 2014

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