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Fields a possible buyer for TSUD
Barry Field, owner of Field’s Engineering Consultant Services, LLC (FECS) has taken an interest in purchasing the highly contested waste water facility in Lake Tansi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Gathering autographs
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.
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