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Keep up with closures as they are announced and other news pertaining to COVID-19 at www.crossville-chronicle.com/covid-19. Updated June 8 at 12:21 p.m.

 

PUBLIC EVENTS & FACILITIES

Cumberland County Fair — Canceled for 2020; some programs may be online, and the carnival may still take place

Cumberland County Community Band — Canceled all concerts and rehearsals until further notice. An announcement will be sent out when rehearsals resume and when our next concert is scheduled. 

Bread of Life Rescue Mission Block Party — Canceled June 27 event

Pro-Troop Rally — Canceled July 4 event

Young Professionals Dash in the Dark — Canceled August event

127 Senior Center — Meetings and use of building canceled until further notice

Art Circle Public Library and Cumberland County Archives and Family History Center ­— Closed until further notice

Art Guild at Fairfield Glade — Plateau Creative Arts Center has resumed regular hours of 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday

•Visit artguildfairfieldglade.net and the Guild's Facebook for updates 

Congressman John Rose’s staff ­— Encourages constituents to avoid visiting offices unless necessary

•Staff will continue to work from district offices in Cookeville and encourages constituents to reach out via phone (931-854-9430) or email 

Fourth annual CMSP Triathlon — June 13 event canceled; registered runners will receive further information regarding refunds

Cumberland Mountain State Park, Cumberland Trail and other state parks — Most parks, including Ozone Falls, are open for day-use visitation between 7 a.m.-sunset, with access to most trails, boat ramps, marinas, golf courses and other outdoor recreation opportunities; prepare for limited or no restroom access

•Parks and/or areas of parks are subject to closures if they reach capacity

•Remaining closed will be park facilities, overnight accommodations, pavilions, restaurants, playgrounds, rentals and social gathering places

•Park only in designated places

•Do not visit if sick or recently exposed to someone with COVID-19

•Practice social distancing at all times, and bring a mask to wear when around other people

•Visit tnstateparks.com for specific details

Fair Park Senior Center — Closed until further notice

•Communitywide Gift Card Bingo Night and Dinner postponed; a new date will be announced soon

Plateau Discovery Gardens — Canceled all classes and public events until further notice

Plateau Women’s Chorus Spring Concert Series and 19th Amendment Celebration Parade — Postponed until August

•Key of She: Sisters in Song concerts to be at noon Aug. 19, Art Circle Public Library; 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Crossville First United Methodist Church; 2 p.m. Aug. 28, Good Samaritan Society of Fairfield Glade; and 3 p.m. Aug. 30, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

•Rehearsals will resume from 4-6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday from Aug. 11-20

•19th Amendment celebration parade tentatively scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 22

Rescue Squad 5K — Postponed until fall, with a date to be determined in the near future

Rockin' the Strip featuring Jake Hoot at Crossville Dragway — Postponed; rescheduled for 11 a.m.-7 p.m. July 11

Sgt. York: The Play — Christian Counseling Center of Cumberland County fundraiser rescheduled for Sept. 15

Tennessee Scenic Rivers Rendezvous 2020 — Postponed; new date to be announced later

SCHOOLS

Tennessee College of Applied Technology — All classes have been placed back online for a few weeks as a precautionary measure; the campus will remain open for business

• Instructors will contact students with additional assignments and instructions; there will be rotating lab times for students to complete skills assessments, if needed 

Roane State Community College — Classes are delivered online for Maymester and summer term; instructions will be provided for courses that cannot be completed online

• Campuses at Roane County, Oak Ridge, Knox County and Clinton have limited access for skills testing; all other campuses remain closed until further notice

•Commencement postponed; administrators are hoping to soon schedule an in-person graduation ceremony 

•Visit roanestate.edu/?12356-Coronavirus-COVID-19 for the latest information and resources

Cumberland County Schools — Closed for the 2019-'20 school year; high school graduation ceremonies will be:

•Phoenix School — June 26

•Stone Memorial High School — June 29

•Cumberland County High School — June 30

•Feeding sites will continue to provide meals for ages 18 and younger

 

COURTHOUSE & COUNTY OFFICES

Cumberland County government offices reopened to the public; access is by appointment only to Assessor of Property, Circuit Court Clerk, County Clerk, Register of Deeds, Trustee, Clerk and Master, Election Commission and the County Mayor’s office

Animal Shelter — Open for adoptions by appointment only

County Clerk — Staff will be at the door of the courthouse to collect renewals and registration information, along with payment information on a first-come, first-serve basis; everyone is asked to exercise social distancing while they wait and maintain a distance of 6 feet between patrons

• Call the clerk’s office at 931-484-6442 for details

• Current tag renewal requires renewal form or tag number and a form of payment

• Registration of recently purchased vehicles requires the title or bill of sale and corresponding documentation and payment

For detailed instructions per office, call:

• Mayor’s Office — 931-484-6165

• Property Assessor — 931-484-5745

• Circuit Court Clerk — 931-484-6647

• County Clerk — 931-484-6442

• Road Department — 931-484-5424

• Register of Deeds — 931-484-5559

• Sheriff’s Office — 931-484-6176

• Trustee — 931-484-5730

• Clerk & Master — 931-484-4731

• Election Commission — 931-484-4919

 

HOSPITAL & NURSING FACILITIES

Cumberland Medical Center — Inpatients may have two designated visitors during their stay; one visitor at a time

•All visitors are screened for COVID-19 symptoms and asked to wear masks, remain in the room with the patient, and limit travel inside the hospital to the cafeteria and vending machine areas

•Isolation patients, including suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients, are limited to visitors who are essential to the patient's care; if visitation is allowed, the visitor should remain in the room and wear appropriate personal protective equipment

•Each emergency room patient is permitted one designated visitor

•Visitation to ambulatory and outpatients is limited to one person who is determined to be essential to the patient's care

Uplands Village — Only essential visitors for health care and end-of-life may enter the skilled nursing and assisted living communities; each visitor will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19, including checking symptoms and taking temperatures

WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center — Asks that no one visit their campus unless absolutely necessary. This includes family members of residents and staff, church groups, sales and marketing associates and vendors. Families/close friends of residents who are actively at their end of life will be allowed to visit after evaluation on a case by case basis.

Good Samaritan Society of Fairfield Glade — Limiting visitation to those who need entry, including employees; they are working with families who have a critical need on a case-by-case basis.

Life Care Center of Crossville — Visitation restriction guidelines implemented. Families encouraged to establish alternate ways of communicating with residents, such as by phone, text, video conference or other means.

 

CITY OF CROSSVILLE

In accordance with return-to-work provisions outlined in Gov. Bill Lee's Executive Order 30, city offices at City Hall are open; appointments 

Catoosa Utility District — Closed to the public, with drop-off payments accepted

City Hall — Offices are open, and appointments are required except for routine utility and tax payments; call 931-484-5113 for appointments for various city departments

•Only one entrance will be open to allow frequent disinfection; residents are encouraged to use the drive-thru window if possible

•Utility customers may call 1-833-209-4457 to make payments; the credit card fee is presently waived for the COVID-19 response

•Reopening the city and business will be a phased process governed by the levels of COVID-19 infection and recovery rates

Trash collections — All trash collected by Cumberland Waste Disposal must be properly bagged, tied and inside the trash container. For the safety of CWD employees, no trash outside the trash container will be picked up. Any trash exceeding the capacity of the trash container should be taken to and disposed of at local convenience centers. The city of Crossville contracts with CWD for its trash pick-up, and this stipulation applies to all city residents who utilize this service.

 

CHURCHES

Plateau Christian — Meeting in the building with two services; 9 a.m. service is geared for those wanting face masks and social-distancing assurances, with the 10:30 a.m. service less restrictive

•Livestream service continues at plateauchristianchurch.org and on Facebook

Crab Orchard Christian — Services in the building to resume May 24, with 9 a.m. Sunday school and 10 a.m. worship

•Parking-lot drive-in and Facebook livestream will also be available

Calvary Presbyterian of Big Lick — Suspended all church activities 

Christ Lutheran — Suspended worship, Bible studies and group meetings until further notice

Crossville First United Methodist — Suspended until further notice: Worship services, group meetings, Wednesday Night Live, after-school programs and any other activities that use the church’s facility at 100 Braun St. 

Fairfield Glade Community — Suspended all activities and church functions until further notice; a Sunday service can be viewed beginning at 10 a.m. on YouTube (search for Fairfield Glade Community Church, Crossville, TN) or Facebook 

Fairfield Glade United Methodist — All areas of the church are closed to all gatherings through May 31; visit ffgumc.org and Facebook for online worship to be produced each Sunday by 6 a.m.

Fellowship Baptist — Resumed regular Sunday services (no Sunday school classes) at 10:30 a.m.; social distancing is being observed, and face masks available

• View Sunday’s message on Facebook at Fellowship Baptist of Fairfield Glade, via 95.1 FM radio in the church parking lot or at the-place-of-grace.com

• Pastor John Vessell, church deacons and office staff can be reached Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 931-456-2525 or grace@fbchurch.net

Homestead and Dorton United Methodist —  Closed until further notice; a livestream with the pastor will be broadcast on the churches' Facebooks, with a joint livestream at 10 a.m. 

Pleasant Hill Baptist Mission — Canceled church services; worship opportunities are available by visiting www.phillbaptist.com

Pleasant Hill Community, United Church of Christ — Canceled church services; worship opportunities are available by going to YouTube.com and searching for Pleasant Hill Community Church

Pomona United Methodist — Postponed services

•Ages 17 and younger can pick up a bag lunch and a snack from 12:45-1:15 p.m. each weekday between 12:45-1:15 p.m. at the church social hall.

•Services at 11 a.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Wednesday will stream live on Facebook

St. Alphonsus Catholic — Canceled all meetings and activities at the parish until further notice, including Mass, SACS Community Services and the parish office

•Call for sacramental emergencies

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic — Suspended public Masses; Mass will be livestreamed at 8 a.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at saintfrancisfairfield.org — The church is open for individual prayer and adoration 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday and after Sunday morning Mass

St. Raphael’s Episcopal — Foregoing gathering for public worship, meetings and social events until further notice

•Visit www.dioet.org to maintain connections of prayer

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church’s Shroud Encounter — Rescheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 13

 

RESORTS

Fairfield Glade Community Club — Most facilities reopened with social-distancing guidelines; administration is closed except for appointments for critical issues and member cards — call 931-484-3780 for details

•Racquet Center at normal hours of operation and using every other court with staggered times, with Druid Hills courts to open at a later date; reservations by phone only, and players are encouraged to each bring their own balls to serve with

•Dartmoor Marina, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, and St. George Marina, opens May 4 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; beaches will be opened and monitored — no boat tours, but people can rent boats if all in the same family

•Conference and Community Center and FGCC activities, open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; gym will reopen for pickleball only, with two courts, staggered times and no equipment provided

•Trackman room available for singles or two people from the same household

•Indoor pool, locker rooms, mini-golf and Fairfield Glade Library remain closed

•No meetings scheduled

•Mirror Lake Blast postponed until June 29

•The sewer and public works divisions, including trash pickup, will continue to operate; the public is asked to refrain from interacting with these personnel in person as they do their jobs

•All board committee meetings are canceled through April 30

Lake Tansi — Gradual reopening underway following social-distancing guidelines; contact 931-788-6721 and laketansi5050@gmail.com during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, for more details

•Thunderbird Recreation Center, Hiawatha Community Center and indoor pool reopened, with restrictions; classes and pool will be limited to 10 POA members in good standing, with no family or guest passes accepted — contact 931-788-6282 and thunderbirdrec@gmail.com for more details

•Chair volleyball, bingo and Texas Hold 'em are canceled at this time; staff will re-evaluate May 15

•Outdoor pool and beach area will reopen May 22

•Memorial Day Festival, scheduled for May 22-23, has been canceled

•Summer Music Series will be delayed until June

•Canceled Lake Tansi Community Association meeting — as well as all future meetings — until further notice

•Lake Tansi Security Police Department will deliver emergency messages and do emergency welfare checks for Lake Tansi residents; they will also go to pharmacies to pick up prescription refills if residents have no way to get there and as long as the pharmacy will allow; payment must be arranged beforehand

•The Security Police Department will also provide transportation for those who have an emergency medical procedure scheduled and have no transportation available, as long as it is in Cumberland County; this does not include routine doctor's visits or to any other location

 

CLUBS/GROUPS/ORGANIZATIONS

Kinseekers — June 4 meeting canceled; a decision about the July meeting will be announced later

Celtic Circle — No gatherings in June, July or August; email callingallclans@gmail.com to share with Celtic Cousins

A Time 4 Paws — Closed the Thrift Store and Adoption Center to visitors until further notice; the organization will continue to work with individuals interested in adopting one of the animals in the adoption center by appointment. 

Cumberland County Relay for Life — June 12 event canceled, with all in-person fundraising events through June suspended; fundraising for the American Cancer Society is still available with

•Candy bar sales; call Marlene Delong at 931-235-6286 if interested

•Facebook fundraising; visit relayforlife.org/cumberlandtn and go to the dashboard

•T-shirt sales, with T-shirts available at Elmore's Designs; call Mark Elmore at 931-707-9043 for details 

Cumberland Mountain Civil War Round Table — Canceled May and June meetings; activities will resume in August with a yearly picnic

•The September meeting will feature speaker Frank O'Reilly with the topic, "Stonewall Jackson's College Boys: Liberty Hall Volunteers at Manassas

•The Civil War Congress offers online lectures for Civil War enthusiasts at www.cwrtcongress.org/lectures.html

Fairfield Glade Resident Services — Office closed to the public; Home Delivered Meals, Way to Go transportation and Caring Connections continue to operate

•A new prescription delivery service is available for those under medical or voluntary social isolation

•Call 931-456-7272 for information

Plateau Corvette Club — Canceled all May club events; the next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. June 4 in Crossville Outlet Center meeting room 112

• June 13 Cruisin’ into Summer Car Show and Cruise-in has been postponed

Plateau PC Users Group — Meetings are suspended on a temporary basis until it becomes safe to restore them; visit ppcuginc.com or call Steve Rosenstein at 931-742-0151 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

THEATERS

Cumberland County Playhouse — Closed and postponed future performances until receiving further guidance

Palace Theatre — Remains closed in accordance with Gov. Bill Lee's Executive Order 30

 

SPORTS

Crossville Youth Baseball & Softball — Suspending organized practices until further notice

Crossville Recreational Youth Soccer Association — League suspended play for the time being; still in discussions for spring season and summer camp

High school spring sports — Canceled for the 2019-'20 season: Baseball, softball, boys soccer, track & field and tennis

Just for Kids Athletics — Canceled the 2020 baseball and softball season; parents have the option of receiving full refunds or transferring the fees to next season

TSSAA BlueCross Basketball Championships — Canceled for the 2019-'20 season

 

GOLF

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain — Reopened, with social-distancing restrictions

•Tee times are required and may be secured five days in advance by calling 931-707-1640; all transactions are credit card only — no cash will be accepted

•The clubhouse and practice range are closed; check-in will be via the back porch through a window

•Bathrooms on the course are closed

Fairfield Glade — Dorchester, Druid Hills, Heatherhurst and Stonehenge courses reopened at normal hours of operation, with social-distancing restrictions

•Only one person per cart unless they live in the same household

•Tee times will be every 10 minutes but may go to 15 minutes if there are separation issues

Lake Tansi — Reopened, with social-distancing restrictions 

•Tee-time intervals expanded from nine to 12 minutes to reduce congestion

•Only one person per cart unless they live in the same household 

Fairfield Glade Ladies Invitational — Canceled July 10-12 47th annual tournament; all registration fees are refundable

•Donations are encouraged directly to the charities that would have benefited: House of Hope, Imagination Library and Cumberland County Schools Family Resources

Hospice Golf Tournament — Postponed May 13; rescheduled for Sept. 23

•Contact 931-260-7137 or nstorrey1964@gmail.com for details

Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament — Rescheduled to Sept. 19 at Heatherhurst Crag course; sponsor and golfer sign-up forms are available at https://tinyurl.com/yac7h2xg

Lake Tansi Exchange Club Golf Tournament — Rescheduled to Aug. 15 at Lake Tansi Golf Course; entry forms will be available as soon as the golf course reopens

•Contact Judi Hartman at 931-337-5465 for details

 

 

AREA AND STATE ATTRACTIONS

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum — Open daily form 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with a limit of 15 people at a time inside the building to allow for social distancing

Zoo Knoxville — Reopened for passive outdoor use only; no indoor areas or interactive experiences such as ride and animal encounters will not be offered

•The number of tickets will be limited per day, with timed entries

•Only advanced purchase for general admission tickets and reservations for passholders and members online or by phone are required; no tickets will be offered at the ticket window

•Visitors are asked to wear a mask while visiting for the safety of zoo guests, staff and animals; some masks may be available for purchase at the front gate

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area — Access to trails and backcountry camping reopened; restroom facilities, campgrounds, Charit Creek Lodge, Bandy Creek Stables and visitor centers remain closed

•A return to full operations will continued to be phased in, and services may be limited

•Through traffic is permitted

Bijou Theatre, Knoxville — Closed until further notice; tickets will be automatically refunded for canceled events; and ticket holders will be notified as soon as possible with updated information on postponed events

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Bristol — Closed until further notice

Dollywood — Delayed opening; all current 2020 and free pre-K Imagination season passes will be extended through June 1, 2021

•Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa operations suspended

•Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins remain open at this time 

•Guests with resort reservations or tickets for this period of temporary closure, are asked to call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD for rescheduling information

Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival, Oak Ridge — Both the June 6 event and June 4-5 writing workshops have been canceled

Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Phased reopening underway, with many roads and trails to be opened; campgrounds, picnic pavilions, visitor centers and many secondary roads will remain closed through the first reopening phase, which is expected to last for at least two weeks

•A return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited

•Visit www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/conditions.htm for up-to-date information about facility openings, service hours and access; park rangers remain available to answer questions and help with trip planning via email or phone during business hours at 865-436-1291, 828-506-8620 or GRSM_Smokies_Information@nps.gov

Historic Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary — Reopened and observing social-distancing guidelines; call 423-324-8687 for up-to-date information

Historic Granville — Closed; all May festivals to be rescheduled

•Granville Heritage Day on Memorial Day weekend postponed; rescheduled for July 11

•Grand opening of Tennessee's Mayberry Town rescheduled to June 13; includes opening of a Mayberry I Love Lucy Museum, Genealogy Festival, and Cornbread and Moonshine Festival

•Mayberry Outdoor Dinner Theater with the Mayberry-themed play, "Darlings Baby," rescheduled to July 30-31

•Visit granvilletn.com or call 931-653-4544 for details

Historic Rugby — Opened are the Visitor Center at half capacity, and lodging; only one booking will be allowed at a time at Newbury House, with Percy and Pioneer Cottage booked as usual

•Tours underway with groups of 10 or fewer, including staff; physical distancing during tours may require limits on the number of visitors in a building at a given time

•Harrow Road Café remains closed; a reopening date will be announced later

•Events scheduled in May have been postponed

•Visit www.historicrugby.org for up-to-date information on events, policy and response

Knoxville Museum of Art — Closed until further notice

Museum of Appalachia — Museum grounds reopened to visitors

• Guests will be asked to maintain social-distancing guidelines and wear gloves and face masks; touch points will be limited

•Visit museumofappalachia.org or call 865-494-7680 for details or to purchase memberships, gift cards or make donations

Nashville Symphony — Suspended all ticketed performances at Schermerhorn Symphony Center through May 12; work is underway to reschedule postponed performances

•Ticketholders can contact response@nashvillesymphony.org or 615-687-6400 for details

Pigeon Forge attractions — Closed: Comedy Barn Theater, Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud, Pirates Voyage and Smoky Mountain Opry

Inaugural Southern Skies Music Festival, Knoxville — Postponed to May 15, 2021; all tickets will be honored for the new date, and ticketholders are encouraged to hold onto their tickets if possible

•Tickets purchased through Eventbrite prior to April 17 are eligible for a refund; details are available at southernskiesmusicfestival.com

Tennessee Medieval Faire, Harriman — Postponed from May weekends, with tentative plans for October; Tennessee Pirate Fest, traditionally held in October, will be postponed until spring 2021

Tennessee State Capitol — Closed to visitors until further notice

Tennessee State Museum — Closed until further notice

Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville — Closed through May 13

Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville — Closed until further notice; those who have purchased tickets to events via the box office and Ticketmaster will be issued a full refund, including service fees, to be processed automatically as soon as possible.

Tivoli Theatre, Chattanooga — Closed until further notice; contact boxoffice@tivolichattanooga.com about ticketing and refund information

UT Arboretum, Oak Ridge — Not planning nor hosting events before July 31

•Bug Camp 2020 for Children, scheduled for June 17-19, has been canceled

•Butterfly Festival, scheduled for Aug. 1, has been postponed to Sept. 19

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