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Teachers will be asked to share their top concerns in the school system’s certified payscales ahead of a Jan. 12 retreat of the Cumberland County Board of Education. 

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It may have been the season, or it may have been the sincere effort during hard times, but Larry Preston Dickenson walked out of Criminal Court free of the bondage of debt to the judicial system.

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Teachers will be asked to share their top concerns in the school system’s certified payscales ahead of a Jan. 12 retreat of the Cumberland County Board of Education. 

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Cumberland County’s culinary talents were on display Saturday during the Crossville Breakfast Rotary Club’s 33rd annual Chili Cookoff and the Young Professionals Alliance’s second Battle of the Bakers.

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It may have been the season, or it may have been the sincere effort during hard times, but Larry Preston Dickenson walked out of Criminal Court free of the bondage of debt to the judicial system.

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The Plateau Ringers Handbell Choir provided festive Christmas and holiday music at the Art Circle Public Library last week in the Cumberland Room. Each Wednesday at noon there will be music at the library. Wednesday, Dec. 12 the Plateau Brass will perform a holiday concert in the Cumberland …

We will see temperatures climbing back into the 40s this week, but after a little dry weather for midweek, rain chances will return from Thursday through Saturday. For the week of the 17th through the 21st, I am expecting above-normal rainfall and high temperatures mostly in the 40s. 

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“Something to Cheer About!” a film that explores the world of high school competitve cheerleading, will be screened at Crossville’s historic Palace Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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On Dec. 7 the 127 Seniors of Cumberland County met for their usual fun Friday with games, conversation, snacks and coffee. Helen Lord and Pat Fredley called the bingo numbers with Eye Centers of Tennessee furnishing the prizes.

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Jane Tavernier, fabric artist and member of the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade, will be teaching a three-session class titled The Art of Sewing for Beginners, geared for those who would like to enhance their sewing skills while making a very nice project. 

Editor's note: Information for the Cumberland General Sessions Court docket is obtained from court records and provided as is. The Crossville Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned some names…

Editor's note: Information for the Cumberland General Sessions Court docket is obtained from court records and provided as is. The Crossville Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned some names…

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A Crossville man’s affinity for taking other people’s stuff has led to a career criminal designation and a 12-year prison sentence to be served at 60 percent, following a guilty plea in Criminal Court last week.

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The Cumberland County Soil Conservation District honored Al Wilson for 35 years of service to the community and to agricultural producers of the county.

Land has been cleared and final soil tests are being completed on a proposed septic drain field at Crab Orchard Elementary, Director of Schools Janet Graham told the Cumberland County Board of Education during its Dec. 6 meeting. 

The Cumberland County Commission approved a resolution to increase the spending limit requiring bids for projects from $10,000 to $25,000 during its November meeting.

CHRONICLE. March 8, 1905. PROPOSED RE-ASSESSMENT ACT. An act, to create a Board of Assessors to make an extra assessment of all taxable property and polls of Cumberland County for the year 1904, for state and county purposes, all of the assessment records of said county, including said year,…

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A heavy, moist snowfall overnight provided picturesque scenes throughout the county especially at the Cumberland Mountain State Park Monday morning. It also provided a two-hour delay for Cumberland County schools. The Steve Norris weather forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Tuesday and Wed…

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Don’t forget that the Lucas Christmas show is on Dec. 15 — 2 p.m. matinée, doors open at 1; evening show is at 6, doors open at 5.

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The Fairfield Glade Lions Club keeps growing, as two new members were inducted earlier this month. Tom and Bonnie Morcotte joined the ranks at the Nov. 12 dinner meeting and became the 95th and 96th members in the club. This still maintains the Fairfield Glade Lions Club as one of the larges…

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans Sgt. William A. Hamby Camp met for the final time in 2018 on Nov. 15. 

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Thanksgiving was only a couple of weeks ago and it got me thinking about living where we do, especially as it relates to nature. I have lived in six states and nowhere was the abundance and beauty of nature greater than it is here in Eastern Tennessee. See if you are thankful for some of the…

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When Sherry Sparks settled in Crossville earlier this year, the move brought her closer to family but left her feeling lonelier than ever.

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Among the celebrity photos that adorn the walls of his Fairfield Glade home, retired pilot Dick Shilling most treasures the picture of him meeting then Vice President George H.W. Bush in late 1987 in Erie, PA.

Editor's note: Information for the Cumberland General Sessions Court docket is obtained from court records and provided as is. The Crossville Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned some names…

Editor's note: Information for the Cumberland General Sessions Court docket is obtained from court records and provided as is. The Crossville Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned some names…

The Crossville man who was charged with stealing, forging and cashing checks on an account that had been closed for several years pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court and received supervised probation.

The Cumberland County Health and Safety Standards board will have new County Attorney Phillip Burnett review the resolution and rules under which the board was established and the law and report back to the committee.

The Crossville City Council will consider a request to extend a sewer line and sewer service to the new shooting sports park on Albert Frye Rd. when it meets Tuesday. Councilmen, however, have questions about possible support from property owners, the cost and how quickly the project needs t…

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Crossville and Cumberland County have again earned the prestigious 2019 Seal of Approval from the American Association of Retirement Communities (AARC) during their annual conference in Daytona Beach, Florida. 

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Fairfield Glade Police are investigating a report of shots being fired near Volunteer Energy Co-op’s substation on Peavine Rd. with one shot striking a bench where two women were sitting.

Cumberland County Regional Planning Commission approved a preliminary subdivision plan for 11 new lots in a recently developed subdivision in Fairfield Glade. 

Members of the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club had a galloping good time on their Halloween trip to Churchill Downs Race Track in Louisville, KY, to sponsor the fifth race and to present the winning jockey, owners and trainers the trophy. A portion of each member’s fee for the trip went to spons…

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The Crossville office of First National Bank of Tennessee, 1386 N. Main St., is once again hosting the annual Parade of Christmas Trees. Visitors are welcome to stop by to  vote for their favorite tree until Dec. 14. The Christmas trees, decorated by area schools, churches and civic organiza…

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Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming Cumberland County High School and Fairfield Glade Garden Club poinsettia sale that starts the first week of December. 

The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary (FGHA) held a masterpiece bake sale at the Village Green Mall in Fairfield Glade on Monday, Nov. 19. The event was very successful under the direction of Pam Edwards. FGHA wishes to thank all those who came to visit with them and show their support for t…

The Roads & Bridges Department has requested that homeowners not place any type of Christmas decorations or any other items on any street sign posts or any other Club property. Monuments at the entrance to neighborhoods are ok, as the Club does not maintain these.

If you’re like me, we were always taught not to go into the woods during hunting season without wearing blaze orange (also called hunter’s orange). It seems each year during hunting season, we hear of someone being shot by a hunter because they are mistaken by someone for a deer. In some cas…

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Fifty families were able to sit around an aptly lain table for Thanksgiving thanks to Mackenzie Parker’s love project “Kenzie’s Kitchen,” the help of her Girl Scout Troop 2801 and other helpful friends. For Thanksgiving dinner, Parker collected family-sized pre-cooked turkey breasts, stuffin…

Jill Davis, administrator of elections, told the county’s building and grounds committee the election commission is in need of more room.

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A Bledsoe County man was charged with several felonies including tampering with evidence after he was able to allegedly retrieve a small package of methamphetamine police had seized and then ate it according to city police reports.

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The Crossville City Council is ready to get to work following the swearing in of newly elected councilmen Rob Harrison and Art Gernt and Mayor James Mayberry, who is beginning his second term.

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