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The Cumberland County Commission approved a resolution limiting signs on the courthouse lawn and War Memorial grounds with a 15-2-1 vote Tuesday.

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A flash flood watch remains in effect for Middle Tennessee through Saturday night, with an additional 3 to 4 inches of rain expected in the Crossville area.

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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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The Cumberland County Commission approved a resolution limiting signs on the courthouse lawn and War Memorial grounds with a 15-2-1 vote Tuesday.

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A flash flood watch remains in effect for Middle Tennessee through Saturday night, with an additional 3 to 4 inches of rain expected in the Crossville area.

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Cumberland Medical Center (CMC) held its annual Go Red for Women on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14, to remind women to take extra care of their sweet hearts. Nearly 100 attendees came to benefit from the learning potential offered at the annual Go Red for Women luncheon. 

District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway appeared in Cumberland County Criminal Court recently to advise Judge Gary McKenzie the real estate property sale and the personal property seizure relating to the Duer drug case has been completed.

A White County man who was accused of stealing from a local retail store fled from officers and pulled a knife during his short flight from police, according to arrest reports and affidavits.

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One person was injured and had to be extricated from this crash that occurred on I-40 during heavy rains Wednesday afternoon. A female driver was trapped beneath the steering wheel and dash and it took Cumberland County firefighters several minutes to free her. The victim suffered several fa…

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The Crossville Rotary Club hosted its seventh annual Heart-to-Heart Father-Daughter Dance on Feb. 16 at the Cumberland County Community Complex.

Criminal Court won’t be the same again. After upward of a dozen appearances and after serving 689 days in jail while waiting to come to trial, a Knox County man pleaded guilty to one charge out of several relating to a shoplifting case that ended up in a two-county pursuit.

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Crossville firefighters responded in a mutual aid call to a Circle Dr. house fire Wednesday afternoon to assist Cumberland County firefighters who were busy in other areas of the county. No one was injured in the Circle Dr. fire that was quickly extinguished. It is believed the fire started …

The Fairfield Glade Public Works Department has reported Kingsdown Dr. between Meadowview Dr. and London Ct. is closed until further notice due to road erosion. 

“I bet you have seen many changes in the Glade since you started coming here almost 30 years ago.” This is a comment we often hear from people we talk with. There have been many changes and new developments, but as we started reminiscing of those early years, we thought about the Bakery in t…

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Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) hosted their sixth annual Cupcake Wars bringing battling bakers to the frontline of the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center (FGCCC) to wage war on Feb. 13. 

Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary’s first meeting of 2019 will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 4, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 7503 Peavine Rd. As you drive up to the building, please park and enter to the right side of the building. The meeting will be held in the fellowship…

“May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home,” and may this Irish Blessing be true for you always and when to our March meeting luncheon you come. Mark your calendar for March 6 to help the Fairfield Glade (FG) Ladies Club enjoy each other’s fellowship, take care of b…

The Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) will be hosting the first of three town hall meetings planned for this year on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 3-5 p.m. in the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center. These meetings are intended to review the strategic planning process being used by the…

An effort to transform Cumberland County Schools into smoke-free campuses is on hold awaiting more research on model policies and enforcement.

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School and law enforcement officials hope changes in policy and procedure can stop traffic from backing up at Pleasant Hill Elementary in the hours before afternoon dismissal.

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A Criminal Court judge has grown tired of postponements in a 2017 drug case and has ordered that a trial proceed as scheduled later this month despite the defendant changing attorneys.

The Crossville City Council approved a $32,000 budget amendment to cover additional costs related to the demolition of the former Inn of the Cumberlands on Hwy. 70 W.

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Do you love to draw and have some knowledge of oil paint, but would love to develop the skills necessary to paint a unique seascape? Instructor Angel D. Fernandez, has an excellent working knowledge of oil painting and can instruct students in the steps from designing their composition to tr…

It is going to be a week of rainfall with flooding expected across Cumberland County and most of Middle and East Tennessee. Rainfall totals for the week are expected to go well over 6 to 8 inches. When you get a month's worth of rainfall in a week, that is going to become a big problem becau…

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Cumberland County firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Charles Griffith residence in the Clifty community around 11 p.m. Feb. 16. Personnel battled the fire in the detached garage in sub-freezing temperatures. No one was injured. The structure was a total loss. Cause of the fire…

Snacks, coffee and dominoes were enjoyed by the early bird seniors this morning. Bingo was called by George Miller with many new games and bingo prizes which were donated by Buckeye Health.  Buckeye was also there to take blood pressures for everyone today and the center thanks them for all …

The Cumberland County Rules Committee is recommending changing the county commission’s rules by deleting the requirement to record committee meetings on a digital, or taped recording device.

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The school resource officer program continues to evolve, with Sgt. Gary Howard taking reins of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office’s community service division.

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The city of Crossville is accepting proposals for management and operation of the Crossville Depot and Amphitheater. 

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Crossville Mayor James Mayberry has proclaimed Tuesday, Feb. 26, as "Spay Day Crossville" to remind citizens of the importance and benefits of spay/neuter of dogs and cats. Over 2,000 animals enter our local animal shelter each year, many because of unwanted litters. Although the local shelt…

The PeyBack Foundation, established by former University of Tennessee quarterback, Payton Manning and his wife, Ashley, supports programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. The foundation has become a consistent and viable contributor in Colorado, Indiana,…

CHRONICLE. May 24, 1905. WILL BE BUILT. The Court House Muddle Settled And Work Will Commence at Once. The trouble over the new court house has been adjusted and the work will proceed along the same lines as indicated by the contract, yet some very important concessions were made by the cont…

Crossville City Police will be able to take individuals to Cumberland Medical Center for blood draws following action by the Crossville City Council to accept an agreement on terms and payment.

A man described as homeless in an arrest report has been charged with the burglary of a Crossville business, leaving vulgar messages and then stealing a van from the company.

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Despite early reports to emergency communications of a major pile-up on I-40 near Crab Orchard Sunday afternoon, first responders arrived on the scene to find no one was injured and no fiery crash. Three persons involved in the mishap, that occurred around 4 p.m. in the west lane of I-40 nea…

Ladies, want to learn the game of billiards? Mel and Judy Caudill will be teaching basic instructions for beginning billiards in classes which start March 4 from 1-3 p.m. During this 12-week course, you will learn billiards from A to Z.  Space is limited so call Fair Park now at 931-484-7416…

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Lately I have been seeing many comments on social media about what to do about chipmunks and squirrels in your yard. It seems that a few folks love the little rodents, but many more want to send them packing. Some people have stated that if they don't do something, their yard will soon be ov…

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In the Jan. 23 printing of the Crossville Chronicle Glade Sun, I mistakenly wrote that the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club’s guest speaker would be Donna Fitzgerald, who in fact, was the FFGLC’s program hostess for the event held on Feb. 6. 

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The PeyBack Foundation, established by former University of Tennessee quarterback, Payton Manning and his wife, Ashley, supports programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. The foundation has become a consistent and viable contributor in Colorado, Indiana,…

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