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A 60th birthday can be traumatic for some, a reminder that the senior years have arrived with all the challenges they entail.

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Crossville’s Workout Anytime franchisee Jerry Pugh has announced a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Friday, Sept. 10, to honor the victims and first responders of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Located at 65 Cumberland Dr in Crossville, firefighters and police, along with participa…


“We have your urgent care needs covered, from stitches to treating your cough and cold, keeping you out of the ER for non-emergent needs,” PA-C Casey Dillon said. “We also offer dermatology services from acne and rash treatment to skin cancer surveillance and skin cancer removal.”


Brand-name merchandise at the Crossville store has included UGG, Colgate, Black & Decker, Gain, Gillette, Bee & Willow, Oral B, CoverGirl, Mikasa, Lenox, Crux, Coleman, Playmate, Dove, Kate Spade, Simplehuman and Tempur-Pedic.


The new Crossville business offers mailbox rental and serves as an authorized drop-off and shipping center for UPS, FedEx ground and express, DHL and the U.S. Postal Service. 


So far, they are permitted to sell beer on tap but are still awaiting the necessary permits to be able to brew their own craft beers. They are hopeful to be brewing by September, and plan to brew porters, cream ales, English pale ales, honey wheats, seasonal brews and more. 



The Chronicle’s Bingo game began in December, with numbers appearing in each edition of the Crossville Chronicle and Fairfield Glade Sun. Farley’s card was drawn from all completed Bingo entries. 

Lynnai Eisenhut has always loved a good deal. “My mom taught me at a young age I needed to spread my money out,” she said. “She would ask if I wanted to spend my back-to-school clothes budget on one pair of jeans or find four or five things for the cost of that one pair of jeans.”

Born and raised in Romania, Mariauta Franklin wants to bring a taste of Europe to Cumberland County. She offers European treats and American baked goods from Blairstone Bakery at 112 Genesis Rd.

Leslie Zimmer, owner of Leslie’s Sweet Nostalgia, on Hwy. 70 E. toward Crab Orchard, wants everyone to enjoy baked goods — including people with gluten or dairy allergies or trying to watch their sugar intake.

For just over a year, a female version of “The Odd Couple” has been delighting the taste buds of families gathering for special occasions and the lunch bunch crowd. Their array of fresh baked goods and a consistent menu of soups and sandwiches keep patrons coming back for more.

Cheesecakes Plus More Bakery & Café, located in the Crossville Outlet Center at 228 Interstate Dr. Suite 108, is owned by Sherry and Russell Fine, of Rockwood via Chicago. Missing the foodstuffs of their hometown of Chicago, they began making it for themselves. 

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville welcomes Katina Elmore. 

The National Park Service reports tourism to the Big South Fork and Obed Wild and Scenic River supported more than 300 jobs in 2019 and produced an economic impact of about $29 million in the surrounding communities. 

Covenant Health President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg visited Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville recently to tour the hospital and thank the hospital staff for their hard work and dedication throughout the COVID-19 health crisis.

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