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Closed Session Set for Cumberland Co. Commission

Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster has summoned members of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners to a closed session Monday, November 19 at 5 p.m. This meeting will take place immediately prior to the regularly scheduled monthly Cumberland County Commission meeting, in the large meeting room of the Cumberland County Courthouse on North Main Street. The purpose of the closed ... Read More »

Multiple Items Approved by Crossville City Council

At last night’s Crossville City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to approve a third and final reading of an ordinance amending Crossville Municipal Code 10-202 regarding the humane restraint of dogs; a second reading of an ordinance to spend $25,000 on dog-park equipment; and a first reading of an ordinance to amend Crossville Municipal Code regarding open burning. The ... Read More »

Crossville City Council Announces Contest Winners

At the November City Council meeting, Crossville Mayor James Mayberry announced the November Student of the Month. The winner, Brandon Dudding, is a fifth grader at Martin Elementary School. His teacher, Jeff Smith, said Brandon earned the designation for displaying good manners, kindness and courtesy on a daily basis. The mayor also announced winners of the annual Christmas-card competition from ... Read More »

Crossville City Manager Gives Report to City Council

During Tuesday’s Crossville City Council meeting, City Manager Greg Wood delivered his monthly report. The police department issued 79 citations during the month of October; they logged 87 offenses and made 151 arrests. They reported three juvenile citations and nine juvenile arrests. Police issued zero parking tickets and responded to 125 accidents, including 15 with injuries. The fire department responded ... Read More »

City Council Approves Measure Regarding Blood Samples

Cumberland Medical Center will begin processing DUI blood samples in an agreement with the City of Crossville. Crossville City Council approved the agreement during their meeting Tuesday evening. Under terms of the agreement, Crossville Police must present hospital personnel with a valid, legal search warrant before taking samples. An officer must also have probable cause to charge a suspect with ... Read More »

Harris, Wyatt Recognized for City Council Service

Before adjourning the Crossville City Council meeting Tuesday night, Mayor James Mayberry presented a plaque and gift basket to outgoing Council member Pamala Harris in appreciation for her four years of service to the City Council. Mayberry subsequently presented a similar plaque and gift basket to outgoing Council member Danny Wyatt, in appreciation for his eight years of service to ... Read More »

Speedy Crossville City Council Meeting Tonight

Within 15 minutes, the Crossville City Council approved every item on its agenda, presented awards and adjourned. In one fell swoop, the governing body approved 10 agenda items. And with another vote, they approved four others. On third and final reading, the council approved an ordinance to amend Crossville Municipal Code 10-202 regarding the humane restraint of dogs. On second ... Read More »

Multiple Meth Arrests Reported Over Long Weekend

This past weekend, Cumberland County deputies made five drug-related arrests stemming from four separate traffic stops. Late Friday night, deputies charged 45-year-old Melody Jo Jones of Crossville with felony meth possession, felony evidence tampering and resisting arrest after a traffic stop on Plateau Road. Placed under $20,000 bond, Jones was additionally cited for following too closely. Late Saturday night, deputies ... Read More »

Property Theft Reported in Cumberland County

Late Monday night, Cumberland County deputies were called to a home on Deep Water Road for a theft report. The homeowner reported waking up and seeing the interior light on in his car. Upon inspection, he determined someone had entered the vehicle. The radio appeared to have been tampered with and an envelope containing $450 and a case of CDs ... Read More »

Horse Thieves Strike in Cumberland County

Cumberland County deputies are investigating the recent theft of two horses from a Coppett Road property. The homeowner reported having seen horse tracks leading from his property to an adjacent abandoned property. He said markings on the ground were consistent with a horse trailer’s having been pulled onto the property. No suspects have been identified and an investigation is ongoing. ... Read More »