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Crossville City Manager Looks Back On Legacy

As Crossville City Manager Greg Wood sees his tenure come to a close, he credits the team around him for the progress the city has made. Wood said the Garrison Park splash pad project and the additions of businesses like Buccee’s and Harbor Freight are among the developments he is most proud of during his time leading Crossville. He said ... Read More »

Vietnam Veterans Day Honors Those Who Served

A Vietnam Veterans Day event in Crossville Friday hopes to provide camaraderie for veterans, and a memorial for those who did not make it home. Cumberland County Vietnam Veterans Association Membership Chairman Keith Seitzer said veterans benefit from a community that understands what they have been through. He said vets will meet at Memorial Park across from the Courthouse for ... Read More »

Crossville Hosting Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Saturday

Crossville’s Tree Board is working with the city to host the annual tree giveaway on Saturday to celebrate Arbor Day. Tree Board Chair Janet Dowlen said they will be giving away different kinds of seedlings, as well as selling potted trees for easier care. Dowlen said she hopes the event will help people to better appreciate trees and their importance ... Read More »

Crossville Police Offering Women’s Gun Familiarity Class

Crossville Police giving women the chance to become more familiar with firearms during a Saturday Ladies Only class. Captain Brian Eckelson said the class allows women to get comfortable with using a firearm. He said firearm safety and familiarity are important for any person, but many women have never fired, cleaned, or loaded a gun. “One of the most important ... Read More »

Knox Agency Launches New Mobile Health Care For Crossville

A new Healthcare on Wheels program took to the streets of Crossville Tuesday, offering free mammograms and flu vaccinations. Saint Mary’s Legacy Clinic Executive Director Martin Vargas said the organization is partnering with Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church to expand its service to Crossville. He said the organization is celebrating ten years of offering free healthcare to the uninsured of rural ... Read More »

Crossville Sports Authority Could Help Finance Rec Center

Crossville looking at the formation of a Sports Authority to serve as a financing mechanism for the Recreation Center project. Crossville Mayor RJ Crawford said a Sports Authority would allow the city to leverage water rates and sales tax revenue to lower bond obligations. He said the residents of Crossville have made it clear that if building a rec center ... Read More »

Crossville To Rejoin TCRS Retirement System For Employees

Crossville wants to rejoin the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System to offer city employees more freedom with retirement savings. Crossville Mayor RJ Crawford said over the past three years, the city has offered significant pay increases to city staff. He said in conversations with HR Director Leah Crockett, he learned that people are still hesitant to work for the city due ... Read More »

Hale Looking Forward To Stepping In As City Manager

Valerie Hale said she is excited about the chance to take over as Crossville City Manager. Council unanimously selected Hale this week to replace the retiring Greg Wood. Hale began with the city in 2010 and has served as City Clerk since 2017. She said her experience working alongside the rest of the city staff has helped prepare her for ... Read More »

Crossville Cruisers Down To 4 Events; Some Residents Unhappy

Some Crossville residents unhappy with the reduction in the Crossville Cruisers event from the normal seven to four. Crossville Cruisers member Victor Torasso said he believes there is a misconception that the city council is trying to shut the group down, but this is not the case. Crossville City Council did pass a change to its ordinances concerning the closure ... Read More »

Crossville Council To Talk With Hale About Manager Role

Crossville City Council may have found its next city manager. “And that’s Ms. Valerie Hale,” Crossville Mayor RJ Crawford during a Tuesday night work session. “So next steps is we got to figure out how we want to do this. My thought process is we’ve got pretty evident case here to support that. We know who council wants. My thoughts ... Read More »