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Crossville Council To Negotiate Requests In City Manager’s Resignation

Requests in Crossville City Manager Greg Wood’s resignation letter will be a center point of discussion at a special called meeting Tuesday. Mayor James Mayberry said when an employee resigns, they are due payment for remaining sick and vacation days. Mayberry said the council will negotiate those payments with Wood. “They can get credit for the sick days that they ... Read More »

Crossville City Manager Submits Letter Of Resignation

A special called Crossville City Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday afternoon to discuss the resignation of City Manager Greg Wood. The agenda states that Wood submitted a letter of resignation effective August 31st. According to the meeting notice, the council will review the resignation and the process of accepting applications for city manager. Wood was suspended last week ... Read More »

Crossville City Manager Suspended Following Village Inn Closure

Crossville City Manager Greg Wood was suspended for three weeks Tuesday amid concerns of due process over the closure of the Village Inn. The motel on Burnett Street closed last week due to allegations of code infractions. It then reopened shortly after. City Attorney William Ridley recommended the city council to approve an outside investigation based on the actions under ... Read More »

Crossville’s Village Inn Closed Due To Code Violations

The Village Inn located on Crossville’s Burnett Street has been closed due to multiple code violations. Police Captain Brian Eckelson said what started with a warrant being served for a long-time narcotics investigation turned into building compliance checks by the codes and fire safety departments. “The overhead walkways that are concrete have deteriorated and some are missing and falling concrete ... Read More »

Pickleball Ambassador Says Crossville Has Potential To Be The State Hub

Crossville might be the golf capital of Tennessee, but one group is looking to also make Crossville the pickleball capital of Tennessee. Cumberland County Pickleball Ambassador Chuck Black said the city has potential to recruit major tournaments if it installed eight to 12 covered courts. “We’re suggesting that we use Opelika, Alabama as a model,” Black said. “They have a ... Read More »

Crossville Lowers Sponsorship Amount For Two Golf Tournaments

Crossville will continue sponsoring two state championship golf tournaments but at a discounted price. Three-year contracts for the Tennessee Women’s Open and Senior Men’s Open expired last year. Mayor James Mayberry said the city’s budget has $10,000 allocated for each event, a decrease from $25,000. “My concern over the years is why is the city of Crossville the sole sponsor ... Read More »

Hundreds Gather For The Opening Of Buc-ee’s in Crossville

It was a huge grand opening in Crossville Monday as hundreds came to check out the first-ever Tennessee Buc-ee’s location. Local officials and state leaders gave their remarks at the ribbon cutting of the 54,000 square foot site. Crossville Mayor James Mayberry said the three years of work to open the location was worth it. “Now when you look around here, ... Read More »

Sexton Signs Truth In Sentencing Bill Honoring Victims and Victim Families

Upper Cumberland legislators and law enforcement discussed the potential impacts of the state’s new truth in sentencing act. Monday’s ceremonial bill signing by House Speaker Cameron Sexton in Crossville focused on specifics of the bill which goes into effect Friday. State Representative Ryan Williams shared a recent example of how the law will benefit the community. “If this bill would ... Read More »

Crossville Group Gauging Interest For Women On Wheels Chapter

Two Crossville women are working to create a new chapter of Women on Wheels in Cumberland County. The not for profit organization unites female motorcycle enthusiasts while promoting a positive image of the lifestyle. Organizer Pam Rusk said she has been working with Edith Lesh to gauge interest. “Women on Wheels participation is a little low in Tennessee,” Rusk said. ... Read More »