CROSSVILLE — Fourth-grade students from South Cumberland Elementary enjoyed a tour of downtown Crossville Tuesday, learning about sites of interest and historical importance. Above, students tour the Palace Theatre and learn of its history as a first-run movie theater, its restoration and its new life as a community theater and meeting place. Other stops on the tour include the Cumberland County Courthouse, Military Memorial Museum, mural, Crossville Depot and Shanks Center for the Arts. The tours are provided by volunteers from Downtown Crossville, Inc., and it ties in with the fourth-grade curriculum of Tennessee and local history. Tours will continue through this week.
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Towne Centre Dr. gets OK from planning panel
Cumberland County’s Regional Planning Commission approved adopting Towne Centre Dr. to the county’s road list.
CCHS baseball team honors players for season
"It has been a year of ups and downs, and it has been a little frustrating. The seniors went through a lot of adversity this season. Today, there are just five seniors left from that (year's) freshmen class. You showed up to work everyday, regardless of the circumstances," said Jet baseball coach David Prichard Sunday afternoon at the annual banquet at Chuckles.
Pressons inks scholarship with Carson-Newman
Cumberland County High School senior Lee Presson, son of Vicki and Dean Presson, signed a tennis scholarship May 10 with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN.
Haslam to sign changes to Hall Income Tax
Governor Bill Haslam will visit Fairfield Glade at 2:45 p.m. May 28 to publicly sign new legislation involving Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax.
City reverses decision limiting interim manager power
Meeting in special called session Friday, the Crossville City Council reversed a unanimous decision from earlier in the week concerning the interim city manager and more than one council members seemed to have admitted to violating the sunshine law.
Record rainfall floods county
A record rainfall event Sunday flooded city streets and county roads and sent water flowing into some businesses and some homes in Crossville. There were also several reports of houses being struck by lightning in the city and the county. There were no injuries reported in Cumberland County.
Memorial Day ceremony planned
The Cumberland County Veterans Council will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Cumberland County Memorial Veterans Park across the street from the Cumberland County Courthouse. The Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. There will be a guest singer and special guest speakers during the event.
Crossville dog park moving along
The City of Crossville Dog Park at the back of Centennial Park is moving ahead. Some grading has been done in preparation for the installation of the fencing. A water line will be brought over to the park from the restrooms in the nearby picnic area, making it easier for owners to provide fresh water for their pets while they are exercising in the park.
County attorney to send violation letter to bank regarding Guiness Rd. property
Cumberland County attorney Randal Boston was requested by the Health and Safety Standards Board to send a letter of violation and cleanup to Bank of America in regard to an abandoned, dilapidated property in the Breckenridge neighborhood.
Tap Publishing hit by electrical fire
Officials at TAP Publishing on Fourth St. worked feverishly to return to their business to normal after an electrical fire caused hundreds of thousands in damage to the building and multitude of complex computer systems, and interrupted the daily operation of the publishing company.
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