CROSSVILLE — Several pets gathered on the courthouse lawn Saturday to take part in the annual Spay Day event hosted by Wags and Whiskers. Participants, like Diesel and his owner, Beth, posed for pictures, enjoyed a short dog parade and learned about signing up for low-cost spaying and neutering. For more information about Wags and Whiskers and their services, call 788-2201.
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VECustomers Share awards local grants
Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share program awarded $6,350 in grants to community service organizations in Cumberland County in May.
Audit committee member resigns
Cumberland County's audit committee will need a new member after one of the committee members resigned prior to Tuesday's meeting.
Indiana escapee nabbed in Lake Tansi
A Lake Tansi resident wanted by Indiana authorities was taken into custody after a short flight on foot and scuffle with deputies trying to take him into custody, according to reports.
Downtown project gets nod
After some 10 years of talking about it, planning and engineering, the Crossville City Council approved moving forward with plans to improve the downtown portion of Crossville with infrastructure replacements as well as improving the look of the original city business district.
Panel OKs raises for county employees
County employees may see a pay increase if the Cumberland County Commission approves the recommendations of the county's budget committee.
Audit panel reviews findings with state auditors
Cumberland County's audit committee met with state auditors Tuesday to discuss findings in the offices of county trustee and assessor of property.
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School zones may need revision
Cumberland County allows parents to transport their children to a school out of their residential zone, as long as it will not cause an overcrowding at the school. The Cumberland County Board of Education is questioning if that policy needs to make a distinction between space available without portable classrooms.
School building plans questioned
The Cumberland County Board of Education is considering building renovations that total about $5.8 million in an effort to get rid of portable classrooms at two schools, but some board members question why building a new school hasn't been considered.
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