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Computer search in child porn case upheld
A charge against a Cumberland County man accused of sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly possessing more than 100 images of child pornography on his computer appears headed for trial after the search of his computer was upheld Wednesday.
TECW identifying cost of violence against women
Violence against women comes with a hefty price tag, including medical care, prosecution and lost productivity. The Tennessee Economic Council on Women is holding a series of hearings on the subject to determine the extent of those costs, as well as the cost of lost opportunities.
Panel reviews, suggests changes to county commission rules
The Cumberland County's Rules Committee approved several changes to the county commission's rules Monday evening after meeting and reviewing the policies over the past several months. One of the changes eliminates several defunct and abandoned committees.
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Allamong to lead Chamber
J. Bradley Allamong has been selected as the next president/CEO of the Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce.
Meth case search upheld; 3 to face trial
Three Cumberland Countians are headed for an Aug. 15 trial date on charges of initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine after a Criminal Court judge upheld a 'knock and talk' consent to search granted by one of the defendants.
Drug-dependent babies face many challenges after birth
Almost 200 babies in Tennessee have been born this year with a dependence to drugs they were exposed to while in their mother's womb, with 22 reported from the Upper Cumberland region.
No injuries found in report of shooting, stabbing
Police and emergency personnel could find no evidence of trauma on a Crossville area woman's body after she reported to neighbors and police that she had been assaulted and stabbed Thursday night.
First responder program passes hurdle
A county-wide first responder program cleared another hurdle this week toward becoming a reality after the county budget committee narrowly approved $27,000 of funding to start the program.
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