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Police seek 'peeping tom'
Crossville Police are warning shoppers about a 'peeping tom' incident that occurred in a dressing room at a local retailer last week, according to reports.
- Woman flown to trauma center
County cancels budget meeting with BOE
The Cumberland County school system is not yet ready to present it's budget to the county and a meeting between the two that was scheduled for later this week has been canceled.
Summer food program gets approval
The Summer Food Service Program of the Cumberland County School Nutrition Program is hoping to grow the services that provides breakfast and lunch to children in the community.
Sexton suggests local-option gas tax
State Rep. Cameron Sexton is sympathetic to the plight of the Cumberland County Road Department facing higher costs while revenue remains the same, but he isn't sure the state legislature would agree to a change in the state's gas tax, which funds road departments across the state.
VECustomers Share presents $7,750 in local grants
Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share program awarded $7,750 in grants to community service organizations in Cumberland County in April.
Joyriding charged in theft of handicap ride
A Crossville woman who just wanted a lift from a local retail outlet to a restaurant is charged with joyriding after taking a motorized cart designated for handicapped customers.
Schools to get funds to aid PARCC readiness
Cumberland County is poised to receive $365,896 from the state to help upgrade technology to meet the requirements to test students with the Partnership for Assessment or Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC) ahead of the required 2014-'15 school year.
Bear Creek Rd. closed
Bear Creek Rd. in northern Cumberland County has been closed to thru traffic. The loop area will be barricaded and motorists will no longer be able to make the complete loop.
Panel OKs $1.1 million in capital outlay
Nearly $1.1 million of capital requests were approved by members of the Cumberland County Budget Committee during last week's meeting that reviewed departmental capital requests.
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