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City of Crossville Offices Closed Thurs. & Fri. for New Year's
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday December 29, 2015

The City of Crossville Offices (City Hall) will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 31-Jan.1, 2015 for the New Year's Holiday.


Cumb. Co. Convenience Centers New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Submitted: Kim Patterson, Cumb. Co. Sanitation Dept. Tuesday December 29, 2015

All Cumberland County Convenience Centers will be closed at 12 noon on New Year’s Eve and Closed all day New Year’s. Normal business hours will resume on Saturday after New Year’s from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Life Expectancy Lowest in Morristown, TN
27/7 Wall St. Tuesday December 29, 2015

If you want to live a long life don’t move to Morristown, TN. According to 24/7 Wall St., life expectancy in Morristown is only 75.1 years. The national life expectancy is 78.5 years. The obesity rate in Morristown is 35.1% and the poverty rate is 22.3%. The 24/7 Wall St. report states that Tennessee is a relatively unhealthy state and none of its 10 metro areas has a higher life expectancy than the national average.


Powerline Snaps and Traps Woman In Truck on Sparta Highway
Peg Broadcasting News/Crossville Fire Dept. Monday December 28, 2015

A woman was trapped in her truck on Sparta Highway Monday afternoon when gusty winds snapped a power line and the live wire landed on top of the vehicle. Crossville Fire Chief Mike Turner says the woman was waiting on her husband who was at a welding business when the high voltage line came down on the truck she was in around 3:15 p.m. Fire crews responded to the scene within minutes and the woman was instructed to stay inside the vehicle until Volunteer Electric crews could turn the power off. VEC arrived shortly after the fire department and the woman was extricated with no injuries.


Chattanooga Man Passes out at Main Street McDonald’s on Christmas Eve
Peg Broadcasting News/CPD Monday December 28, 2015

A Chattanooga man was arrested after he passed out at the McDonald’s on Main Street on Christmas Eve. Crossville Police report that 25-year-old Casey Joe Garner was found inside the restaurant unresponsive. When Garner came to, his speech was slurred. According to reports, Garner had been to Walgreens next to McDonald’s and was suspected of shoplifting. Walgreens did not press charges for the alleged stolen items but management did ban Garner from the store. Garner was charged with Public Intoxication and transported to the Cumberland County Justice Center.


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