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County Commissioners Put off Vote on New Big South Fork Visitors Center
Karli/Stace Tuesday April 17, 2012
Director of The University of Tennessee Tourism Institute Dr. Steve Morse says ""Today's visitor could be tomorrow's business investor." Morse was on hand at Monday's Cumberland County Commission Meeting speaking about the benefits of a potential Big South Fork Visitors Center. After much discussion on the issue, Commissioners chose to table the issue until the end of April so that a joint meeting can be held with county and City or Crossville officials to see if the plans can move ahead, since the proposal has been in process since 2003, and some documents may be out of date
Cumberland County Web Site
Karli Threet Tuesday April 17, 2012
The Cumberland County website has been hacked recently and the hacker deleted all the information it held. At this time, the new site is being built and should be up and running soon.
Safe Community Seminar coming to Pineview in Rockwood
CCSD Tuesday April 17, 2012
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department Crime Prevention Unit will sponsor Operation: Safe Community, "Hardening Your Target", a crime prevention seminar on April 26, 2012 at 6pm (cst) 7pm (est) at the Pine View School, 349 Daysville Road, Rockwood, TN. The workshop is for the general public and will be a two (2) hour program to teach residents how to make their homes safer against criminal activity. Sheriff's personnel will also be collecting any unused prescription drugs for proper disposal with the Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative at the seminar. For more information call Lt. Gary Howard or Debbie Houston at 931 484-6176 ext. 2002.
Dole Bagged Salad Recalled
Dole Co Monday April 16, 2012
756 cases of bagged Dole bagged salad is being recalled due to a salmonella scare. Dole Food Company is recalling the bagged salad because a random sample tested in New York came back positive for salmonella. The salad was sold here in Tennessee as well as 14 other states. Products included in the recall have are stamped with a use-by date of April 11, 2012, UPC code 71430 01057 and product codes 0577N089112A and 0577N089112B. Company officials are urging customers with those products are urged to throw those packages out.
Endangered Child Alert for White Co
Jay Monday April 16, 2012
An endangered child alert remains in effect for three young children from White County.
Police said 5 year old Abrianne Davis, 4 year old Clifton Rice and 1 year old Breanna Rice were taken by their non-custodial mother. The children's mother, Tiffany Tolbert-Rice is a white female with red hair and blue eyes. She is about 5'2" and weighs about 150 pounds. Officials said she may be traveling in a 1999 Green Oldsmobile Bravada with Tennessee License Plate 722WFH. Anyone with information about the children or seeing the vehicle should call the White County Sheriff's Department at 931-738-7111 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.