SAHARAN DUST MOVING INTO TENNESSEE THIS WEEK

Wednesday, August 15, 2018  If you’ve noticed it has been quite hazy lately, you’re not alone.  In Nashville, FOX 17 Chief Meteorologist Katy Morgan says Saharan dust will be moving into Tennessee for the next few afternoons. Saharan dust is mineral dust from Africa that travels across the Atlantic Ocean to help suppress Atlantic hurricane…

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POLICE CHIEF BEATY FIRED FOR HIGH TURN-OVER RATE, BUT THE BLAME MAY BE ON THE CITY

Wednesday, August 15, 2018After more than 20 years serving as Crossville Police Chief, Dave Beaty was dismissed last week by City manager Greg Wood.  Wood had put Beaty on probation back in May claiming the Police Department had too much turn over of officers (the Chronicle reports there have seven resignations and one termination in…

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SPIRIT BROADBAND STILL NOT PAYING BILL TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Wednesday, August 15, 2018We were wondering how things were going in the County’s efforts in recovering hundreds of thousands of dollars owed by Spirit Broadband for past franchise fees.  Last we heard the County and Spirit had reached an agreement for Spirit to pay the fees in installments.   Here’s the answer we got from the…

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PUBLIX OPENS IN COOKEVILLE LATER THIS MONTH

Wednesday, August 15, 2018The new Cookeville Publix has officially announced their opening date, Wednesday, Aug. 29. The new store is one of the cornerstones of the Shoppes at Eagle Point development on Interstate Drive. The store recently held a job fair to fill the positions needed at the location. The location had initially set a…

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