TRAGIC: 9 MONTH OLD KILLED IN GA HOME INVASION

Monday, May 12, 2014Authorities say a 9-month-old child was killed and three women critically injured in a home invasion late Saturday night in Stone Mountain.  Police say several masked people kicked in a door and shot three women and a baby boy. The child was rushed to the hospital, but did not make it. The…

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PACKED HOMESTEAD SCHOOL CELEBRATES 75 YEARS TODAY

Monday, May 12, 2014The Homestead Elementary Gym was packed today with students and visitors for their 75th Anniversary Celebration.  The school was built during the creation of the Cumberland Homesteads project in the mid 1930’s under the Roosevelt administration’s New Deal.  Several speakers recalled the early days of the school including Jack Chadwell who was…

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SCHOOL BUS GOES UP IN FLAMES CARRYING WHITE COUNTY TN STUDENTS

Monday, May 12, 2014A White County school bus carrying students from Cassville Elementary school went up in flames Monday afternoon. Director of White County Schools Sandra Crouch said driver noticed the engine was smoking before quickly pulling over and getting the students off of the bus. Crouch said the children were returning from a field trip at…

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CUMBERLAND HOMESTEAD HISTORIC DESIGNATION MARKER UNVEILED TODAY

Monday, May 12, 2014 Today was a big day at the Homestead School.  First, the unveiling of the Historical Registry marker at the Homesteads Tower.  The Homestead Tower Association Board of Directors were on hand along with several local government officials for the unveiling of the Marker – signifying the rich heritage the Cumberland Homesteads…

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