Police: Child tests positive for meth, mother indicted
GRAYSVILLE — A Rhea County child tested positive for methamphetamine, and now the mother is facing several drug-related charges, according to Rhea County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Rocky Potter. Dana Brown Spurlock, from the Cranmore Cove area, was indicted by the Rhea County Grand Jury in early February, and she was arrested last week, Potter said. Investigators with the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department said that in October 2023, the state department...
High-Speed Chase in Cumberland County Results in Fatal Crash
CROSSVILLE, TN, February 25, 2024 – A vehicle pursuit initiated by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department ended tragically on Sunday evening when the fleeing vehicle crashed in neighboring Morgan County, resulting in one fatality and critical injuries to a passenger.
New details in fatal Cumberland County wreck
Investigators say the driver, 74-year-old Charles Hughett sped off after a traffic stop and got on I-40, at some points driving more than 100 miles per hour.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Try Pizzas in Harriman
This article presents a selection of five exceptional pizza places in Harriman. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
10Listens: Yellow speed limit signs
Terri from Crossville asks this: Can you tell me if a yellow speed limit sign is a suggested speed, or is it required to go that speed?
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Kingston, TN
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of kingston..
Severe Weather Awareness Week Through March 2, 2024; Statewide Tornado Drill on Wed., Feb. 28 at 9:30am CST
It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), National Weather Service (NWS) and the Crossville/Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency encourage Tennesseans to prepare ahead of spring severe weather threats. Tennessee’s Severe Weather Awareness Week (SWAW) runs through March 2, 2024. Each day will focus...
David Karnes' Tuesday morning weather
Tune in for Chief Meteorologist David Karnes' forecast! Expect a warm evening with light, sporadic showers into the morning. Windy conditions are ahead, especially on the Cumberland Plateau with gusts up to 45 mph. Highs in the low 70s before a late-week cooldown. Full details coming up!
Fire crews respond to brush fire in Roane County
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Roane County fire officials from various organizations, including East Roane Fire Department, South Roane Fire Department, Blaire Fire Department and OES, responded to a brush fire in Roane County on Monday afternoon. According to fire officials, the brush fire started as a campfire that grew out...
3,460 Vote Early So Far in Cumberland County, Tues., Feb. 27 Last Day to Vote Early
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 is the Last Day to Vote Early for the March 5th Presidential Preference & County Primaries. So far, 3,460 have voted early in Cumberland County, including 3,203 voting Republican and 257 voting Democrat. The Cumberland County Election Commission at 83 Northside Lane in Crossville is open for Early Voting this Tuesday from 8am to 5pm.
Woman turning 104 gets more than 200 cards for her birthday
HARRIMAN, Tenn. — It all started with an email. Nikki Smith reached out to WBIR requesting a birthday card for her Mamaw's 104th birthday. And now, she said her grandma, Sarah Elizabeth Boles, has gotten a lot. "I surely have, around 200," Boles said. Earlier in the month, 10...
Animal shelter throws party for community
The Rhea County Animal Shelter held a public pizza party on Wednesday to thank the Rhea County community for its support of the shelter over the years. The event featured pizza from King of Pizza, as well as a raffle and the chance to pet and adopt shelter dogs and cats. The shelter recently announced it had achieved a 95 percent save rate. Shelter officials said that was made possible through implementing new programs such as a foster care network, a 'Doggy Day Out' program and utilizing new life-saving methods through new vaccine protocols, among other new programs.
Morgan County Commission passes resolution urging the completion of widening Hwy 62
The Morgan County Commission in their meeting last week approved a resolution unanimously to ask state representatives and TDOT to put the widening of Highway 62 from Pettit Lane to Oliver Springs back on there to do list. The highway was listed in 2017 as one of the Prime areas for improvement but since then no progress has been made to continue four laning the highway to Oliver Springs. County Executive Brian Langley stated in the meeting that the widening of Highway 62 was not in the 10-year plan of TDOT when it was released late last year. They are now urging lawmakers to put pressure on TDOT to put the highway back on the priority list for improvements. The roadway between Pettit Lane and Oliver Springs has seen its share of fatalities some eight in the last several years.
Local Traffic Report: Roadworks and Closures in Cumberland County (Feb 22-28, 2024)
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has published a report. It outlines road activities in the Lower East and Upper Cumberland regions from February 22 to 28, 2024. The report covers construction, maintenance, and inspection activities. It also provides traffic advisories.
Today the gas price is close to $2.85 in Fairfield Glade as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Fentress County, TN High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 26
If you're searching for how to stream high school basketball in Fentress County, Tennessee today, we've got what you need here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Fentress County, Tennessee High School Girls Basketball Games...
The Ultimate Foodie's Guide: 3 Exceptional Mexican Restaurants in Crossville
This article presents three enticing Mexican restaurants located in Crossville. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Rhea County Girls Game Notice
The Rhea County Girls Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with Bradley Central(Cleveland, TN) on 26 February, 2024, None. As of now, Golden Eagles has won 2 games and lost 8 games, and the winning rate is 0.2.
South Cumberland Community Fund announces spring grant round
Betty Carpenter, chair of South Cumberland Community Fund’s grant committee, and Katie Goforth, Director of Community Development for the Fund, announced today the dates for the spring grant round for South Cumberland Community Fund. The Community Fund board has authorized a total of $100,000 in the Spring Grant round,...
Do you want to catch some waves?
In Tennessee many people catch fish on our many rivers, lakes, and streams. Recreational sport fishing is big in our State. There are also many people in Tennessee who catch waves. Yes, waves! I am not talking about ocean surfing waves or lake waves created by boats. I am talking about invisible air waves.