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Crossville Man Charged With 4 Counts of Theft Over $500, Additional Charges Pending
Cumb. Co. Sheriff's Office Facebook/Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 18, 2017

A Crossville man has been charged with 4 counts of Theft Over $500 and additional charges are pending. 55-year-old Jerry Lynn Davenport was apprehended after the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation into allegations that Davenport, a registered sex offender, had obtained money from various victims by fraudulent means. Sheriff's Investigators were made aware of the multiple incidents by posts on social media. Sheriff Casey Cox thanks everyone who assisted with information in apprehending Davenport.

(Photo Courtesy Cumb. Co. Sheriiff's Office Facebook)

 


It's Football Time in Cumberland County
Gordon Stack Friday August 18, 2017

High School Football kicks off this Friday, August 18th in Cumberland County. The Stone Memorial Panthers will host the East Ridge Pioneers. Pre-game coverage begins at 6:15 and kick-off is 6:30 on MIX 99.3. The Cumberland Country Jets travel to Jamestown this Friday to take on the York Institute Dragons. Pre-game is 6:45 and kick-off is 7:00 on 102.5 WOW Country.

 


Tennessee's State Unemployment Rate Again Reaches Record All-Time Low at 3.4 Percent
tn.gov/Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 18, 2017

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips announces the state has made history for the second consecutive month with a record-setting preliminary unemployment rate of 3.4 percent for July 2017. This exceeds the previous month?s revised rate of 3.6 percent by two- tenths of a percentage point.

 


TDOT Suspends Construction For Eclipse Travelers
TDOT/Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 18, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Transportation anticipates heavier than normal traffic on Tennessee's interstates and state routes during the eclipse event. To assist motorists, TDOT will suspend construction related lane closures and traffic restrictions from noon on Friday August 18th through noon on Tuesday August 22nd. On the day of the Great American Eclipse, Monday, August 21, TDOT will have resources stationed in numerous areas with the most traffic, particularly the interstates. TDOT will be working closely with Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. TDOT reminds motorists that it is illegal to park on the shoulders of the interstates and state highways for any reason other than an emergency. If you wish to view the Great American Eclipse, please exit the highway and park in a safe location so that everyone can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime event.

 


THP Reminds Motorist That Parking in Emergency Lanes, Side of the Road Not Allowed During Great American Eclipse
Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 18, 2017

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is reminding motorists that parking in emergency lanes and the side of the road is not allowed during the Great American Eclispe on Monday, August 21. It is illegal to park on the shoulders of the interstates and state highways for any reason other than an emergency. Parking on the shoulders creates a crash hazard for you and other vehicles. The THP will be out in full force as heavy traffic is expected across the Volunteer State and especially in areas in the Path of Totality. Motorists who wish to view the solar eclipse should exit the highway to a safe location that is clearly designated for public parking. Motorists should also not wear eclipse glasses while driving. During the eclipse please put on your headlights just as you would while driving in the evening. Keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road so that everyone can enjoy the Great American Eclipse.

 

 
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