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Girl Scouts Introduce New Cookies - Annual Cookie Program Runs through March 1 in Middle Tennessee


Girl Scouts Introduce New Cookies - Annual Cookie Program Runs through March 1 in Middle Tennessee
Submitted Thursday January 15, 2015

The largest girl-led business in the world is back - Girl Scout Cookie Season is here.
This year, Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic will make their debut in Middle Tennessee. Rah-Rah Raisins take a delicious spin the classic oatmeal raisin cookie with the addition of Greek yogurt-flavored chunks. Toffee-tastic are the first Gluten-free cookie for Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee to offer. They are rich, buttery cookies packed with golden toffee bits bursting with flavor. Other customer favorites including Thin Mints and Samoas will also be available for purchase as you help Girl Scouts learn skills that will last a lifetime. All proceeds generated from the cookie program stay in the local Girl Scout council to support girls in Middle Tennessee. Troops determine how they want to spend their proceeds and often use them to go to summer camp, take a trip or learn a new skill. Girl Scouts are now taking cookie pre-orders. You will see them at your favorite retailer starting February 8. To find a cookie booth near you visit girlscoutcookies.org.(logo courtesy Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee).

 


City workers to get pay increase
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday January 14, 2015

After two months of discussion, the City Council approved a Classification and Compensation Plan for City employees. City Manager presented the proposal hoping to make salaries comparable to cities similar in size to Crossville, and to bring police and fire up to statewide averages. The plan was approved in a 4-1 vote with Councilmember Danny Wyatt voting no. The raise will cost about $300,000 annually and will be retroactive to January 1st, 2015.

 


Crossville City Council approves intent to participate in an economic development plan with County
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday January 14, 2015

City Councilmembers were hesitant to fully commit to a Joint Economic Development Program with the County and Chamber of Commerce, but did approve a motion to begin an earnest attempt to resolve issues and work together for economic growth in the area. Jesse Kerley called the approval a big step for the City.

 


Council approves revision of rules and procedures for meetings and work sessions
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday January 14, 2015

A recent move limiting public comment and constituent interaction during council meetings was replaced with a revised set of rules during Tuesday nights council meeting. Mayor James Mayberry, prior to the vote, noted that regardless of the outcome of the vote on the matter, he was always open to comments from the audience regarding any issue before council. The revisions includes provisions to encourage those who wish to speak before council to register with the City Clerk, but do not require it. The motion to adopt the revisions was approved in a 4-1 vote with Wyatt voting against.

 


City Council approves appointment of City Judge
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday January 14, 2015

Local attorney Ivy Gardner was selected as the new City Judge, replacing Tom Bean who retired last month. Gardner was sworn in during the regular session of the City Council on Tuesday, after 2 rounds of balloting. Gardner received 4 votes in the final ballot, while former City Attorney Lanny Colvard received 1. Council also approved a motion to instruct the City Manager to begin taking applications for a new City Attorney. Councilmember Jesse Kerley made the motion that was seconded by Pete Sousa. While the current attorney, Kenneth Chadwell, has not announced any plans to leave the post, Councilmember Kerley feels the Council should look at other applicants. The motion passed in a 3-2 vote with Harris and Wyatt voting in the negative.

 

 
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