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Make a “County Connection” the Saturday after Thanksgiving on “Family History Day”
TN Dept. of State Wednesday November 26, 2014

The Thanksgiving weekend is a time when many of us spend time reconnecting with family members and sharing family stories. On Saturday, November 29th, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) in Nashville will have a genealogy workshop entitled “County Connections” which will focus on using TSLA’s many county records. The session will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at the TSLA auditorium, and research assistance will be available until 4:30. TSLA is located at 403 Seventh Avenue North, directly west of the State Capitol building in downtown Nashville. While the workshop is free, reservations are required due to limited seating. To make a reservation, call (615) 741-2764 or e-mail workshop.tsla@tn.gov. Although parking in front of TSLA's building is limited due to construction, there is plenty of additional parking behind the building.

 


All Cumberland County Recycle Centers will be closed in honor of Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday Nov 27th.
Cumb.Co. Recycling Center Wednesday November 26, 2014

As you are de-cluttering your home in anticipation of Thanksgiving guests you may want to take your garbage to the Recycling Center today (Wed. Nov. 26). All Cumberland County Recycle Centers will be closed in honor of Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday Nov 27th.

 


Insurance Available on Honey Until December 1, 2014
USDA Wednesday November 26, 2014

Producers of honey are reminded December 1, 2014, is the final date to purchase the catastrophic level insurance policy offered by the local Farm Service Agency. The service fee is the lesser of $250 per crop or $750 per producer per administrative county, not to exceed a total of $1,875 for a producer with farming interests in multiple counties. Limited resource producers may request a waiver of the service fee. The Farm Service Agency office is located at 314 Old Jamestown Highway in Crossville.

 


TBI Investigating Murder of Fentress County Man
WVLT/local8now.com Wednesday November 26, 2014

The TBI is investigating the murder of an elderly Fentress County man and local8now reports a person of interest is in the hospital in Cumberland County. The TBI says someone killed 88 year old Clay Sherrill, and crime scene tape surrounds Sherrill's home on Mark Twain Avenue in Jamestown. Local8now reports that a neighbor said Sherrill bought the house about a year ago and was making improvements to the property with his son. The neighbor also said Sherrill’s wife died about a month ago and Sherrill’s son and girlfriend moved in. According to local8now, the TBI has not released Sherrill’s cause of death, and no one has been arrested.

 
Meigs County Official Charged with Criminal Simulation


Meigs County Official Charged with Criminal Simulation
TBI/Susan Niland Wednesday November 26, 2014

Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for the Meigs County Chancery Court Clerk and Master who is charged with falsifying a hotel receipt. Agents began investigating Timothy Proffitt on October 30th. Proffitt is the Chancery Court Clerk and Master for Meigs County. During the course of the investigation, Agents determined that in April, Proffitt falsified a hotel receipt submitted to the Meigs County Finance Department for reimbursement. On Monday, the Meigs County Grand Jury returned an indictment, charging the 52-year old Decatur man with one count of Criminal Simulation. This morning Proffitt turned himself in at the Meigs County Jail. He was booked and released after posting a $1,000 bond. At the time of this release, Proffitt remains in his position of Clerk and Master.

 

 
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