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High School students must report for full day Weds
CCSD Tuesday August 5, 2014

With Cumberland County students heading back to class tomorrow (Wednesday), school officials are reminding parents of high school students that high schoolers are required to attend the entire day of class- from 7:45 until the 10am dismissal

 


DUI leads to child abuse charges
CCSD Tuesday August 5, 2014

A Cherry Branch Road woman is facing several charges, including child neglect, after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Deputies conducted a traffic stop after witnessing the vehicle driven by 33 year old Tracy Jo Tindall crossing the center lane several times. Deputies say a young female and 3 other heavily intoxicated adults were also in the truck. The child was released to a responsible party. Deputies arrested the other 3 adults for public intoxication and child abuse, for their lack of concern for the child’s well-being. Tindall is charged with driving with a suspended license, violation of the implied consent law, child neglect and driving under the influence.

 


4 disqualified from welfare benefits due to new drug law
WVLT Tuesday August 5, 2014

4 people have been disqualified from welfare benefits for failure to comply with a new law which requires them to submit to drug testing. The new law went into effect on July 1st and only affects 10 of the 812 people who applied for the Tennessee Families First cash assistance program. Officials say most passed a written drug screening, but The Tennessean reports six others submitted to testing and one of those failed. Further actions could include referral to a treatment program in order to get benefits or disqualification

 


UT Coach Jones says players need to "earn right" to speak to media
AP Tuesday August 5, 2014

University of Tennessee Head Football Coach Butch Jones has banned his players from speaking to media until their performance on the field improves. The coach cancelled a scheduled session with the media yesterday (Monday) because he says his player’s performance had deteriorated during practice. Jones says he will be speaking for the team until the players “earn the right” to talk with reporters.

 


Robbers sent to UT Medical Center after getaway car crashes
CCSD Monday August 4, 2014

A pair fleeing a robbery ended up being airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after rolling their escape vehicle during their getaway. According to reports, sheriff deputies responding to a report of a burglary in progress on Sunday reported seeing 50 year old Howard Lee and 39 year old Sherri Lee of Brandenberg Lane pass them in the opposite direction, at a high rate of speed. The deputy caught up with the suspect’s Toyota sedan where it had crashed in a culvert on the side of the road. The female occupant confirmed that she and the male occupant were the suspects in the robbery.

 

 
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