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The Cumberland County Sheriff's department is asking for your assistance in locating a missing Crossville man. Authorities say 42 year old John Richard Brown was last seen Tuesday morning at the home he had been staying at. The Cumberland County Rescue Squad searched the wooded area surrounding the home, but found no trace of the man, who is legally blind. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department at 931-484-6176
Firefighters were busy Thursday night after receiving a call regarding a fire at the A&B Body Shop in Crossville. 3 engines responded to the blaze, which was contained to the business. Investigators will be on scene today to try and determine the cause of the fire.
The Tennessee Department of Education released a new report Thursday showing more than 7,500 cases of bullying were reported during the 2012-13 school year. The report was required under the anti-bullying legislation passed by the General Assembly last year. Of the bullying cases reported, 321 were based on race, color or national origin, 695 concerned sex or gender-based discrimination, 168 involved a student's disability. 564 of the cases reported were done using electronic technology.
TVA is gathering public input to help officials determine the type and mix of energy sources it will need for future power production. The direction taken will affect how much TVA customers pay for electricity. Along with meetings in Knoxville and Memphis, TVA is encouraging the public to participate through online webinars that can be accessed at www.tva.gov
Crossville authorities are continuing to investigate remains found at Cumberland Mountain State Park by a Boy Scout Troop last weekend. Crossville Police Major Mark Rosser says those remains may be those of a man from Virginia. According to reports, a local woman contacted authorities saying she believed items found at the site belonged to a man named David who had stayed with her and her family. The woman says she recognized several items inside the distinctive backpack as those she had given to the man back in 2010, which was the last time she saw or heard from him.