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A Creekwood Drive resident reported the theft of her 2007 Ram 1500 valued at $20,000. According to Crossville Police, the victim said she left her vehicle in her driveway last Friday while she went to the hospital. She returned home Monday to discover her truck missing. The investigation revealed the vehicle had been involved in an accident in Chattanooga on April 11. A suspect in the case remains at large.
Tennessee’s industrial hemp law is moving forward. Hemp, which is often times mistakenly associated with marijuana, has numerous commercial uses from clothing to carpeting, insulation and even car panels. Tennessee’s department of agriculture has already received 52 permit applications from business and individuals across the state.
Four-star New Jersey prospect Jarrett Guarantano announced Wednesday afternoon that he will attend Tennessee. The announcement dashed the hopes of Rutgers coaches and fans who hoped the Oradell native would choose to represent his state school. According to nj.com, the 6-foot-4, 196-pound quarterback is ranked the No. 91 overall prospect nationally and the top quarterback in New Jersey by Rivals.com, Guarantano has deep roots at Rutgers. Both of his parents are alums and his father James, a star wide receiver from 1989-1992, is a member of school's football hall of fame.
The Big Orange Caravan will begin May 5 in Memphis before leaving the state to hit the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on May 12. The final three caravan stops are May 13 in Chattanooga, May 18 at Bristol Motor Speedway and May 20 at Nashville's LP Field. Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and new men's basketball coach Rick Barnes are expected to appear at all five caravan stops. Women's basketball coach Holly Warlick is expected to be at the Memphis and Bristol stops.
The Cumberland County Election Commission is seeking a new Administrator. Suzanne Smith is retiring from the post effective May 1st. Applications for Election Commission Administrator will be accepted at the Election Commission office through this Friday, April 17th. A reception and open house to honor Suzanne Smith’s nearly four decades of service will be held Friday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cumberland County Election Commission Office on Main Street in Crossville. The public is invited and light refreshments will be served.