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Vandals cause $100K damage in Cumberland County


(WBIR - Cumberland County) The search is on for vandals who caused more than $100,000 worth of damage to businesses in Cumberland County.

The Sheriff's Office said suspects vandalized trucks and equipment at Rocky Ridge Stone Company and Flat Rock Concrete Company last week.

FEMA in East Tenn. assessing February storm damage


The Federal Emergency Management Agency is in East Tennessee, checking records to see how much area counties spent in response to February storms for possible reimbursement.

The agency is expected to be here about a week.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said it has already completed an initial assessment of the damage and submitted it to FEMA. According to TEMA's report, 40 counties throughout the state surpass the threshold FEMA requires to apply for assistance.

Outages improving week after winter storms blast East Tennessee


(WBIR) Many East Tennessee residents are still without power -- though that number is slowly decreasing.

Volunteer Energy reported Sunday evening that 1,547 homes are currently experiencing outages, with the majority coming from Cumberland County. This number is down from Saturday morning's 4,564.

The outages occurred in relation to last week's winter weather, which saw inches of snow and ice coating the area, causing accidents and fallen trees.

Tractor trailer overturns on I-40 E. in Cumberland Co.


Thousands still without power in the Cumberland Plateau


Thousands of people are still without power in the Cumberland Plateau following the winter storm this weekend.

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About 18,000 people still without power in Cumberland Co.