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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Legislative Body will convene on Monday evening for its regular monthly session.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Finance Committee were back at work discussing the 2019-20 fiscal budget on Tuesday night.

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NEWPORT—The City of Newport Board of Mayor and Aldermen met Tuesday evening where they received monthly updates and passed its 2019-20 fiscal budget.

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NEWPORT—The second annual Kids Day on the Farm was a huge success as over 400 children from across Cocke County spent the day learning about agricultures role in their day-to-day lives.

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NEWPORT—Meeting for two hours on Monday evening, members of the Cocke County Legislative Body’s finance committee discussed industrial land acquisition, as well as managing the county’s debt.

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NEWPORT—Even though it was a miserable, rainy day last Friday, Newport Utilities' trucks were still on the move, to ensure that everyone would still have power when the rain stopped.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman University announced Monday that Dr. Charles A. Fowler will serve as the 23rd president of the 168-year-old institution. The public announcement came during a news conference held in Ted Russell Hall. The institution’s Presidential Search Committee and Board of T…

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COSBY—The Cocke County Partnership’s Department of Tourist Development is pleased to announce the popular “Celebrating Cosby” will be presented again this year.

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NEWPORT—During its budget meeting on Tuesday night, members of the Cocke County Finance Committee discussed the impacts of putting back funds to invest in itself.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Finance Committee continued its work on the 2019-20 fiscal budget in a meeting on Tuesday night.

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Minneapolis, MN—Adams Publishing Group, LLC (APG) announced today that it intends to acquire Bliss Communications, including two daily newspapers — The Gazette in Janesville and The Eagle Herald in Marinette – and its weekly community newspapers — The Janesville Messenger, The Wisconsin/Illi…

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NEWPORT—A routine traffic stop netted the arrest of a Newport man after he was found in possession of drugs on Saturday, June 1.

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NEWPORT—Cocke County Republicans heard updates from state and federal officials in a town hall meeting held Thursday night in the Cocke County Courthouse.

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Standing at 5’9” with the words “Your Next” tattooed across his knuckles, Jeffery Lee Stock, who was 43 at the time, made his first court appearance in the Cocke County Circuit Courtroom on Jan. 23, 2012. Stock was facing charges of first-degree murder, rape, theft of property valued at more…

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NEWPORT—The Newport Utilities Electric Department has begun a project to replace all wooden transmission poles with metal ones, according to NU Electric Department Supervisor Curtis Williamson.

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NEWPORT—Meeting on Wednesday afternoon, the Newport Regional Planning Commission approved a parcel subdivision on English Street.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Finance Committee spent the better part of its hour-long meeting discussing options for a possible property tax increase on Thursday night.

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NEWPORT—Finance committee members also spent a large chunk of Thursday’s meeting discussing pay scales and standards for county employees.

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A pair of local state representatives say they are pleased that Tennessee Speaker of the House Glen Casada has chosen to resign from the leadership position.

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HARTFORD—Thundering their way across the country toward their next stop in Asheville, N.C. on Tuesday afternoon was a group of nearly 400 bikers taking part in the Run for the Wall.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Newport City Board of Education, meeting Monday, May 20, at Newport Grammar School, unanimously voted to table any action on possibly revising the current cafeteria food charges policy of the school.

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NEWPORT—Cocke County Board of Education Chairman Dr. Ken Johnson addressed members of the county commission on Monday night during the body’s regular monthly meeting inside the Cocke County Courthouse.