PARROTTSVILLE—Five chairs sat empty in front of Gary Christian last Saturday night as he addressed a large crowd at Parrottsville Elementary.
KNOXVILLE—Gordon Ball LLC announced today that the firm’s founder, Gordon Ball, has been recognized as 2019 “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by Public Justice, the nation’s leading nonprofit legal advocacy organization.
MORRISTOWN—Walters States Community College placed high in this year’s Wallet Hub annual survey of community colleges, and Tennessee came in at No. 10 on a listing of the best state-wide systems in the country.
NEWPORT—Nationwide, the practice of allowing riders on an ambulance during patient transport is restricted generally to parents of minor children. However, First Call Ambulance realizes other patients (i.e. elderly, physically/mental disabled) may require the attendance of a family member or…
NEWPORT—Ahead of Newport’s Back the Blue Day, ReVIDA Recovery Centers CEO Lee Dilworth has invited local law enforcement, first responders, and community members to ReVIDA’s Newport location for an appreciation day on Monday, August 26th from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
KNOXVILLE—Marie J. Morrison, MD HMDC at Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board. Dr. Morrison was recognized for her commitment to improving patient quality of life by d…
NEWPORT—In a somewhat lengthy meeting Monday, Aug. 19, members of the Newport City Board of Education aired their views about several topics.
NEWPORT—After months of discussion the County Legislative Body recently decided to go with RCR Contracting for the needed replacement of roofs on the Courthouse and Courthouse Annex.
NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Legislative Body recently made the decision to use the Jack Farm property off of Cope Boulevard for a justice center site.
NEWPORT—A brief pursuit netted the arrest of a Newport man Saturday morning. Patrolman Paul Weber conducted a traffic stop on a Mazda Tribute for speeding on West Highway 25/70.
NEWPORT—The first community stakeholder meeting to launch the new Rural Accelerator Initiative in Cocke County was held on June 27. While the initiative broadly seeks to accelerate progress toward cradle-to-career outcomes for all students in Cocke County, the initial focus will be on kinder…
NEWPORT— U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn was greeted by a large crowd at Best Western in Newport Friday morning, where she enjoyed a cup of coffee and a chat with Cocke County’s citizens.
CHESTNUT HILL—The eighth annual Fill the Truck with Toys car show, hosted each year by the Mossy Creek Cruzers car club is set for Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the ball field adjacent to Bush’s Visitor Center, 3901 Hwy. 411, Dandridge.
NEWPORT—The City of Newport’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to create the Department of Community Development for the City of Newport and they named Gary Carver to serve as director of the department on Tuesday evening, during the City Council’s monthly meeting.
NEWPORT—Finance Committee members recently heard from Robb Miller, Vice President of Sales with Buxton, a data analytics company that focuses on retail recruitment across the country.
NEWPORT—During the long, hot days of summer and the return to school, many high school students devote hours upon hours perfecting their athletic skills in preparation of taking to the football fields as players and cheerleaders.
NEWPORT—Rural Medical Services, Inc. recently held a luncheon to say thank you to the stakeholders that help the company provide quality care to the community.
NEWPORT—In May 2019, Newport Federal Bank elected a new member to their board. Mrs. Cynthia Stinnett became the ninth member of the bank board.
NEWPORT—The annual Pampering Night, hosted by local cancer supper group Celebrate Life, will be held Thursday, Aug. 22, at Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice Conference Center in Newport starting at 7:00 p.m.
NEWPORT—Congressman Phil Roe held a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the Cocke County Courthouse where he covered several different subjects including the economy, immigration and health care.
NEWPORT—On August 9 and 10, the BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) will help Empty the Shelters at Friends Animal Shelter of Cocke County by offering $25 adoptions before the summer ends.
LENOIR CITY—The East Tennessee Development District (ETDD) held its Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday evening, July 11, 2019 at the Venue in Lenoir City, Tennessee. The Banquet was attended by over 140 local elected officials and staff members from ETDD.
ReVIDA Recovery Centers CEO Lee Dilworth announced the addition of Zachary Talbott as director of clinical services. In this role, Talbott has been tasked with developing and implementing a comprehensive behavioral health program within ReVIDA’s seven outpatient clinics in Tennessee and Virginia.
MAYPORT, FLA.—A 2018 Cocke County High School graduate and Newport native, provides key support as part of combat operations aboard Surface Division Two One, stationed at Naval Station in Mayport, Florida.
NEWPORT—Rep. Phil Roe has announced he will hold a town hall meeting for constituents in the First District on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Cocke County Courthouse.