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NEWPORT—The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter LCPL C Roberts #102 of Newport was presented a $10,000 check from Green For Life (GFL), a waste management company that services the region.

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CARSON SPRINGS—The Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center was at capacity Thursday afternoon as hundreds gathered to honor attorney James C. “Jim” McSween, Jr.

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NEWPORT—A case of massive animal hoarding led county animal control officers and deputies to a mobile home community off of Flatwoods Way early Friday morning.

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NEWPORT—With names like Cattage Garden, Meow Marina and Purassic Park the cat rooms at Friends Animal Shelter most certainly have the kitties feline fine.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Finance Committee met Monday evening where they had a lengthy discussion about the possibility of implementing a wheel tax in the county.

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NEWPORT—Meeting in regular session Tuesday evening, the City of Newport’s Board of Mayor and Alderman heard from City Administrator James Finchum who advised council members of several complaints that have been made by the public.

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COCKE COUNTY—Good attendance is essential to student achievement and graduation, and the Cocke County School System and Mayor Crystal Ottinger are committed to dedicating resources and attention to reducing chronic absenteeism rates.

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NEWPORT—It was late summer of 1979 when David Sutton returned to his hometown of Newport, this time as a dentist. Dr. Sutton opened his practice in August of that year and started to plant his roots back in the community.

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NEWPORT—What began as a brief vehicle pursuit for the Newport Police Department ended abruptly after the male driver jumped from a 25-foot embankment and into the river on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The male was treated at Newport Medical Center and released.

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COCKE COUNTY—Deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General, located on Highway 411, concerning a female subject passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle on Thursday, Sept. 5.

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This is the last column in the three-part series on how to get your child ready and out the door for school while keeping your sanity.

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COCKE COUNTY—County Mayor Crystal Ottinger recently presented a proclamation recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The mayor urges all citizens to work to prevent suicide and to raise awareness and tolerance for all people affected by tragedies of this type.

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NEWPORT—The fundraising efforts to bring an Isaiah 117 House to Cocke County are going extremely well as over $16,000 has been raised in a two month period.

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NEWPORT— A motorcycle accident claimed the lives of two people Friday night on Highway 160, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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DEL RIO—A Newport man sustained a broken leg and other injuries after he reportedly wrecked his ATV on a trail off Cherokee Mountain on Sunday, Sept. 1.

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NEWPORT—Dr. Penny Schwinn, State Education Commissioner, visited Cocke County High and Newport Grammar School Wednesday afternoon.

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A vehicle and foot pursuit led to the arrest of a Newport female on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Patrolman Shane Bower attempted to conduct a traffic stop after observing a vehicle operating on Interstate 40 without taillights.

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NEWPORT—A project to replace waterlines in the Cosby community continues. During their meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, members of the Newport Utilities Board of Directors were briefed on the continued progress of this work by Clint Hammonds, NU Water Works Manager.

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NEWPORT—The Landfill Committee meeting held Monday evening was shifted to a workshop due to the lack of a quorum.

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NEWPORT—Two new faces in the Cocke County School System this year are those of Holly Tungett and Kenny Cody, Site Coordinators for the non-profit Communities in Schools in Tennessee, whose focus is to help chronically absent students overcome obstacles to their school attendance.

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COSBY—Easton Ball, a Cosby High School junior, was among 36 high school students selected to attend the 30th annual High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute in Oak Ridge this summer.

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NEWPORT—As the Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless along with Empower Cocke County conducted their yearly Point-in-time Homeless Count, the final tally saw a slight increase in the total number of persons classified as homeless.

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PARROTTSVILLE—Five chairs sat empty in front of Gary Christian last Saturday night as he addressed a large crowd at Parrottsville Elementary.

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NEWPORT— A Parrottsville man is facing an array of charges following a routine traffic stop on Wednesday, Aug. 21.