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COCKE COUNTY—Last week Rural Medical Services held Well Child Week. The week was dedicated to getting children the vaccines they will need to start school in the fall, and the staff made sure it was a comfortable experience for everyone. To help with this, they had a guest, a seven week old …

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KNOXVILLE—Austin Sexton of Knoxville was presented with Scouting’s high honor of Eagle Scout at the Spring Court of Honor on Monday, April 29, 2019 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Farragut, TN.

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NEWPORT—The Cocke County Economic Development Commission and Partnership board met Thursday evening where they discussed a wide array of topics.

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NASHVILLE—Tennessee’s statewide seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2019 inched up slightly to 3.3 percent after remaining at an all-time historic low for three consecutive months, according to data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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NEWPORT—Members of the Cocke County Legislative Body will convene on Monday evening, June 24, for a special called meeting.

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NEWPORT—Memorial Baptist Church recently hosted Ronda Paulson to hear about her foster care journey and the creation of her non-profit organization the Isaiah 117 House.

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NEWPORT— A Newport man is facing several charges including child abuse and child neglect after police reports say he “shook” a baby following an argument with a female on Tuesday, June 18.

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NEWPORT—Three individuals sustained serious injury Monday afternoon following a single car accident on Interstate 40.

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NEWPORT—The Cocke County Finance Committee met Tuesday evening where they continued to comb through the proposed county budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

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NEWPORT—The highways and byways in Cocke County teemed with hundreds of street rods, hot rods, classic cars, and other collector cars from across the Southeast this past weekend when the Hard Times Street Rod Club hosted their 36th annual Moonshine Rod Run.

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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.