NEWPORT—A collaborative effort on the part of three area artists, a community spirited businesswoman, and a remarkable teenager has resulted in a beautiful calendar for 2020.
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 …
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
NEWPORT—Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jeff McCord will hold a town hall meeting on workforce development Wednesday, June 19, at Newport City Hall.
NEWPORT—Cocke County Director of Schools Manney Moore was named the 2020 Superintendent of the Year in the First District by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS).
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.
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.
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.
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…
COSBY—The Cocke County Partnership’s Department of Tourist Development is pleased to announce the popular “Celebrating Cosby” will be presented again this year.
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.
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…
NEWPORT—In a press release issued Wednesday morning, Newport Utilities says its outages of its NUConnect Broadband internet service last week originated with a service delivery partner.
KNOXVILLE—Cocke County Historian Edward R. Walker, III received the prestigious Ramsey Award for Lifetime Achievement recently at the annual meeting of the East Tennessee Historical Society in Knoxville.
NEWPORT—A Newport man is facing several charges including driving under the influence after police reports say he was found urinating in the Burger King drive-thru on Friday, May 31.
NEWPORT—Cocke County Republicans heard updates from state and federal officials in a town hall meeting held Thursday night in the Cocke County Courthouse.
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…
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.
NEWPORT—Newport attorney Roy T. Campbell, Jr. died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Dandridge following a lengthy period of declining health. He was 91.