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Friday, February 17, 2017

Bill Lewis death
A former Alderman on the Newport City Council died Thursday at his home following a lingering illness. William “Bill” Lewis, 82, was serving on the Newport Utilities Board of Directors at the time of his death. Lewis was seated in a chair in his Third Street, Newport home, when he was found by his wife Jackie at about 10a.m. He was unconscious and not breathing when Newport Patrol Officer Paul Weber arrived on the scene. First Call EMS personnel determined Lewis had no pulse when they arrived on the scene. Officers were told that Lewis had a number of health issues, and had a doctor's appointment for Thursday morning. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.


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Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Cocke County fires
  • Authorities search for man wearing a hoodie
  • Mullins charged
  • Bush Bean recall
  • Boyd to run across Tennessee
  • Gas prices to rise in the short term.

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • Fire/Rescue to get new building
  • Jefferson County eligible for FEMA aid
  • Effort to increase physical activity in Cocke County
  • Dunn to prosecute Sheriff Watson
  • Jefferson County motor home fire
  • FAFSA applications are up
  • Overbey to be US Attorney for East Tennessee
  • Senator Lamar Alexander votes for farm and research programs

    Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Partnership and EDC meeting
  • Revised healthcare law
  • Tennessee governors race
  • Lawsuit filed in Ferris wheel accident

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

  • Lane sentencing
  • Assistance available to local farmers
  • ThreeStar award for Cocke County
  • Senate healthcare bill
  • Hot, Hot temperatures are predicted

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • Cocke County budget discussions
  • Parrottsville fire
  • Financial literacy for Tennessee adults
  • Benanti receives lengthy sentence
  • Dunn/Ray arrest
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