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Monday, May 15, 2017

Smith death
Newport authorities are investigating the Friday death of a Cocke County woman who was taken to the Newport Medical Center by an unidentified male. Patrol Officer Joshua Bigus said Tanya Renea Smith, 52, Starlight Drive, Newport, was dropped off at 4:53 am by a maqn who was driving a black car. Ms. Smith was unresponsive when she arrived, and medical staff began working on her, however the officer says she could not be revived. Investigators say she was dead on arrival. Newport Detective Captain Scott Lamb is heading up the investigation into the death.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

  • Dowell arrest
  • Dollywood is open

    Friday, March 16, 2018

  • Jobless numbers
  • Chestnut tree giveaway
  • TVA campgrounds are open
  • Executions delayed
  • Early voting coming up

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

  • Cocke County High "Walk-In"
  • Work for TennCare
  • Tennessee tax burden
  • Food for Peace program revanp
  • Great American Cleanup events

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • Chuck Mason arrest
  • Cate case
  • Newport contributes to the Friends animal shelter
  • Broadway infrastructure project
  • O'Brien tools are missing

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • SRO discussions
  • Medical marijuana on CLB agenda
  • Pending legislation to hold down healthcare costs
  • Goodwin being sought on AWOL charges
  • Fraud alert

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