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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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Friday, May 26, 2017

  • Don Boley dead at 86 (updated)
  • Newport Utilities to hold public hearing on fiber-optic Broadband
  • Jobless numbers
  • Turner arrest and fire

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • Foland injured by falling tree
  • Karl Dean campaigns in Newport
  • TVA cutbacks
  • Memorial Day holiday travel
  • Summer jobs

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

  • Tornado watch
  • Whitten charged
  • Run for the Wall
  • Newport Planning Commission
  • Organ donation

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

  • Rescue Squad Week
  • Memorial Day boating
  • AHCA is being considered by the US Senate
  • Border Adjustment Tax
  • Commodity distribution

    Monday, May 22, 2017

  • Marrero injured in zip-line tower fall
  • Haney sentenced to six years
  • AHCA being considered by US Senate
  • Girl bitten by groundhog
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