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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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Thursday, August 17, 2017

  • Former jailers arrested
  • Commodity distribution next week
  • Black bear caution
  • East Tennessee has retirement affordability
  • Park officials continue their search for teen
  • Tree cutting to slow traffic in Gatlinburg

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • Cocke Grand Jury
  • Fletcher Ervin obit
  • Agribusiness grants
  • Dolly to record children's CD
  • Cocke County energy grant

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • Tax freeze for seniors
  • KOA Lane fire
  • Lee touts vouchers
  • Seniors and opiods
  • Comments on Sunday officer involved shooting

    Monday, August 14, 2017

  • Shooting Update
  • Cocke County officer involved shooting fatality
  • McMahan charges are pending
  • Clevenger injured in Saturday incident
  • Morris arrested on drug charges
  • Help to protect the Golden-Winged Warbler
  • Gas prices expected top drop

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • Smokies offers new education initiative
  • Roe recuperating following surgery
  • New truancy guidelines
  • Munsey sentenced
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