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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

No boating fatalities over July 4 holiday
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports there were no boating-related fatalities over the July 4th. holiday. More than 10,700 boats were inspected during the five days, and officers made 20 Boating Under the Influence arrests. Officers issued 353 citations, and 303 warnings. They also assisted 483 boaters. There were five accidents that were investigated with four injuries, two of which were Ocoee River whitewater incidents. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend BUI awareness and enforcement campaign directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities on the water. The July 4 holiday is considered the peak of boating season.


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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

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

  • Newport camper fire
  • Cocke and Newport schools closed for solar eclipse
  • Newport man is victim of hit and run
  • Medical helicopter costs
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