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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hepatitis C case is resolved.
A man who exposed Newport police officers to Hepatitis C in July of last year, Monday entered a guilty plea in Cocke County Circuit Court. Henry Greg Stroud, 35, Filbert Street, Newport, was arrested in July of last year and was charged with exposing four Newport police officers to Hepatitis C during an arrest. The subject was suicidal and had walked into traffic prompting the officers response. He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and criminal exposure to Hepatitis C, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Judge Ben Hooper ordered Stroud to serve a four year term. The court also arraigned James Brad McGaha, 35, Filbert Street, Newport, who recently was arrested on sealed presentments returned in April by a Cocke County Grand Jury. McGaha is charged with two counts sale and delivery of methamphetamine in a drug free zone (near Newport City Park) as well as another charge of the sale and delivery of methamphetamine outside of a drug free zone.


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Monday, June 18, 2018

  • FSA Committee
  • U Haul fire on I-40
  • Suicide is up in Tennessee
  • Whiskey tarriffs
  • TVA cutting rebates aimed at energy conservation
  • Gas prices are dropping slowly

    Sunday, June 17, 2018

  • Affordable housing rents to increase

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

  • Funds remain to assist in downtown beautification
  • Norwood lawsuit is settled
  • Cryptocurrency scans
  • Tennessee jobless rate remains low
  • Walters State is recognized

    Friday, June 15, 2018

  • School safety evaluation is complete
  • Public Safety hears concerns
  • Centerview Ruritans celebration
  • Cryptocurrency alert
  • Tennessee jobless rate
  • Opiod treatment

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

  • Cosby motorhome fire
  • Domestic violence is down in Tennessee
  • Corker blasts fellow Republicans
  • Complete Tennessee
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