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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Newport home fire
Newport investigators are trying to determine the cause of an early morning Sunday fire which heavily damaged a city home. Newport Fire Chief Randy Ragan said firefighters were called to the Doris Hicks home on Eighth Street at 3:48 am. "The initial fire was in a detached garage, and there was a vehicle inside the garage. Both the garage and the vehicle were destroyed, and the fire then spread to the home," the chief said. The flames spread to the exterior of the home and destroyed one of the bedrooms. Because of the heavy damage to the garage, Chief Ragan said Newport Fire Inspector Jeremy Shelton has been unable to determine the cause of the fire. Smoke alarms in the home sounded and allowed the occupants to escape unharmed. The total loss including the 2005 Infinity, is placed at $70,000.


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Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Consolidated Cocke County social services
  • Cocke County home destroyed by fire
  • Haney conviction upheld
  • Deer monitoring
  • Stargazing at Cades Cove
  • Lamotte murder

    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Newport City Council
  • Cocke County Finance Committee
  • Amazon coming to Nashville
  • Lee to review open records

    Monday, November 12, 2018

  • Classical concert
  • Sanderlin/Toby pursuit and arrest
  • Empower planning a tiny home community
  • Allison died of smoke inhalation
  • Byrd charged in Sunday stabbing
  • Commodity distribution
  • Gas prices

    Sunday, November 11, 2018

  • Allison fire death
  • Office on Aging Thanksgiving

    Friday, November 09, 2018

  • Cocke County School Board meets
  • Inmates Warren and Mantooth face charges
  • KCCB electronics recycling
  • After Thanksgiving hikes
  • Small/Johnson indicted federally
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