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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Hurst pursuit and arrest
Bond has been set at $75,000 for a Cocke County man who was the subject of a lengthy pursuit Monday evening by Newport officers. Patrol Officer Shane Bower said he tried to stop Patrick Scott Hurst, Jr., 21, Overlook Way, Newport at 8:30 pm after he was clocked speeding on Morrell Springs Road and was not wearing his seatbelt. Hurst fled onto Golf Course Raod, then to Highway 73, and eventually onto a dead-end road, Murray Branch Road, where he was taken into custody. Patrol Officers William Garber and Brandon Cassidy also were involved in the high speed, 30-minute chase. A search of the vehicle revealed two .22 caliber rifles and ammunition, heroin, 29 grams of methamphetamine, Zolpiderm, suboxone and marijuana. Hurst also was in possession of glass pipes, digital scales and plastic baggies. He now is charged with two counts Possession of a Firearm During The Commission of a Dangerous Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine for Resale, Evading Arrest, Possession of Schedule I, III, IV and VI Controlled Substances, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Traffic Device violation, Speeding, Failure to Exercise Due Care as well as a Seatbelt violation.


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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

    Thursday, November 08, 2018

  • Vehicle thief eludes officers
  • Cocke County home destroyed by fire
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Thanksgiving travel to be heavy
  • Workers comp insurance premiums to drop
  • Workers comp insurance premiums to drop
  • Workers comp insurance premiums to drop

    Wednesday, November 07, 2018

  • Tuesday election results
  • Tuesday election results
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