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Friday, November 09, 2018

KCCB electronics recycling
Keep Cocke County Beautiful, executive director Meka Henderson says the November 3, America Recycles Day event held at Lowe’s, was a success. “With around fifty-two households participating, we collected 4,682 pounds of electronics. Ecyclers USA was on hand to help with the collection and disposal of the electronic devices. The firm strives to operate as a zero landfill facility. This company adheres to the strictest data security standards as set forth by the Department of Defense,” Henderson said. “Salvageable items were wiped clean to be refurbished, while others were dismantled into raw materials for recycling.” Along with the electronics collection, KCCB accepted 30 pairs of eyeglasses that have been donated to the local Lion’s Club chapter. Batteries were also collected and given to recyclers. Thirty pounds of clothing and bedding was given to the Newport Animal Shelter to be used for the animals. And about five pounds of plastic bag and film were collected for recycling as well. Says Henderson, “Thank you for keeping these items out of the landfill and for your participation in helping to keep our county a beautiful place to live.”

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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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