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Monday, January 07, 2019

Hance pursuit
A Cocke County man is in custody following a pursuit by Newport police Sunday night. Patrol Officer Joshyua Shults said he spotted Steven Floyd Hance, 47, Epley Road, Newport, driving on the Cosby Highway with no headlights. When an attempt was made to stop Hance, he fled at a high rate of speed, swerving from lane to lane and then running through a stop sign on Heritage Boulevard. The subject was pursued onto Morrell Springs Road, then the Golf Course Raod and Better Road, tearing up a lawn before finally stopping on Golf Course Raod. At that point, Hance surrendered to police. The subject was jailed on charges of reckless endangerment, reckless driving, fleeing to evade arrest, driving on a revoked license, violation of the light law and having a stolen license on his black Chevrolet pickup.


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Monday, March 25, 2019

  • Fatal crash investigation continuing
  • Counterfeit currency, meth and heroin seized
  • Flooding assistance requested
  • DCS reviewing its pass policy
  • Search for identity of body continues
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    Saturday, March 23, 2019

  • Herr Arrest
  • Jefferson County guilty pleas
  • Flooding leaves major damage
  • Governor Lee asks for disaster assistance
  • New request for information related to body

    Friday, March 22, 2019

  • Greene crash
  • Jobless rate sets record
  • Rain means lower electric bills
  • Ingle arrest
  • Bankruptcy may impact opioid lawsuits
  • Animal cruelty
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Douglas Lake body update

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

  • Ellison vindicated
  • Grassy Fork Elementary School is honored
  • Gardner sentenced to 12 years
  • TennCare blockgrants
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    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

  • Cocke schools absenteeism
  • New Cave Church Road collision
  • Animals at large
  • Litter charge
  • Douglas arrest
  • Fish advisory
  • Fish advisory
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