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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jimtown fire
Cocke County firefighters, assisted by volunteers with the Parrottsville Volunteer Fire Department responded Sunday evening to a home fire on Jimtown Road, outside of Newport. The blaze was initially reported at 6:30 pm, and is believed to have started from an extension cord leading from the home to a nearby camper. The single-story frame home was owned and occupied by Cora Nichols, who escaped the burning dwelling without injury. Firefighter Cody Strom said the blaze was fought from the interior and exterior, but both the home and camper were destroyed. Firefighters returned to the scene at 4 am Monday when the fire rekindled. The loss in the blaze is estimated at $75,000.


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Friday, April 26, 2019

  • Newport Planning Commission
  • Cocke County Planning Commission
  • Unfounded Jefferson school threat
  • House members "bribed" for votes
  • March jobless numbers
  • Senate voucher bill
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cruise Against Cancer
  • Drug take back

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • Martin sentence
  • Jefferson County pipe bomb
  • Wilson indictment
  • Jenkins arrest
  • Hooper portrait unveiling
  • Cocke County art contest winners

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • House approves voucher bill
  • Newport City Council special meeting
  • Newport Utilities
  • Drug take-back

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • Six injured in crash
  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Cocke County grand jury
  • Legislative action

    Monday, April 22, 2019

  • Cocke County flooding
  • Tennessee jobs
  • NFL draft coming to Nashville
  • Earth Day
  • Sturgein release
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