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Friday, March 22, 2019

Douglas Lake body update
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to request the public’s assistance in identifying a body discovered on Douglas Lake in Dandridge on March 10. A nearby resident found the remains in a bag on the shore of the lake. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Coffey said the victim appeared to be that of an adult male, and the death is being treated as a homicide with assistance from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The victim was wearing a Walking Dead tee shirt and blue jeans at the time of the recovery. "We did recover the name “Gerald” from the clothing and there were no visible tatoos,” added the sheriff. We ask if anyone has any information to please call the Sheriff’s Office 865-397-9411 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI FIND The sheriff has released several photos of identifying aspects of the victim, including the shirt, belt with a flying eagle and belt buckle with a horse head.


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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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