Friday, April 26, 2019

Household hazardous waste
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Cocke County on Saturday, April 27. Residents are encouraged to bring household hazardous waste - including cleaning fluids, pesticides, batteries and more to Lowe's on Epley Rd., Newport, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The local contact is Meka Henderson of Keep Cocke County Beautiful at (423) 623-1050. Since the program's inception in 1993, 350,000 Tennessee households have properly disposed of more than 22 million pounds of material. Items not accepted include ammunition, explosives, and alkaline batteries. When transporting materials to the site, place containers in sturdy boxes lined with newspaper to prevent spills and be sure to keep materials away from children and pets.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • White Pine fire injures five
  • Charity Fine funeral arrangements
  • Steiner injured in freak accident
  • "Prison party" photos
  • Legal marijuana

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • NU electric rates to increase
  • Snow is in the forecast
  • Lakins arrest
  • Proffitt arrest
  • Lakeway area volunteers are honored
  • Rural Tennessee business is growing faster than its cities
  • The search continues for Evelyn Boswell

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • Sparks pursuit
  • Kathy Holt is sentenced
  • Sparks pursuit
  • Bledsoe shooting
  • Partnership offers business advice
  • Celebrating our Success
  • Local Tennova rankings
  • Last day of Early Voting

    Monday, February 24, 2020

  • Boswell search continues
  • Weekend drug arrests
  • Cocke voting
  • Volunteer Fire Department grants
  • State Recreation Grants

    Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Human Services new program
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  • Medic needs blood
  • Lowe's theft
  • DFA to acquire Dean Food
  • Commodity distribution