Thursday, May 09, 2019

Rankin Bridge to close for repairs
The Cocke County bridge connecting Industrial Road and Holt Town Road(aka Rankin Bridge) over the French Broad River, will be closed beginning at 7:00 am on Monday, May 13, and will remain closed until further notice. Cocke County Superintendent of Roads Dwayne "Bullet" McCallister announced Wednesday that the bridge will be closed for repairs. Local traffic will be detoured onto Bybee Road and Rankin Hill Road. Larger vehicles and commercial vehicles should seek alternate routes using State Highways 160 and 25-E. For more information, contact the Cocke County Highway Department at (423) 623-5102.


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Thursday, June 04, 2020

  • Catons Grove shooting
  • Cades Cove Loop is restricted
  • Jobless claims
  • Vote by mail
  • Black Tennessee lawmakers call for addresing racial issues
  • Medic needs blood
  • Black lawmakers call for respect for everyone
  • Planning Commission to hold public hearing
  • Cades Cove to be closed to vehicles on Wednesdays
  • State parks for community service hours
  • Majors dead at 85

    Wednesday, June 03, 2020

  • Mantooth Butcher shop fire
  • Cocke County early voting moves
  • Financial Stimulus Accountability Group
  • RNC national convention may come to Tennessee
  • Beth Freeman has died
  • Livestock scam

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

  • Evans is terminated
  • Cocke Countians rally for Floyd
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • Gasoline prices move up
  • Stonefly is coming for Rhythm on the River

    Monday, June 01, 2020

  • Cocke County crash
  • Tennessee protests against racism
  • UT Athletics statement
  • Alexander on WHO
  • Teen cyclist dies in Smokies

    Sunday, May 31, 2020

  • Cruise Against Cancer