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Monday, June 10, 2019

Douglas Lake drowning
The body of a 50-year-old Asheville man was recovered Saturday morning from Douglas Lake in Jefferson County. Crews worked to recover the drowning victim Friday afternoon and evening, but worsening weather conditions called for a search suspension late Friday night. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Coffey said the drowning occurred at 12:30 p.m. near the Nina access area. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said 50-year-old Daryl Lee Smart of Asheville was swimming with his girlfriend off their pontoon boat, when a breeze drifted the boat away from them. Smart jumped into the water urging his dog to jump into the water as well when he went under and did not resurface. Officials say Smart's body resurfaced around 7:20 am Saturday as crews were launching boats to continue their search.


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Monday, June 24, 2019

  • NU power outage
  • Judge Duane Slone honored
  • Opioid deaths decrease in Tennessee
  • Congress blocks Saudi arms sales
  • Baby milk formula is recalled
  • Newport Street Department

    Sunday, June 23, 2019

  • Housing starts in Tennessee
  • Retirement costs
  • Suicide increases in Tennessee

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  • Roe representative to be in Newport

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

  • McCord visits Newport
  • Alexander sponsors legislation to reduce out of pocket medical costs
  • Messer arrest
  • Special session of CLB

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Cocke County budget discussions continue
  • Phillips charged in double murder
  • ETSU tuition to increase
  • Small business job growth
  • Library is closed
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