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Friday, August 09, 2019

Real IDs to be offered in Cocke County
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security recently began issuing Real ID driver license and identification cards. Cocke County Court Clerk Jan Brockwell said he office will begin issuing Real IDs on September 3. Under the REAL ID Act minimum security standards are enacted for license issuance and production and, prohibits Federal agencies from accepting driver licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the minimum standards. Beginning October 1, 2020, all persons must have a REAL ID license for accessing Federal buildings, entering nuclear facilities, and boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft. Federal law requires that the first application for a Real ID credential be made in person at one of the 44 driver services centers. Customers must have a valid license and the proof of the following documents when applying for a Real ID: Proof to establish citizenship or legal presence, Proof of your full Social Security Number and Two proofs of Tennessee Residency. The department is asking citizens to visit a driver services center to obtain a Real ID credential in advance of October 1, 2020. Tennesseans are not required to get a Real ID, and a passport will allow you to fly domestically.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

  • Jefferson County fatality
  • Cocke County pursuit
  • Weisend assault

    Friday, August 16, 2019

  • Governors Rural Opportunity Summit
  • Motorcycle crash
  • Cocke County fire and marijuana
  • Jobless numbers in July
  • West is executed

    Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • Carver's Apple House damaged
  • Cocke County Grand Jury
  • Inmates charged
  • Governor's Rural Opportunities Summit
  • Endangered Species Act

    Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  • Newport City Council
  • Cocke County Finance Committee

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019

  • Williams injury
  • Large barn/apartment destroyed by fire
  • Tennessee tourism continues to grow
  • Gas prices continue to drop
  • Hembree incident
  • Abortion bill

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