Monday, January 27, 2020

Voter registration deadline
The voter registration deadline is only days away for the Presidential Preference Primary on Super Tuesday. The Cocke County Election Commission is urging residents to make sure they are registered by the deadline of Monday, February 3, in order to be eligible to vote in the March 3rd election. Josh Blanchard, Cocke County Administrator of Elections says residents may register to vote online at, or register in-person at the election commission office by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3. The Cocke County Election Commission office is located in the Courthouse Annex, Room 130, at 360 E. Main Street in Newport. Weekday office hours are 8:00 am 4:00 pm. Residents must have a record with the Tennessee Department of Safety in order to use the Tennessee Online Voter Registration system. New residents or those who have yet to get a Tennessee Driver License will have to register by paper form or in-person. Voter registration forms submitted by US Mail must be postmarked by February 3. Voter registration does not automatically transfer from county to county. For more information about voter registration, or to see if you are registered, call the election commission office at 623-2042 or use the voter lookup tool at

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

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

    Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Super Fun Zone coming to Gatlinburg
  • Medic needs blood
  • Nicky Sutton electrocuted
  • ERA controversy
  • Tennessee has an "effective government"
  • TWRA promotes Hammonds
  • Ginseng bust
  • Holt indicted

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Douglas Cherokee commodity distribution
  • Cocke County wheel tax debate
  • Mullins arrangements
  • Sutton execution is still planned

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Fontes on Mullins
  • Cocke County CLB
  • Catherine Drive fire

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Mullins killed in officer related shooting in Greeneville
  • Birchfield injured in ATV crash
  • Blackburn and healthcare
  • Higher education means higher income
  • O'Dell is charged