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  1. Waynesville man dies in trucking accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... family and community in a state of shock. Around 3 p.m. Monday, Button was hauling a load of logs on Highway 73 near Newport, Tennessee, during the rainstorm that passed through the area when his truck began to slide on the wet road. He was ...

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  2. Commercial BancGroup Outbids Rival for National Bank of Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | American Banker

    Commercial BancGroup in Harrogate, Tenn., has agreed to buy NBN Corp. in Newport, Tenn., outbidding a rival in a bankruptcy court auction. Bank consolidation is gaining traction in several Midwestern states, including Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin.

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  3. Commercial Bank strengthens position as a top 10 community bankRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    HARROGATE, Tenn. - Commercial BancGroup, Inc., holding company of Commercial Bank based in Harrogate, Tennessee has announced the acquisition of National Bank of Tennessee, headquartered in Newport, through bankruptcy proceedings held Jan. 19 Terry Lee, CEO of Commercial Bank said about the acquisition, "We are excited to add National Bank of Tennessee to our Commercial Bank family.

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  4. Former Jefferson County employee charged with embezzling over $11,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A former employee of the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Office is charged with stealing more than $11,000 from the office. Rhonda Michelle Reece, 37, of Newport, is charged with theft over $10,000, theft over $1,000, and four counts of official misconduct.

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  5. Site Of Double-Homicide Headed For DemolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Greenville Sun

    ... $18,000 in liens are already held against the property by Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Takoma Regional Hospital, a Newport real estate agent and for delinquent city and county taxes. The property, owned by Karl Boutin, Robert Boutin and Bonnie ...

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  6. Crime 26 mins ago 12:35 a.m.Family of missing Cocke Co. woman grows desperate for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lora Costner was last seen on January 7th. She disappeared while on her way to pick her son up from school. (WBIR - NEWPORT, Tenn.) A missing Cocke Co. woman has not been heard from for more than a week, and now her family is growing more desperate ...

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  7. Family of missing Cocke County woman pleads for safe returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The family of a missing Cocke County woman is pleading for her safe return home. Lora Hale Costner, 42, was reported missing by her family on January 7. Family members of Costner urged dozens of people at a vigil Friday in Newport to come forward if they had any information about her disappearance.

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  8. Amy Louise Reese Stanfield RainesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Walker County Messenger

    ... 2007; four sons, Reese Stanfield, Rome, Evan Stanfield, Ft. Riley, KS, Charlie Stanfield, Rome, and Scottie Raines, Newport, TN; her mother, Eleanor Reese, Rome; a sister, Susan Reese Scavone and her husband, Tony, Addison, IL; Scott's parents, ...

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  9. Bayonne gun manufacturer donates rifles to help 2-year-old boy diagnosed with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    When Jay Findley found out that his 2-year-old nephew Kellen was diagnosed in September with a rare form of cancer that would require 42 cancer treatments, he reached out to others for help. Being a fan of Bayonne-based gun manufacturer Henry Repeating Arms, the Newport, Tenn.

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  10. Bayonne gun manufacturer donates rifles to help 2-year-old boy diagnosed with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | NJ.com

    BAYONNE -- When Jay Findley found out that his 2-year-old nephew Kellen was diagnosed in September with a rare form of cancer that would require 42 cancer treatments, he reached out to others for help. Being a fan of Bayonne-based gun manufacturer Henry Repeating Arms, the Newport, Tennessee man contacted its president, Anthony Imperato, to see if the company could do anything to help.

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  11. Original KTN Documentary: 'Just Another Racer: The Randy Bethea Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Kingsport Times

    ... in the history of NASCAR to compete in the top tier division, now known as Sprint Cup. Throughout the 1970s Newport, TN racer Randy Bethea was a regular competitor in NASCAR's second tier series now known as the Nationwide Series. In 1975 he made ...

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  12. Flood watch issued for Pigeon RiverRead Story WBIRRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... River rose Tuesday above flood stage, and minor flooding was reported. It was expected to crest Tuesday night. (NEWPORT, Tenn.) The rising Pigeon River is causing minor flooding in Newport, prompting a flood watch alert until Wednesday morning. By 4 ...

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  13. Eulalah J. "Juanita" MackieRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Cumberland County. Eulalah J. "Juanita" Mackie was born March 6, 1944, in Newport, Tenn., to the late Victor and Lizzie (Mathis) Bradley. Her family includes two sons, Steve and Paul Mackie; three daughters, ...

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  14. John H. WeemesRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... he served as general manager of Emerson Electric Company of St. Louis, Mo., managing industrial operations in Newport, Tenn., Menominee, Mi. and Murphy, N.C., and he and his staff were given for a second time, the Sears' award for product excellence ...

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  15. Suspected Greeneville Drug Dealer Charged In Cocke County AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Greenville Sun

    An alleged drug dealer from Greeneville was arrested Tuesday in Newport and charged with multiple drug offenses and aggravated assault by the Newport Police Department. Officers were initially dispatched to a fight call in progress at Motel 6, located on Heritage Boulevard, Capt. 6 comments

  16. Vehicle Reported Stolen In Greeneville Allegedly Found At Cocke County 'Chop Shop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Greenville Sun

    A Newport man was charged Tuesday by the Cocke County Sheriff's Department with the theft of a car from a Greeneville business. Timmy Marvin Seay, 42, of Robert E. Lee Drive, was charged with theft of property valued over $10,000 and violations of the state chop shop statute, Sheriff Armando Fontes said in a news release.

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  17. Madden eominates at Cleveland for Gobbler victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... GA 3. Randy Weaver Crossville, TN 4. Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS 5. Mike Marlar Winfield, TN 6. Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 7. Billy Ogle, Jr. Knoxville, TN 8. Riley Hickman Cleveland, TN 9. Derek Ellis Chatsworth, GA 10. Jason Hiett Oxford, AL 11. ...

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  18. 2 die in Saturday interstate accidentsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... while McBee and a passenger in the front seat were trapped inside. Both passengers, 25-year-old Ricky Trouten of Newport and 33-year-old Regina Collins of Gatlinburg, were said to have survived with injuries. The exact conditions of the passengers ...

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  19. Madden wins Turkey Throwdown at Boyd's SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... for the 27th annual Gobbler 50. 1. Chris Madden Gray Court, SC 2. Dale McDowell Chickamauga, GA 3. Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 4. Jason Hiett Oxford, AL 5. Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA 6. Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS 7. Jason Croft Woodstock, GA 8. Billy ...

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  20. Hamblen County investigators believe church burglaries relatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Hamblen County investigators believe this break-in is related to two that happened at churches in White Pine and Newport. "Beef up your security if you can get a deadbolt lock. Anything that you can do to make your area more secure," McCann said. ...

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