Cocke County Newswire

Cocke County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cocke County, TN.

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  1. Super 2-lane built before Greene Co. Hwy 321 planned 4-laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WCYB

    The fight to keep a new "super two-lane" from connecting Greene County with Cocke County has now gone to Nashville. For years, TDOT has been planning to make Highway 321 a four-lane.


  2. Morristown mother charged with DUI after baby ejected from vehicle in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Cocke County Grand Jury indicted Brittany Rankin, 19, on vehicular assault, DUI, reckless endangerment, driving without a license and on lack of child restraint. In an interview with WATE 6 On Your Side in June, Rankin said April 11, 2016 was the worst days of her life.


  3. Jimmy DunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Lebanon Democrat

    FRANKLIN District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn, of Cocke County, was elected president of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference at its annual meeting. He previously served on the conference's executive committee for several years.


  4. Features 47 mins ago 8:11 p.m.Native Plant Rescue SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Joy Grissom said. Joy Grissom and Gerry Moll lead volunteers in plant rescue missions, like one last weekend in Cocke County. Those folks were from the Birdhouse Community Center . Joy and Gerry have always appreciated plants in East Tennessee. ...


  5. File Photo - Douglas LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says a man's body was recovered Thursday from the Indian Creek area of Douglas Lake. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and Cocke County Sheriff's Office are also investigating.


  6. Body of missing man recovered at Douglas Lake Read Story Luke SlabaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... afternoon. The TWRA is investigating the incident with help from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Cocke County Sheriff's Department.


  7. Search Continues For Missing Douglas Lake Boater Who Jumped In To Aid ChildrenRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 |

    ... attempt to help him but unfortunately he went under and never resurfaced. Rescue squads from Jefferson County, Cocke County, Blount County, Sevier County, Union County, Grainger County, Morristown, Greeneville, Bean Station, as well as the Jefferson ...


  8. Gatlinburg police search for missing woman with Alzheimera sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Sylvia Ringstrom, 73, was last seen on Glades Road in Gatlinburg and she turned left on Highway 321 towards Pittman Center and Cocke County. She is 5-feet-8 and weighs 125 pounds.


  9. us-nitrogenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... could be especially harmful to surrounding communities. Bible said, "People on the Nolichucky River on the Cocke County side all have wells over there, there is no public water service to them and their groundwater has a good chance of being ...


  10. THP: Two dead in head-on crash in Cocke County Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Chassidy Kimbrough, 35, of New Market and Andrew Jackson Chandler Jr., 65, of Hot Springs, N.C. were killed in the crash on U.S. Highway 25/70 around 12:46 p.m. Tuesday. A Tennessee Highway Patrol report said the car Kimbrough was driving was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 25/70.


  11. Baby happy, healthy 2 months after being thrown from Cocke County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Nearly two months ago a car crash on I-40 in Cocke County turned into every parent's worst nightmare. A baby, just two months old, was throw The U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilot killed in a crash Thursday in Middle Tennessee was a decorated and experienced Marine pilot who had been fly NEWPORT - Nearly two months ago a car crash on I-40 in Cocke County turned into every parent's worst nightmare.


  12. Driver Charged With DUI Following 1-Vehicle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Andy Lee Shiflet, 24, of Bybee in Cocke County, was charged early this morning by sheriff's deputies with driving under the influence and driving on a revoked or suspended license. Deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 3400 block of Whitehouse Road.


  13. Missing North Dakota inmate arrested in Cocke County Read Story The Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A man who walked away from North Dakota's Missouri River Correctional Center nearly a month ago has been arrested in Tennessee. Leroy Hollman went missing from the unfenced, minimum-security Bismarck lockup on May 2. The Bismarck Tribune reports that he was arrested Monday in Newport, Tennessee, where he has family.


  14. Families take added precautions on East Tennessee lakes after drowningsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    After a teenager drowned in Cocke County and another person possibly drowned in Vonore, families say they are taking precautions now and for the rest of the summer swimming season. Rescue crews were sent to a quarry in Cocke County on Saturday afternoon, but it was too late to help.,Tthey recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who they say could not swim.


  15. Obituaries, May 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 |

    Mrs. Verlie "Sue" M. Poole, 87, died May 24, 2016 with family by her side. She was born in Cocke County, TN and moved to Durham, NC in 1944.


  16. Military 30 mins ago 8:36 p.m.Service & Sacrifice:' 'Vol Army' TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... military service Mr. Mathis had a career as a high school math teacher and now serves as the elected trustee in Cocke County. "They're going to do great things, whether it's in uniform or not, they're going to be a great addition to our country," ...


  17. Child car seat safety event planned in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Cocke County Sheriff's Office and Primary Care Center of Newport are hosting a car seat safety event on Saturday to help parents make sure their car seats and booster seats are adequate and installed properly. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Newport Medical Center.


  18. Cocke County elementary school launches food pantry for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    An East Tennessee school is working with Second Harvest Food Bank to make sure students are cared for inside and outside of the classroom. Grassy Fork Elementary in Cocke County will be the first in East Tennesse to open a food pantry right on campus.


  19. About-Town 4 mins ago 5:39 a.m.10 About Town 5/12-5/15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... open on weekends until the week of May 22. The Newport Kiwanis Club Ramp Festival is Friday and Saturday at the Cocke County Fairgrounds. It lasts from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $5. Ijams Nature Center ...


  20. News 52 mins ago 6:01 a.m.What you need to know ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... abduction of two children on North Highway 340 in the Parrottsville area between 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. The Cocke County Sheiff's Office released this photo of a Dodge van used in an attempted child abduction in the Parrottsville area. KNOXVILLE, TN - ...