Cocke County Newswire

Cocke County Newswire

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  1. 2 Apprehended On Burglary ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Greenville Sun

    Two men wanted in connection with a rash of burglaries in Cocke and Greene counties were taken into custody last week in Cocke County. Mason Kane Sneed, 20, of 4348 Ridge Road, Hartford, and Tyler Franklin Rocchi, 17, were together about 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 12 in a vehicle parked at an Eastport market when spotted by Newport Police Department officer.

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  2. Men Sought As Suspects In String Of BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    A woman sought in a string of burglaries in Cocke County who is also a suspect in some Greene County burglaries surrendered to authorities on Sunday. Rachel Lauren Ingram, 18, of Cocke County, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated burglary and 10 counts of theft over $1,000.

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  3. Greeneville Welcomes 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... instead staying with friends. Another out-of-town group enjoying the festivities was the Jenkins family from Cocke County. They said Newport does not offer a community New Year's Eve celebration, so they decided to come to Greeneville to enjoy the ...

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  4. 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

  5. Hillbilly and Hippie Join Forces for Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... said Faison, who succeeded this year in legalizing the use of cannabis oil to treat epilepsy. Faison is from Cocke County, once the moonshine capital of the world. Up in those hollows these days, patches of weed aren't uncommon. So he's not really ...

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  6. Tennessee man recalls times with San Bernardino Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... East Tennessee. He now owns and operates Great Smoky Jellystone Camp-Resort - a Yogi Bear themed campground in Cocke County. When a husband and wife team opened fire at a county government office party, Landry had already planned a trip back to ...

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  7. Three Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic PlacesRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... as the State Historic Preservation Office, administers the program in Tennessee. Located near Chestnut Hill in Cocke County, the English Mountain Fire Lookout Tower is a 60-foot tall structure built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934. The ...

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  8. 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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  9. After Paris Attacks, Tennessee Conservatives Tweet OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... plug for gun rights in France because, honestly, how could she not? Then there was state Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cocke County, who blamed terrorism on the mixing of cultures. Apparently, he hankers after an all-white, all-Christian society-a lot like ...

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  10. Cocke County hemp farm doesn't see desired yieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cocke County hemp farm doesn't see desired yields Throughout the month of October, farmers begin to harvest their inaugural hemp yields. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1RV5Uw4 The hemp growing season launched this year with great fanfare.

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  11. Host Of Charges Follow Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Greenville Sun

    ... report said. A records check showed Shiflet's driver's license was revoked, with a previous offense in 2011 in Cocke County. After being taken into custody, a blue plastic bag "containing a white crystal-like substance believed to be bath salts" was ...

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  12. cockefiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee bomb and arson investigators are asking anyone who knows about two fires in Cocke County to come forward and contact them as soon as possible. One of the fires was reported on October 28, 2014, at 137 Honey Lane in Del Rio.

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  13. Newport, Cocke County observe 'Pink' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Newport, Cocke County observe 'Pink' event Newport and Cocke County leaders gathered Wednesday to talk about the importance of early detection to combat breast cancer. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1LurM0i Newport and Cocke County leaders gathered Wednesday to talk about the importance of early detection to combat breast cancer.

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  14. Week 6 Players of the Week AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... of the week title. He was 16-23, had 330 yards and five touchdowns in Campbell County's 42-0 victory over Cocke County, but Lay said his teammates were the ones to thank. "The linemen were blocking great. I didn't get touched any last game. The ...

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  15. Tiny Cocke County school up for state's top honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    One tiny Cocke County school is in the running for the state's top honor. Grassy Fork Elementary School is nestled in the mountains of Cocke County, Tiny Cocke County school up for state's top honor One tiny Cocke County school is in the running for the state's top honor.

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  16. the Doyle & Debbie Show Set for Barter Theatre's Stage II TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... "Fat Women in Trailers." Country music legend Doyle Mayfield is a household name in several neighborhoods in Cocke County, Tennessee where he was born and raised. Doyle has loved performing since a young age and in 1979 he finally made his trek to ...

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  17. Several Criminal Trial Dates Changed, ScheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | The Greenville Sun

    The case of one of four defendants charged in connection with the March 2012 shooting deaths of a Cocke County couple was scheduled to begin on Sept. 21. But a new lawyer to defend James Douglas Black must be appointed after an apparent conflict of interest surfaced in the case, court officials said.

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  18. Popcorn Sutton Introduces New Bottle and IdentityRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... Small Batch Recipea takes its name from its creator, Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton, a legendary bootlegger from Cocke County, Tennessee. Using a 100-year-old family recipe passed down through three generations, Popcorn made his "likker" by hand in the ...

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  19. Newport businessman out hundreds of dollars after contractor doesna t deliverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Newport City Police, let them see the invoice and they took steps to charge him with fraud." According to Cocke County Sheriff's Office, Baird was previously charged with failing to pay his motel bill in 2014. A warrant was issued last month, but he ...

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  20. ET hemp farmers plant inaugural cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... plants are popping up on East Tennessee soil, and farmers are working to figure out what comes next. (WBIR - COCKE COUNTY) Some of the first hemp plants are popping up on East Tennessee soil, and farmers are working to figure out what comes next. In ...

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