Cocke County Newswire

Cocke County Newswire

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

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  1. Bats Bounce Back? TWRA makes exciting discovery Read Story Michael CroweRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Nearly 130 feet into the earth, the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency made an exciting discovery this week. Biologists from the agency rappelled into the Rattlin' Pit cave in Cocke County.

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  2. TWRA finds more than 85,000 Gray bats in Cocke County caveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Around 85,955 hibernating Gray bats were found with four Tri-colored bats and two Big Brown bats. The cave is considered a Tier 1 priority Gray bat hibernaculum due to the amount of bats found.

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  3. Judge Denies Black Motion For New TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Greenville Sun

    ... to receive a new trial, the decision will have to come from the state Court of Criminal Appeals. Black, 54, of Cocke County, was convicted last month by a Greene County Criminal Court jury of six counts of first-degree murder in connection with the ...

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  4. Four Indicted in Joint Cocke County Drug InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Times

    A joint investigation between Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cocke County Sheriff's Office resulted in four indictments in connection with a cocaine trafficking operation. Miguel Perez, 36; Gilberto Cortes, 40; Samantha Faye Hill, 31; and Tony Velasques, 39, were arrested Feb. 15 and booked into Cocke County Jail.

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  5. Crime 4 hour ago 2:57 p.m.Four charged with cocaine trafficking in Cocke & Jefferson CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... nspiracy to Distribute more than 300 Grams of Cocaine. The arrests came after a joint investigation by TBI, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department, and DEA agents that began in June 2015.

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  6. 4 charged in Cocke County cocaine trafficking investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Four people were indicted in connection with a cocaine trafficking operation after a joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Cocke County Sheriff's Office and Drug Enforcement Administration. On Wednesday, a Cocke County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Miguel Perez, 36, Gilberto Cortes, 40, Samantha Faye Hill, 31, and Tony Velasques,39, with the sale, distribution and delivery of cocaine.

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  7. Condition Of Woman In Officer-Involved Shooting ImprovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Greenville Sun

    Cocke County sheriff 's deputies involved in a shooting incident on Sunday night have been placed on administrative leave pending an internal overview of the incident. Meanwhile, the condition of the woman shot during an encounter with deputies, 28-year-old Chelsea E. Dunbar, formerly of Chuckey, was upgraded to stable condition.

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  8. Grainger basketball splits games at GreenevilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Grainger Today

    ... tie breaker. The Grainger basketball teams will close out their regular season home schedule when they take on Cocke County in their senior night games, Thursday, and complete their regular

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  9. Chase begins in Smokies, ends with driver being shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Daily Times

    A high-speed chase that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Sunday evening ended with shots fired after a female driver struck a Cocke County deputy with her vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident at the request of 4th Judicial District Attorney General James Dunn, according to a news release.

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  10. Chase begins in Smokies Park, ends with driver being shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Daily Times

    A high-speed chase that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Sunday evening ended with shots fired after a female driver struck a Cocke County deputy with her vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident at the request of 4th Judicial District Attorney General James Dunn, according to a news release.

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  11. 2 injured, TBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... and officers from the Gatlinburg Police Department chased the driver on Highway 321 until the suspect reached Cocke County. Cocke County deputies chased the suspect on Highway 32 in Cosby. The report says the suspect went to Smoky Mountain ...

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  12. TBI agents investigating officer-involved shooting Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... process. The ranger and Gatlinburg police officers pursued the vehicle on Highway 321, until the driver reached Cocke County. The pursuit continued onto Highway 32 in Cosby, where the driver turned into Smoky Mountain Middle School. Cocke County ...

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  13. 5 finalists named for Knox County Schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... other positions with the association. He was also an assistant principal and later principal at Cosby School in Cocke County, after having served as a county-wide literacy coordinator. Lynch is the current superintendent of Hamblen County Schools. ...

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  14. Cocke County man questions traffic stop by unmarked sheriffa s deputyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A traffic stop in Cocke County turned into an arrest last week, but on Thursday the driver in the incident told his side of the story. Robert Livingston says his rights were violated because the deputy who pulled him over was in an unmarked car and was not in uniform.

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  15. TBI, Cocke Co. Sheriff investigating 12-year-old's death Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Cocke County Sheriff's Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday night. According to Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes, a shooting occurred at the child's home in the Centerview community while his parents were in bed.

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  16. Moonshiners talk about getting around the law with TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... still is illegal. You may have seen the hit show Moonshiners on the Discovery Channel. It features two men in Cocke County, Tennessee who turned their outlaw ways into a celebrity status. You might recognize the faces of Mark Ramsey and and his ...

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  17. Man arrested in Greeneville shoplifting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    When the officer arrived he found the suspect, Michael Hadley, in the parking lot of Advanced Auto. He learned Hadley had an outstanding warrant in Cocke County and placed him under arrest.

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  18. Cocke County family mourns soldier recently killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Family is mourning the loss of a Cocke County soldier who was recently killed. Few details have been released, but Sgt.

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  19. East Tennessee schools preparing for snow days in 2017 Read Story Becca HabeggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... when you shouldn't have, but you most definitely want to be safe and take care of the students," he said. In Cocke County, director of schools Manney Moore told 10News his district has expanded the number of available snow days from 6 in recent ...

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  20. Inmates who escaped behind toilet now back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | USA Today

    David Wayne Frazier was caught in Forsyth County, Georgia two days after escaping from jail in Cocke County, Tennessee. He and five other inmates broke out by removing a toilet and crawling through a hole in the jail wall.

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