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  1. Whitewater rafting rolls in tourists to Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Whitewater rafting rolls in tourists to Cocke County Warm weather brings adventure and adrenaline to the Pigeon River where whitewater rafting is driving the county's economy. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1HrqcWL "They really just enjoy the wild, wet ride getting out there getting splashed and just having a good time in nature," said John Ortt with Nantahala Outdoor Center.

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  2. East Tennessee's Endangered 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... repair the house and define how it will become part of the park experience. 2. The Tanner School in Newport (Cocke County) was built in 1924 with financial support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Rosenwald helped fund hundreds of schools across the ...

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  3. Parrottsville Mayor charged with domestic assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Douglas Daniel was arrested without incident at 12:30 a.m. early Sunday morning by the Cocke County Sheriff's Department. Daniel was charged with domestic assault relating to an incident at 144 South highway 340 in Parrottsville.

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  4. Greene & Cocke County residents protest pipelines in the Nolichucky RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... protests from a lot of people. They tell WATE, the fight isn't over. Over 50 people who live in Greene and Cocke County showed up saying the river has always been a beautiful sight but they're worried it won't be for long. "People around here are ...

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  5. Preservationists release list of endangered propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... permanent white settlers in that area, as part of a Revolutionary War land-grant. The Tanner School in Newport (Cocke County) was built in 1924 with financial support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Rosenwald helped fund hundreds of African American ...

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  6. Va. Robotics Team Resilient After Award-Winning Robot StolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | NBC Washington

    ... are investigating, but the team has been warned not to get their hopes up. The vehicle was tracked to rural Cocke County, Tennessee, about an hour east of the city; Knoxville police said the county is well known for chop shops that cut stolen cars ...

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  7. Right lane blocked after semi overturns on I-40 in Cocke Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Crews reopened all but the right lane of Intestate 40 in Cocke County after a tractor trailer overturned early Friday morning. Right lane blocked after semi overturns on I-40 in Cocke Co.

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  8. Cumberland, Monroe counties granted waivers for 3 snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... school days to contribute toward that effort. Anderson and Claiborne counties are still awaiting an answer. Cocke County Schools have not yet decided if they are applying for a waiver. Previous story: State of Tenn. to allow school systems to apply ...

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  9. Two pedestrians hit trying to cross I-40 in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County. Dispatchers told 10News the crash happened at mile marker 447 Two pedestrians hit trying to cross I-40 in Cocke County A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County.

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  10. I-40 back open after crash near TN/NC borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County. Dispatchers told 10News the crash happened at mile marker 447 I-40 back open after crash near TN/NC border A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County.

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  11. Ocoee & Pigeon Rivers are best in U.S. for whitewater raftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    If you are looking for whitewater adventure, East Tennessee is apparently the place to be! The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, Ocoee & Pigeon Rivers are best in U.S. for whitewater rafting If you are looking for whitewater adventure, East Tennessee is apparently the place to be! The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1AKeYc1 The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, near Chattanooga, as the most popular whitewater rafting river in the country. The Pigeon River, in Cocke County near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranked number three.

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  12. TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle. A Cocke County grand jury TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's department A former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle. 1 comment

  13. TBI case yields charges in firearms theft from deputy's cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    On Jan. 15 and at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI agents started an investigation into the theft. During the investigation, agents developed information Brandy Nichole Allen, of Cosby, then the girlfriend of a Cocke County Sheriff's deputy, took several firearms belonging to the Sheriff's Department and her boyfriend from his patrol vehicle on April 25, 2013. 2 comments

  14. Brandy Nichole AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... 15 at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn. Agents say Allen, then the girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy, took on April 25 several firearms belonging to the department and her boyfriend. Investigators say she then sold the ...

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  15. Parents still asking questions about son's death more than 3 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Channel3000

    Alex Heitman was 29 years old and a month away from being a father for the first time when he died on July 25, 2011. Authorities in Cocke County, Tennessee, ruled the Wisconsin native's death a suicide, but that did not jive with what Annette and Don Heitman knew about their son.

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  16. Parents still asking questions about son's death more than 3 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Channel3000

    ... years old and a month away from being a father for the first time when he died on July 25, 2011. Authorities in Cocke County, Tennessee, ruled the Wisconsin native's death a suicide, but that did not jive with what Annette and Don Heitman knew about ...

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  17. Newport man charged with trying to kill wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Dunn also faces charges of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. A Cocke County grand jury returned the indictment Monday. Authorities alleged that Dunn shot wife Crystal Dunn, 32, multiple times. He ... 1 comment

  18. National Register of Historic Places adds three sites in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... is an important representation of the transportation history and engineering ability of the Southern Railway in Cocke County. Almost two miles of the former rail line, a bridge abutment, concrete foundations, remains of a powerhouse and the 1,000 ...

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  19. What you need to know ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... or PC(USA) - is asking representatives from each of its more than 170 presbyteries to vote on the matter. A Cocke County man admitted to deputies that he shot his wife in their Newport home, according to a Cocke County Sheriff's Office release. ...

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  20. TBI investigating Cocke County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The TBI tells 10News it is investigating a shooting in Newport involving a man and his wife. The incident occurred at a home on Lane Drive, according TBI investigating Cocke County shooting The TBI tells 10News it is investigating a shooting in Newport involving a man and his wife.

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