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Newport, Tennessee is located in Cocke County. Zip codes in Newport, TN include 37822, and 37821. The median home price in Newport is $119,900 which is roughly $52/per square foot. More Newport information.

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Yesterday | Newport Plain Talk

Man's third meth lab found

Newport Police Department officers found a third meth lab "pot" with the illegal drug after they went to the residence of a couple who had been caught earlier with mobile meth labs in their vehicle.On Friday, April 18, at 3:15 a.m., NPD Patrolman Josh Holt had made a traffic stop on a Honda driven by Joshua Moore, of 519 Old Knoxville Highway, in ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

Gas utility OK with $2 million spending to upgrade system

Jefferson Cocke County Utility District commissioners approved another year of growth and investment, as detailed in its 2015 fiscal year budget released in early spring.

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Newport Plain Talk

Flowers and light frost paint brilliant image for Easter

After a brief brush with patchy frost on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, the temperatures warmed up for our hometown on the eve of Easter but the apple crop escaped the worst.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

A Night of Fine Dining and Jazz scheduled April 28-29

NEWPORTi 1 2The Cocke County High School Bandi 1 2s annual A Night of Fine Dining and Jazz is planned for 6 p.m. on April 28-29 at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center.

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Newport Plain Talk

Suspicious fire on Good Hope Road

Investigators with the Cocke County Sheriff's Office are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an older residence that had no water or electricity to it, on Friday, April 11, the CCSD reported.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

April blossoms and sunshine ideal time to consider art

The first full month of spring is full of surprises so far as weather as we had a few cool mornings in our hometown but the apple blossoms have yet to appear and that reminds me if we might have some frosty morning weather later after the full moon on the 15th? You recall we completed a chat with Jim Carpenter, of Parrottsville, on Three War ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

National Day of Prayer events announced

Paul and Pamella Jeffries, 2014 Cocke County coordinators for the National Day of Prayer on May 1, have announced the signing of the National Day of Prayer Proclamation by Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore will take place on Tuesday morning, April 15, at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse Annex, in the Chancery Court Room, in Newport.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

Newport woman killed in Sevier County wreck

Tammy S. Miller, 50, of Newport, was killed in a Sunday, April 6 crash in Sevier County, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Newport woman killed in head-on crash in Sevier County

The 9:08 p.m. crash at 4170 U.S. Highway 411 killed Tommy S. Miller, 50, of Newport, according to a report filed by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Rod Parton.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

The Odor problem in Newport, TN

The people of Newport , Tennessee have a problem. Their waste water treatment plant, which for the past few years has been sited in an industrial park, smells 'like an outhouse in the middle of the summer', according to one informant.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

Wright's Swimming Pool and Spa sponsors Plain Talk News Racks

Wright's Swimming Pool and Spa, 336 West Broadway, Newport, is the April Newport Plain Talk news rackcard advertiser.

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Newport Plain Talk

April weather includes rain to sooth winter parched apple roots

Our Managing Editor Rick Hooper covered the tragic death of the lifetime Cosby Volunteer Fire Department member, who was 33, when killed not two miles east of the Wilton Springs 440 interchange.

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Newport Plain Talk

Arrest made in rash of vehicle burglaries

Stephen Ryan Miller, 23, 1016 Walker Hill Way, Newport, faces numerous charges following his arrest on Thursday, by Cocke County Sheriff Department Detective Jason Oury.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Cocke County official charged with domestic assault, assault on an officer

The emergency management director for Cocke County has been placed on unpaid administrative leave after he was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife, officials said.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Newport man arrested for 12th DUI

Steven C. Edwards, 55, is charged with DUI 12th offense, driving on revoked 7th offense, violation of the implied consent law, and being a habitual motor vehicle offender.

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Newport Plain Talk

Shooting bottle rockets at gas station loses fun

A 31-year-old man who told a Newport police officer he was shooting bottle rockets at a Cosby Highway gas station on Sunday because "it was fun" found his activity had lost its appeal after he was charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, public intoxication, and failure to carry ID.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

High-speed chase ends in arrest of driver, 17 charges

A high-speed chase in Newport ended with the arrest of the fleeing driver, and 17 charges leveled at him, the Newport Police Department reported.Zachariah W. Martin, 21, of 108 English St., in Newport, was charged with speeding, reckless endangerment, violation of a traffic light law, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, running five "Stop" ... (more)

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Newport Plain Talk

Service Dogs in the community, what is allowed and what is not

Dana Unger and David Turner are both service officers for the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 102.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

3 incidents net four arrests for child neglect

Three unrelated incidents involving children as victims in crimes lead to the arrest of four people, the Newport Police Department and Cocke County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Newport Plain Talk

Parrottsville veteran seeking to recognize those in three wars

The fourth weekend in March has eased us into slightly warmer weather for our hometown that is stuck in the spring month for another week yet at least yellow flowers are in bloom and many trees seem to think April is a coming in.

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