Author: jock

Newport Police Investigating Fed Ex Theft

Newport police are investigating the theft of a ballistic vest from the Department of Corrections. Rachel Horn of the Tennessee Department of Corrections notified Newport police on Thursday that a Fed Ex package had...

HCSO Looking For Missing Man

The Hamblen County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who has not been seen in four months. The family of 32 year old Bobby Joe Hipsher reported him...

New Bear Signs In Gatlinburg

The city of Gatlinburg has put up signs at the entry to the city limits regarding feeding bears. The move comes as two bears recently had to be euthanized due to becoming food conditioned...

Hit And Run Leads To Arrest

Those having lunch at one of the fast food restaurants on Cosby Hwy in Newport were treated to a little more than a bite to eat Wednesday afternoon. Police had been notified about a...

Early Voting Underway Today

Early voting gets underway today at the early voting site in the Western Plaza Shopping Center in Newport. Hours today are from 9am-3:30pm. The early voting site will have Saturday hours from 8:30am-11:30am. Early...

The Heat Is On…Take Precautions

Get ready for the hottest temperatures we have seen this year. The thermometer is expected to climb into the mid-90’s for Saturday and Sunday, but by Tuesday, some areas of East Tennessee could see...

Man Injured While Evading Police

A man driving a motorcycle was injured after leading police on a chase Wednesday in Newport. 31 year old Luke Gibson was spotted by police after he failed to stop at a stop sign...