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Demolition comes along on the Parks-Belk building, downtown businesses still open
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — Morristown crews are starting the process of demolishing the Parks-Belk building in downtown Morristown. In early January, the Parks-Belk Building burned down and the city said it was too damaged to recover. Instead, they had to tear it down. Crews were able to remove the majority...
‘I wanted to cry’: Morristown business owner devastated by fire
A large fire in Morristown on Friday left a business in ruins and the owners searching for an answer as they try to move forward.
Mason Jakob and Carson Dupill take top spots at TSSAA State Wrestling Tournament
(WCYB) — In the Division 1A 126 weight class, Carson Dupill of Greeneville collected his third straight state title with the 16-5 Major Decision over Harpeth's Landon Turner. Two local kids faced off for the top spot on the podium in the Divsion 1AA 120 weight class. Dobyns-Bennett's Mason...
SWAT, tear gas deployed in arrest of wanted man
A Newport man wanted on outstanding warrants was taken into custody Friday after a brief standoff that ended after the Cocke County SWAT team was deployed and CS tear gas was shot into the residence. According to a police report filed by Cocke County Sheriff Narcotics Officer James Cupp, law enforcement arrived at 571 Bonanza Road to serve outstanding warrants on James Patrick Summers, 32, for violation of probation. The SWAT team surrounded the home, giving verbal commands for Summers to come outside with his...
Structure fire in Morristown causes brief shutdown of E. Morris Blvd.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - On Friday afternoon, the City of Morristown posted on social media that a structure fire caused officials to shut down a portion of E. Morris Blvd. The structure fire was reported at Morristown Signs on E. Morris Blvd., causing the street from Hale to Liberty Hill to be closed off, according to the city’s Facebook post.
BMW driver apprehended after wild, high-speed pursuit
An apparent drag race between two BMW's led to a high-speed police pursuit by both the Cocke County Sheriff's Office and the Newport Police Department Friday evening. The pursuit ended at the doorsteps of the The Newport Plain Talk building in Newport. Two people were charged. Cocke Cocke Deputy Gavin Colley reports the events unfolded when he observed two vehicles speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on northbound Cosby Highway near Armory Road. One vehicle was described in his report as a dark...
Hamblen County crews put out business fire in Morristown
While the fire is out, the Morristown Fire Department said they are still on scene putting out hot spots.
'He thought he was dying' | Wife of guard assaulted at Dandridge juvenile detention facility speaks
DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — The Dandridge Police Department said it is investigating an assault that happened over the weekend at the Mountain View Youth Development facility. It is a juvenile detention facility, and the chief of police said Jason Zaske was sent to the hospital after the assault. He had worked for the facility for around three years, and the chief asked the District Attorney to prosecute the juveniles involved as adults.
Swift Water Rescue Team comes to aid of stranded Douglas Lake boaters
NEWPORT — Boaters stranded on Douglas Lake were rescued by the Swift Water Rescue Team (SWRT) on Monday evening. According to Cocke County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Joe Esway, the three man rescue team consisted of Capt. Zach Holt, Capt. Walt Cross Jr. and Lt. Cody Keys. He said a 911 call was received from the boaters on Douglas Lake and the cell phone signal died during the call, but a pin drop to general dispatch during the call was the key to locating...
Discover the Rich History and Functionality of the Lee County Historic Courthouse in Jonesville
The Lee County Historic Courthouse is located at 5 Main Street / Church Street in Lee County. The Neo-Classical building was constructed between 1933 and 1934 by architect D R Beeson and V L Nicholson & Company of Tennessee. The two-story brick and concrete structure is in Jonesville's center, featuring a north-facing portico with four columns, a small east side portico, and a flat roof line.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.77 and $3.09 in Morristown as of 2024-02-25. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Missing Morristown teen found, police say
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) - Investigators with the Morristown Police Department previously asked for help finding a missing teen. Police said that 16-year-old Brayan Lopez was reported missing by his parents Friday morning. Investigators and family are concerned for Brayan’s safety. Brayan is described as 5′9″ tall and weighs approximately...
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Morristown
In this article, we will be exploring five top-notch Mexican restaurants in Morristown. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Alleged prowler arrested after foot pursuit, Taser deployments
Shortly after midnight on Feb. 20, Newport Police received a report of a prowler in a complainant’s backyard on Meyer’s Circle. The alleged prowler was eventually placed under arrest but only after a pursuit and multiple Taser deployments. Patrolman Paul Weber responded and in his incident report states he observed a male, identified as Cody Alonzo Johnson, 30, pulling on the back door of the residence. The report further indicates...
Morristown, February 26 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Austin-East High School soccer team will have a game with Morristown-Hamblen High School West on February 26, 2024, 17:30:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Wanted, 'nervous' driver arrested after circular pursuit
A driver is alleged to have led Newport Police on an odd pursuit Wednesday before being apprehended. According to an incident report filed by Newport Police Department Officer Lindsey Laughter, a car driven by Jeremy Henley, 40, was spotted on Cosby Highway traveling north and failing to maintain its lane before turning into the parking lot at Cracker Barrel. When Laughter activated the patrol car’s blue lights, the driver reportedly...
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Morristown-Hamblen East Girls Game Notice
The Morristown-Hamblen East Girls Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with Dobyns-Bennett(Kingsport, TN) on 26 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Hurricanes has won 16 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.842.
New Tazwell traffic stop results in drug arrest
A Friday traffic stop on Highway 33 in New Tazewell resulted in two drug arrests. Detectives with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office Drug Investigations Division, conducted a routine traffic stop. The vehicle’s driver was identified as Mary Jane Lambert, 61, of New Tazewell. After detectives detected the smell of marijuana coming from inside the car, […] The post New Tazwell traffic stop results in drug arrest appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Jefferson County firefighter, Michael Romines, dies at 60 years old
Michael Romines was a local firefighter and EMT who served the Jefferson County community.
Celebrating 100 years
NEWPORT — Community leaders and business associates gathered at Fisher Insurance Agency off East Main Street to celebrate 100 years on Friday. Cocke County Mayor Rob Mathis and Newport City Mayor Roland Dykes III presented a joint proclamation to recognize the business and the business was presented with both a key to the city and a key to the county. Among those who attended the reception were Cocke County Property Assessor Macie Reed, Newport Vice Mayor Connie Ball, Sheriff C.J. Ball, attorney James McSween, Trevor...