Accused Roane County murderer captured at Chattanooga mental hospital

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 After several days of searching for a missing man awaiting trial for first degree murder, Tuesday the accused killer was captured and back behind bars. U.S. Marshals captured Shawn Smoot at around 11 a.m. Tuesday at a mental hospital in Chattanooga. Roane County deputies then transferred Smoot to the jail in…

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ELECTION RESULTS FINAL: CUMBERLAND COUNTY PRIMARIES

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 FINAL RESULTS:  CUMBERLAND COUNTY PRIMARY RACES   COUNTY MAYOR KENNETH CAREY JR. 3,837     50% LIGUE WISDOM – 1,874     24.4% DOUG SCARLETT – 1,358  17.7% SCOTT SEXTON – 588     7.6% THOM HASSLER (D)  722   SHERIFF CASEY COX – 5,286    66.8% TERRY ‘HOSS’ WHITE –…

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ELECTION DAY – WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Many counties in East Tennessee will open their polls for local primaries today. But early numbers show the interest in this election is low. In Cumberland County, only 12 per cent of the total registered voters voted early – with a projected 20 per cent expected to vote over all. Experts…

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY TEACHERS RECOGNIZED ON NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY

Monday, May 5, 2014 A message was sent to all Cumberland County Teachers on this, National Teacher Appreciation Day, from Central Office.

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