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Family of Man Who Died in Fire Needs Your Help

The family of the man that died in a fire at his home in Petros last Thursday is still seeking help.  Fred Schiveley’s wife lost everything in the fire.  An account has been set up at all Citizen’s First Bank locations for those wishing to donate. You may recognize the mother of Schiveley, who is […]

An Anderson County preacher has been arrested for selling drugs.  Morgan County Chief Deputy Steve Cochran on how it happened. “What we did was we set up a meeting from Anderson County.  He was coming from Anderson County.  [We] had some Hydrocodones to sell.  So we set it up where our undercover officer would meet […]

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Levi Beaty died on June 1st.  Three months and two weeks later, an arrest has been made in connection to the death. An autopsy revealed multiple blunt force injuries, both new and healing.  The mother, Amanda Beaty, and her boyfriend, Roger Dale Prince II were taken into the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department on Monday on […]

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Authorities have confirmed a death in a house fire that occurred early yesterday morning at 237 Sheridan Daugherty Rd in Petros.  The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department learned upon arrival that a subject was still inside a burning structure when they arrived.  The office and Tennessee Bomb and Arson are currently investigating.  No other information is […]

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12th district State Senator Ken Yager has announced that Morgan County will receive a Community Development Block (CDBG) grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.  The $525,000 grant will be used for the county’s clean water project.  Yager says that all applications from the 12th district were approved and he says that […]

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Night two of the High School Fall Basketball League is in the books.  In the first game of the night, Great Dane Trailers knocked off El Patron 63-61 in overtime behind 21 points from Coalfield’s Jason Lee and 19 from Harriman’s Hayden Bingham.  El Patron was led by Joe Pace of Scott High with 18.  […]

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The 2nd Annual Big South Fork Bluegrass & Bike Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13th at the Oneida City Park located on Park Road, Oneida, TN. Hosted by Scott County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Oneida, United Cumberland Bank, and Ridgeview Behavioral Health Services, this FREE all day event will welcome bluegrass fans, […]

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WECO News Headlines For September 5th, 2014 – Click On The Player Below To Listen ______________________________________________________________________ ALS Afflicts Morgan County Man – Benefit To Be Held In His Honor           Appalachia Habitat Seeking Americorps Members For The 2014-15 Season           Garth Brooks Kicks Off World Tour In […]

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A major traffic accident involving two tractor-trailers and an SUV on I-75 near the Caryville exit on Wednesday afternoon sent thousands of cars, trucks, vans and multiple semis through area counties. Click on the player below to hear details on this story and more WECO News with Aaron Harvey for Thursday, August 28th. Podcast: Play […]

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Voice of the Vols Bob Kesling was in Wartburg on Tuesday for his annual WECO Luncheon held at First Baptist Church in Wartburg. A good time was had by all in attendance which included WECO’s UT Sports advertisers and WECO staff members. The meal was provided by Angie’s Restaurant in Wartburg.      

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