WECO News: Friday, August 3rd – Forrest Fire Kept Authorities Busy

A forrest fire kept authorities busy yesterday evening. Around 6pm, a call came in that there was a fire around the railroad tracks in the Pilot Mountain area off Highway 27. The fire was contained around 10pm. No injuries...

MORGAN / SCOTT COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

Morgan County Candidate Vote Count Vote Percent Winner Morgan Co. School Board Member 2nd District -- 10 of 10 precincts reporting (100%) Dennis Wade Summers 260 63% (X) Terry Armes 154 37% Morgan Co. School Board Member 4th District -- 10 of 10 precincts reporting (100%) Glen Moore 197 51% (X) Ronnie Trout 186 49% Morgan Co. School Board Member...

WECO News: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

The 9th Judicial District Drug Task Force seized in excess of 100 marijuana plants on Monday, July 31st and Tuesday, August 1st, 2012. The plants were taken from multiple locations in Roane County. The Task Force was working in...

Helen Hamby, 87, of Dawsonville, Georgia: Friday August 3rd

Helen Hamby, 87, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away Tuesday July 31, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health. Born October 25, 1924 in Glenmary, Tennessee to the late James and Fannie Bell McKinney, she had lived in...

WECO News: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Teachers with Morgan County Schools returned to work this morning. Dr. Edd Diden, Director of Schools, explains: Diden: “Here at Central Middle this morning, everyone is here for opening in-service. All professional staff comes in and we’ll spend the morning...

WECO News: July 31st, 2012 – Morgan County Commission Meeting

There was a standing room only crowd for the Morgan County Commission meeting last night when commissioners voted to approve a budget and set a tax rate. Randy Roberts, chairman of the budget committee presented a budget that he says...

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg: Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 27, 2012. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wartburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; W.L....

WECO News: Monday, July 30th: PEC Gets New Facility

As we reported on Friday’s news at 5:00, Plateau Electric Cooperative made history Friday afternoon with a ceremonial ground breaking for its new Morgan County facility in Wartburg. Plateau Electric’s Chief Executive Officer Dave Cross explains: Cross: “We’ve got a facility...

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg: Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 27, 2012. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wartburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; W.L....

Lindell Howard Tompkins of Deer Lodge Passed Away July 24th

Lindell Howard Tompkins of Deer Lodge passed away July 24, 2012 at the age of 68. He was born June 17, 1944 in Albany, KY. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona Vertner Tompkins and his parents:...