WECO News: Monday, July 9th, 2012

Storms came through again last night, but this time were less severe as only one tree was reported down last night. This tree was on Highway 116 in the Petros area and blocked one lane of traffic around 9:30....

WECO News: Friday, July 6th, 2012

 70 mile per hour winds left multiple power outages all across Morgan County last night. As of this afternoon some residences in the Lancing were still without power and could be until later this afternoon. Trees were also reported...

WECO News: Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Even though the 4th of July is over, the urge to shoot extra fireworks is there. Residents are reminded that many counties and cities across the state are under a burn ban. Tom Womack, spokesman for the Tennessee Department...

Maude Louise Jennings age 76, of Sunbright: Thursday, July 5th

Maude Louise Jennings age 76, of Sunbright passed away July 2, 2012 at Roane Medical Center. Ms. Jennings was born Feb. 2, 1936. She was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer and Hester Jennings, Brothers: Clarence, Dewey, and George...

Bryan Keith Brys, age 40 of Petros: Tuesday, July 3rd

Bryan Keith Brys, age 40 passed away June 30, 2012 He was preceded in death by his Father William Brys. He is survived by His wife: Melissa Brys of 21 years; Children: Carrie, Megan and Luke Mother: Betty Brys; Brothers: Eddie...

Darrell Wayne Ward, (Dane), age 65 of Petros: Saturday, June 30th

Darrell Wayne Ward, (Dane), age 65 of Petros passed away suddenly at his home Wednesday, June 27, 2012.  Mr. Ward was a 30 year employee of the State of Tennessee working two years at Lakeshore Mental Health Hospital and...

WECO News: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Amidst storms in the area around 9:30 last night, Morgan County Dispatch received a call last night regarding a house fire on Green Street in Deer Lodge.  The house was abandoned and was completely burned.  No one was injured...

WECO News: Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The hot temperatures are continuing as today’s highs plan to reach into the high 90’s in the area with a chance for rain. If the rain doesn’t come, County Executive Don Edwards says, proceed with caution. “None of us need...

WECO News: Friday, June 29th

For the second day in a row, temperatures are expected to reach into the century mark. Dr. Bhavna Vora of Summit Medical Center in Harriman has some tips for those out in the weather. “We should all try to stay...

WECO News: Thursday, June 28th

OBAMACARE lives.  A ruling from the US Supreme Court was announced today that a large part of President Obama’s healthcare reform, labeled OBAMACARE stands as constitutional.  These include having most Americans either pay for health insurance or pay a...