WECO News: PJ’s New Principal Excited About New Role / New Year

Veteran Educator Donna Jerden is the new principal at Petros-Joyner School for this school year. She has been a classroom teacher, librarian and a representative with the TEA. Jerden shares her feelings about this new challenge: JERDEN: “I’ve done a...
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Voice of The Vols, Bob Kesling Attends WECO’s Annual Luncheon

Bob Kesling attended WECO's Annual Luncheon on Tuesday which honors area businesses who sponsor WECO's coverage of University of Tennessee sports via the Vol Network. A great time was had by all in attendance and a great meal was catered...

WBVFD Fish Fry – Saturday, August 11th, 2012

The Wartburg Volunteer Fire Department will have their monthly Fish Fry on Saturday, August 11th, 2012 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm. The menu includes fish and all the fixins for $7 for adults and $3 for children. Carry-outs and deliveries will...

Mrs. Leslie “Pokey” Price, age 49 of Westel: Monday, August 6th, 2012

Mrs. Leslie “Pokey” Price, age 49 of the Westel community passed away Friday August 3, 2012 at Roane Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her father: Richard Ward. And her mother: Barbara Mayton Ward. She is survived by two...

Jacqueline (Jackie) Goodman, age 73 of Wartburg: Private Service

Jacqueline (Jackie) Goodman, age 73 of Wartburg passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at her home. She was a member of First Baptist Church Wartburg. She was preceded in death by a daughter: Missy Allen and parents: Reid...

WECO News: Marijuana Related Arrest Of A Deer Lodge Woman

  On Sunday narcotics officer David Woodard received a call from Chief Deputy Steve Cochran that Wartburg officers Dwayne and Teddy Bales had information that there were marijuana plants growing in plain view in the garden area of 1250 Deer...

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...