TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Aug 2, 2019

The Corrections Partnership Committee hosted a public hearing in Newport this week to discuss two potential locations for a new Cocke County justice center — one at the current courthouse site and the other at an industrial property off of Cope Boulevard called the Jack Farm. The county already owns both sites, the Newport Plain Talk reports. There is limited space at the courthouse site, which would result in lost parking spaces or building a facility that is six or seven stories high.