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Tourism Council lays plans for upcoming Music of the Mountains


Former City Administrator Scott Collins, right, attended a called meeting of
the Newport City Council with his son, Derek, and wife, Renea. City Council
voted 3-2 on March 12 to fire Collins from his position as city administrator.
Published: 7:53 PM, 03/01/2013

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Members of the Cocke County Tourism Council, meeting Tuesday, began planning the third annual Music of the Mountain celebration scheduled for Sunday, April 21, at the Cosby Visitors Center.

"We're already having inquiries," said Tourism Director Linda Lewanski. "This has proven to be one of the most successful events we have."

Music of the Mountains highlights Cocke County's gospel music tradition and is part of a three-day musical celebration that starts on Friday, April 19, in Blount County and continues on Saturday, April 22, in Sevier County.

For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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