County Officials

Administrator Of Elections

Joyce Slagle, Administrator
360 East Main Street
Courthouse Annex
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-2042

Agriculture Extension Services

Brenda Shadden, Director
360 East Main street 
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-7531

Animal Control

Scottie Shelton, Officer
360 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
Cell Phone: 423-237-4472
www.newportanimalshelter.petfinder.com

Assessor Of Property

Margaret Sorrell, Assessor 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-7024

Circuit Court Clerk

Peggy Lane, Clerk
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-6124

Clerk & Master

Craig Wild, Clerk and Master 
360 East Main Street
Courthouse Annex
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-3321

County Clerk

Janice Butler, Clerk 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-6176

E-911 - Emergency Communications District

Crystal Ottinger, Interim Director
145 Mineral Street
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-5978

EMA

Patrick Sheldon, Director 
120 Fairground Circle 
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-7905

Finance

Anne Bryant-Hurst, Director 
360 East. Main Street
Courthouse Annex
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-8791

Fire Department

William Smallwood, Chief 
120 Fairground Circle
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-4444

Fire & Emergency Services

David Cody, Coordinator
120 Fairground Circle
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-7905

Highway Department

Kenneth Ford, Superintendent 
820 Lower Quarry Road
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-5102
http://www.cockecountyhwy.com

Health Department

Jana S. Chambers , Director 
430 College Street
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-8733 

Juvenile Services

Jennifer Shelton, Director 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-9291

Jail & Detention Center

Tommy Large, Administrator
358 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-9043 (new jail)
423-623-6239 (old jail)

Records & Archives

Christopher Hoaglan, Director 
360 Court Avenue
Courthouse Annex
Newport, TN 37821 
423-456-3023

Landfill

Ronnie Allen, Director 
1160 Old Asheville Highway
Newport, TN 37821 
423-623-6498

Register Of Deeds

Linda Benson, Register
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-7540

Recreation Department

Brian Evans, Director 
466 Learning Way
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-6769

Sessions Court Clerk

Frankie Cody, Clerk 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-8619

Cocke County Schools

Manney Moore, Director 
305 Hedrick Dr.
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-7821 
www.cocke.k12.tn.us/

Sherriff's Department

Armando Fontes, Sheriff
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-6023
http://www.cockecountysd.com/

Sessions Court Judge

Judge John Bell 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-465-3008

Veterans Service Office

Mike Barnes, Director
360 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-7911

Trustee

Rob Mathis , Trustee 
111 Court Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-3037