HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. — Christmas came three days early for Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals Friday morning.
Tibbals received notification early Friday from the office of Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper Jr. that the transfer of ownership of the Scott County Hospital facility from the county to Pioneer Health Services has been approved.
"This is the day we have long been waiting for," Tibbals said.
The notification came on the 43rd day of the attorney general's 45-day allotted time period to review the transfer of the facility from a government entity to a for-profit entity.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.