BSF trails chief retires

BANDY CREEK — Wallace Linder, roads and trails branch chief of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Obed Wild and Scenic River and Manhattan Project National Historical...

Several drug dealers arrested in Oneida

Six different accused drug dealers were charged in three separate incidents last week in Oneida, according to warrants. In one incident, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, a couple were charged with...

Oil and gas tax: a financial boost for Scott?

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County has officially pledged its support for legislation that would redirect significant tax revenue from Tennessee’s oil and gas industry to local coffers, potentially serving as...

Improve Act will add $700,000 for local road maintenance

HUNTSVILLE — The state gas tax increase championed by Gov. Bill Haslam will add just over $700,000 to the Scott County Road Department’s budget for local road repairs. That is...

Scott County, Oneida receive CDBG funding

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County and Oneida have received Community Development Block Grant funds, State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, announced Monday. Yager, who was in town to attend the monthly meeting...

Irma’s impact more a whimper than a roar

For all of the hype and pomp that surrounded Hurricane Irma, she didn't exactly impress once she made it to Tennessee. Irma is now post-tropical, positioned over north-central Alabama and...

Taking a look inside Big South Fork’s increased visitation

Hard work yields results. That might be the best way to assess the current increase in visitation to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, which park superintendent...

BSF’s ‘Generations’ film wins award

BANDY CREEK — The National Association of Interpretation (NAI) has announced its 2017 Media Award winners, and the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area orientation film, Generations,...

Meth-dealing pair arrested

A pair of Oneida men were arrested Wednesday, Sept. 6, on allegations of dealing methamphetamine near Oneida City Park. A joint effort by Drug Agent Bill Miller of the Oneida...

Huntsville makes a play for county’s old jail

HUNTSVILLE — The Town of Huntsville is proposing to acquire and restore the old Scott County Jail, and appears to have momentum for its proposition. At County Commission’s workshop on...

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