Underage parties busted up in interdiction surge

HUNTSVILLE — A total of 12 citations were issued by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department for underage drinking Saturday night, along with three adult arrests and one juvenile arrest. The...

Corker, Alexander explain health care votes

WASHINGTON — While Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., says he sides with President Donald Trump on the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but says the 350,000 Tennesseans...

County audit reveals only routine findings

Read the complete Scott County audit (PDF, 1.6mb)NASHVILLE — An annual audit of Scott County government’s business-type activities and major funds revealed only minor, routine discrepancies, the Tennessee Comptroller’s...

Early indications: Weather will cooperate with eclipse

Meteorologists are quick to say that there are no certainties in weather, especially beyond a couple of days, but early indications are that Mother Nature will cooperate nicely with...

As flu grips region, free vaccines offered

State health officials say at least 16 people have died in Tennessee from influenza, with more than 500 people hospitalized by flu symptoms. And with the peak of flu...

Black bear cubs seen alone might not be orphaned

That black bear cub that you see alone near your home might not really be orphaned. That's the message from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, which is providing guidance to...

Helenwood man killed in tractor mishap

HELENWOOD — A tragic accident involving an overturned tractor claimed the life of a 34-year-old man in the Cherry Fork neighborhood here Thursday afternoon. Christopher D. Bowling, 34, died after...

Big South Fork’s mysterious Chi Rho

On a rock outcropping overlooking the Big South Fork River east of Oneida is an elaborate carving that at least closely resembles an early Greek symbol of Jesus Christ. But...

Jobless rate drops to 4-year low

Scott County’s unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low in November, according to data released last week by the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development. According to the state’s...

Several arrested in connection with thefts

HUNTSVILLE — Four persons face charges in connection with separate thefts that occurred over a span of several weeks in various parts of Scott County. According to warrants filed by...

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