County's budget battle begins

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } HUNTSVILLE — Between now and the end of September, Scott County’s spending will be curtailed to “essential county operations” only, as the result of...

Gun blitz: local buyers hit by shortage

A customer at the Oneida Walmart inspects a .223 rifle before purchasing it.   For clerks in the sporting goods department at the Oneida Walmart, it is a familiar question: “Do...

Even Democrats had deep respect for Baker

HUNTSVILLE — The lasting influence of former U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., right up until his death, on his fellow Republicans was well-noted. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and...

Phillips is appointed Scott County sheriff

HUNTSVILLE — By a 13-0 vote here Tuesday evening, Scott County Commission appointed Ronnie Phillips to fill the remainder of the current term. After Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals announced...

Scott County recognizes teachers of the year

HUNTSVILLE — The 2013-2014 “Teachers of the Year” were recognized by the Scott County Board of Education at the start of Thursday’s regular monthly meeting here. The district-wide recipients are...

Community reflects on Sheriff Mike Cross

  Colleagues, employees and friends of Scott County Sheriff Mike Cross remember him as a strong leader, supporter and faithful man. Cross, who died Sunday at the age of 56, served...

New book by Judge Cotton slated for release

History Publishing Company has agreed to publish The Greatest Speech Ever: The Remarkable Story of Abraham Lincoln and His Gettysburg Address by Judge James L. Cotton, Jr. The Foreword...

Fleischmann, Wamp offer contrasting approaches

CHATTANOOGA — In a heated primary battle, Republican congressional hopefuls Chuck Fleischmann and Weston Wamp are offering voters starkly different approaches as the Aug. 7 election date nears. Fleischmann, the...

Farmers Market set for Saturday grand opening

HUNTSVILLE — Some four years after it was first envisioned, the Scott County Farmers & Crafters Market will become complete on Saturday, when it opens at its new and...

Commission moves forward with jail RFPs

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted Monday to move forward with a request for proposals from economic suitors who might be interested in leasing or acquiring the old county...

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