OSSD requests county aid for school buses

HUNTSVILLE — The Oneida Special School District is requesting Scott County’s assistance with the purchase of school buses on a five-year cycle. Dr. Jeanny Hatfield, the school district’s director, appeared...

Improvements to Oneida’s Alberta Street could be completed next year

With the Tennessee General Assembly's approval of an increase to the state's gasoline tax expected to generate additional revenue for road projects, the state Department of Transportation has earmarked...

Be ‘firewise,’ state officials urge

ROBBINS — Drive through the West Robbins neighborhood near here, and it isn’t difficult to find the scars that remain from November’s wildfire. New growth is starting to appear,...

Drug bust leads to child neglect charges

An Oneida man is facing child neglect charges after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine in the presence of a child. Michael W. Easter, 40, of Oneida, was arrested...

Life expectancy in Scott County is well below average

On average, Scott Countians die three years younger than other Tennesseans, and six years younger than other Americans. That is one of the conclusions of a new study published Monday...

Two charged with drug possession

A Scott County couple chose the wrong place to try to get "high" on Friday. The pair were arrested by Oneida Police Department officers, charged with possession of methamphetamine for...

Local jobless rate continues decline

Scott County's unemployment rate continued its trend of improvement in March, dropping six-tenths of a percentage point to 6.8 percent, according to figures released last week by the Tennessee...

Property purchase necessary for mudslide fix

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission will consider purchasing a small piece of property at a cost of $3,000 per acre to repair a slide area along Sawmill Road in...

Sheriff’s Department requests land for shooting range

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Sheriff’s Department is requesting that the county locate a feasible parcel of property for a shooting range, which would be utilized by county law...

Family justice center seeks building space

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County will be “on the forefront of domestic violence” in the State of Tennessee if it is able to successfully pull off its efforts to establish...

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