Phillips-Jones fires election opponent; names replacement

HUNTSVILLE — Campbell County attorney David M. Pollard Jr. is the 8th Judicial District’s newest assistant district attorney, District Attorney General Lori Phillips-Jones announced Monday. Perhaps most notable, however, is...

Winfield couple face felony drug charges

A Winfield couple are facing a laundry list of charges after being busted while in possession of felony amounts of marijuana and prescription painkillers they were trafficking, according to...

Independent audit committee named by County Commission

HUNTSVILLE — While Adventure Tourism discussions dominated Monday night’s regular meeting of the Scott County Commission (see story, page 1), several other important measures were acted upon, including the...

Adventure tourism district defined; committee named

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission Monday night voted 12-0 to establish an Adventure Tourism district, and approved a nine-member committee to develop a plan for the promotion of adventure...

OPD officers nail thieves 'red-handed'

A couple accused of burglarizing vending machines at an Oneida business were caught red-handed by Oneida Police Department officers early Tuesday morning. Mark Watson, 28, of Clinton, and LaDonna K....

Oneida girl battles rare illness

For 11-year-old Autumn Lackey, Feb. 26 started just like any other day. The Oneida Elementary School fourth grader went to school that Wednesday morning — “just like any other normal...

Scott jobless rate steady in January

Scott County's unemployment rate was mostly stead in the first month of the new year, ticking up slightly to 15.9 percent. Numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Labor &...

Scott High announces honor grads

HUNTSVILLE — Five valedictorians and two salutatorians top Scott High School's list of honors grads for the graduating Class of 2014, school principal Melissa Rector announced this week. Among the...

Crossville man faces rape charges locally

HUNTSVILLE — A Crossville man is in custody locally after being accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a Huntsville motel. Billy Ray Pugh, 48, of Crossville, was arrested...

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...

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