Budget work stalls; OK given to correction partnership

HUNTSVILLE — Monday’s County Commission work session, held at the Scott County School’s Technology Center here, was to have been centered around the presentation...

Commissioner confirms pick of Walker as EMA director

HUNTSVILLE — Wendy Walker, who has been with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for the past decade, has been chosen from 11 applicants to head...

Walmart employee credited with saving drowning man

An Oneida man is credited with saving the life of a stranger who was on the verge of drowning in the lake at Oneida...

Sexton retains chairmanship of school board

HUNTSVILLE — Jim Sexton remains chairman, and Brian Strunk will continue to serve as vice chairman of the Scott County Board of Education, following...

Huntsville eyes adventure tourism zone

HUNTSVILLE — The Town of Huntsville could become the first government entity on the northern Cumberland Plateau to apply to the state for "Adventure...

Huntsville agrees to take portion of county sewer system

HUNTSVILLE — A once-on, once-off agreement between Scott County and the Town of Huntsville for the town to take ownership of the burdensome “east-end”...

Man charged after head-butting officer

An Oneida man was charged last week after allegedly assaulting a Sheriff’s Department deputy who was attempting to take him into arrest. Thomas Cameron Dye,...

Tanker truck driver charged with DUI, drug possession

A tanker truck driver transporting a load of fuel through Oneida was arrested and charged with DUI and drug possession Wednesday afternoon. Oneida Chief of...

Scott unemployment drops to 16.2 percent

Scott County's jobless rate dropped one full percentage point in August — one of the largest decreases in the state in a month that...

Commissioners hear hospital status update

HUNTSVILLE — While still awaiting its provider number from the state, Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott is up and running with five inpatients and...
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