Broken seat may have led to angler’s death

HUNTSVILLE — Authorities are speculating that a broken boat seat may have contributed to the drowning of a Scott County man at Flat Creek Reservoir here Saturday evening. Roger Scott...

TDEC’s approval doubted for landfill shooting range

HUNTSVILLE — Convincing the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation to give a nod of approval to the use of the old county landfill on Sulfer Creek Road for...

Lower speed limit considered for Stanley Creek Road

HUNTSVILLE — County Commission appears to be close to lowering the speed limit on Stanley Creek Road in remote northeastern Scott County to 20 mph. The measure, which will be...

Hike of the Week: Gentlemen’s Swimming Hole

Distance: 2.1 miles Elevation gain: 240 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Historic Rugby Participants of the Twenty Week Hiking Challenge who have sweated out hikes to Hurricane Ridge, Angel Falls Overlook and along the Leatherwood Loop Trail the...

TBI says suspect’s autopsy could take weeks to complete

While local law enforcement officials had hoped to learn the preliminary results of a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe of last weekend's officer-involved shooting in Oneida by the middle...

Teacher accused of giving meth to students

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County school teacher has been charged with attempting to fabricate a drug test after an investigation was launched into allegations that she provided methamphetamine to...

A step-by-step guide to Hurricane Ridge hike

The Hurricane Ridge hike is the destination of Week 14 of the Twenty Week Hiking Challenge. At 5.6 miles, the hike is rated strenuous due to a step hill...

Hike of the week: Hurricane Ridge

Distance: 5.6 miles Elevation gain: 570 ft. Difficulty: Strenuous Trailhead: O&W Bridge NOTE: This hike includes several unsigned turns. Please print our side-by-side illustrated guide by clicking here, and use it on your...

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...

Brimstone’s White Knuckle Event ‘one of the best yet’

HUNTSVILLE — While mother nature proved to be quite a fly in the ointment Saturday evening, Brimstone’s annual White Knuckle Event otherwise went smoothly, according to law enforcement and...

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