Hike of the Week: Burnt Mill

Distance: 4.3 miles Elevation gain: 200 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Burnt Mill As the crow flies, and even as the deer walks, Burnt Mill Loop isn’t far from Honey Creek Loop in the...

Hike of the Week: Middle Creek Loop

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation gain: 388 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Middle Creek The reaction of first-timers to Middle Creek Nature Loop, once they have completed the 3.5-mile hike, is often the same: “This...

Assault charges result from fight over child

A Harriman man is facing assault charges in Oneida following a dispute over a child that culminated in the parking lot of the town's Walmart store late Sunday evening. Timothy...

Four arrested on drug-related charges

HUNTSVILLE — A 45-year-old Scott County man was arrested last week on charges of TennCare fraud, and selling and delivering a Schedule II controlled substance in a drug-free zone. Jeffery...

Highway 63 ATV bill set for final vote

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee General Assembly is set for final approval of a bill that would allow off-highway vehicles on two sections of S.R. 63 between the Scott-Campbell county...

Scott County Commissioner arrested in Sevier County

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — A Scott County Commissioner was arrested here Friday morning after allegedly discharging a firearm at a campground. Trent W. Cross, 40, who represents the Fifth District...

Hike of the Week: Maude’s Crack

Distance: 2.4 miles (in-and-out) Elevation gain: 279 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Terry Cemetery Beginning and ending at Terry Cemetery off Divide Road in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Maude’s...

Commissioners give preliminary OK to property transfer for industrial expansion

HUNTSVILLE — One of Scott County’s largest employers is growing again, and County Commission has given preliminary approval to the transfer of two parcels of property to facilitate that...

AG: Counties cannot impose additional fees

NASHVILLE — If Scott County wanted to tack on a fee for an ATV permit that was in addition to the state fee, it would not have the authority...

Thirteen indicted by grand jury

HUNTSVILLE — A total of 13 people were indicted by a Scott County grand jury on Tuesday, March 28, on charges that were mostly related to drugs and alcohol. Among...

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