Gracie Cox becomes first from Scott County to win state fairest pageant

NASHVILLE — For the first time ever, the Tennessee Fairest of the Fair is a Scott Countian. Gracie Cox was crowned as the winner at the Tennessee Association of Fairs’...

Commissioners accept Cross resignation, seek replacement

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission has accepted the resignation of embattled 5th District Commissioner Trent Cross, officially giving the county’s legislative body its first vacant seat in several years. Commissioners...

Photos: Snow Buddies gallery: January 2018

We asked readers to submit photos of their children enjoying Scott County's first snowfall of the winter, which fell throughout the day on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. These are...

THP aerial units aid in location of missing hikers

A Knoxville couple are recovering after spending a night in the backcountry of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area amid single-digit temperatures Saturday night. The Tennessee Highway...

Tone of general election set by retiring officeholders

HUNTSVILLE — It appears that a second Scott County office-holder will not seek re-election, and the race for county mayor may be a rematch of the campaign that played...

Oneida man indicted on statutory rape charge

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a teenager at the Oneida Family Motel has been indicted by a Scott County grand jury. Michael Lamar Jones,...

BSF announces camping fee increase

BANDY CREEK — Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has implemented new camping fees as of January 1, 2018, for both Bandy Creek and Blue Heron campgrounds. The...

Cumberland finally emerging from deep freeze

It will go down as one of Scott County’s coldest-ever starts to a new year. The 2018 calendar year entered with bitterly cold temperatures. With the exception of fewer than...

Commissioners discuss repairs to EMA vehicle

HUNTSVILLE — In one of the only items on a skinny agenda for Scott County Commission's first work session of 2018, commissioners on Tuesday (Jan. 2) took up a...

Health Department offers free flu shots as outbreak worsens

HUNTSVILLE — It’s not yet an epidemic, but it’s close. With widespread cases of influenza being reported in most U.S. states, the virus is just below the threshold of activity...

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