‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

Each summer, scores of Scott Countians and East Tennesseans flock eastward on U.S. Hwy. 501 to Myrtle Beach. Tuesday afternoon, lanes were reversed on U.S....

Oneida man charged with assault

An Oneida man was arrested Thursday after authorities say he attempted to suffocate his wife with a plastic bag and the couple's son came...

Dunlap, Newport win in photo contest

BANDY CREEK — Sarah Dunlap received two first place awards in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area's fourth annual photo contest,...

Tibbals makes committee assignments

HUNTSVILLE — Featuring seven new members, one representing each of Scott County’s civil districts, County Commission is off and running with committees having been...

Trump: ‘One of the great advocates’

When S.T.A.N.D. Coalition Executive Director Trent Coffey got a phone call last Monday evening (August 27) from his contact at the White House Office...

Two nabbed on drug charges

Two Oneida residents were arrested and charged with possession of drugs for resale Friday afternoon, after they were discovered in the company of a...

New county officials take office

HUNTSVILLE — While local government offices were closed Monday due to the Labor Day holiday, Tuesday brought several new faces to government in Scott...

Hospital puts new CT scanner into use

Big South Fork Medical Center received a shot in the arm last week with the launch of a new, state-of-the-art CT scanner. The new scanner,...

Stolen drinks lead to charges

Two Oneida women are facing misdemeanor theft charges after allegedly swiping drinks from the Lee's Food Mart at Coopertown. Shaun Tina Marie Slaven, 35, and...

Oneida man charged with trafficking crystal meth

An Oneida man was arrested last week on felony charges for the possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Thomas Neil Miller, 31, of Oak Park...
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