Scott man indicted on charges of sexually assaulting children

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man who spurred a nationwide manhunt after bolting amid an investigation into alleged sex crimes involving children has been indicted by a grand jury...

Scott’s unemployment rate drops out of state’s 10 highest

For the first time in a decade, Scott County's unemployment rate is no longer ranked among the 10 highest in the State of Tennessee. The local jobless rate fell sharply...

Campbell County attorney disbarred by state

JACKSBORO — A Campbell County attorney has been disbarred by the Supreme Court of Tennessee for misappropriating funds in a real estate transaction. Conrad Mark Troutman was disbarred from the...

Hike of the Week: Oscar Blevins Farm

Distance: 3.6 miles (loop) Elevation gain: 150 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Bandy Creek For the second time in three weeks, the Twenty Week Hiking Challenge visits one of the few farmsteads that have...

Yager bill could be a shot in the arm for EMS

NASHVILLE — Legislation currently advancing in the Tennessee General Assembly could provide a much-needed shot in the arm to the Scott County Ambulance Service, if successful. Senate Bill 704, sponsored...

ATVs may soon be allowed on S.R. 63 in Campbell County

CARYVILLE — Legislation could soon head to the governor’s desk that will allow ATVs on S.R. 63 between Stinking Creek Road and Old Hwy. 63 in western Campbell County. Senate...

Senators question constitutionality of Scott County ATV fee bill

NASHVILLE — A panel of Tennessee state senators on Monday rejected a bill that would have established a special permit fee for ATV riders in Scott County during event...

Child abuse charges dismissed against Helenwood man

HUNTSVILLE — A Helenwood man charged in February with child abuse has been cleared of that charge following a preliminary hearing in Scott County General Sessions Court. Following the preliminary...

Determining sustainability: Report indicates Medicaid structuring crucial to longevity of rural hospitals

Big South Fork Medical Center’s long-term viability could depend on the outcome of the health care debate that is currently playing out in Washington, D.C., according to a new...

Bill to establish ATV fee fails in Senate

NASHVILLE — Legislation that would have imposed a fee on off-highway vehicles accessing public or private trails during large event periods in Scott County failed to advance out of...

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