AAA projects busiest Memorial Day travel weekend since recession

AAA, the American auto club, projects 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend, a 1.5...

Huntsville agrees to take portion of county sewer system

HUNTSVILLE — A once-on, once-off agreement between Scott County and the Town of Huntsville for the town to take ownership of the burdensome “east-end”...

Mayoral focal point: Jobs

To a man, the five candidates vying to be Scott County’s mayor for the next four years agree that the single biggest issue impacting...

Helenwood man arrested after allegedly using 911 to obtain a ride

HUNTSVILLE — A 20-year-old Helenwood man was arrested late Sunday evening after allegedly faking an injury and calling 911 in an effort to obtain...

Jobless rate declines by 1.2% as labor force hits 19-year low

Scott County’s unemployment rate declined 1.2 points in April, one of the largest declines in the state between March and April.According to figures released...

Two charged with trafficking marijuana

An Oneida man and a Spring Hill man were arrested in Oneida on Friday, accused of trafficking marijuana.Richard Jericho Pope, 23, of Oneida, and...

Education, drugs among expected legislative topics

NASHVILLE — While the 108th General Assembly won’t truly get down to business until later this month, state lawmakers kicked off the session with...

Routine, but busy, agenda for Board of Education

HUNTSVILLE — With the start of the new school year just a few weeks away, the Scott County Board of Education approved a number...

Property purchase necessary for mudslide fix

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission will consider purchasing a small piece of property at a cost of $3,000 per acre to repair a slide...

Hike of the Week: John Muir to O&W

Distance: 4.6 milesElevation gain: 100 ft.Difficulty: ModerateTrailhead: LeatherwoodMost people who hike the John Muir Trail, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s...
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