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...

Oneida set to tackle dilapidated properties

Owners of dilapidated properties in Oneida have been put on notice that they could soon be required to clean up their act or potentially...

Scott County’s unemployment rate still at 5.2%

After across-the-board unemployment rate increases in June, 57 of Tennessee’s 95 counties saw their jobless rates improve in July. Scott County was not one...

D.A.: Officers’ actions were justified

LAFOLLETTE — The death of a LaFollette man in an officer-involved shooting last month was apparently the result of suicide-by-cop, with the 8th Judicial...

Preslei Bowling crowned Little Miss Fairest

Preslei Mae Bowling was crowned Little Miss Fairest of the Fair at the Scott County Fair Monday evening, as the second of five pageants...

Charlee Burke wins Little Miss Junior title

Charlee Burke, the four-year-old daughter of Dustin Burke and Gracie Burke, was crowned Little Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair as the annual Scott...

Oneida motel owner indicted in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE — The owner of the beleaguered Oneida Family Motel has been indicted by a Knox County grand jury on 26 felony charges following...
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