O&W Bridge to temporarily close for repairs

Efforts to repair the historic O&W Bridge will commence Monday, March 6, and will take approximately three weeks to complete.  This project is funded...

‘Shadow’s Law’ would change state’s policy on roadside memorial signs

NASHVILLE — More than five years after a Scott County teen was killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 27 just south of...

Oneida couple charged in child abuse case

An Oneida couple have been charged with child abuse after a two-year-old boy was allegedly beaten for peeing on the floor of the couple’s...

Drug charges result from ATV theft

HUNTSVILLE — A total of three men are facing drug- and theft-related charges stemming from an investigation into the alleged theft of a Kawasaki...

Three Scott Countians sentenced to prison

HUNTSVILLE — Three Scott County men have been sentenced to prison after violating the terms of their probation, the office of 8th Judicial District...

Motel requires frequent police presence, records show

An Independent Herald review of Oneida Police Department logs shows that law enforcement officers were called or visited the Oneida Family Motel nearly 170 times during the 2016 calendar year, prompting the town's chief of police to call the motel "a haven for crime."

Former constable pleads no contest in BB gun shooting case

HUNTSVILLE — A former constable and Scott County Sheriff’s Department deputy was sentenced to three years of probation last week after pleading no contest...

Several arrested on drug-related charges

Several people were arrested in the Town of Oneida last week for selling drugs, or for possessing drugs with intent to sale.According to warrants...

Hospital clears licensure hurdle

The Tennessee Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities has given preliminary approval to a request from Rennova Health Inc. to reactivate the license on...

Illness extends school closings

There will be no school in Scott County for the rest of the week.Both the Scott County School System and the Oneida Special School...
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