IH captures nine awards in annual press contests

NASHVILLE — The Independent Herald brought home three first place awards at the annual state press contests here Friday. Sponsored by the University of Tennessee...

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...

'Love Week: Scott' aims for 10 days of serving

Love God. Love others. Do stuff. That’s the theme of Love Week: Scott, a 10-day period of serving God and fellow man that kicks off...

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...

Helenwood woman killed in crash

HUNTSVILLE — One Scott County woman was killed and three more from Scott County were injured in a late evening crash here Monday. Kristal D....

Fleischmann lashes out at Wamp 'hypocrisy'

CHATTANOOGA — With just eight days before the start of early voting, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann on Thursday lashed out at his Republican Primary opponent...

Fire destroys Oneida home

A four-alarm fire destroyed a home off Litton Road in Oneida early Tuesday morning. The fire, in the Litton Road area of Oneida, was first...

Fleischmann receives pro-life endorsement

CHATTANOOGA — A leading pro-life organization has endorsed incumbent Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga, in Tennessee’s 3rd District congressional primary. The National Right to Life Committee announced...

County budget given final OK

HUNTSVILLE — With little fanfare and virtually no discussion, County Commission adopted a new budget for FY 2014-2015 in a special called session at...

Scott's unemployment rate hits 5.5-year low

Scott County’s unemployment rate continues its decline — falling a full percentage point to 12.5 percent in May, its lowest point since September 2008....
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