Walmart employee credited with saving drowning man

An Oneida man is credited with saving the life of a stranger who was on the verge of drowning in the lake at Oneida City Park last week. Travis Phillips,...

Letner shooter sentenced to 24 years

  HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida man accused of shooting to death his "drinking buddy" in September 2011 entered a guilty plea on Monday and was sentenced to 24 years in...

Fire causes substantial damage at apartment complex

  A multi-alarm fire during the pre-dawn hours Tuesday caused substantial damage to the Oak Park Apartment Complex on Sandcut Road. The 3:30 a.m. blaze reportedly started as a grease fire...

Q&A: Big South Fork Bluegrass & Bike Fest

This Friday Question & Answer feature was conducted with Brandon Hughett. In addition to chairing the Scott County Chamber of Commerce's Tourism Committee, Hughett is a pilot at Hughett...

OMS-OHS to add security officer

The Oneida Special School District will soon be adding a part-time security assistant at the middle school-high school complex. The school district's board of education on Thursday gave its approval...

Two airlifted after Mt. View crash

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=200008111837165579186.0004e5a8f01a33d428eec&ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=36.382121,-84.585972&spn=0.002591,0.00589&z=17&output=embed&w=550&h=300]   ROBBINS — A mother and her adult son have been airlifted to University of Tennessee Medical Center following a near-head-on collision with a fire truck in the Mountain...

Fee hike proposed for Bandy Creek group camps

BANDY CREEK — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is proposing a fee increase for the group campgrounds at Bandy Creek, the park announced Wednesday. Citing an...

Huntsville puts brakes on sewer deal

HUNTSVILLE — A plan for the Town of Huntsville to absorb Scott County’s sewer system with its own has met a major stumbling block: Huntsville apparently does not want...

Preliminary work begins on JMT connector

The segments of the John Muir Trail at Honey Creek and Leatherwood will soon become one. The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area has begun preliminary work on...

Update: Potter trial delayed

Update (Sept. 3, 2013, 1:18 p.m.) — The murder trial of Gregory D. Potter will be delayed in Scott County Criminal Court. According to district attorney general Lori Phillips-Jones, criminal...

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