Huntsville tax rate unchanged at 50 cents

HUNTSVILLE — The property tax rate here will remain unchanged in fiscal year 2014-2015. The town's mayor of board and aldermen on Thursday passed the...

Election qualifying hits final stages

HUNTSVILLE — With two weeks remaining before the qualifying deadline, Scott County’s general election continues to take shape, with a high-profile battle looming for...

Huntsville sewer plant sees another minor setback

HUNTSVILLE — It will still happen, but sweeping repairs to Huntsville's faulty sewer plant have apparently been delayed slightly by higher than expected construction...

19 nabbed in interdiction effort

HUNTSVILLE — A pursuit through Oneida ended when the suspect crashed his vehicle on Grave Hill Road and was apprehended Saturday, Dec. 29, by...

Hike of the Week: John Muir to O&W

Distance: 4.6 miles Elevation gain: 100 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Leatherwood Most people who hike the John Muir Trail, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s...

Seized pickup added to OPD patrol fleet

A pickup truck valued at $50,000 which was seized by Oneida Police Department in a drug-related arrest is being transformed into a police cruiser,...

Improve Act will add $700,000 for local road maintenance

HUNTSVILLE — The state gas tax increase championed by Gov. Bill Haslam will add just over $700,000 to the Scott County Road Department’s budget...

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...

Helenwood man dies in apparent ATV accident

HELENWOOD — The body of a 44-year-old Cherry Fork Road resident was discovered in a wooded area by his home early Wednesday evening. The body...

Three arrested on drug charges at Oneida motel

Three persons were arrested on drug-related charges at the Oneida Family Motel on Thursday, the latest in an ongoing series of investigations into criminal...
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