OPD bids farewell to drug dog

Oneida Police Department said farewell to one of its own last week. “Jinkx,” the department’s only drug dog, died suddenly Tuesday, May 6, after eight...

‘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 schools tighten security

Stricter security measures are being implemented at Oneida schools, in response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last month. The...

Hike of the week: Angel Falls Overlook

Distance: 5.8 miles Elevation gain: 600 ft. Difficulty: Difficult Trailhead: Leatherwood When it comes to spectacular vantage points, there are several along the rim of the gorge encasing...

Martin is 2013 'Person of the Year'

  Two years ago, when Oneida’s Amy Martin took the first steps towards her goal of an all-inclusive playground at Oneida City Park, many in...

Scott gears up for 'Sizzlin' September'

HUNTSVILLE — With the 4th of July holiday in the rearview mirror, local tourism officials have the next holiday — Labor Day — squarely...

Shoppers gear up for Black Friday deals

With several of Scott County’s largest retailers planning “Black Friday” sales, shoppers are gearing up for the year’s busiest shopping weekend. Despite a Nielsen survey...

7 nabbed as part of alleged 'pill ring'

HUNTSVILLE — A two-day investigation by Scott County Sheriff’s Department drug agents culminated Monday evening with the arrests of seven suspects in relation to...

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...

BSF’s snake program offers ‘Go Big’ points

BANDY CREEK — Want to see a snake up close and learn about how it survives in the rough terrain of the Big South...
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