Scott County’s unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent

Scott County was among 76 counties across Tennessee with a decreased unemployment rate during the month of December, according to the latest...

Hospital puts new CT scanner into use

Big South Fork Medical Center received a shot in the arm last week with the launch of a new, state-of-the-art CT scanner. The new scanner,...

Budget work stalls; OK given to correction partnership

HUNTSVILLE — Monday’s County Commission work session, held at the Scott County School’s Technology Center here, was to have been centered around the presentation...

Commissioner confirms pick of Walker as EMA director

HUNTSVILLE — Wendy Walker, who has been with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for the past decade, has been chosen from 11 applicants to head...

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...

Sexton retains chairmanship of school board

HUNTSVILLE — Jim Sexton remains chairman, and Brian Strunk will continue to serve as vice chairman of the Scott County Board of Education, following...

State: Immunizations keep children healthy and learning

NASHVILLE — Summer break is almost over for many students in Tennessee, and as plans are being made for another school year, it’s important...

Huntsville eyes adventure tourism zone

HUNTSVILLE — The Town of Huntsville could become the first government entity on the northern Cumberland Plateau to apply to the state for "Adventure...

Huntsville agrees to take portion of county sewer system

HUNTSVILLE — A once-on, once-off agreement between Scott County and the Town of Huntsville for the town to take ownership of the burdensome “east-end”...

Tanker truck driver charged with DUI, drug possession

A tanker truck driver transporting a load of fuel through Oneida was arrested and charged with DUI and drug possession Wednesday afternoon. Oneida Chief of...
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