Oneida native arrested on federal extortion charges

KNOXVILLE — An Oneida High School graduate and Scott County native has been charged with attempting to extort $5 million from federal officials, including...

Charges result from 100 mph chase

A Harriman man who allegedly tried to force an Oneida Police Department officer off the road during a pursuit that reached speeds of 100...

Pursuit ends in crash, arrest

HUNTSVILLE — A pursuit of an off-road vehicle here Saturday afternoon ended in a crash and the arrest of its driver — one of...

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...

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...

Anthony Smith headlines annual BGC dinner

Scott County native Anthony Smith will be the featured speaker at the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau's annual hall of fame...

Independent Herald announces website changes

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Beginning March 1, the Independent Herald will require readers to be paid subscribers for unlimited access to its website,...

Two nabbed on drug charges

Two Oneida residents were arrested and charged with possession of drugs for resale Friday afternoon, after they were discovered in the company of a...

Scott County man convicted of raping, sexually abusing child

HUNTSVILLE — A jury needed less than one hour Wednesday to convict an Oneida man of more than 80 sex crimes against children.Christopher N....

Yager indicates reluctance for school vouchers, TennCare expansion

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } HUNTSVILLE — In a town hall meeting here Friday morning, state Sen. Ken Yager indicated a reluctance to support...
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