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,...

Pine Creek home destroyed by fire

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } By the time Scott County Sheriffís Department deputy Paul D. Adkins arrived on the scene of a residential fire...

Pair arrested on drug-related charges

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); }A joint operation by the Oneida Police Department and Scott County Sheriff's Department resulted in the arrests of two...

3 finalists for Chancery vacancy from Scott

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); }TAZEWELL — It was a clean sweep of sorts for Scott Countians before Tennessee's Judicial Nominating Committee here Thursday.The...

Mining ban to be attempted again

A bill that would ban mountaintop-removal mining in Tennessee has been reintroduced in the state legislature.

Oneida water board could be dissolved

Oneida’s Water and Wastewater Board, which directs the town’s Water and Wastewater Department, may soon be disbanded and its duties absorbed by the town’s...

S.M. Promen given until month's end

Scott County Commission voted Monday to extend until Feb. 28 the deadline for S.M. Promen to secure investment capital to reopen the Scott County Hospital.

Winter relaxes its grip on Cumberlands

Ol' Man Winter is expected to relinquish his icy grip on the northern Cumberland Plateau today, bringing to an end four consecutive days of...

Arrest made in Posey cold-case

HUNTSVILLE -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department yesterday filed charges against an Oneida woman who authorities say played a role in the 2005 shooting...

Legislation filed to prevent TennCare expansion

NASHVILLE -- State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, filed legislation Thursday to prevent an expansion of TennCare under provisions of the federal health care reform...
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