Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in Tennessee

It had been rumored in Tennessee’s hunting community throughout the day Friday that big news was coming. And, shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening,...

Alexander won’t seek re-election

NASHVILLE — U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2020, touching off a storm of compliments and...

Water theft leads to felony charges

Can stealing a $4 case of water make one a felon? Under the right circumstances, it turns out, it can. An Oneida man is facing...

State nixes widening of S.R. 63 east of Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — A proposed widening of S.R. 63 is off the table, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is informing the public this week. In a...

Accumulating snow possible for weekend

Sunday and Monday could bring accumulating snowfall to the northern Cumberland Plateau region, according to the National Weather Service. A low pressure system is poised...

Scott woman killed in Smokies crash

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — A 62-year-old Oneida woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near here Saturday morning. The...

Oneida boy seriously burned in accident

An Oneida boy was recovering at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville earlier this week, after being seriously burned in an accident outside his...

BSFMC parent company to acquire Jellico hospital

JELLICO — Rennova Health is wasting little time expanding its footprint in the rural hospital industry.  The parent company of Big South Fork Medical Center...

Free flu vaccines offered by Health Department

HUNTSVILLE — Persons who have not yet been vaccinated against the flu can receive a free vaccine at the Scott County Health Department on...

Joblessness holds steady in Scott County

Scott County’s unemployment rate remained below five percent for a third consecutive month in October, according to new figures released last week by the...
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