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Sexton Named Miss Scott County

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-29) Cierra Sexton, the daughter of Gabe & Kable Krahn and George & Mary Sexton, was crowned 2015 Miss Scott County Saturday night at the Scott County Fair. Complete Story

 

3rd Annual Grants Conference September 23 at RSCC

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-28) State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has set the date for his third annual free “Grant Conference.”  The purpose of the conference is to improve the opportunities for local citizens, organizations and governments to find and tap into a wide variety of grant funds available to them.  The conference will be held on Wednesday, September 23rd at Roane State Community College, at 276 Patton Lane in Harriman in the Raider Room from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Complete Story

 

County Jobless Rate Up Sharply in July

 

            Nashville, TN (2015-08-27) 110 additional people were in the unemployment line last month, as the jobless rate in Scott County rose sharply in July. Complete Story

 

Summers Crowned Miss Pre-Teen at Scott County Fair

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-27) A Helenwood teen was crowned Miss Pre-Teen at the 89th Annual Scott County Fair. Complete Story

 

Douglas Crowned Little Miss Junior At Scott County Fair

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-25) Macy Brooke Douglas, the 8-year-old daughter of Josh and Sasha Douglas, was named Little Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair at the 89th annual Scott County Fair Tuesday night. Complete Story

 

King Crowned Little Miss Fairest of the Fair

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-24) Alex Rhayne King, the 5-year-old daughter of Duff and Rhyan King-Pennington has been crowned the 2015 Little Miss Scott County Fairest of the Fair. Complete Story

 

West Wins Institute of Agriculture Award

 

Knoxville, TN (2015-08-24) The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture recently honored some of its top faculty, staff, researchers and outreach experts with a number of prestigious awards. More than 30 people were recognized with a variety of honors — many gifts sponsored by past faculty, alumni and friends of the Institute. A Scott County native was among those recognized. Complete Story

 

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for July 5.7%

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-24) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for July was 5.7 percent, unchanged from the June revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for July was 5.3 percent, also unchanged from the prior month. Complete Story

 

Tennessee Offers Free High School Equivalency Testing

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-24) The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is now giving students who left high school before graduating the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency diploma at no cost. Complete Story

 

One Killed, One Serious Injured in Traffic Crash

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-22) One person was killed and another was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a near head-on collision on Grave Hill Road. Complete Story

 

Field Set For Oneida City Election

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-20) The field for the Town of Oneida City Election has been set, with four persons vying for the office of Mayor. Candidates have until noon on Thursday, August 27, to withdraw from the race. Complete Story

 

Commission leaves distance rule unchanged

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-17) In spite of fervent discussion on both sides of the issue, the Scott County Commission has elected to leave a rule regarding the proximity of establishments selling alcohol to places of public gathering unchanged.  The vote came following a committee recommendation the distance between such places be increased to the state maximum. Complete Story

 

Blue Heron Ghost Train Storytelling Event on September 12

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-17) September is a great time to come enjoy traditional storytelling at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Complete Story

 

Sexton wins seat on Huntsville Utility Board

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-15) A political newcomer has won a seat on the Huntsville Utility District Board of Commissioners. Complete Story

 

County Schools Coaches named for 2015-2016

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-13) Coaches for all county schools have been named for the 2015-2016. Complete Story

 

Benefit Auction raises more than $24,000 for Women’s Shelter

 

Oneida, TN (2015-08-10) Months of planning and ten hours of bidding and buying yielded more than $24,000 for the Scott County Shelter Society, which runs the local shelter for abuse and battered women and children.  The annual auction was held at the studios of Oneida Broadcasters, Inc., radio station WBNT and Oneida Cable and Video. Complete Story

 

Candidate field for Mayor’s race growing

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-10) The field of candidates seeking the office of Mayor of Oneida has expanded to four potential candidates.  Interested persons have until noon on August 20, 2015 to file a qualifying paperwork. Complete Story

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol Encourages School Zone Safety

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-10) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is urging motorists to utilize extra caution in school zones, around school buses and in neighborhoods during the 2015-16 school year. Complete Story

 

Homicide charges against concert killer sent to Grand Jury

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-06) A Scott County judge has ruled probable cause exists to send homicide charges against a Bradley County man to a Scott County Grand Jury.  Contrary to popular belief, the suspect was likely not intoxicated at the time of the altercation, but did have prescription medications in his system. Complete Story

 

Scott County Trio Charged with TennCare Fraud

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-05) Three persons from Scott County have been charged by the Office of Inspector General with TennCare Fraud and other drug related offenses. Complete Story

 

Senate Committees to review security measures at Tennessee National Guard Installations

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-05) The Senate State and Local Government Committee, which is chaired by Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston), is set to join the Senate Transportation and Safety Committee next week to hear testimony regarding the state’s security status and review directives taken by Governor Bill Haslam to protect service members in military installations. Complete Story

 

Committee Votes to Recommend Increase in Distance Requirements for Beer Sales

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-03) In a unexpected turn of events Monday night, the county’s Intergovernmental Committee voted to recommend an increase in the distance required between an establishment selling beer and any nearby public venue.  The committee had been expected to consider a proposal to reduce the distance by nearly 1000 feet. Complete Story

 

Low Gap Residents Steaming Mad over Railroad Acquisition

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-08-03) A small group of landowners from the Low Gap community opposed to the recent acquisition of the old Brimstone railroad line by a local investment group expressed their displeasure Monday night in Huntsville.  The group sought the county’s help, as they felt their land was being illegally taken. Complete Story

 

TDH Promotes Workplace Support for Breastfeeding Mothers

 

Nashville, TN (2015-08-03) The Tennessee Department of Health has been helping mothers give their babies the best start in life for more than 90 years, and education and support for breastfeeding are a big part of these important efforts. TDH celebrates World Breastfeeding Week August 1 – 7, 2015 to help promote the importance of breastfeeding as a lifesaving goal. Complete Story

 

Web Update: Authorities Continue Investigation into Teen’s Death

 

            Huntsville, TN (2015-07-29) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department continue to investigate the death of a 17-year-old Scott High School student found along the highway early Wednesday morning. Complete Story

           

Assault Charge Against Sheriff Deputy sent to Grand Jury

 

            Huntsville, TN (2015-07-29) An assault charge against a Scott County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant accused of shooting at least three teens at an area church social has been sent to the Grand Jury. Complete Story

 

Oneida Woman charged with aggravated child abuse

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-29) An Oneida woman is facing aggravated child abuse charges following an investigation by the Oneida Police Department. Complete Story

 

LaFollette Woman charged with trying to illegally obtain prescription meds

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-29) A LaFollette woman is facing local charges for allegedly trying to illegally obtain prescription medication from a local chain pharmacy. Complete Story

 

Three Seeking Oneida Mayor’s Office; Deadline to enter race August 20

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-24) With less than a month to the qualifying deadline, three persons have returned petitions seeking the office of Mayor of Oneida.  Two people, including one incumbent and one former officeholder, have also returned paperwork for a seat on the city council. Complete Story

 

BSF Recreation League bringing flag football to Scott

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-24) Beginning in September, adult-league flag football will begin in Scott County. Complete Story

 

Scott Jobless Rate Up 1% in June

 

Nashville, TN (2015-07-23) After two months of decline, the jobless rate in Scott County ticked up sharply in June, rising a full percentage point over the month and back into double digit for the first time since March. Complete Story

 

Commission Approves FY2015 Budget

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-20) After months of consternation, the Scott County Commission approved the county’s FY2015 Monday night with little discussion and no fanfare. Complete Story

 

Local Health Department offering Back-to-School Immunizations

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-20) Many children will be back in the classroom in just a few weeks that’s why the Scott County Health Department is reminding parents to get their children’s back-to-school immunizations now. Complete Story

 

Boys and Girls Club Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-20) Do you know someone who exudes greatness, has been an instrument of change in our community and deserves to be recognized?  If so, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cumberland Plateau encourages you to nominate that person induction into the club’s Hall of Fame. Complete Story

 

Oneida City Council Inks 2015-2016 Budget

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-16) A month after approving its tax levy for the coming fiscal year, the Oneida City Council has adopted on first reading its 2015-2016 budget. Complete Story

 

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for June Decreased to 5.7%

 

Nashville, TN (2015-07-16) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for June was 5.7 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than the May revised rate of 5.8 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for June was 5.3 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the prior month. Complete Story

 

37 Indicted by Scott County Grand Jury

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-14) The Scott County Grand Jury had a busy session last week, returning 37 true bills on a variety of violations ranging from rape to filing a false report. Complete Story

 

NPS Launches Kentucky National Park Pentathlon

 

Oneida, TN (2015-07-14) This week, National Park Service (NPS) launched the Kentucky National Park Pentathlon, inviting those who visit all five NPS sites in the state to earn a special free commemorative patch.   The Pentathlon is in recognition of the NPS 2016 Centennial. Complete Story

 

Several Arrested in Drug Interdiction Effort

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-13) The efforts of local law enforcement resulted in the arrest of three persons and the citing of another on criminal violations last week. Complete Story

 

Williams Earns Spot on Tennessee Sports Writers’ All-State Team

 

Nashville, TN (2015-07-08) A senior baseball standout from Oneida has been honored by the Tennessee Sports Writers’ Association. Complete Story

 

Commission Approves 12-cent Property Tax Hike

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-07-06) In a meeting that was often more indicative of an episode of “The Price is Right” than a serious budget discussion, the Scott County Commission on Monday night approved a 12-cent property tax increase for the coming fiscal year.  The body will vote on the county’s 2015-2016 budget at its next meeting on July 20, 2015. Complete Story

 

Sexton named to Baseball Coaches All-State Team

 

Nashville, TN (2015-07-01) The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association has named a local stand-out baseball player to the All-State Team. Complete Story

 

Construction Won't Slow July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

 

Nashville, TN (2015-07-01) Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at midnight on Thursday, July 2, 2015 through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015 to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. Complete Story

 

Scott County Farmers’ Market Opening July 11

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-30) The Scott County Extension Office has announced the opening of the 2015 Scott County Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market. Complete Story

 

Fire Destroys Winfield Home

 

Winfield, TN (2015-06-30) A two alarm fire completely destroyed a Winfield home. Complete Story

 

Tax Rate Increase Rejected by Commission

 

            Huntsville, TN (2015-06-29) With the end of the fiscal year at hand, the Scott County Commission Monday night was expected to vote on a property tax rate and pass a budget; however the body failed to come to a consensus.  The Commission will revisit the issue again during a special recessed session on Monday, July 6, 2015. Complete Story

 

One Killed, Two Injured in Fairview Crash

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-29) A Huntsville woman is dead and two others injured following a two vehicle traffic crash on Baker Highway late Monday afternoon. Complete Story

 

THP utilizing traffic data to target violators over July 4 holiday

 

Nashville, TN (2015-06-29) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a variety of traffic safety tools and utilize data-driven enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday period to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state. The traffic safety campaign will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3 and conclude at midnight on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Complete Story

 

State Fire Marshal: Practice campfire safety this summer

 

Nashville, TN (2015-06-29) For many Tennesseans, summertime weather signals the start of outdoor recreation and travel, including camping trips. While camping can create many wonderful memories, it can also result in devastating wildfires or serious burn injuries if fire-safe practices are not used. Complete Story

 

County Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in May

 

Nashville, TN (2015-06-25) The month of May saw a slight increase in the rate of unemployment from April. Scott County also turned in the second highest rate in the state. Complete Story

 

Bank Mogul W.H. (Bill) Swain Dead at 92

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-23) W. H. (Bill) Swain, the man behind much of the development in Scott County for the last 60 years, has died at the age of 92. Complete Story

 

Town of Oneida receives grant to roof municipal building

 

Nashville, TN (2015-06-19) The Town of Oneida has received a state energy grant to replace the roof of the municipal services building (city hall). Complete Story

 

THP:  New Trooper Assigned to Scott County

 

Nashville, TN (2015-06-19) On Thursday, 45 cadets graduated from the Tennessee Highway Patrol training academy in Nashville.  Of those, one has been assigned to Scott County. Complete Story

 

School Board Readies for 2015-2016 School Year

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-18) While most students are enjoying their summer vacation, the Scott County Board of Education spent most of its June meeting preparing from the coming school year. Complete Story

 

Oneida Tax Levy Unchanged for FY2016

 

Oneida, TN (2015-06-18) The tax rate for property owners inside the Town of Oneida will remain unchanged for next fiscal year.  The town council is expected to pass its FY2016 budget in July. Complete Story

 

49 from Scott make TTU’s Spring 2015 Dean’s List

 

Cookeville, TN (2015-06-18) More than 4,000 students were named to Tennessee Tech University’s spring 2015 dean’s list, including 49 from Scott County. Complete Story

 

Splash Pad Opens at Oneida City Park

 

Oneida, TN (2015-06-18) After nearly two years of planning, preparation, and construction, the splash pad at the Oneida City Park opened Thursday morning. Complete Story

 

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for May Decreased to 5.8%

 

Nashville, TN (201506-18) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for May was 5.8 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the April revised rate of 6.0 percent. Complete Story

 

Splash Pad to open Thursday in Oneida

 

Oneida, TN (2015-06-17) After years without a municipal pool, more than a year of planning and months of work, the much anticipated ‘splash pad’ at the Oneida City Park will open Thursday. Complete Story

 

Bomb Threat Temporarily Closes Local Wal-Mart

 

Oneida, TN (2015-06-15) A bomb threat at the Oneida Wal-Mart SuperCenter forced the evacuation of the building and temporary closure of the store Monday.  After a thorough search, authorities did not find any traces of an explosive device. Complete Story

 

TWRA: Avoid Removing White-Tailed Fawns from the Wild

 

Morristown, TN (2015-06-12) As calls reporting abandoned White-tailed fawns are pouring in, the TWRA is reminding citizens to think twice before removing them from the wild in an attempt to rescue them from seeming abandonment. Complete Story

 

County Commission to vote on tax increase June 29

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-08) When the Scott County Board of County Commissioners convenes in its regular monthly session on June 29, 2015, it will vote on whether or not to increase the local property tax rate by 24 cents.  If approved, it will be the first tax hike in five years. Complete Story

 

Finance Committee affirms position on janitorial bid

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-08) Three weeks after being asked by the Scott County Commission to reevaluate a bid awarded for janitorial supplies, the Scott County Finance Committee has affirmed its position and awarded the bid to Scott Janitorial, a local company with parent offices in Somerset, KY. Complete Story

 

Missing Texas Man Found Safe Locally

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-04) Interagency collaboration led local authorities to find a missing Texas man in Oneida.  The man, which may be suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s, has been reunited with family and friends in Knoxville. Complete Story

 

Director announces new principals at Huntsville Middle and Robbins Elementary

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-02) Director of Schools Bill Hall has officially filled two key vacancies in the Scott County School System.  The job openings were created by the retirements of Huntsville Middle School Principal LaMance Bryant and Robbins Elementary School Principal Marva Robbins. Complete Story

 

County budget to be presented in special meeting June 8

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-01) With the presentation of the budget delayed seven days because of scheduling conflicts, the Scott County Commission did little Monday night.  The budget committee will present the proposed 2015-2016 budget during recessed session on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Complete Story

 

Scott County Health Department Offers New Program to Help Pregnant Woman Quit Smoking

 

Huntsville, TN (2015-06-01) The Scott County Health Department is now certified to offer a program to help pregnant women quit smoking, and stay quit. Complete Story

 

August 2015

 

2015-08-29 Sexton Named Miss Scott County

2015-08-28 3rd Annual Grants Conference September 23 at RSCC

2015-08-27 County Jobless Rate Up Sharply in July

2015-08-27 Summers Crowned Miss Pre-Teen at Scott County Fair

2015-08-25 Douglas Crowned Little Miss Junior At Scott County Fair

2015-08-24 King Crowned Little Miss Fairest of the Fair

2015-08-24 West Wins Institute of Agriculture Award

2015-08-24 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for July 5.7%

2015-08-24 Tennessee Offers Free High School Equivalency Testing

2015-08-22 One Killed, One Serious Injured in Traffic Crash

2015-08-20 Field Set For Oneida City Election

2015-08-17 Commission leaves distance rule unchanged

2015-08-17 Blue Heron Ghost Train Storytelling Event on September 12

2015-08-15 Sexton wins seat on Huntsville Utility Board

2015-08-13 County Schools Coaches named for 2015-2016

2015-08-10 Benefit Auction raises more than $24,000 for Women’s Shelter

2015-08-10 Candidate field for Mayor’s race growing

2015-08-10 Tennessee Highway Patrol Encourages School Zone Safety

2015-08-06 Homicide charges against concert killer sent to Grand Jury

2015-08-05 Scott County Trio Charged with TennCare Fraud

2015-08-05 Senate Committees to review security measures at Tennessee National Guard Installations

2015-08-03 Committee Votes to Recommend Increase in Distance Requirements for Beer Sales

2015-08-03 Low Gap Residents Steaming Mad over Railroad Acquisition

2015-08-03 TDH Promotes Workplace Support for Breastfeeding Mothers

 

July 2015

 

2015-07-29 Authorities Continue Investigation into Teen’s Death

2015-07-29 Assault Charge Against Sheriff Deputy sent to Grand Jury

2015-07-29 Oneida Woman charged with aggravated child abuse

2015-07-29 LaFollette Woman charged with trying to illegally obtain prescription meds

2015-07-24 Three Seeking Oneida Mayor’s Office; Deadline to enter race August 20

2015-07-24 BSF Recreation League bringing flag football to Scott

2015-07-23 Scott Jobless Rate Up 1% in June

2015-07-20 Commission Approves FY2015 Budget

2015-07-20 Local Health Department offering Back-to-School Immunizations

2015-07-20 Boys and Girls Club Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

2015-07-16 Oneida City Council Inks 2015-2016 Budget

2015-07-16 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for June Decreased to 5.7%

2015-07-14 37 Indicted by Scott County Grand Jury

2015-07-14 NPS Launches Kentucky National Park Pentathlon

2015-07-13 Several Arrested in Drug Interdiction Effort

2015-07-08 Williams Earns Spot on Tennessee Sports Writers’ All-State Team

2015-07-06 Commission Approves 12-cent Property Tax Hike

2015-07-01 Sexton named to Baseball Coaches All-State Team

2015-07-01 Construction Won't Slow July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

 

June 2015

 

2015-06-30 Scott County Farmers’ Market Opening July 11

2015-06-30 Fire Destroys Winfield Home

2015-06-29 Tax Rate Increase Rejected By Commission

2015-06-29 One Killed, Two Injured in Fairview Crash

2015-06-29 THP utilizing traffic data to target violators over July 4 holiday

2015-06-29 State Fire Marshal: Practice campfire safety this summer

2015-06-25 County Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in May

2015-06-23 Bank Mogul W.H. (Bill) Swain Dead at 92

2015-06-19 Town of Oneida receives grant to roof municipal building

2015-06-18 THP:  New Trooper Assigned to Scott County

2015-06-18 School Board Readies for 2015-2016 School Year

2015-06-18 Oneida Tax Levy Unchanged for FY2016

2015-06-18 49 from Scott make TTU’s Spring 2015 Dean’s List

2015-06-18 Splash Pad Opens at Oneida City Park

2015-06-18 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for May Decreased to 5.8%

2015-06-17 Splash Pad to open Thursday in Oneida

2015-06-15 Bomb Threat Temporarily Closes Local Wal-Mart

2015-06-12 TWRA: Avoid Removing White-Tailed Fawns From The Wild

2015-06-08 County Commission to vote on tax increase June 29

2015-06-08 Finance Committee affirms position on janitorial bid

2015-06-04 Missing Texas Man Found Safe Locally

2015-06-02 Director announces new principals at Huntsville Middle and Robbins Elementary

2015-06-01 County budget to be presented in special meeting June 8

2015-06-01 Scott County Health Department Offers New Program to Help Pregnant Woman Quit Smoking

 

May 2015

 

2015-05-31 Popular Local Restaurant Destroyed by Sunday night fire

2015-05-28 Scott Unemployment Rate Below 9 Percent

2015-05-27 Bond Reduced for Accused Concert Killer

2015-05-26 Carson Makes Court Appearance on Homicide Charge

2015-05-26 Cleveland Man to Appear in Court to face Homicide Charges

2015-05-26 Civil War Historian to Speak at Rugby on June 6

2015-05-24 Indiana Man Killed In Altercation At Full Throttle Event

2015-05-21 Mayor speaks out about proposal to cut fire department funding

2015-05-21 Tennessee’s Jobless Rate Inches Downward in April

2015-05-21 Oneida PD’s New K-9 Ready to Patrol Streets

2015-05-21 Scott County Man Convicted of Timber Theft

2015-05-21 Scott County Deputy Cited for Assault on Juveniles

2015-05-19 Red Kettle Campaign raises more than $20,000

2015-05-19 THP to increase patrols during Memorial Day Holiday

2015-05-18 County Budget to be presented in June; Anti-Nepotism Policy Proposed

2015-05-18 Armed Suspect Robs Huntsville Convenience Store

2015-05-11 Finance Committee Awards Janitorial Contract to Higher Bidder

2015-05-11 Sheriff’s Department Adding K-9 Unit

2015-05-10 BSF announces Blue Heron Decoration Day May 16

2015-05-07 Trio escapes injury after car strikes car and building

2015-05-05 Public Weighs-In on Budget Proposals

2015-05-05 Oneida Woman Dies Two Days after Bizarre Accident

2015-05-04 HTC Scholarship Winners Announced

2015-05-04 Freak Accident Critically Injures Oneida Woman

2015-05-04 HCC Increases Broadband Speeds

 

April 2015

 

2015-04-30 Budget Committee Proposes Cuts and Considers Tax Increase

2015-04-28 Eddie “Turkey Man” Salter Appearance to Benefit CASA

2015-04-24 Drug Task Force Director Terminated in Wake of Investigation

2015-04-23 County Unemployment Rate Edges Downward in March

2015-04-22 Meth for Sex Leads to Charges against Oneida Man

2015-04-21 Winfield Home Destroyed by Fire

2015-04-21 Oneida Man Caught Illegally Dumping Mattresses on Roadside

2015-04-20 County Commission Split on How to Resolve Projected Shortfall

2015-04-20 Couple Caught Dumping Trash Booked for Aggravated Criminal Littering

2015-04-20 KY Woman Booked on Meth Charges Following Traffic Stop

2015-04-20 Obed WSR to Host Exhibition featuring Watercolors by Kampwerth

2015-04-19 Historic Rugby Author Series Brings Poet Jane Hicks April 25

2015-04-17 Community College Reconnect Grant Approved

2015-04-17 Foster Parents Needed in Scott County

2015-04-17 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for March Decreased to 6.3%

2015-04-13 Budget Committee:  Property Tax Increase Likely

2015-04-13 BSF Saddle Club Offering Post Secondary Scholarships

2015-04-13 Appalachian Duo Performing at Rugby April 24

2015-04-12 Obed Wild and Scenic River Presents Healthy Hike on April 18

2015-04-10 State Senate honors Senator Baker

2015-04-09 BSF Spring Planting Festival has “Changed Up” to Include Music

2015-04-09 BSF Announces the Official Opening of Bear Creek Horse Camp

2015-04-09 Vivian Smith Countywide Cleanup Saturday

2015-04-09 Big South Fork’s Beagle Retiring

2015-04-06 Commission Ponders Creation of Job Recruitment Committee

2015-04-02 Local Trooper Involved in Traffic Stop That Intercepted Large Quantity of Prescription Drugs

2015-04-02 State Fire Marshal’s Office urges caution with outdoor burning

 

March 2015

 

2015-03-31 Former Scott County Deputy Charged With Theft/Misconduct

2015-03-31 Anderson County Woman Caught Taking Drugs from Local Pharmacy

2015-03-30 Hunter Education Class Scheduled

2015-03-30 TDCI Urges Consumers to Protect Themselves from Cyber Attacks, Identity Theft

2015-03-30 State Fire Marshal reminds residents to create fire escape plan

2015-03-30 Burnt Mill Bridge Area Cleanup on Saturday

2015-03-27 Road Relief Act would return millions of dollars to counties for road improvements

2015-03-26 Scott County unemployment rate sheds dubious honor after nearly 5 years

2015-03-24 TCAT Hosting Open House to Encourage Adults to Sign Up for Tennessee Reconnect

2015-03-23 Sheriff’s Department Seeks Assistance In Locating Suspect

2015-03-20 Yager to Hold Scott County Town Hall Meeting

2015-03-19 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for February Decreased To 6.6%

2015-03-15 Commission Approves Contract Changes with Hospital Operator

2015-03-15 TEMA:  $1.5 Million Storm Damage Locally

2015-03-12 Scott County unemployment rate statistically increases in January

2015-03-12 Yager: TDOT Allots $64 million for U.S. 27 Improvements

2015-03-09 Investigation of Road Department Leads to Audit Findings

2015-03-09 Hike Rugby! Event Saturday

2015-03-09 Pioneer Whitewater Paddlers to speak at Obed Program

2015-03-05 Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for January Increased to 6.7%

2015-03-04 Pioneer couple charged with Haley’s Law following drug arrest

2015-03-03 20 Suspects Rounded Up in Drug Operations; 21 More Sought

2015-03-03 State Issues New Driver License Due to Printing Error

2015-03-03 Hunter Education Class Scheduled

2015-03-02 Commission Subcommittee Approves Hospital Request to Leverage Facility for Building Improvements

2015-03-02 Annual Cumberland Trail Work Day Rescheduled for March 21

 

February 2015

 

2015-02-26 Cemetery Visit Assistance Offered by Big South Fork

2015-02-26 BSF Ranger Receives Southeast Region’s Harry Yount Award

2015-02-26 Scott County’s second Small Business Saturday is March 7

2015-02-25 TDCI: Consumers Beware Price Gouging After Winter Storm

2015-02-25 State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Homeowners to Practice Good Kitchen Safety This Winter

2015-02-23 Cross Appointed Medical Examiner

2015-02-23 County Commission Votes Down Amusement Tax

2015-02-23 Conditions Improving for Most Residents

2015-02-19 Fire Destroys Leatherwood Road Home

2015-02-19 Portable Heater Safety Is Crucial During Winter Storm

2015-02-19 TDCI: A consumer primer about weather-related claims

2015-02-18 State Fire Marshal’s Office: Take Fire Safety Seriously During Winter Storm

2015-02-18 TVA Record Power Demand Expected Thursday Morning

2015-02-12 York Named “Student of the Month” at Scott High

2015-02-12 Early Release Days Approved for County Students

2015-02-12 County “Teachers of the Year” Announced

2015-02-09 Road Department Subject of Comptroller Investigation

2015-02-09 Potter:  Huntsville wants to be included in recreation tax levy proposal

2015-02-09 Close to 165,000 Deer Harvested During 2014-15 Seasons

2015-02-09 Stay Warm This Winter with the Right Firewood

2015-02-05 Local Extension Office offering new ways to keep informed of upcoming programs

2015-02-04 Trio booked on drug charges following traffic stop

2015-02-02 More Jobs coming to Scott County?

2015-02-02 Five-Percent Amusement Tax Proposed on County Events

 

January 2015

 

2015-01-30 OSSD Bus Driver Dies One Week after Suffering Heart Attack

2015-01-29 County Jobless Rate Up In December

2015-01-28 Prominent Oneida Physician Passes Away

2015-01-24 One Killed; Two Injured In Tractor-Trailer Accident In North Oneida

2015-01-23 Bus Driver Suffers Heart Attack On Morning Run

2015-01-23 Conservation Group Purchases Land At Obed Wild And Scenic River

2015-01-23 OMS Host Junior Honor Band Clinic

2015-01-21 Legislation would Legalize ATVs on SR63

2015-01-20 Hotel/Motel Tax Hike Narrowly Rejected By Commission

2015-01-20 Homeless Shelter Lease Extension Approved

2015-01-20 January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

2015-01-19 Oneida Woman Killed in Single Car Crash on Williams Creek Road

2015-01-15 Convenience Store Robbery Suspect Caught in Morgan County

2015-01-15 Yager elected to East Tennessee Development District Board

2015-01-13 Salvation Army “Red Kettle” Campaign Surpasses Goal

2015-01-12 BSF’s Barnes Wins Regional Forest Service Award

2015-01-09 Portable Heater Safety is Crucial during Winter’s Coldest Months

2015-01-09 State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Safe Generator Use during Winter

2015-01-09 Four busted on meth-related charges following pair of traffic stops

2015-01-09 THP Urges Citizens to Prepare for Weather-Related Problems on Roadways

2015-01-06 Scott County Health Department Offers FREE Flu Vaccine

2015-01-06 TN Highway Traffic Deaths Down in 2014

2015-01-05 Landowners Object to Bridge Closure

2015-01-03 SCSD Intercepts KY-Bound Meth Shipment

2015-01-03 Sheriff’s Department searching for robbery suspect

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