Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Martin is 2013 'Person of the Year'

  Two years ago, when Oneida’s Amy Martin took the first steps towards her goal of an all-inclusive playground at Oneida City Park, many in...

Five things to watch in 2014

  In 2013, local headlines were dominated by efforts to reopen the hospital, the war on drugs, a struggling economy and community tragedies. As we...

Oneida's West, Couch named all-state

  Two Oneida football players received all-state honors in the Tennessee Sportswriters Association's Class 2A team announced late Monday. Senior defensive back Cole West and junior...

Scott's Chambers named to all-state soccer team

Scott High's Summer Chambers was named to the Tennessee Sportswriters Association's all-state girls' soccer team for Class A-AA, the association announced Monday. Chambers was one...

Harlem Ambassadors to visit Scott County

  The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors will be visiting Scott County for a game at Scott High on February 1, at 7 p.m. The Ambassadors feature non-stop...

Top stories of 2013

    When the Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott officially opened its doors on Dec. 2, it marked a triumphant finale to a saga surrounding the...

Jobless rate sees decline in November

Scott County’s unemployment rate dropped half a percentage point in November, down to 15.7 percent from October’s seasonally-revised jobless rate of 16.2 percent, according...

Suspect still sought in pharmacy break-in

A November 2012 burglary at an Oneida pharmacy remains unsolved, and a reward is still being offered for information leading to the arrest of...

Campbell man nabbed in drug bust

HUNTSVILLE — A Campbell County man was arrested last week on various charges related to the alleged trafficking of drugs out of Scott County. Chucky...

Michael V. Neal, 44

Michael Vance Neal, 44 of Oneida, passed away December 23, 2013, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, with family at his side. He was...

Darlene Silcox Lawson, 47

Bertha Darlene Silcox Lawson, 47, of Pioneer, passed away December 25, 2013, at her home. Born in Scott County, December 27, 1965, she was preceded...

James N. Garrett, 77

James N. Garrett, 77, of Fentress County, passed away December 19, 2013, at his home. Born November 17, 1936, he was preceded in death by...

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Unemployment claims increase slightly in Scott County

The residual impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy may be beginning to rear its ugly head. After unemployment skyrocketed in March and...

Green to yellow: East Tennessee hospital capacity reaches ‘cautionary’ level for first time due to Covid-19

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached East Tennessee, the region's health care capacity is reaching a point where it might soon...

Scott County has three cases of coronavirus added; statewide cases surge

The TN Dept. of Health is also reporting increased deaths and hospitalizations over the past 24 hours

TSSAA delays vote on contingency plan for fall sports; urges mask-wearing to help make sure games happen

The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to...
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