Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Interest grows in top races

HUNTSVILLE — A total of seven persons have picked up paperwork indicating an interest in seeking election as Scott County’s mayor and sheriff in...

A visit from the arctics

One of the coldest Januaries in decades refused to go away without one final slap in the face, with temperatures bottoming out near zero...

Huntsville finalizes 20% sewer rate increase

HUNTSVILLE — The mayor and board of aldermen here finalized a 20 percent rate hike for sewer customers Thursday afternoon. After a public hearing with...

Gladys M. West, 94

Gladys Marie West, 94, of Monticello, Kentucky, formerly of McCreary County, Kentucky, passed away January 15, 2014, at her home. Funeral service was conducted January...

Woodrow Coffey Jr., 80

Woodrow Coffey, Jr., 80, of Summerville, South Carolina, passed away January 13, 2014, at Trident Medical Center where he spent the last two weeks...

Phillips is appointed Scott County sheriff

HUNTSVILLE — By a 13-0 vote here Tuesday evening, Scott County Commission appointed Ronnie Phillips to fill the remainder of the current term. After Scott...

Commissioners to choose from two sheriff candidates

HUNTSVILLE — A vote on who will serve as Scott County's sheriff through Aug. 31, 2014, is expected by Scott County Commission tonight. Commissioners will...

Haslam's meth proposal would clamp down on pseudoephedrine sales

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last week announced new legislation that he says is intended to curb the state’s methamphetamine scourge. The Knoxville Republican,...

Price hike derails NYC trip for SHS students

HUNTSVILLE — There won’t be a trip to New York City for Scott High’s seniors this year due to an unexpected increase in the...

As flu grips region, free vaccines offered

State health officials say at least 16 people have died in Tennessee from influenza, with more than 500 people hospitalized by flu symptoms. And...

Helenwood man charged with stealing from elderly

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man attempting to steal money from an elderly woman was allegedly caught red-handed Friday afternoon, according to the Scott...

Oneida takes district lead with win over Jellico

A team much in need of a win got one Monday night, as Oneida defeated Jellico 62-54 to take a half-game lead in the...

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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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