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Fake identity lands Corbin man in jail

If you’re going to assume someone else’s identity, it’s best to be sure their nose is clean. That could be described as the lesson learned...

Scott County unemployment drops to all-time low

Scott County’s unemployment rate has never been as low as it is right now. According to jobless numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Labor...

Local students’ academic progress tops charts

Both of Scott County’s public school systems have been designated as “exemplary school systems” by the Tennessee Department of Education. The Scott County School System...

Garrett: Spider invasion proves to be a headache

I keep a .357 magnum revolver next to my bed, just in case. “Just in case” can mean a lot of things. A hopped-up-on-meth intruder who...

Chamber’s annual Christmas parade scheduled

The Scott County Chamber of Commerce’s 69th annual Christmas parade will step off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade, which is themed...

Horse trail passes site of Big South Fork tragedy

To the average person — unaware of the history of the territory that is now called the Big South Fork National River & Recreation...

Scott looks to next season with bowl game

There isn’t much time off for high school football teams. Within weeks after one season has ended, players and coaches are typically back at...

Highlanders come up short in regular season finale

PIGEON FORGE — In a battle of two teams playing for pride as the regular season drew to a close Friday, Pigeon Forge found...

McKinney shines in Coalfield’s win over OHS

COALFIELD — There were bright spots for Oneida here Friday. The Indians had more first downs than Coalfield (15 to 12), limited the Yellow...

Mary Southern Webb, 76

Mary Anne Southern Webb, 76, of Oneida, passed away October 27, 2017, at home, surrounded by her family following a long battle with cancer. She...

Gladis Owens, 79

Gladis Owens, 79, of Oneida, passed away October 25, 2017, at Huntsville Manor Nursing & Rehab Facility in Huntsville. Born January 14, 1938, she was...

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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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