Monthly Archives: November, 2018

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...

Business owner stops truck thief

An Oneida business owner successfully stopped an alleged thief who was attempting to steal his truck last week. Michael Miller, 34, of Pioneer, was arrested...

Notebook: Things we’re learning as the basketball season takes shape

With the pre-Thanksgiving portion of the 2018-2019 basketball season complete, here are a few things that have stood out for local teams:  • Jayden Thomas...

No contest: OHS rolls in 60-point win

Twelve different Oneida players scored points, and the Lady Indians lit up the scoreboard Tuesday (November 20) with an 83-23 win over Jellico. It was...

Lady Highlanders hang tough, but fall to Wartburg

WARTBURG — It was close early, but Wartburg eventually pulled away for a 72-60 win over Scott High in non-district action here Tuesday, November...

Indians back on track with win over Jellico

Oneida used a 25-10 run in the third quarter to take a commanding lead over Jellico at OHS Gymnasium Tuesday (November 20), eventually defeating...

Highlanders come up short at Wartburg

WARTBURG — No Fountain in the lineup? No problem. At least that was the message Wartburg sent here Tuesday, November 20, scoring an 80-70...

Linda Reed, 71

Linda Reed, 71, of Helenwood, passed away November 24, 2018, at home with her husband by her side. Born in Oneida, July 29, 1947, she...

Joshua C. Phillips, 33

Joshua Clay Phillips, 33, of Oneida, passed away November 18, 2018, at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida. Born in Oak Ridge, February 4,...

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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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