Monthly Archives: December, 2018

E-Edition: December 27, 2018

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Kentucky man nabbed in meth bust

HUNTSVILLE — Expired tags led to a methamphetamine bust and the arrest of a Kentucky man on Tuesday, December 18.

Lawmaker won’t support vouchers

If school vouchers becomes a key issue during the upcoming legislative session in Nashville, there’s at least one lawmaker who will be...

No time off

State Senator Ken Yager, R-Kingston. It’s 10:15 a.m. on a Wednesday morning, six days before Christmas, and State...

Turn lanes, truck-climbing lane likely for S.R. 63

HUNTSVILLE — A truck-climbing lane east of the Pioneer Post Office and turn lanes from the east end of Huntsville to Fairview...

Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in Tennessee

It had been rumored in Tennessee’s hunting community throughout the day Friday that big news was coming. And, shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening,...

Alexander won’t seek re-election

NASHVILLE — U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2020, touching off a storm of compliments and...

TDOT is doing us few favors with revised road plans

“Spot improvements” has become the most worrisome phrase in TDOT vocabulary.  Under the pretense of throwing a bone to local communities while canceling once-promising highway...

A talk with Santa

By Bob Crampton Hello Santa, We need to talk.  Actually, maybe I need to talk and I’d like you to listen.   You see, in 2016, right...

Water theft leads to felony charges

Can stealing a $4 case of water make one a felon? Under the right circumstances, it turns out, it can. An Oneida man is facing...

State nixes widening of S.R. 63 east of Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — A proposed widening of S.R. 63 is off the table, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is informing the public this week. In a...

E-Edition: December 20, 2018

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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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