Monthly Archives: January, 2020

Editorial: Where is the empathy?

Imagine waking up with no job to go to. For dozens of workers whose employers were displaced by a predawn fire at the Coffey medical...

Coffey medical building destroyed by fire

The south Oneida building housing Doctors Coffey and three other businesses was destroyed by a pre-dawn fire on Thursday. The four-alarm fire destroyed the Underpass...

Who will be their voice?

Donika Morrow, who heads up CASA of the Tennessee Heartland's efforts in Scott County, recalls a time when there was a single volunteer helping...

Scott County schools close for illness

Both the Scott County School System and the Oneida Special School District have canceled classes for Thursday, Friday and Monday, in an effort to...

Notebook: As scoring accomplishments are highlighted, let’s not overlook the way these players play the game

Scott High and Oneida honored players this past week who have reached the 1,000-point marks of their career. On Friday, prior to the start of...

Scott man indicted for aggravated sexual battery involving 12-year-old

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida man has been indicted by a Scott County grand jury on a charge of aggravated sexual battery, involving a child...

Sex offender who allegedly attempted to enter home of 11-year-old girl because he ‘couldn’t help himself’ is indicted

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man was indicted by a grand jury earlier this month for allegedly violating conditions of Tennessee's sexual offender registration...

Norma was once a bustling community

There’s an old joke handed down from one of Scott County’s earliest businessmen that people from Oneida are smarter than people from Knoxville, because...

Pine Creek United Baptist Church: Serving its community since the 1870s

For nearly as long as Scott County has been, Pine Creek United Baptist Church has been. And for nearly as long as Pine Creek...

Police say woman threatened officers with a knife, then assaulted one of them

A Huntsville woman was arrested in Oneida on Saturday, after police say she threatened an officers with a knife and assaulted one of them. Meagan...

3.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Scott County

First the ground rumbled, then social media lit up. As earthquakes go, Monday's was a relatively minor one — initially measured at a 3.6 magnitude...

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Scott County adds another case of coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported another positive case of coronavirus in Scott County on Monday — the 11th case in a 6-day span...

Sheriff Cross is remembered fondly by his community

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Editorial: The truth about masks

Let’s be real: Wearing a mask is probably not going to protect you from getting sick. The critics and naysayers who have worked hard through...

Scott County adds two more coronavirus cases as outbreak continues to worsen

The TN Dept. of Health reported two additional cases of coronavirus in Scott County on Sunday, bringing the county's total number of Covid-19 cases...
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