Monthly Archives: April, 2020

Oneida salon offers high school students free ‘day of beauty’ for prom pictures

High school proms have been canceled in Scott County, but an Oneida hair salon is taking measures to be sure high school girls who...

Tennessee is Southern leader in coronavirus testing

Even before it enlisted the help of the National Guard to offer drive-thru testing clinics on weekends, Tennessee had emerged as a regional leader...

Tennessee’s Covid-19 hospitalizations are increasing

The number of people being hospitalized due to Covid-19 illness in Tennessee is increasing. In the past 48 hours, the number of people who've required...

District attorney general lashes out at governor’s ‘unconstitutional’ executive order

Shortly before Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee sent word to state legislators late Wednesday morning that he would allow some close-contact businesses like barbershops and...

Seeking the reason for Scott County’s quickly-rising unemployment rate

Even before the very first coronavirus layoff hit the books, Scott County's unemployment rate had soared to third-highest in the state. According to the TN...

Governor says barbershops will reopen May 6

UPDATE (Wednesday, 11:24 a.m.) — Less than 24 hours after announcing a new executive order that laid the groundwork for "close-contact" businesses like barbershops,...

Editorial: Gov. Lee, our barbershops and salons must reopen now!

As of Friday in Scott County, you will be able to go to the grocery, have your oil changed, browse for new furniture, sit...

Oneida authorities again use Facebook to nab theft suspect

Chalk up another one for law enforcement who are relying on the public's help and the power of social media. Oneida police last week arrested...

Body of WWII soldier accounted for

The remains of a Scott County man killed in Germany in World War II have been accounted for, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said...

Huntsville pool won’t open for summer due to Covid-19 uncertainties

HUNTSVILLE — The Town of Huntsville will not open its swimming pool to the public this summer, due to continued uncertainty over the Covid-19 outbreak,...

Scott County’s unemployment rate was among state’s highest before coronavirus outbreak

Even before the impacts of Covid-19 began to force tens of thousands of Tennessee workers out of a job last month, Scott County's unemployment...

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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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