Monthly Archives: May, 2020

TN Dept. of Health reports a 12th case of coronavirus in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Friday reported a 12th case of the virus in Scott County — the first new case here since...

Wet weather pattern will soon be history

Friday dawned with yet another threat of scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, as an upper level low pressure system that has been stationed over...

Bandy Creek, Station Camp campgrounds reopening

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service announced Friday that Bandy Creek Campground and Station Creek Campground in the Big South Fork National River...

Unemployment and Covid-19: A staggering reversal of fortunes

As anticipated, Tennessee's first set of county unemployment rates to take March's coronavirus-inspired business closures and layoffs into account were brutal — double-digit jobless...

Covid-19: Recoveries out-pace new infections in Tennessee for second straight day

It's hardly a sign that the outbreak has abated, but in a positive turn of events, coronavirus recoveries have out-paced new infections on back-to-back...

There will be fireworks — but Huntsville’s Firemen’s Fourth plans are being drastically altered

HUNTSVILLE — Thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, which continues its upheaval of normalcy as the summer season begins, Independence Day will look much different in...

Sex offender indicted on charges of indecent exposure

HUNTSVILLE — A convicted sex offender was indicted Friday on allegations that he exposed himself to minor children at an Oneida residence where he was...

Indictments returned against Anderson County siblings accused of kidnapping Oneida children

HUNTSVILLE — A pair of Anderson County siblings who allegedly stole a car with two children inside in March were indicted by a Scott...

Scott County man arrested on second degree murder charges for shooting death of his father

HUNTSVILLE — A 51-year-old Robbins man has been charged with second degree murder in the Summer 2019 death of his father, Harold Dean Griffith. Harold...

Three arrested, another sought after drug bust

Three people were arrested in a drug bust at an Oneida home on Thursday, and another is being sought, according to information released Tuesday...

Active coronavirus cases continue to rise in Tennessee

By any measure, the number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is on the rise. The number of active cases of Covid-19 illness in the Volunteer...

Scott County’s switch from blue county to red county

It has been called the most controversial finishes to a presidential election in America’s history — and, to date, it’s still the most tightly-contested...

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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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