Paul Roy

Paul Roy was the Independent Herald's founder, and longtime publisher and editor. He passed away in 2015 following a battle with lung cancer.
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New commissioners off and running

HUNTSVILLE — County Mayor Dale Perdue and 7th District Commissioner Mike Slaven were the unanimous choices for chairman and chairman pro tem of the...

Sexton, Strunk wrap up school board terms

HUNTSVILLE ­— Chairman Jim Sexton and fellow board member Brian Strunk bid farewell to the Scott County Board of Education here Thursday evening, after...

'Old commission' holds final meeting

HUNTSVILLE — Monday’s meeting of the Scott County Board of Commissioners here was a typical business-as-usual session, despite the fact that it was the...

Commissioners' last pre-election meeting like clockwork

HUNTSVILLE — Either by good planning or happenstance, County Commission’s final monthly meeting before the August 7 General Election was brief, noncontroversial and businesslike. The...

County budget given final OK

HUNTSVILLE — With little fanfare and virtually no discussion, County Commission adopted a new budget for FY 2014-2015 in a special called session at...

Roy: Personal memories of Senator Baker

The first time I saw Howard H. Baker, Jr., in person he was at the meat department at Scott Foods in Oneida with one...

Teachers, staff awarded bonus in schools budget

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Board of Education has adopted its budget for the 2014-20014 fiscal year — a budget which includes one-time bonuses...

Commissioners meet briefly for routine agenda

HUNTSVILLE — In what was a relatively brief meeting here Monday evening, County Commission approved a continuing budget resolution, voted to participate in a...

Complaint case against finance director closed

HUNTSVILLE — A new policy establishing basic guidelines with respect to the conduct of the Scott County Finance Director with county employees has been...

Committee unveils FY 2014-2015 county budget

HUNTSVILLE — A review of the 2014-2015 proposed budget dominated the monthly work session of County Commission here Monday evening as Budget Committee Chairman...

Calmer waters seen in investigation of finance charges

HUNTSVILLE — Apologies have been rendered and accepted in the investigation into allegations made against the Scott County Finance Director by county employees a...

Charges against finance director 'will be investigated'

HUNTSVILLE — Charges against Scott County Finance Director Brian Strunk of verbal abuse of one county administrator and banishment from his office by another...

Latest articles

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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