‘A mountain horror’

On Jan. 6, 1872, the badly beaten body of a 15-year-old Scott County girl, Angeline Moore, was discovered along a road on Huckleberry Ridge....

John Muir walked across the Cumberland Plateau

You’ve seen his quotes about the tranquility and beauty of the American wilderness — perhaps without even knowing they were his. But did you...

Boys & Girls Club is serving more Scott County youth than ever

Youth at the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau build a Lego replica of the club.

Scott County Florist: New owners, same business

James and Penny Paul had a dream of owning their own business. So, as James tells it, when the couple were given an option...

SAI poised for compressed natural gas movement

HUNTSVILLE — When gasoline prices soared as America struggled to recover from economic recession a few years ago, Larry West and Scott Appalachian Industries...

New River Baptist Church turns 200

The church at New River wasn’t always at its present location. It wasn’t always in New River, for that matter — nor even in...

Huntsville Health & Rehab: New ownership, new direction

Carla Buttram’s eyes sparkle as she talks about the future of Huntsville Health & Rehabilitation. Buttram, the long-time administrator of the assisted living facility,...

Concrete in their blood: A West legacy

You might say they have concrete in their veins. Dean and Jordan West, the father and son combo who own and operate West Ready Mix...

The start of the Baptist denomination in Oneida

Oneida is the retail hub of the northern Cumberland Plateau. With a population of 3,683, Oneida is also the northern plateau’s largest town. So...

Mission: Correct elementary reading deficiencies

By Melanie GarrettThe research is staggering — less than half of Tennessee’s third and fourth graders are reading on grade level, based on state...

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