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The home site of one of Big South Fork settlement’s most influential residents

In the lore of Big South Fork’s settlement era, there are a number of names that stand out from amid the homesteaders of the...

Scott dentist develops elaborate Covid-19 safety system

HUNTSVILLE — Walking into the offices of Ellis Family Dentistry is, in some ways, like a scene out of a movie. There is plastic...

19th century surveyors used Scott County’s tallest mountains as their waypoints

Back in 1849, when surveyors charged by the Tennessee General Assembly with carving a new county — named for War of 1812 hero General...

Five great hikes for fall

With its unique mix of arches and waterfalls, overlooks and streams, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is truly an all-seasons...

Piney Grove: Nearly 120 years of ministry

On a Tuesday in February 1902, more than 118 years ago, three men met in the Winfield home of Rev. Joel Chitwood for the...

‘My goal is to push more than I ever have’

Trinity Smith knows about pushing the limits of what the body can physically endure. The last couple of years of the 9/11 Memorial Run...

Byrges Creek Baptist Church turns 97 next month

Next month will mark 97 years since a group of members from Bull Creek United Baptist Church met to establish a new church —...

Road improvements: Changes to S.R. 63 may be coming a bit quicker than expected

While one major road project in Scott County — the straightening of "The Corner" on U.S. Hwy. 27 in Oneida — continues to navigate...

Vaccines: More important now than ever

Unless you’ve been completely unplugged this summer, you know that health experts are urging flu vaccinations this fall, saying that it’ll be more important...

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In triple overtime thriller, Trey Morrow put a final exclamation point on Mr. Basketball resume

HUNTSVILLE — Austin Morrow had a message after Scott High's 79-77 loss to Kingston in triple overtime on Tuesday. "I know we lost but after...

Missed shots, questionable calls contribute to Oneida’s upset loss at CSAS

CHATTANOOGA — The irony of fate did not go unnoticed Tuesday on The River as the calls and balls didn’t go and bounce the...

Lady Indians win second straight region title by knocking off previously-undefeated Tellico Plains

Back-to-back region champs has a nice ring to it! Undefeated no more, as in Tellico Plains is now 24-1, has an even better ring...

Oneida man faces an additional charge after manhunt, arrest

An Oneida man who was the subject of a two-day manhunt in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is now facing...
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