Remembering Scott’s defiant independence

As America celebrates its independence this week, thousands of Scott Countians will gather in downtown Huntsville to mark the occasion at the Firemen’s Fourth...

D.A.’s shooting clays tourney benefits children

Fundraisers are a dime a dozen. So when 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler started looking for a way to help raise funds...

Scott County primes for busy tourism season

With the days growing longer and temperatures warming, it won’t be long until the northern Cumberland Plateau’s tourism season is underway. And local tourism...

Big South Fork isn’t just for whitewater paddlers

When you slow down long enough to listen, it can be somewhat surprising just how loud nature is — especially this time of year,...

Takahata: Fifteen years and growing

In 2002, Anthony Newport became the first employee of Takahata Precision Tennessee. In those days, he worked out of an office in the Scott...

‘This community knows how to build trailers’

The next time you’re on a business trip or a family vacation, or even just a quick trip to Knoxville, pay attention to the...

Coming Home: Anthony Smith to perform local concert

Scott County native Anthony Smith is returning to his roots this week, jump-starting the Memorial Day holiday weekend with an acoustic concert in Oneida...

Views worth the trip

Sometimes the places hardest to reach are the places most worth the effort required to find them.You could say that of the spine of...

Brotherly love: Phillips twins followed one another into law enforcement, then into politics

As Ronnie and Donnie Phillips are having their picture taken, Ronnie doesn’t miss an opportunity to chide his brother.“That will never work,” he says....

Buckeye bucks a trend, expands locally

Durable medical equipment providers — or DMEs — are diminishing in number, both locally and nationwide. There used to be three DMEs in Scott...

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