It’s simple: Colonoscopies save lives

The statistics are somewhat grim: Colorectal cancer is one of America’s leading cancers. It is estimated that there will be more than 135,000 new...

From unassuming location, Morgan-Scott Project stays busy

The “sorting room.”That’s what the staff of the Morgan-Scott Project call the back room at their facility on Old Deer Lodge Pike. There, items...

A parent’s worst nightmare

Justin Cowen had an insatiable love for sports. It didn’t matter which sport, he just liked sports in general. His favorite football team was...

Big South Fork’s mysterious Chi Rho

On a rock outcropping overlooking the Big South Fork River east of Oneida is an elaborate carving that at least closely resembles an early...

FJC: Making a difference

When the Scott County grand jury had finished its work late last month, hearing all of the cases that the district attorney general’s office...

‘More than just a homeless shelter’

The Scott County Homeless Shelter is no more.Not that the emergency shelter has gone anywhere. It’s still open and still housing an average of...

Family, customer service guide Baby J’s

For Wayne King and his three children — Tara, Corey and Caleb — things have come full circle, so to speak.All three of the...

Raising awareness of prostate cancer in men

In the next year, 1.1 million men — including many across Tennessee and several in Scott County — will be diagnosed with prostate cancer....

Grant will improve technology at Scott High

HUNTSVILLE — Students and teachers at Scott High School are about to get a big leg up. In the weeks and months ahead, nearly $50,000...

Kayaking just keeps growing in popularity

It's an interesting chicken-or-the-egg question: did recreational kayaking explode in popularity because big-box retailers began carrying cheap, low-end kayaks, or did big-box retailers begin...

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