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Another round of snow likely, NWS says

February started nice enough, but Ol’ Man Winter will make his presence felt during the first full week of the month, the National Weather Service warned Sunday. NWS’s Morristown weather field office issued a winter weather advisory for the northern…
Amusement tax bill withdrawn from legislature

HUNTSVILLE — How did the wrong version of a private act seeking approval for Scott County to levy an amusement and entertainment tax wind up before the Tennessee General Assembly? That’s a question that still doesn’t seem to have a definitive answer,…
Interview times set for OSSD candidates

Eight candidates for Oneida Special School Districtís looming director of schools vacancy will be interviewed by the board of education two nights next week. By random selection, the first night of interviews, Monday, will consist of candidates William Childers of…
Scott unemployment rate unchanged in December

Scott County’s unemployment rate was unchanged in December, at 9.3 percent, according to figures released last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The number of working Scott Countians dropped from 7,230 to 7,220 in December, while…
Light agenda awaits commissioners’ Monday meeting

HUNTSVILLE — When Scott County Commission meets in work session here Monday evening, it will be greeted with an featherweight agenda. Only two agenda items await commissioners, both for the Community Development Committee. One agenda item awaiting the Community Development Committee…
Yager: Final tax bill will reflect commission’s actions

NASHVILLE — The final version of a private act establishing Scott County’s authority to levy an amusement tax will more closely resemble the final version of a resolution agreed upon by Scott County Commission, state Sen. Ken Yager said Thursday. Yager,…
Tourism tax would include movie theater, others

NASHVILLE — As presented to the Tennessee General Assembly, a private act that seeks to authorize an amusement tax in Scott County, would be broader in scope than most recently discussed by Scott County Commission. The bill, filed last week by…
Details emerge in Robbins shooting

  HUNTSVILLE — A Robbins man fired 17 rounds at a vehicle he claims was being stolen from his residence, striking and killing a 20-year-old Clinton man in the process. That was among the revelations at a preliminary hearing in Scott…