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Covid fallout: Huntsville Elementary moves to remote learning

HUNTSVILLE — Covid’s toll on the local school system continues to grow. The Scott County School System announced Wednesday that Huntsville Elementary School will move...

Sheriff’s office receives $5,000 highway safety grant

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $5,000 highway safety grant, Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, announced Wednesday. The grant funding, which...

Two additional covid-related deaths reported in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health has reported three coronavirus-related deaths in Scott County in the past 48 hours. After reporting Scott County’s 52nd covid-related death...

Scott High switches to remote learning for three days

HUNTSVILLE — Less than a week after school principal Melissa Rector informed the Scott County Board of Education that the trends were getting worse...

Covid: Week-over-week numbers continue to show slight improvement; 52nd death reported

The TN Dept. of Health reported no new cases of Covid-19 in Scott County on Sunday, making it the first day with no cases...

Scott County remembers: Runners complete 267 miles in memory of 9/11 victims

Saturday was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that rocked America. Oneida’s Trinity Smith spent the anniversary as he has spent every Sept....

Covid fallout: Heritage Festival postponed until spring

HUNTSVILLE — The date had been set and the plans had been laid, but Covid-19 had other ideas. For a second consecutive year, the Scott...

Week-over-week covid cases down slightly in Scott County, number of sick kids drops

Scott County’s week-over-week active cases of Covid-19 have dipped slightly, according to the latest data from the TN Dept. of Health, the latest indication...

Biden mandates vaccine for large employers, federal contractors; Republicans react

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden announced a sweeping coronavirus vaccine mandate on Thursday, an effort that the White House says is intended to...

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Doris Darlene Layne passed on to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at her home in Oneida. She was 85. Life: Born May...

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Bonnie G. West departed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2021 at her home in Helenwood. She was 71. Life: Born on Jan. 9, 1950...

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Charles Cebern Young, of Huntsville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. He was 86. Life: Charles was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and companion. Preceded...
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