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Scott jobless rate hits 4-year mark as state’s highest

Scott jobless rate hits 4-year mark as state’s highest

Scott County's unemployment rate marked its fourth consecutive year as the highest jobless rate in the state with the release of the latest round of jobs numbers from the Tennesse ...

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Charges against finance director ‘will be investigated’

Charges against finance director ‘will be investigated’

HUNTSVILLE — Charges against Scott County Finance Director Brian Strunk of verbal abuse of one county administrator and banishment from his office by another will be investigated, ...

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Debt refinancing bond issues OK’d by Commission

Debt refinancing bond issues OK’d by Commission

HUNTSVILLE — A series of resolutions were adopted by County Commission Monday evening to refinance a portion of the county’s long-term debt — a plan which could result in a saving ...

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Couple faces drug charges in Oneida after traffic stop

Couple faces drug charges in Oneida after traffic stop

A couple face drug charges in Oneida after allegedly being found in possession of several different types of narcotics for resale. Jeremiah D. Hughett, 34, of Oneida, and Tony S. ...

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Court denies Teddy Robbins’ appeal

Court denies Teddy Robbins’ appeal

KNOXVILLE — A state appeals court has denied a petition by Teddy Robbins Jr., meaning that the Scott County man will continue to serve a 50-year prison sentence for kidnapping and ...

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From Oneida to Guatemala: A mission of medicine and hope

From Oneida to Guatemala: A mission of medicine and hope

For Dr. Jack Kline, busy days are ahead. On the home front, Kline and his wife, Ashley, are expecting their first son in July. On the work front, construction is expected to soon ...

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Committee fields complaints about finance director

Committee fields complaints about finance director

HELENWOOD — Two administrators were on hand at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Scott County Finance Committee to lodge complaints against Finance Director Brian Strunk. Gabe Krahn ...

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‘Killing freeze’ likely, meteorologists warn

‘Killing freeze’ likely, meteorologists warn

No sooner has spring finally reached full bloom across the northern Cumberland Plateau than is it being threatened by mother nature. The National Weather Service's Morristown fiel ...

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Oneida highway project prioritized for TDOT funding

Oneida highway project prioritized for TDOT funding

Improvements to U.S. Hwy. 27 through Oneida may be one step closer to reality, as funding for the project has turned up on the 3-year funding roadmap of the Tennessee Department o ...

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Committee OK’s transfer of county sewer system

Committee OK’s transfer of county sewer system

HUNTSVILLE — In a surprise move, County Commission’s Public Works Committee Monday evening responded by a vote of 6-1 to Huntsville Mayor George W. Potter’s request to transfer of ...

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