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Covid cases being reported in Scott County drop significantly

The number of new coronavirus cases being reported in Scott County have dropped dramatically over the past several days, with only 12 new cases...

Two fugitives captured in the Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — A pair of fugitives were apprehended in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area late Saturday morning, following a...

State reports fewer than 1,000 new cases of Covid-19 as decline continues, but the same isn’t true for Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Tuesday reported fewer than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus across the state, the first time there have been...

Commissioners vote to condemn property for new bridge over Jellico Creek

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County is prepared to go to court in an effort to obtain the easement necessary to complete a bridge replacement over...

Tiffany Jeffers appointed to tax assessor vacancy

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday evening to promote Tiffany Jeffers to the role of Assessor of Property, where she will fill...

Byrd appointed Scott County EMS director

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday to remove the interim tag from Jamie Byrd as director of the county-run ambulance service. Byrd, a...

Scott County’s covid transmission rate is the state’s highest

Scott County is once again over 100 active cases of coronavirus, as the prevalence of the virus is on the increase once again in...

County commissioners will consider two candidates for assessor of property vacancy

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission will choose a new assessor of property when it meets virtually Tuesday evening. Commissioners have two applicants to choose from:...

Fewer than two dozen remain without power

Power is quickly being restored throughout Scott County, as Plateau Electric Cooperative crews work to repair damages that resulted from the winter storm impacting...

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Notebook: Equal and opposite reactions as Lady Indians dash Sunbright’s hopes

Newton’s third law — for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction — certainly applies to sporting events, where one team’s triumph...

Oneida storms back in fourth quarter to avoid elimination and advance to substate

Experience. A seasoned, veteran group of Lady Indians responded to Coach Marv West’s move in the fourth Monday night “and that has made all...

The wonder of the moonbow

If you want to truly witness something unique — something that few people ever get to experience — you need to make a trip...
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