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The light at the end of the covid tunnel grows brighter

What began as a glimmer in late August, shortly before Labor Day, has grown steadily brighter over the past month. Scott County’s number of active...

Services to be held Tuesday for U.S.S. Tennessee museum founder

The man responsible for one of the most innovative museums in America has died. Paul E. Dawson, the founder and curator of the U.S.S. Tennessee...

Matthews is homecoming queen at Oneida

Oneida High School senior Sophia Matthews was crowned the school's football queen during a ceremony at halftime of Friday's game against Rockwood at Jim...

Butts crowned homecoming queen at Scott High

Scott High junior Kaitlyn Butts was named football homecoming queen after a vote of the school's student body Friday morning. Butts was crowned during...

Clowers presented LEO certification by her father, former sheriff

Friday was a special day for Oneida Police Department’s newest certified law enforcement officer, Robyn Clowers. Upon graduating from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training...

Elgin man charged with theft of vehicle in Oneida

A 39-year-old Elgin man was arrested in Kentucky last week, following the alleged theft of a vehicle in Oneida and a pursuit across the...

Scott County’s covid cases are in decline

The number of active coronavirus cases in Scott County dropped by one-third from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27, according to data from the TN...

Faces of Hope: But God Ministries celebrates recovery

There was testimony. There were tears. There were plenty of amens, applause and hugs. That was the scene at Scott County’s first-ever Recovery Fest at...

Scott County’s unemployment rate hits post-pandemic low

Scott County’s unemployment rate dropped in September to a post-pandemic low, and is shown at its lowest point in almost two years. According to the...

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Obituary: Hilton Jeffers, 69

Hilton Jeffers departed this life on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at his home in the Straight Fork community. He was 69. Life: Born Oct. 18,...

Services being planned for wife of TBI director emeritus Arzo Carson

HUNTSVILLE — Shirley Laxton Carson, the wife of former Scott County district attorney general and TBI director Arzo Carson, died Saturday at her Huntsville...

Obituary: Shirley Laxton Carson, 85

Shirley June Laxton Carson, of Huntsville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. She was 85. Life: Born in Oneida to Loma...

Obituary: Marilyn Moore Stark, 67

Marilyn Moore Stark, of Oneida, passed away on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at Big South Fork Medical Center. She was 67. Life: Born April 29,...
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