Scott County sees first case of coronavirus

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County has its first confirmed case of coronavirus. County Mayor Jeff Tibbals made the announcement Friday morning, saying that he was notified...

Mayor provides COVID-19 status update

Unless you have been on vacation in the woods without any digital contact with the world, I am sure you are all aware of...

Mayor: Don’t rush straight to doctor if sick

HUNTSVILLE — As of Monday evening, there had not been a confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, in Scott County....

Oneida, Scott County schools to close over coronavirus concerns

Both Scott County School System and Oneida Special School District are closing due to concerns about coronavirus. Both school systems will dismiss class at 12:30...

Schools’ decision to remain open is based on state’s advice

Both the Scott County School System and the Oneida Special School District will remain in session next week, even as a growing number of...

Local physicians receive the ability to test for coronavirus; Scott County steps up preparations

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County's physicians will have the ability to test patients for coronavirus beginning today, according to Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals. A limited...

Schools preparing for possibility of weeks-long shutdown due to coronavirus

As America's coronavirus outbreak worsens, schools in both Scott County and Oneida are preparing for the possibility that they might be forced to close for up to several weeks.

Severe storms possible on Thursday, weather service says

Severe thunderstorms are possible across much of Tennessee, including the Cumberland Plateau, on Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. In a Hazardous Weather...

Coronavirus in Tennessee

COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, has reached Tennessee. This is a running story about the impact the disease is having in the...

Perpetrators sought after second bomb threat in five days at Scott High School

HUNTSVILLE — For the second time in less than a week, Scott High teachers and students had their day disrupted by a bomb threat...

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