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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...

Ice storm begins to wind down; some remain without power

A winter storm that brought freezing rain, power outages and multiple rounds of deteriorating road conditions to the northern Cumberland Plateau region is winding...

Coronavirus cases continue to increase in Scott County

The number of active coronavirus cases continues to increase in Scott County, even as it continues to drop statewide. There are now more than...

Scott sees jump in new covid cases; two deaths reported

Scott County saw its highest single-day number of new coronavirus cases in over a month on Wednesday, even as the number of active cases...

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Coronavirus numbers remain low in Scott County as the week ends

The number of active coronavirus cases in Scott County as the work and school week ends stands at 35, three fewer than last Friday....

Bill allowing ATVs on Sunbright city streets to be heard by House subcommittee next week

NASHVILLE — Legislation that would allow off-highway vehicles on certain streets within the Sunbright town limits will be considered by a House of Representatives...

Scott County’s unemployment claims rise sharply

The number of people filing for unemployment insurance benefits in Scott County has risen sharply over the past two weeks, according to data from...

D.A. honors SHS bluegrass band for participating in sporting clays tournament

District Attorney General Jared Effler earlier this week presented the Scott High School Bluegrass Band with certificates of appreciation for their support of the...
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