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TN reports 27 new coronavirus-related deaths — but an asterisk is needed

At first glance, Friday was Tennessee's deadliest day since the coronavirus pandemic began: 27 new deaths in a single 24-hour period, bringing the total...

The 2020 Scott County Fair has been canceled

Chalk up the 94th annual Scott County Fair as the victim of coronavirus. The Scott County Fair Association made the decision Thursday morning to not...

Believe it or not: Dept. of Health again reports 14th case of coronavirus

For the second time in four days, the TN Dept. of Health has reported a 14th case of coronavirus in Scott County. But many Scott...

TDOT will not place traffic lights at Verdun, Great Dane

The TN Dept. of Transportation has rejected local officials' latest request for traffic lights at the U.S. 27-Verdun Road intersection in Oneida, along with...

Scott County adds 14th case of coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported a 14th case of coronavirus in Scott County on Sunday — the second in three days. On Friday, the...

Change of plans: 4th of July parade will be held directly before fireworks

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County's annual Independence Day parade will happen, after all. Stacey Swann, executive director of the Scott County Chamber of Commerce, said that...

Oneida City Park to reopen; splash pad will reopen later

  Oneida City Park will reopen on Friday, June 12, the office of Mayor Jack E. Lay announced today. The park will be open from 7...

Scott County has a 13th case of coronavirus

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County's 13th case of novel coronavirus, reported Friday, is a patient who was infected and tested outside the state. Scott County Mayor...

Oneida tabs Kingston’s Layne as band director

The Oneida Special School District has named Andrew Layne its new band director, Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny Phillips announced this week. Layne, a native...

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Unemployment claims increase slightly in Scott County

The residual impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy may be beginning to rear its ugly head. After unemployment skyrocketed in March and...

Green to yellow: East Tennessee hospital capacity reaches ‘cautionary’ level for first time due to Covid-19

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached East Tennessee, the region's health care capacity is reaching a point where it might soon...

Scott County has three cases of coronavirus added; statewide cases surge

The TN Dept. of Health is also reporting increased deaths and hospitalizations over the past 24 hours

TSSAA delays vote on contingency plan for fall sports; urges mask-wearing to help make sure games happen

The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to...
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