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Food stamp usage rises in Scott County

The use of food stamps in Scott County increased by almost six percentage points during the recent economic recession, new data compiled by an associate...

Calmer waters seen in investigation of finance charges

HUNTSVILLE — Apologies have been rendered and accepted in the investigation into allegations made against the Scott County Finance Director by county employees a...

School board approves debt refinancing plan

HUNTSVILLE — By a 6-0 vote, with one member absent, the Scott County Board of Education Thursday voted to adopt a resolution to refinance...

OPD bids farewell to drug dog

Oneida Police Department said farewell to one of its own last week. “Jinkx,” the department’s only drug dog, died suddenly Tuesday, May 6, after eight...

Potter moving business back to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Although many Scott Countians may not have realized it was gone to start with, J&M Grading Division is moving back to Huntsville. Company...

Tanker truck driver charged with DUI, drug possession

A tanker truck driver transporting a load of fuel through Oneida was arrested and charged with DUI and drug possession Wednesday afternoon. Oneida Chief of...

'Their faith on their sleeve'

When Oneida High School stopped invocations at varsity football and basketball games amid concerns that the prayers constituted school-sponsored religious activities and violated the...

Health Department urges protection from tick, mosquito bites

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Health Department is reminding residents and visitors it’s time to think about prevention of tick and mosquito bites. Last...

Smith to appear in concert Friday

Award-winning songwriter and recording artist Anthony Smith will perform an acoustic concert locally tomorrow (Friday). Smith, a native of Scott County, will join fellow Nashville...

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Scott County’s testing positivity jumps significantly

The TN Dept. of Health reported a new case of coronavirus in Scott County on Tuesday, the 12th in the past seven days and...

Plateau Electric joins growing list of businesses implementing Covid-19 safety measures

Plateau Electric Cooperative announced Tuesday morning that it is closing its lobby, effective immediately, as coronavirus cases accumulate in Scott County. Jacob Billingsley, PEC's director...

Scott County adds another case of coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported another positive case of coronavirus in Scott County on Monday — the 11th case in a 6-day span...
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