Fire chief: Give emergency vehicles the right-of-way

By Nathan Daggs Each day, fire fighters, police officers, paramedics and other emergency personnel respond to calls for help. Emergency personnel are required by state...

Scott’s jobless rate hits record low: 3.3%

Scott County’s unemployment rate hit a new all-time record low in April, falling a full percentage point to 3.3 percent. The Tennessee Department of Labor...

Wet: The new normal?

The numbers don't lie: the 2019 calendar year was a soggy one in Scott County.Despite an abbreviated drought that led to temporary burn bans...

Flood potential: Meteorologists continue to increase rainfall totals

Potential rain accumulation totals continue to creep upward for the looming week.The National Weather Service at Morristown...

Man arrested twice after disturbing businesses

A Helenwood man was arrested twice Saturday for allegedly disrupting businesses in Oneida while under the influence of drugs. Steven Terry, 43, of Helenwood, was...

Fair Days: Aubree Davis crowned Little Miss Junior

The annual Scott County Fair officially got underway on Saturday, with Winfield’s Aubree Davis being crowned Little Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair in...

$760k in grants headed to Scott County

Scott County is receiving more than $760,000 in Community Development Block Grants for various projects, State Senator Ken Yager, R-Kingston, and State Representative Kelly...

Back to back Septembers with record heat for different reasons

At long, merciful last, the northern plateau’s Scorching September has come to a close. And, as it does, September 2019 will go on record...

Scott’s deer harvest is stunningly low

On the eve of Tennessee's firearms deer hunt opener, it appeared that Scott County's whitetail harvest was on the verge of rebounding, a sign...

No Business 100: An adventure extreme

STEARNS, Ky. — By ones, twos and threes they came, more than a hundred of them in all — runners, ultra-marathoners who were pushing...

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