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Mining ban to be attempted again

A bill that would ban mountaintop-removal mining in Tennessee has been reintroduced in the state legislature.

Oneida water board could be dissolved

Oneida’s Water and Wastewater Board, which directs the town’s Water and Wastewater Department, may soon be disbanded and its duties absorbed by the town’s...

S.M. Promen given until month's end

Scott County Commission voted Monday to extend until Feb. 28 the deadline for S.M. Promen to secure investment capital to reopen the Scott County Hospital.

Winter relaxes its grip on Cumberlands

Ol' Man Winter is expected to relinquish his icy grip on the northern Cumberland Plateau today, bringing to an end four consecutive days of...

Arrest made in Posey cold-case

HUNTSVILLE -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department yesterday filed charges against an Oneida woman who authorities say played a role in the 2005 shooting...

Legislation filed to prevent TennCare expansion

NASHVILLE -- State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, filed legislation Thursday to prevent an expansion of TennCare under provisions of the federal health care reform...

Winter weather advisory issued for Scott

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Scott County and much of East Tennessee in anticipation of light snowfall Thursday...

Funding still sought for all-inclusive playground

  There have been roadblocks. There have been dances. There have been t-shirt sales. And while its space still sits empty at Oneida City Park, the...

Hospital deadline at hand

HUNTSVILLE — With the expiration date of Scott County’s contract with S.M. Promen LLC at hand, there was earlier this week still no sign...

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Obituary: Hilton Jeffers, 69

Hilton Jeffers departed this life on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at his home in the Straight Fork community. He was 69. Life: Born Oct. 18,...

Services being planned for wife of TBI director emeritus Arzo Carson

HUNTSVILLE — Shirley Laxton Carson, the wife of former Scott County district attorney general and TBI director Arzo Carson, died Saturday at her Huntsville...

Obituary: Shirley Laxton Carson, 85

Shirley June Laxton Carson, of Huntsville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. She was 85. Life: Born in Oneida to Loma...

Obituary: Marilyn Moore Stark, 67

Marilyn Moore Stark, of Oneida, passed away on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at Big South Fork Medical Center. She was 67. Life: Born April 29,...
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