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Eight valedictorians top Scott High’s graduating class of 2021

Eight valedictorians and two salutatorians top Scott High School's list of top academic students in the 2021 graduating class, principal Melissa Rector announced Sunday. Rector...

More than 3.5 inches of rain fell over the weekend

National Weather Service estimates indicate that Scott County was the bullseye for excessive rainfall during the extremely wet final weekend of February, with more...

Two people injured in serious S.R. 63 accident

HUNTSVILLE — Two drivers were injured, and two more people escaped injury, in a serious, three-vehicle accident on S.R. 63 east of here Thursday...

Randy Byrge presented as ‘Person of the Year’

Randall Byrge was presented at the Scott County Chamber of Commerce's monthly board of directors luncheon on Thursday as the 2020 Chamber of Commerce/Independent...

Lawmakers eye changes to the way Tennessee selects its attorney general

NASHVILLE — A resolution allowing voters to change the way Tennessee’s Attorney General is selected was approved on Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee. ...

Oneida man charged with violating sex offender registration requirements

An Oneida man was arrested last week on five counts of violating the state's sex offender registration requirements. Michael Phillips, 40, was arrested and charged...

Oneida man charged with evading arrest

An Oneida man was charged with evading arrest last week after leading police officers on a short pursuit through residential areas on the north...

Update: Suspects identified in BSF pursuit, manhunt

BANDY CREEK — A pair of fugitives were apprehended in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area late Saturday morning, following a...

Fee increases proposed for Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service has proposed several fee increases for the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, and is...

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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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