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Dept. of Health reports a seventh Covid-19 death in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Friday reported a seventh coronavirus-related death in Scott County, the second fatality related to Covid-19 to be reported...

Another significant increase in Covid-19 cases: 41 new cases reported in Scott County

In terms of data, it was another bad day for coronavirus in Scott County on Thursday, as the TN Dept. of Health reported 41...

Yager re-elected Senate Republican Caucus chair

NASHVILLE —  Members of the Senate majority met today in Nashville where they voted to reelect Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) to a top leadership...

Jury trials suspended due to covid

HUNTSVILLE — The office of 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler announced Thursday afternoon that all jury proceedings in the district's criminal courts...

Scott County has Tennessee’s second-fastest coronavirus case growth in November

Since the start of November, there have been more newly-diagnosed coronavirus cases per population size in Scott County than in any of Tennessee's other...

Portion of S.R. 63 through Huntsville dedicated to the memory of Congressman John J. Duncan Sr.

HUNTSVILLE — More than 80 years after he chucked down his hoe in a Huntsville cornfield and proclaimed that he was trading in the...

Another covid record: 43 new cases in Scott County on Monday

The TN Dept. of Health reported 43 new cases of coronavirus in Scott County on Monday, the most new cases in a single day,...

Scott County Schools to finish pre-Thanksgiving portion of semester on virtual schedule

HUNTSVILLE — Due to rising coronavirus cases and quarantines, Scott County Schools is switching to virtual learning for the remainder of this week, after...

A ‘very bad’ week: Scott County exits the weekend with nearly 250 active cases of Covid-19

HUNTSVILLE — Daily coronavirus updates from Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals almost seem like a never-ending loop of bad news. "A very bad past five...

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Funeral services planned for former judge, attorney Charley Sexton

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon for Oneida attorney Charles B. Sexton, who died Tuesday, December 2, in Knoxville. He was 82. In addition...

East Tennessee hospitals feeling coronavirus crunch, face overcrowding

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Knox County Health Department's health care system capabilities benchmark has gone from yellow to...

Finally a positive trend: active Covid-19 cases plummet

A positive trend was finally seen last week in Scott County’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of active cases dropped substantially. According...
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