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Trash today, artifact tomorrow

Just about everyone would recognize an old arrowhead on the sandy floor of a rock shelter as an artifact. But far fewer people would...

Tennessee surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths

On the same day Wednesday, Tennessee surpassed two dubious coronavirus benchmarks: 100,000 confirmed cases of the virus, and 1,000 deaths caused by it. Those two...

From very dry to very wet: Tennessee’s weather pattern swaps extremes

"Don't like the weather in Tennessee? Wait five minutes." That's the old adage for mother nature's tendencies in the Volunteer State. And while, to be...

Positive coronavirus data seen in Tennessee – but rise expected in Scott County

For the first time in weeks, there is positive coronavirus data coming out of Tennessee, even as the number of cases in Scott County...

Tennessee is experiencing rapid growth of coronavirus outbreak

New cases of coronavirus are surging in Tennessee. It had once been hoped that the arrival of hot summer weather would stymie the spread of...

Tennessee’s Covid-19 hospitalizations are rising

Like many other states, Tennessee is experiencing an increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations, as state officials work to combat emerging hotspots of the virus in...

Jobless data shows more than 700 unemployment claims in Scott County

New data released by the TN Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development on Thursday morning showed 58 initial unemployment claims and 646 continued unemployment...

Tennessee reports single day record for coronavirus cases

Count Tennessee among the states — like Arizona, Texas and Florida — that are seeing record increases of the coronavirus. The TN Dept. of Health...

Cathy Goodman Taylor, 56

Cathy Darlene Goodman Green Taylor, 56, of Rocky Top passed away February 8, 2020, at Summit View of Rocky Top in Rocky Top. She was...

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Errant special teams play helps No. 16 Tennessee to 31-27 win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For the past decade, Tennessee fans have grown weary of watching their teams lose games in bizarre and sometimes inexplicable ways. On...

Upperman scores late to break defensive stalemate, defeats Oneida 7-0

BAXTER, Tenn. — Missed opportunities. That’s maybe the thing that will haunt Oneida the longest after Friday’s 7-0 loss at Upperman. The Bees, the two-time...

Scott High forces 4 turnovers, runs away with 35-0 win over Cumberland Gap

CUMBERLAND GAP — Scott High’s offense put up 363 yards and five touchdowns here Friday night, impressive numbers for a unit that had been...

Scott County unemployment drops to 8.7%

Scott County's unemployment rate dropped more than a percentage point between July and August, to 8.7%, according to new data released Thursday by the...
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