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Health officials report two additional covid deaths in Scott County

Scott County's first two coronavirus-related deaths of the new calendar year were reported on Saturday, as the total number of covid infections locally surpassed...

Scott County’s active covid cases reaches a new high

Scott County reached a new all-time high number of active coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 345 reported by the TN Dept. of Health. The...

Scott County’s weekly unemployment claims continue slow decline

When the second work week of March ended on Friday, March 13, most Scott Countians were still working in the jobs they had been...

Could Scott County’s Covid-19 outbreak finally be plateauing?

The acceleration of Scott County's coronavirus outbreak appears to be showing signs of slowing. For two consecutive days, the number of active Covid-19 cases in...

Oneida’s Kevin Acres named national PA announcer of the year

Oneida High School public address announcer Kevin Acres has been named the 2020-2021 National Sports P.A. Announcer of the Year by the National Association...

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...

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Oneida storms back in fourth quarter to avoid elimination and advance to substate

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