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Garrett: N-S's investment in Scott County is a big deal

When Norfolk-Southern’s circa World War I steam engine chugged into town along the N-S line shortly after noon Saturday, it marked the fifth time...

Letter: Reunion attendees say thanks

Editor: The Norma Alumni met at Fairview School on Saturday, May 24.  We had a nice turnout, with graduates and former students and their guests...

Oden: Degree of 'redneckedness' makes us one big happy human family

What makes a redneck? The much maligned socio-economic stereotype is much more complex than urban -- and those who profess to be “urbane” --...

Garrett: Tourism promotion will help grow Scott

In a news release from the Scott County Chamber of Commerce Monday morning regarding the new brand of Scott County’s tourism efforts, Brandon Hughett...

Oden: Ministering to the forlorn at Walmart

Babe works the midnight shift at Walmart. He says it’s the best time to help those in need. He uses kind words and verses...

Oden: Gator-gate was highlight of reporter's career

The other day, I found myself wondering what happened to the Tennessee River gators during this past winter: one of the coldest in several...

Garrett: We've come full circle on religion

As I was writing this week’s story, “Faith on Their Sleeve” (see page A1), I was reminded of something my great-grandfather Hobert Wright said...

Garrett: Biggest bear threat is missing pic-a-nic basket

My first encounter with a black bear was in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Actually, the encounter was at Mynatt Park on the outskirts...

Oden: Coming out of the closet with big cat sighting

Several years ago on a snowy winter afternoon in Tennessee, I saw something cross the road in front of my truck that caused me...

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Eye to the Sky: A winter-like blast of cold air is ahead

A winter-like blast of cold air is headed our way for the middle of this week, bringing with it the threat for frost and...

Soccer: Oneida wins three at Highlander Cup

HUNTSVILLE — Oneida won its fourth, fifth and sixth games of the week at the Highlander Cup on Saturday, going three of three in...

Soccer: Scott High wins two of three at Highlander Cup

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High started the day with dominating wins over Clinton and Harriman, and ended it with a loss to Oneida in the...

Eye to the Sky: The dreaded S-word returns to the forecast?!?

Okay, let's end the suspense. The answer to the question posed in the headline is, "no." Snow isn't in the forecast. But it might wind...
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