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Teacher of the Month

As part of our commitment to education, and to journalism that is focused on our community's schools, the Independent Herald recognizes an outstanding educator...

Scott's unemployment rate drops to 13.9 percent

Scott County's unemployment rate dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in August, falling to 13.9 percent. The state's latest round of up-again, down-again numbers for...

Huntsville seeks grant for industrial spec building

HUNTSVILLE — The Town of Huntsville is planning to seek a grant for industrial development purposes. The town's mayor and board of aldermen voted Monday...

Pilot okay after plane veers off SCX runway

A Remote Area Medical plane ran off the runway and crashed into uneven terrain after making a quick landing at Scott County Airport Thursday...

Charlie Reneau, 86

Charlie Reneau, 86, of Oneida, passed away September 21, 2014, at Pioneer Hospital of Scott in Oneida. Born in Maryville, November 17, 1927, he was...

Winnie E. Phillips, 84

Winnie Elizabeth Phillips, 84, of the Cherry Fork community, passed away September 16, 2014, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott in Oneida. Born in Scott...

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Sheriff: Protect older adults from fraud in pandemic

In the United States, about five million older adults are abused, neglected or exploited each year. During the pandemic, it’s especially horrific that our...

Yager legislation to aid firefighters advances in Senate

NASHVILLE — Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, to aid volunteer firefighters is headed for a final vote in the Tennessee Senate after...

Freeze Warning issued for Scott County, East Tennessee

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire region Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Sub-freezing temperatures are expected, which could damage...

Five from Scott County remanded to TDOC custody

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton on Monday remanded several people to the custody of the TN Dept. of Corrections after finding...
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