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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...

Snapchat leads to drug arrest and evidence seizure

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of a Winfield woman who is accused of trafficking marijuana and was arrested...

Scholars Bowl: Scott High finishes in Final Four of East TN PBS tournament

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott High School scholars bowl team recently competed in the East Tennessee PBS Scholars Bowl tournament. This is one of the largest...

Track: Burress, Smith, Gardner, King each record a pair of Top 5 finishes

JAMESTOWN — Four track and field athletes from Scott High each recorded a pair of Top 5 finishes in Tuesday's meet at York Institute. Sophomore...

Basketball: Three from Scott County named all-state

For the second year in a row, three players from Scott County have been named to the TN Sportswriters Association's basketball all-state teams. Last year,...

Baseball: Oneida rolls over Harriman to even the series

HARRIMAN — Oneida still hasn't lost a district series this season. After loading the bases with no outs in the bottom of the seventh in...

Softball: Scott High dominates double-header against Austin-East

KNOXVILLE — Caswell Park was kind to the Lady Highlanders Tuesday (April 20) evening, as Scott High dominated a double-header against Austin-East. Scott defeated the...

Soccer: Scott High falls to Loudon, 4-1

LOUDON — Not for the first time this season, Scott High was left wondering what might have been Tuesday (April 20). After falling behind 4-0...

Hike of the Week: Burnt Mill Loop

Distance: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 410 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Burnt Mill Features: Waterfall, River There just isn't a bad time to hike the Burnt Mill Loop Trail. The...

Baseball: Fulton holds off Scott, barely, 6-5

KNOXVILLE — A resurgent Scott High team was almost able to pull off another win Monday night, this time in district play, but Fulton...

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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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