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Two fugitives captured in the Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — A pair of fugitives were apprehended in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area late Saturday morning, following a...

Scott High falls to Kingston in district semifinals, 63-47

KINGSTON — The last time arch rivals Scott High and Kingston met in Roane County, the Yellow Jackets needed a bail-out call with 1.8...

Lady Highlanders fall to Fulton in District 4-AA semifinals

KNOXVILLE — Scott High's quest for its first district championship game appearance in nearly 25 years came up short here Friday, as the Lady...

Friday preview: Oneida-Coalfield elimination game, Scott teams try for trip to championship game

The District 3-A and District 4-AA tournaments continue tonight, with three of four local teams in action. Oneida's boys will host Coalfield in the...

Snow Watch: Can we finally put winter behind us?

If you're still wanting more snow after the past couple of weeks, you're probably among the few. It's been a rough two-week span for drivers,...

Scott defeats Austin-East to advance to district semifinals

HUNTSVILLE — The last time Scott High and Austin-East met here, the Roadrunners stormed back from an 18-point deficit to force overtime and nearly...

Postseason underway: Scott boys, Oneida girls will play elimination games at 5:30 p.m.

For basketball fans, it's the most wonderful time of the year. The postseason officially gets underway Thursday afternoon for local high school basketball teams, with...

The switch to propane: New school buses run cleaner, save taxpayers money

Some time back, Oneida Special School District Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny Phillips approached Scott County Commission with a plea for county financial aid...

State reports fewer than 1,000 new cases of Covid-19 as decline continues, but the same isn’t true for Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Tuesday reported fewer than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus across the state, the first time there have been...

Commissioners vote to condemn property for new bridge over Jellico Creek

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County is prepared to go to court in an effort to obtain the easement necessary to complete a bridge replacement over...

Tiffany Jeffers appointed to tax assessor vacancy

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday evening to promote Tiffany Jeffers to the role of Assessor of Property, where she will fill...

Byrd appointed Scott County EMS director

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday to remove the interim tag from Jamie Byrd as director of the county-run ambulance service. Byrd, a...

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