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Scott County supports victims of sexual assault

April 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year, Scott Appalachian Industries (SAI) and the Scott County Family Justice Center...

Construction workers discover historic box culvert beneath Oneida street

As it nears its completion, the so-called “corner project” that is seeing the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27 and S.R. 456 in downtown Oneida...

Flooding rains are becoming more common in Scott County

Call it climate change or call it a climate cycle that will eventually sort itself out. However you describe it, excessive rainfall is becoming...

Scott County’s jobless rate was 6.4% in February

There were only minimal changes to Scott County's unemployment rate between the months of January and February, as the jobless rate dropped by one-tenth...

TCAT Huntsville’s Brian Shanley named statewide student of the year

Brian Shanley, a graduate of TN College of Applied Technology Oneida-Huntsville’s Collision Repair Technology program, has been awarded the Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR)...

Baseball: Explosive final inning lifts Oneida to sweep of Oliver Springs

OLIVER SPRINGS — The bats were humming for Oneida in the top of the seventh here Thursday, as the Indians put up seven runs...

Soccer: Oneida rolls over Clinton, 9-1

Oneida remained impressive on Tuesday, rolling to a 9-1 win over Clinton at Jane Terry Hoffman Field to improve its season record to 3-2. The...

Oneida blasts Oliver Springs, 8-1, in series opener

Oneida used a big second inning to seize control, then added insurance runs in each of the next four innings to take its series...

General Assembly votes to allow ATVs on some Sunbright streets

SUNBRIGHT — The City of Sunbright is set to become the latest East Tennessee town to open some of its streets to ATV traffic,...

House passes gun carry bill, sending it to the governor’s desk

NASHVILLE — By a 64-29, party-line vote, the Tennessee House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation that eliminates the need for a handgun carry...

Bonus Hike: Enjoy the numerous rock houses at Middle Creek

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation Gain: 388 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Middle Creek Features: Geology "One of my favorite trails in East Tennessee outside the Smokies." That's how Gemma Nash describes...

The Walker graves: Final resting place for one of Brimstone’s early leading couples

BRIMSTONE — On the end of a small ridge overlooking Indian Fork Creek is a small cemetery — consisting of just three graves —...

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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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