Education

Byrdi’s Playground: He saw an opportunity for a playground. Now his coworkers and friends are determined to see it through.

When Oneida Middle School teacher Houston Byrd died suddenly two weeks before Christmas last year, his coworkers and administrators at OMS were stunned. The...

Spots remain in RSCC’s STEM enrichment program, and boys are welcome, too

Roane State Community College's free summer STEM enrichment program is billed as an opportunity for middle school-aged girls to gain access to a better...

Three Scott County students attend Aviation Challenge

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three students from Scott County recently attended the Aviation Challenge Mach I at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space...

Oneida High School names Elliot to band director position

The Oneida Special School District has named Johnathan Elliot as band director at the high school and middle school, Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny...

Roane State announces dean’s list, president’s list

HARRIMAN — Roane State Community College has released its dean's list and president's list for the Spring 2021 semester, with a number of local...

State education commissioner visits Scott County

HUNTSVILLE — Penny Schwinn, Tennessee's Commissioner of Education, visited 50 Scott County School System educators who were completing the state's reading training for Best...

Oneida’s Stringer named to Austin Peay dean’s list

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Crystal Stringer from Oneida is one of the students who has been named to the Dean's List at Austin Peay State...

Landmark Christian Academy announces graduates

Landmark Christian Academy graduating seniors are Donovan Shane Allen and Julieanna Brooke Bell. Kindergarten graduates include Savannah Harness, Shaylee McKee, Lauralie Sexton, and Grayson...

Honor roll announced at Oneida Elementary

Oneida Elementary School announces honor roll students for the fourth nine weeks. 1st: Brody Chambers, Blakelee Culver, Kannon Gazay, Kaden Keeton, Allison Long, Braylyn Sexton,...

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Obituary: David Foster, 41

David Dewayne Foster departed this life on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida. He was 41. Life: Born July...

Obituary: Dorothy Hall-Norris, 86

Straight Fork Dorothy Valentine Hall Norris, of the Straight Fork community, departed this life on Friday, July 23, 2021 at her home in Huntsville. She...

As another surge of covid takes hold in Tennessee, the deaths are skewing younger

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Tennessee is in the early stages of yet another covid surge. Whether that surge will ultimately spread to Scott...

Yager highlights commitments to mental health, volunteer firemen and broadband expansion

In a visit to Scott County on Thursday, State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, applauded the state’s commitments to mental health, broadband expansion and volunteer...
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