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Charting a new path: Scott High’s Jeffers ascends to national Beta Club office

In middle and high schools across the country, students are recognized for their academic achievements and efforts by becoming a part of the National...

He earned America’s highest military honor

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Heading to the swimming hole on the 4th of July

There's something about Independence Day that makes Americans want to head to water. Some head to the beach. Some head to the lake. And, in...

Boys & Girls Club keeps its members active through summer

The so-called "summer brain drain" — where students lose some of the knowledge and skills they've learned during the school year while they're off...

Amaysing Grub’s Chelsie Mays chases her dream

For four years, Chelsie Mays pursued her nursing degree. She got accepted into South College's sought-after nursing program to finish her bachelor's. She appeared...

Mike Marlar: ‘Nothing else I’m ever gonna love this much’

Two years ago, Mike Marlar thought he might retire. Since then, he's won the World of Outlaws national championship, made his Nascar debut with a Top 5 finish, and had two of his best years as a race car driver.

Scott County’s switch from blue county to red county

It has been called the most controversial finishes to a presidential election in America’s history — and, to date, it’s still the most tightly-contested...

Rev. Sterling Adkins founded churches at Smokey Creek, Jellico Creek

On a peaceful knoll just above Jellico Creek, beneath what might very well be the largest and oldest tulip poplar in Scott County, is...

‘I just had to try here first’

When Oneida's Katie Byrd decided to open an esthetics clinic, she knew Scott County was where she needed to be

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Unemployment claims increase slightly in Scott County

The residual impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy may be beginning to rear its ugly head. After unemployment skyrocketed in March and...

Green to yellow: East Tennessee hospital capacity reaches ‘cautionary’ level for first time due to Covid-19

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached East Tennessee, the region's health care capacity is reaching a point where it might soon...

Scott County has three cases of coronavirus added; statewide cases surge

The TN Dept. of Health is also reporting increased deaths and hospitalizations over the past 24 hours

TSSAA delays vote on contingency plan for fall sports; urges mask-wearing to help make sure games happen

The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to...
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