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‘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

An unusual graduation

There will be no more standing room only crowds due to Covid-19 precautions, but school administrators are doing everything they can to make sure that this year’s graduating class has a commencement ceremony that they will never forget.

B.E.F.A.S.T.: Know the warning signs of stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, accounting for approximately 800,000 strokes per year and the fifth leading cause of...

With optimism and support, Scott businesses reopen

"We are all in this together." That's how Kellie Walker — who owns The Beautique Tanning &  Essentials on Paint Rock Road in Oneida —...

Scott County’s historic country churches: A driving tour

The Little Mountain Church House 'Looking back now that little mountain church house has become my life’s corner stone. It was there in that little...

Forgotten Times: The state-of-the-art mining operation at Roach Creek

Take a trip up Roach Creek in eastern Scott County today, and you won’t find much to indicate that a thriving coal operation and...

New River Botanicals helps meet sanitizer demand

The old proverbial phrase, used in times of crisis, goes something like this: "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." For the Howard family and...

Operation Share seeks community’s help to continue mission

For the past 12 years, Operation Share has helped countless Scott Countians. Now, the non-profit organization is turning to the community for help.

High over Smokey Creek: The view from up here is simply stunning

When most of us think of overlooks, we think of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area — of long hikes along...

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BGC to close for cleaning after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

The Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau will be closed for the remainder of the week for cleaning, after learning Tuesday a...

Trash today, artifact tomorrow

Just about everyone would recognize an old arrowhead on the sandy floor of a rock shelter as an artifact. But far fewer people would...

Paddling through summer’s ‘dog days’

Summer's dog days are upon us. It's the hottest part of summer, most of us have exhausted our supply of vacation days, and everyone...

Carina Caldwell named BGC’s Youth of the Year

  Each year, the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau showcases an exemplary youth who is a member of the club at the...
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