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Arrest made following Walmart shoplifting incident

A Robbins man attempted to use a receipt from an auto parts store to prove to Walmart employees that the merchandise he was attempting...

Want to be scared? Outbreak on Main has become one of Tennessee’s top haunts

You might say there’s a little Mountville, Pa. in Oneida during the Halloween season. That’s not entirely true, but it was Mountville — or, more...

S.T.A.N.D. recognizes Red Ribbon Week

Each year, on October 23-31, individuals, schools, and communities across the United States show their commitment to a healthy, drug-free lifestyle by wearing or...

TBI investigates officer-involved shooting on Caryville Mountain

CARYVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is probing an officer-involved shooting that left one suspect dead and another hospitalized Thursday evening. The incident involved...

Pedestrian struck and killed while walking on U.S. 27 in Oneida

A Georgia woman was struck and killed while walking on Alberta Street in north Oneida Monday evening, Oct. 18. According to a report filed by...

Tennier Industries begins mass layoff

HUNTSVILLE — One of Scott County’s largest employers is in the midst of a mass layoff. Tennier Industries, the community’s top textiles manufacturer, began informing...

These are the roads the Scott County Road Department plans to pave

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Road Superintendent Kelvin King on Wednesday provided to the Independent Herald a list of roads that he proposes to pave...

The Power of Faith & Sisterhood

In June 2014, Valerie Hoffman received the news that every person dreads: Cancer. Almost exactly five years later, her sister, Judy Jones, would receive the...

State health department reports four new covid deaths in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health has reported four new covid-related deaths in Scott County in the past few days, bringing the total number to...

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One dead, one injured in Ditney Trail shooting

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Scott County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Monday morning shooting that has left one person dead...

Arrest made following Walmart shoplifting incident

A Robbins man attempted to use a receipt from an auto parts store to prove to Walmart employees that the merchandise he was attempting...

Obituary: Barbara Stephens, 60

Barbara Ann Stephens, of Whitley City, Ky. and wife of Mike Stephens, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center...

Obituary: Randall Garrett, 69

Randall Lynn Garrett departed this life on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at his home in Rocky Top, Tenn. He was 69. Life: Born Feb. 22,...
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