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Management of county-owned sports complex stirs debate

HUNTSVILLE — By a wide margin on Monday night, Scott County Commission passed a resolution affirming the county government's sole authority to say who...

Scott County unemployment drops to 8.7%

Scott County's unemployment rate dropped more than a percentage point between July and August, to 8.7%, according to new data released Thursday by the...

Remains of Army Pfc. Oliver Jeffers being returned to Scott County

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man who was killed in action in World War II is being returned home for proper burial. The U.S. Dept....

Scott County records 200th case of novel coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported the 200th case of Covid-19 illness in Scott County on Sunday. The county's 200th case was one of three...

By the numbers: Coronavirus in Scott County’s school-aged children

Scott County Director of Schools Bill Hall announced at a meeting of the county's board of education earlier this month that four students in...

Two indicted on rape charges in separate incidents

HUNTSVILLE — Two Scott County men were indicted by a grand jury on rape charges on Thursday. The two cases were separate incidents, one...

5K costume walk/run added to Fall on the Mall lineup

The coronavirus pandemic has shortened the festival part of the fourth annual Fall on the Mall event, but a 5K for a worthy cause...

Scott unemployment claims drop below 400

For the first time since coronavirus shutdowns in March caused unemployment claims to skyrocket, the total number of jobless claims in Scott County has...

Anheuser-Busch donates more than 16,000 cans of water to Huntsville Fire Dept.

HUNTSVILLE — Anheuser-Busch and Eagle Distributing Company are teaming up to provide more than 16,400 cans of emergency drinking water to Huntsville Fire Department...

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Scott defeats Kingston on PKs in instant classic to claim No. 1 seed

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High's seniors have never finished short of the District 5-AA championship game. On Tuesday, September 29, it appeared they were taking a...

Soccer: Oneida rolls to 8-1 win over Clinton

CLINTON — Freshman Ali Smith scored a hat trick with three goals, freshman Rory Blevins had two goals, and freshman Haley Flores added two...

IH Sports Minute: Season 2, Episode 13

Talking about Scott High's 35-0 win at Cumberland Gap, with comments from Coach Josh Terry, and Oneida's 7-0 loss at Upperman, with comments from...

19th century surveyors used Scott County’s tallest mountains as their waypoints

Back in 1849, when surveyors charged by the Tennessee General Assembly with carving a new county — named for War of 1812 hero General...
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