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Commissioners vote to condemn property for new bridge over Jellico Creek

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County is prepared to go to court in an effort to obtain the easement necessary to complete a bridge replacement over...

Tiffany Jeffers appointed to tax assessor vacancy

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday evening to promote Tiffany Jeffers to the role of Assessor of Property, where she will fill...

Byrd appointed Scott County EMS director

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission voted 12-2 Tuesday to remove the interim tag from Jamie Byrd as director of the county-run ambulance service. Byrd, a...

Scott County’s covid transmission rate is the state’s highest

Scott County is once again over 100 active cases of coronavirus, as the prevalence of the virus is on the increase once again in...

County commissioners will consider two candidates for assessor of property vacancy

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission will choose a new assessor of property when it meets virtually Tuesday evening. Commissioners have two applicants to choose from:...

Fewer than two dozen remain without power

Power is quickly being restored throughout Scott County, as Plateau Electric Cooperative crews work to repair damages that resulted from the winter storm impacting...

Ice storm begins to wind down; some remain without power

A winter storm that brought freezing rain, power outages and multiple rounds of deteriorating road conditions to the northern Cumberland Plateau region is winding...

Coronavirus cases continue to increase in Scott County

The number of active coronavirus cases continues to increase in Scott County, even as it continues to drop statewide. There are now more than...

Scott sees jump in new covid cases; two deaths reported

Scott County saw its highest single-day number of new coronavirus cases in over a month on Wednesday, even as the number of active cases...

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Two people injured in serious S.R. 63 accident

HUNTSVILLE — Two drivers were injured, and two more people escaped injury, in a serious, three-vehicle accident on S.R. 63 east of here Thursday...

Update: Several inches of rain expected through the weekend

As much as four inches of rain are expected across Scott County through the weekend and into early Monday, which will bring a slight...

Randy Byrge presented as ‘Person of the Year’

Randall Byrge was presented at the Scott County Chamber of Commerce's monthly board of directors luncheon on Thursday as the 2020 Chamber of Commerce/Independent...

Oneida falls to Harriman in district championship game

The Oneida Indians got Stubb(ed) on Wednesday night in the District 3-A championship game as Harriman’s Brady Stubbs led his team back from a...
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