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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...

Tennessee surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths

On the same day Wednesday, Tennessee surpassed two dubious coronavirus benchmarks: 100,000 confirmed cases of the virus, and 1,000 deaths caused by it. Those two...

From very dry to very wet: Tennessee’s weather pattern swaps extremes

"Don't like the weather in Tennessee? Wait five minutes." That's the old adage for mother nature's tendencies in the Volunteer State. And while, to be...

Positive coronavirus data seen in Tennessee – but rise expected in Scott County

For the first time in weeks, there is positive coronavirus data coming out of Tennessee, even as the number of cases in Scott County...

Tennessee is experiencing rapid growth of coronavirus outbreak

New cases of coronavirus are surging in Tennessee. It had once been hoped that the arrival of hot summer weather would stymie the spread of...

Tennessee’s Covid-19 hospitalizations are rising

Like many other states, Tennessee is experiencing an increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations, as state officials work to combat emerging hotspots of the virus in...

Jobless data shows more than 700 unemployment claims in Scott County

New data released by the TN Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development on Thursday morning showed 58 initial unemployment claims and 646 continued unemployment...

Tennessee reports single day record for coronavirus cases

Count Tennessee among the states — like Arizona, Texas and Florida — that are seeing record increases of the coronavirus. The TN Dept. of Health...

Cathy Goodman Taylor, 56

Cathy Darlene Goodman Green Taylor, 56, of Rocky Top passed away February 8, 2020, at Summit View of Rocky Top in Rocky Top. She was...

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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...

Five great hikes for fall

With its unique mix of arches and waterfalls, overlooks and streams, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is truly an all-seasons...
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