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Health officials report two additional covid deaths in Scott County

Scott County's first two coronavirus-related deaths of the new calendar year were reported on Saturday, as the total number of covid infections locally surpassed...

Scott County’s active covid cases reaches a new high

Scott County reached a new all-time high number of active coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 345 reported by the TN Dept. of Health. The...

Scott County’s weekly unemployment claims continue slow decline

When the second work week of March ended on Friday, March 13, most Scott Countians were still working in the jobs they had been...

Could Scott County’s Covid-19 outbreak finally be plateauing?

The acceleration of Scott County's coronavirus outbreak appears to be showing signs of slowing. For two consecutive days, the number of active Covid-19 cases in...

Oneida’s Kevin Acres named national PA announcer of the year

Oneida High School public address announcer Kevin Acres has been named the 2020-2021 National Sports P.A. Announcer of the Year by the National Association...

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...

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Snow Watch: It’s not premature to say winter is on life support

One rule of thumb if you're a weather-watcher in this part of the world: Never get carried away and say winter is over. Not...

Scott comes from behind to defeat Carter, 55-54, in wild finish

KNOXVILLE — The highlight of Scott High’s 55-54, non-district win over Knox Carter here Tuesday, Jan. 19, was a Trey Morrow buzzer-beater that allowed...

Lady Highlanders get back into win column with 56-46 victory at Carter

KNOXVILLE — “We’re not going to give it back.” That’s how Scott High coach Jake Wright summed up his team’s 56-46 win at Knox Carter...

Oneida puts away determined Coalfield to remain perfect in district play

COALFIELD — Oneida was able to avoid being swarmed Tuesday night in the Jackets nest but it wasn’t without a fight, as Coalfield fought...
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