Oneida, TN (2017-08-17) On Monday, August 21, a near-total solar eclipse will be crossing the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, and the entire area of the Obed Wild and Scenic River will be shrouded in total darkness. The National Park Service is offering local residents and visitors an opportunity to view the phenomenon at three locations within the park. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-08-16) In support of the “GO BIG 2017” Challenge, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be conducting a 30 minute campground program on Saturday, August 19, at 7 p.m. (ET). [ Read More ]
The American Jobs Center offers employment services to everyone in Scott and surrounding communities. Services include internet-ready computer workstations to give job seekers access to the Tennessee jobs database, where they can search for jobs or complete resumes; land-based telephone and fax services to effectively communicate with employers and government assistance agencies, and more. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-08-14) Nearly a dozen young adults and four juveniles are facing charges after authorities broke-up three house parties over the weekend where underage drinkers were reportedly present. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-08-15) Join park rangers at the McCreary County Public Library for a fun children’s story time and Junior Ranger activity about the night sky at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 19. August is an especially great time to look up at the sky since the Perseid Meteor Shower is on Saturday, August 12, and a solar eclipse is on Monday, August 21. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-08-14) After multiple failed attempts to pass a tax levy for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Scott County Board of County Commissioners has finally compromised on a nine-cent property tax increase. Commissioners will review and act on the final budget next week. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-08-13) Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch and join a park ranger at the Blue Heron Campground on August 19 at 7:00 p.m. for our next Blue Heron campground program. Learn how to recognize and interpret some of the symbols you may encounter while visiting the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. [ Read More ]
The Tennessee Drivers’ License Service Center in Huntsville has relocated to the Scott County County Court Clerk’s office inside the Scott County Courthouse. The center is now open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, you may contact the office at (423) 663-9555. The local center can renew and make duplicates of existing Class D drivers licenses and photo IDs.