Oneida, TN (2017-06-26) A sign honoring the memory of Shadow “Shada” Brooke Lowe, the 18-year-old Roane State Community College student killed in a head-on collision by an impaired driver, has been erected near the scene of the tragic accident that claimed her life. The sign was the culmination of countless hours of lobbying by the teenager’s family to change state law to allow for the permanent placement of memorials for those killed by impaired drivers, who likewise died in the crash. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-06-26) Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is proposing to increase the nightly fee rates for all campsites at Bandy Creek and Blue Heron Campgrounds to offset the upcoming increase in fees for the reservation system as well as prevent undercutting local businesses. Except for the Bandy Creek group camp fee rate, the proposed increases are the first since 2007. [ Read More ]
TENNderCare is Tennessee’s commitment to see that children and teens have the best start to a healthy life. TENNderCare is a free program of check-ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21 who are TennCare eligible. [ Read More ]
The Scott County School Board will hold it’s regular monthly meeting Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Scott County School System Central Office in Huntsville. This meeting is open to the public.
Oneida, TN (2017-06-25) Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch by joining a park ranger on a one hour guided hike to one of Kentucky’s tallest waterfalls, Yahoo Falls. The hike begins at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on July 2 at the Yahoo Falls parking area located on Yahoo Falls Road, off of Highway 700 near Whitley City, Kentucky. [ Read More ]
Nashville, TN (2017-06-23) The jobless rate in Scott County hit a 17-year low in May, dropping 1.3 percent over the month. While the rate is historically low, the workforce in the county has significantly shrank over the same period. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-06-22) The Oneida City Council has voted to increase the cost for new customers tapping into the city’s water and sewer systems. The increase, the first in 17 years, will bring tap fees in line with other nearby utility districts. [ Read More ]