CASA of the Tennessee Heartland’s Scott County program office is seeking volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) are appointed by a juvenile judge and are trained to research a child’s life in order to make recommendations to the court relating to securing a permanent, safe home for the child. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-11-22) An Oneida man, who was behind the wheel of a mini-van, attempted to avoid arrest Tuesday afternoon by leading local authorities on a high-speed chase through Oneida. The pursuit started near one of the busiest intersections in town, wound its way around a local business, and then through a residential neighborhood. It eventually spilled back onto the highway before the suspect was corralled in the backyard of Main Street residence. [ Read More ]
Nashville, TN (2017-11-21) As families prepare to gather for Thanksgiving Day feasts this Thursday, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to incorporate good cooking safety habits into their plans in order to avoid a holiday home fire. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-11-21) Freedom for a Huntsville man attempting to flee from his arresting officers was short-lived Friday afternoon, after he was tackled by a homeowner who discovered the handcuffed suspect running through his lawn. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-11-20) The Scott County Board of County Commissioners has given tentative approval of a resolution which would allow TDOT to mitigate a wetland issue associated with the pending improvements to the US27 between Industrial Lane and Second Street in Oneida. Last week, the Oneida City Council signed off on the proposed plan, which would alter the intersection of U.S. 27 and Depot Street. [ 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 Chamber of Commerce will have a tree lighting ceremony for the community on Tuesday, November 28th, at 5:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center in Huntsville. The 17′ outdoor panel Christmas tree will be a beacon to represent those past/present members of our community that we love. Families can have their loved one’s name recognized on an outdoor plaque displayed by the tree. Donations for 2017 of $25 for each individual recognized can be made in honor or memory. Businesses can purchase a sponsorshop for $50. If you would like to make a purchase, please call Shantel Crabtree at (423) 663-6900.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call (423) 569-3333. If you would like information about domestic violence or are interested in attending a support group, please call (423) 569-3355. Support groups meet on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.