TennCare / Medicaid Eligibility for Foster Care

September 18, 2017

Were you in foster care?  If so, you may still be eligible for TennCare/Medicaid.  Children who have aged out of foster care may be able to get TennCare until age 26.  This is included in the Affordable Care Act that started this year. [ Read More ]

Long-time Big South Fork Trails Chief Retiring

September 15, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-09-14) Wallace Linder, Roads and Trails Branch Chief of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Obed Wild and Scenic River and Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Oak Ridge, has recently retired after a career of over 30 years working for the National Park Service. [ Read More ]

Tennessee Records Third Straight Month of Record-Low Unemployment Rate

September 15, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-09-14) Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced a preliminary unemployment rate of 3.3 percent for August, declining one-tenth of a percent from the previous month. This marks an all-time low for the statewide unemployment rate and August is the seventh consecutive month Tennessee has seen a decline in the statistic. [ Read More ]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

September 15, 2017

The Appalachia Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Oneida and Sunbright have furniture, appliances, clothing, household items along with other miscellaneous items for sale. The ReStores are always in need of donations for the store.  All profits are used to further the building ministry of Appalachia Habitat for Humanity.  For more information, call (423) 569-3229 (Oneida), (423) 628-2081 (Sunbright) or (423) 627-2507 (Office).

Storytelling Festival Promises to Deliver Fun for the Whole Family

September 14, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-09-14) The 25th annual “Haunting in the Hills” Storytelling Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Make plans to join thousands of folks who will come to the Bandy Creek field and enjoy the beautiful Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area for a fun-filled day of stories, music, crafts and more.  Craft classes and concerts are free and open to the public. [ Read More ]

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