Town of Winfield Residential Trash Pickup

February 19, 2019

The Town of Winfield picks up residential trash every Tuesday.  Since employees begin the route early each collection day, residents are respectfully requested to have garbage on the curb by 8:00 a.m.   Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.  For more information, you may contact the Town’s offices at (423) 569-6139.

TennCare / Medicaid Eligibility for Foster Care

February 16, 2019

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 ]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

February 13, 2019

The Appalachia Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Oneida have furniture, appliances, clothing, household items along with other miscellaneous items for sale. The ReStore is 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) or (423) 627-2507 (Office).

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

February 10, 2019

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 ]

TENNderCare

February 7, 2019

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 ]

Domestic Violence Victim Support Group

February 4, 2019

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.

Blood Donations Needed!

February 1, 2019

MEDIC Regional Blood Center, which serves 28 hospitals in a 21-county region, is urging people with O-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood to contact the blood center in Knoxville at (865) 524-3074, or visit MEDIC’s website at www.medicblood.com, to find out where they can donate blood.  [ Read More ]

Boys & Girls Club Facility Rental

January 29, 2019

The Boys & Girls Club facility may be rented by individuals, clubs, businesses, etc. Rental charges in general are – gym: $35 per hour; cafeteria, $25 per hour; playgrounds, $20 per hour (includes supervisor). Call (423) 286-9500 for more information.

Become a CASA Volunteer

January 26, 2019

What does a CASA volunteer do?  A CASA volunteer does a lot of investigating, reading, sitting, waiting and writing. They ask a lot of questions and answer a lot as well. Sometimes there is no answer.  They give their time without the need of a material reward.  Their reward is lying in bed at night knowing that their CASA child is sleeping in a safe environment.  Or finding out their CASA child was doing well in school.  [ Read More ]

Scott County Homeless Shelter Thrift Store

January 23, 2019

The Scott County Homeless Shelter’s Thrift Store, located at 1513 Jeffers Road in Huntsville next door to the Food Pantry, is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. then closing for the food pantry, and re-opens from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., and open from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Fridays.  [ Read More ]

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