Persons diagnosed with cancer often have to travel out-of-town for treatments. Sometimes, they don’t have the financial means or ability to drive to these appointments. Scott County provides transportation to these residents at no cost; however, the program currently needs your help. [ Read More ]
The Scott County Christian Care Center is a free medical clinic for anyone who has no insurance and is not entitled to disability benefits. For more information and guidelines of care, call (423) 569-2450.
While on patrol on March 10th, K9 Deputy Daniel Garrett with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office was traveling east on Highway 52 in Robbins and ran a tag on a gray Ford F150 pickup truck. [ Read More ]
The Boys and Girls Club Youth Basketball League needs coaches for all divisions, both boys and girls. Parents of players are eligible to become coaches, and are encouraged to get more involved in the league. You can make a difference in the lives of your child and others by becoming a mentor to our youth. Interested persons should contact the Boys and Girls Club, 17025 Alberta Street, in Oneida or call (423) 286-9500.
For the Love of Paws, Inc. is offering low cost spaying and neutering for your companion cats/kittens, dogs/puppies. Twice a month they take a van load of animals to Young Williams Animal Center in Knoxville or the Humane Society in Knoxville for spaying and neutering. [ Read More ]
A.A. meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday evenings at First United Methodist Church on Main Street in Oneida. Please enter the Church Avenue entrance. Parking available in the lower parking lot and on Church Avenue.
East Tennessee Enterprise Partnership Intermediary Relending Program, funded by the USDA-Rural Development, offers small loans to eligible small businesses that create or save jobs. For more information, an application, and an appointment, call (423) 286-9090.
Do you have veterans’ questions? Ron Keeton, Scott County Veterans Service Officer, is available to help veterans or their dependents with a variety of veterans’ issues such as, VA benefits they may qualify for, replacing medals/decorations, copies of military records, etc. [ Read More ]
K9 Deputy Daniel Garrett with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a routine traffic stop on a 2001 Ford Escape for alleged expired tags and noticed, as the vehicle came to a stop, the driver moving around inside the vehicle more than someone normally would. Deputy Garrett found a male driver, who identified himself as Aaron Gunter. Gunter stated that he had a revoked license and that he was on probation for driving on revoked, and also stated he did not have insurance on the vehicle. Deputy Garrett ran Gunter’s license and was advised by dispatch that they were showing eligible for reinstatement. As he approached the vehicle, Deputy Garrett started talking to Gunter and asked if he had anything illegal in the vehicle and Gunter stated that he had a marijuana pipe under the driver’s seat. Deputy Garrett noticed a green leafy substance that looked like marijuana on Gunter’s shirt. Gunter was asked to step out of the vehicle whereupon he stated that he had eaten a small amount, less than a gram, of marijuana when Deputy Garrett turned on the blue lights to pull him over. Deputy Garrett recovered a marijuana pipe was recovered from underneath the driver’s seat and also located a ziplock bag with marijuana residue in it from the rear passenger side floor board. Gunter was taken into custody and charged with tampering with evidence, simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, registration violation, and financial responsibility. He was transported to the Scott County Justice Center for booking without further incident by Deputy Darcy Phillips.