State Senate Approves Bill To Delay Law Requiring Purchase Of “PaperTrail” Voting Machines

January 14, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-01-14) The Tennessee Senate approved legislation on the opening day of the 2010 session to delay a law until 2012 that would have required cash-strapped Tennessee counties to spend $30 million to replace their voting machines.  The bill to delay the law until 2012 was easily approved by a vote of 70 to 23 in the House of Representatives last year with bi-partisan sponsors and support.  [ Read More ]

Scott Health Department Offers H1N1 Vaccine Clinic

January 11, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-01-12) Governor Phil Bredesen has declared January 10-16, 2010 as National Influenza Vaccination Week in Tennessee and in observance, the Scott County Health Department has scheduled an H1N1 flu vaccine clinic on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the health department from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. H1N1 Flu vaccine will be provided at no charge to any and all residents by appointment.  To make an appointment, call (423) 663-2445. [ Read More ]

Lowe Enters Plea On Meth Charges

January 11, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-01-11) The man authorities say was operating the largest methamphetamine laboratory in Scott County has accepted a pre-trial plea deal in Scott County Criminal. [ Read More ]

Bids Accepted For Ambulance Remounts

January 11, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-01-11) Months after Ambulance Director Jim Reed notified the Emergency Services Committee of the need for new ambulances, the Scott County Commission has agreed to remount three ambulance boxes on new chassis. [ Read More ]

Federal K-9 Suit Postponed Until April

January 8, 2010

Knoxville, TN (2010-01-08) The federal civil right lawsuit brought against Scott County by a Deputy who claims he was not wholly compensated for his off-duty work with his canine partner has been delayed. [ Read More ]

Special Session On Education To Convene On Tuesday

January 8, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-01-08) The General Assembly will reconvene the regular 2010 session of the 106th General Assembly on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.  Legislators will then adjourn at the call of the Governor to allow the General Assembly to meet in a Special (Extraordinary) Session on Education set to begin the same day.   It will be the 57th Extraordinary Session in Tennessee history. [ Read More ]

Local Health Department Offering H1N1 Daily

January 8, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-01-08) The Scott County Health Department is currently offering H1N1 vaccinations.  An extended hour clinic will be held on Thursday 01-14-10 from 4:00-6:00 pm.  H1N1 vaccinations are also available daily.  Please call 423-663-2445 for additional information or to schedule an appointment.  The H1N1 flu vaccine is provided free of charge. [ Read More ]

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