First Responder Appreciation and Training, April 8

June 23, 2017

“First Responders” are public safety officials who respond to emergency situations – police officers, firefighters, EMTs. On a daily basis they encounter many types of people in emergency situations. Just as every emergency is different, so are the people involved, especially when it comes to those on the autism spectrum. If you have a child on the autism spectrum, during his or her life they will likely encounter the police or other first responders. [ Read More ]

Domestic Violence Victim Support Group

June 17, 2017

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.

Scott County Commission Regular Work Session

June 15, 2017

The Scott County Commission will hold it’s regularly scheduled work sessions on Monday, July 3, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Scott County Office Building in Huntsville. These meetings are open to the public and can be seen live on Oneida Cable and Video Channel 4 on ComCast Cable and Channel 119 on Highland Media.

Blood Donations Needed!

June 14, 2017

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

June 11, 2017

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

June 8, 2017

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

June 5, 2017

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 ]

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program

June 2, 2017

Sometimes getting there is half the challenge.  The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program helps cancer patients find a ride to their treatments.  For more information, call the Scott County Mayor’s Office at (423) 663-2000.

Needing to apply for TennCare?

May 30, 2017

Needing to apply for TennCare?  Call (800) 318-2596 to contact the Health Insurance Marketplace or apply online at www.healthcare.gov. Mountain People’s Health Councils, Inc. also has trained and certified staff to help you. [ Read More ]

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