Driver’s License Services – Temporarily Unavailable

June 27, 2017

Due to contract delays and the upcoming July 4th holiday, Driver’s License services at the Scott County Clerk’s Office may be unavailable the week of July 3, 2017.  Persons needing to renew licenses should contact the Clerk’s Office prior to going to the office to inquire about availability.  You may contact the office at (423) 663-2588.  They apologize for any inconvenience the delay may cause.

Sign to honor Shadow erected at scene of fatal 2011 accident

June 26, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-26) A sign honoring the memory of Shadow “Shada” Brooke Lowe, the 18-year-old Roane State Community College student killed in a head-on collision by an impaired driver, has been erected near the scene of the tragic accident that claimed her life.  The sign was the culmination of countless hours of lobbying by the teenager’s family to change state law to allow for the permanent placement of memorials for those killed by impaired drivers, who likewise died in the crash. [ Read More ]

Campground Fee Increases planned for Big South Fork in 2018

June 26, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-26) Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is proposing to increase the nightly fee rates for all campsites at Bandy Creek and Blue Heron Campgrounds to offset the upcoming increase in fees for the reservation system as well as prevent undercutting local businesses.  Except for the Bandy Creek group camp fee rate, the proposed increases are the first since 2007. [ Read More ]

Scott Jobless Rate Drops to 17-Year Low

June 24, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-06-23) The jobless rate in Scott County hit a 17-year low in May, dropping 1.3 percent over the month.  While the rate is historically low, the workforce in the county has significantly shrank over the same period. [ Read More ]

Sheriff’s Office turns up the heat on drug dealers

June 23, 2017

Huntsville, TN (2017-06-23) The Sheriff’s Office has turned up the heat on twenty-six alleged criminals in Scott County, conducting an early morning round-up targeting suspected drug dealers and persons convicted of drug-related offenses that had violated the conditions of their probation. [ Read More ]

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