TDOT Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

November 21, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-11-20) Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 through 6:00 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2018. [ Read More ]

Commission Debates Bid Requirement for County Schools

November 21, 2018

Huntsville, TN (2018-11-19) On Monday night, members of the Scott County Commission held a lively debate over whether to increase the threshold on purchases that must be vetted through a formal bidding process.  The body was mulling over a request by the Scott County School System to raise the current limit of $10,000 to $25,000 for purchases made by the district.  In the end, no action was taken. [ Read More ]

Phillips-Jones Takes Seat on Oneida City Council

November 16, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-11-15) Former District Attorney General Lori Phillips-Jones was formally sworn-in last week, becoming the newest of the Oneida City Council.  Homeowners living in dilapidated housing inside the city may soon get help to improve their property. [ Read More ]

Wanted Fugitives Steal Car, Lead Officers on High Speed Chase

November 16, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-11-16) A pair of wanted fugitives from Virginia are behind bars after they allegedly took a vehicle from an Oneida businessowner and then crashed their stolen SUV while trying to flee.  During the pursuit, authorities say one of the suspects attempted to run over officers, while the other ran from them.  Eventually, Karma caught up to one of the fleeing fugitives, and the other got stuck in the mud. [ Read More ]

Scott, Oneida to Play in Twin K Hall of Fame Classic

November 15, 2018

Huntsville, TN (2018-11-15) The Scott Highlanders and the Oneida Indians will both be playing in the Twin K Hall of Fame Classic at Scott High School on Saturday (November 17).  The tournament will feature some of the most talented teams in Tennessee including Bearden, Clarkrange, Dresden, and Maryville. [ Read More ]

Jail-A-Thon to Benefit ‘Shop with a Cop’

November 15, 2018

Huntsville, TN (2018-11-15) The Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be busy on Friday rounding up dozens of ‘wanted criminals’ that have a bounty on their heads.  The roundup will be held in jest, as the organization is using the event to raise money for its annual “Shop with a Cop” Christmas event. [ Read More ]

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