Scott County Extension Open House

January 10, 2018

An Open House Meet and Greet will be held Wednesday, January 17th, from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Come join the Scott County Extension Office as they welcome the new County Director/Agriculture Agent Seth Whitehouse.

Needing to apply for TennCare?

January 10, 2018

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 ]

Officers find ADHD drug during bust at local motel

January 9, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-01-09) An Oneida man is facing drug charges after authorities say he possessed a medication prescribed to treat ADHD. Larry M. Brewster, 45, of Oneida was booked into the Scott County Jail last week after authorities searched his room at a local motel and found drugs and drug paraphernalia.  According to an arrest warrant penned by K-9 Officer Toby Jeffers of the Oneida Police Department, Brewster was turned in by motel management. [ Read More ]

American Jobs Center

January 7, 2018

The American Jobs Center offers employment services to everyone in Scott and surrounding communities. Services include internet-ready computer workstations to give job seekers access to the Tennessee jobs database, where they can search for jobs or complete resumes; land-based telephone and fax services to effectively communicate with employers and government assistance agencies, and more. [ Read More ]

State Fire Marshal Offers Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Stove Usage

January 6, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-01-06) As 2018’s brutally cold weather continues, wood stoves might seem to be a cheaper alternative to traditional heating sources for some Tennesseans. However, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) warns that wood stoves can pose a significant fire and carbon monoxide risk if they’re not properly installed and maintained. [ Read More ]

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