GO BIG 2018 Safety Saturday: Backpacking & Hiking in Big South Fork

September 16, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-09-16)  Celebrate the 25th annual National Public Lands Day with Ranger Tommy Safranek for our first in a series of “Safety Saturday” programs!  The first step to safely backpacking and hiking in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is to plan ahead.  That means to know your route, know the terrain and know things like trail conditions, stream crossings and food storage regulations. [ Read More ]

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

September 16, 2018

CASA of the Tennessee Heartland’s Scott County program office is seeking volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children.  CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) are appointed by a juvenile judge and are trained to research a child’s life in order to make recommendations to the court relating to securing a permanent, safe home for the child.  [ Read More ]

Healthy Hike: Lilly Bluff Area Trails, September 21

September 15, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-09-15)  Get out and explore YOUR Obed Wild and Scenic River!  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a healthy hike on Friday, September 21, at 11:00 a.m. (ET).  Ranger Rick Ryan will lead a moderate 2.5 mile hike on the Lilly Bluff area trails which will include the Overlook Trail, the Bridge Trail and the Boulder Field Trail.  [ Read More ]

Over 35 Grams of Meth Found in Pioneer Man’s Car

September 13, 2018

Huntsville, TN (2018-09-12) A Pioneer man is facing a long list of charges after authorities allegedly found more than 35 grams of meth in his car.  Authorities say the suspect initially refused to stop his vehicle, and then attempted to flee on foot from the scene. [ Read More ]

PEC Crews Head to NC to Aid in Hurricane Relief

September 13, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-09-12) With catastrophic damage anticipated with the landfall of Hurricane Florence on the Carolina coast, linemen from Plateau Electric Cooperative are deploying to aid in power restoration efforts in North Carolina. [ Read More ]

Save A Life: Free Narcan Training

September 13, 2018

Family members, close friends, and individuals who know someone who struggles with drug addiction and the general public are invited to attend a free event at Mountain Peoples Health Councils Inc.’s Oneida clinic to learn more about the lifesaving benefits of Naloxone. [ Read More ]

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