Planned March/April Bald Knob Prescribed Fire at Big South Fork NRRA

March 13, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-03-13)  If conditions are met and remain favorable, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will conduct the Bald Knob prescribed fire operation over the next three weeks.  Bald Knob is located in the Kentucky side of the park.  This operation will take place in approximately 2,000 acres between Waters Cemetery Road and Ledbetter multi-use trail.  The entirety of the fire will be within park boundaries. [ Read More ]

JDS Technologies, Inc. Expanding Operations into Winfield

March 12, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-03-12) JDS Technologies, Inc., which has expanded multiple times at its facility in Oneida, has formally announced its second manufacturing facility in Scott County, which will provide another 54,000 square feet of manufacturing space for the company and create over 100 jobs over the next five years. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2018 Healthy Hike: John Litton Farm Loop, March 17

March 11, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-03-11)  In 2018, help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act.  Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area contains 60 plus miles of the 319 mile Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.  Join a ranger at Bandy Creek swimming pool parking lot at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on Saturday, March 17, for a moderate 6.3 mile hike along the John Litton Farm Loop. [ Read More ]

Night Skies Over the Obed on Saturday, March 17

March 11, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-03-11)  Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects.  Our national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness and provide amazing opportunities to experience this critical resource.  The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of these special places where you can enjoy the quiet, dark solitude of nature at night, and now the Obed is one of the newest Dark Sky Parks designated by the International Dark Sky Association. [ Read More ]

Scott County Cancer Treatment Transportation Program

March 11, 2018

Persons diagnosed with cancer often have to travel out-of-town for treatments.  Sometimes, they don’t have the financial means or ability to drive to these appointments. Scott County provides transportation to these residents at no cost; however, the program currently needs your help.  [ Read More ]

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