Oneida Man Not Cutout To Be Car Burglar

January 24, 2011

Oneida, TN (2011-01-24) An Oneida man who allegedly cut himself while trying to burglarize a vehicle in the parking lot of the local hospital is facing auto burglary charges following his arrest by the Oneida Police Department.  [ Read More ]

Henry / Byrge Middle School Tournament MVPs

January 24, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-01-24) Mahaley Henry of Robbins and Kaleb Byrge of Huntsville have been named the Most Valuable Players of the 2011 Scott County Middle School tournament, which concluded on Friday at Scott High School in Huntsville. Henry, a starter on the Lady Hawks basketball squad, helped lead her team to the county championship on Friday, defeating the Lady Rebels of Fairview.  The Lady Bears of Huntsville finished third in the tournament, followed by the Lady Bobcats of Winfield. Byrge, a starter from Huntsville, contributed to his squad’s county championship too, as the Bears defeated the Fairview Rebels in the boy’s championship game.  The Robbins Hawks and the Burchfield Rams finished third and fourth respectively. Female players receiving all tournament team honors Friday night were:  Robbins Elementary – Aubrie Terry, Jessica Edwards and Heather Bunch; Fairview Elementary – Meotia Harness, Emily Lloyd, and Montana Phillips; Huntsville Elementary – Merry Carson and Nicole Casey; Winfield Elementary – Jenise Litton; and Burchfield Elementary – Desirae Burress. Boys named to the all tournament team were:  Huntsville Elementary – Ryan Jeffers, Stephen Butts, and Rusty Ellis; Fairview Elementary – Chase Lowe, Logan Lowe, and Devin Lowe; Robbins Elementary – Dalton Massengale and Josh Crowley; Burchfield Elementary – Billy Hall; and Winfield Elementary – Josh Honeycutt. In addition to team honors, the Burchfield Rams cheerleading squad was presented the Cheerleading Spirit Award, and Robbins was awarded the Sportsmanship Award.

TDOT to Adjust Snow And Ice Strategy

January 21, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-01-21) An earlier, colder and snowier winter season has the Tennessee Department of Transportation implementing new strategies to conserve resources during snow and ice removal operations. Winter weather started affecting Tennessee roads in November of last year and TDOT’s arsenal of salt is being used at a faster rate than our supplier can replenish reserves.  [ Read More ]

Tennessee December Unemployment Rate 9.4 Percent

January 20, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-01-20) Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development Karla Davis announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for December was 9.4 percent, unchanged from the November rate. The national unemployment rate for December 2010 was 9.4 percent, 0.4 percentage point lower than the November rate.  [ Read More ]

Debit Cards and Direct Deposit Available for Unemployment Claimants

January 20, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-01-20) The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is now offering unemployed workers two new electronic options for receiving their unemployment benefits – debit cards and direct deposit. The Visa® debit card is called Tennessee Automated Payment (TAP) and is a provided by Chase Bank.  [ Read More ]

Surcharge Imposed On Oneida Water Customers

January 20, 2011

Oneida, TN (2011-01-20) Beginning in February, customers of the Oneida Water and Wastewater District will see an increase in their monthly bill.    The surcharge was imposed to offset losses incurred by the district in recent months.  [ Read More ]

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