Hospital Respondents Share Visions With Commission

July 5, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-07-05) Representatives from both parties interested in becoming the next operator of the Scott County Hospital took their opportunity to speak to Commissioners Monday night, hoping to be the company chosen to lead the Hospital into the future. [ Read More ]

HMA Sign Definitive Agreement To Buy Mercy Assets

July 1, 2011

Naples, FL (2011-07-01) Nearly seven months after Mercy Health Partners began looking for a buyer or partner for its Knoxville area hospitals, Health Management Associates has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of Mercy’s east Tennessee assets, including St. Mary’s Medical Center of Scott County. [ Read More ]

Extension Denied; Commission Opens Hospital Proposals

June 30, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-06-30) A month of speculation on whether the Scott County Commission would extend the deadline for receiving proposals on the Scott County Hospital, came to an end Thursday night, with the decision to open the two proposals received by the deadline. [ Read More ]

THP Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers Over July 4th Holiday

June 30, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-06-30) The Tennessee Highway Patrol is set to kick off another high visibility campaign to crack down on drunk drivers this Fourth of July holiday weekend. The aggressive DUI enforcement blitz will include saturation patrols as well as sobriety and driver license checkpoints across the state. The 2011 Fourth of July 78-hour holiday period begins at 6 p.m., Friday, July 1, and will end at 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 4.  [ Read More ]

Tennesseans Urged To Practice Safe Use Of Fireworks To Avoid SeriousInjury

June 30, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-06-30) Fireworks are a tradition of summer activities for many adults and children. However, fireworks cause thousands of injuries and emergency room visits each year, and more of these injuries occur during Fourth of July festivities than any other holiday. As Independence Day approaches, the Tennessee Department of Health urges residents to practice safe and responsible use of fireworks to avoid injuries. [ Read More ]

SCSD Busts Two Meth Labs In Cordell Community

June 28, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-06-28) A domestic disturbance call has led local authorities to two methamphetamine labs near the Cordell community.  Two persons have been arrested in connection with the labs, and two suspects are still being sought by the Sheriff’s Department. [ Read More ]

Construction Won’t Slow July 4th Travelers In Tennessee

June 28, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-06-28) Road construction won’t slow traffic across Tennessee this July 4th holiday weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, July 1, 2011 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5 to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. [ Read More ]

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