Fair Association To Honor Boyatt

August 16, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-16) On Monday, Scott County and the Scott County Fair Association will recognize a long-time community volunteer for her service to the fair and the county.  She will be recognized during opening ceremonies at the 84th Annual Scott County Fair in Oneida. [ Read More ]

18th Annual Storytelling Event Scheduled For September 18

August 13, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-13) The Eighteenth annual “Haunting in the Hills” Storytelling Festival will be held Saturday, September 18, 2010, in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.  The day’s events will feature storytelling, craft demonstrations, workshops and sales, afternoon storytelling presentations, an open stage for local and student tellers, and performances of dulcimer and bluegrass music.  This will be followed by the main storytelling event in the evening. [ Read More ]

THP Gears Up For Back To School Enforcement

August 9, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-08-09) The Tennessee Highway Patrol is gearing up for the school year with a heightened enforcement campaign to keep children safe in and around school zones. Cracking down on motorists who disregard laws designed to protect children and monitoring school zones and bus stops are just a few components of the enforcement effort. [ Read More ]

Tibbals Elected County Mayor; Cross New Sheriff

August 5, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-05) Oneida Alderman Jeff Tibbals captured nearly 62% of the total vote to win the County Mayor’s race on Thursday, outpolling his nearest opponent nearly four to one.  Oneida Police Chief Mike Cross stave off five other opponents to become the next Sheriff of Scott County.  In all, six new members were seated on the Scott County Commission, along with one new member on both the Scott County and Oneida Special School District Boards of Education in Thursday’s County General and State Primary Election. [ Read More ]

Annual Auction Telethon To Benefit Local Rescue Squad

August 3, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-03) The fifteenth annual Scott County Benefit Auction and Telethon will be held this Friday and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the studio of WBNT Radio and Oneida Cable and Video Channel 4.  The event, which may be heard and seen live on both radio and television, will benefit the Scott County Rescue Squad. [ Read More ]

Scott County Earns Three-Star Certification

August 2, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-02) On Friday, July 30, 2010, Karen Brown, State of Tennessee Regional Economic Development Specialist, informed Scott County Mayor Rick Keeton and Stacey Kidd, Interim Executive Director of the Scott County Chamber of Commerce and Executive Secretary of the Scott County Industrial Development Board, that Scott County had achieved certification under the state’s Three-Star Program for Excellence in Economic Development. Scott County will be awarded the final certification at the annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville on September 16, 2010 and September 17, 2010. [ Read More ]

Committee Seeks To Address Unemployment Issues

August 2, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-02) With Scott County maintaining the dubious distinction of having the highest unemployment rate in the State of Tennessee for the fourth consecutive month, the Community Development Committee recommended two resolutions to the full Commission to attempt to eliminate some barriers to job seekers. [ Read More ]

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