Smith Crowed Little Miss Junior

August 24, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-24) The 42nd annual Little Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair pageant ended on Tuesday with the crowning of Annabelle Smith, the 6-year-old daughter of Jackie and Renea Smith of Oneida. [ Read More ]

Laxton Appointed New Chief Of Police

August 19, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-19) Long time lawman Darryl Laxton has been named the new Chief of the Oneida Police Department.  He will take over the helm of the department upon the effective date of the resignation of Chief Mike Cross, who will leave his post in the coming days to assume his new role as Sheriff of Scott County. [ Read More ]

July Unemployment Rate 9.8 Percent

August 19, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-08-19) Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development James Neeley announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for July was 9.8 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the revised June rate of 10.0 percent. The July 2009 rate was 10.9 percent. The national unemployment rate for July 2010 was 9.5 percent, unchanged from the June rate of 9.5 percent. [ Read More ]

County Employees To Keep Unused Vacation Time

August 16, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-16) The Scott County Commission voted Monday night to allow County employees to carry over their unused vacation time from fiscal year 2009-2010. The Commission will review the County’s policy on unused vacation time in the near future. [ Read More ]

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 ]

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