Budget Will Come To Vote With Property Tax Increase

September 9, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-09-09) Thursday night, the Scott County Commission reviewed the proposed 2010-2011 fiscal budget in a special-called work session at the Scott County Office Building.  As presented, the budget will include a $0.25, or 12.7%, property tax increase. [ Read More ]

Mayor Says “No Choice” On Property Tax Increase

September 7, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-09-07)  Newly minted County Mayor Jeff Tibbals announced in his first official meeting Tuesday night that there was “no choice” but to include a property tax increase in the 2010-2011 fiscal budget. The full Commission will meet in a special called budget meeting Thursday night. [ Read More ]

Committee Appointments Announced

September 7, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-09-07) County Mayor Jeff Tibbals announced his recommendations to the six major Committees of the Scott County Commission Tuesday night. The appointments must be ratified by the full Commission at its next regular meeting. [ Read More ]

Local Native American Tribe Loses State Recognition

September 4, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-09-04) After years of trying to gain recognition for being descendants of the Cherokee, the United Eastern Lenape Nation of Winfield was granted state recognition in June.  A court order filed last week has apparently terminated the tribes’ rights to their heritage. [ Read More ]

Tennessee Highway Patrol Issues Labor Day Crackdown Warning

September 1, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-09-01) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) prepares for its second summer enforcement campaign as the 2010 Labor Day holiday weekend draws near. The THP will participate in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest attack on impaired driving, beginning Friday, September 3, 2010 at 6 p.m. and ending Monday, September 6, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. [ Read More ]

Liquor By The Drink On November Ballot; Constable Vacancy To Be Filled By Voters

August 30, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-08-30) A liquor by the drink referendum inside the corporate limits of the Town of Huntsville will likely appear on the November General Election ballot.  Voters will also have the chance to elect a new constable in the 1st District, as current Constable David (Blue) Day will have to resign his post to accept his new position on the Scott County Commission. [ Read More ]

Tennessee Highway Patrol Accepting Applications for Troopers

August 30, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-08-30) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced today it is aggressively seeking men and women who are interested in careers in law enforcement for a new Trooper Cadet Class slated to begin in the spring of 2011, if funds become available. Applications will only be accepted through Friday, September 17, 2010.  [ Read More ]

Stephens Crowned As 50th Anniversary Miss Scott County

August 28, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-28) Taylor Danielle Stephens, the 18-year-old daughter of Bruce and Renae Stephens of Oneida, was crowned Miss Scott County Fairest of the Fair during the 50th annual pageant held Saturday night in Oneida.  Taylor, a senior at Oneida High School, was selected from a field of 22 contestants.  She was sponsored by Bio Test LLC. [ Read More ]

Whaley, Russell Win Citizens Gas Election

August 28, 2010

Helenwood, TN (2010-08-28) Larry Whaley and Roger Russell were elected to the Citizens Gas Utility District Board of Commissioners on Saturday, both outpolling a large field of candidates vying for the two open seats on the board. [ Read More ]

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