West Crowned Miss Pre-Teen At Scott County Fair

August 26, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-08-26) Katie Lauren West, the 12-year-old daughter of Angie and Wes Owens and Dean West of Oneida, was crowned Miss Pre-Teen Fairest of the Fair during the annual pageant held Thursday night in Oneida.  Katie, a 7th grade student at Burchfield Elementary School, was selected from a field of 29 contestants.  She was sponsored by the Oneida Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. [ Read More ]

Tennessee’s Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program Open

August 24, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-08-24) Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Matt Kisber today announced the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP) opened Tuesday, August 24, 2010. Rebates will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for qualifying Energy Star heating and cooling appliances, funded out of $5.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars. Applications will be available online at www.e-rebates.org/teearp or by phone at 1-877-741-4304. [ Read More ]

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 ]

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