Governor Bredesen Announces Job Creation Plan For Scott County

April 8, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-04-08) Governor Phil Bredesen today announced a plan to reduce unemployment in Scott County by putting up to 150 people back to work using federal dollars available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Scott County has consistently had one of the state’s highest unemployment rates – 18.3 percent in February – and includes 1,540 currently unemployed residents. [ Read More ]

Wildflower Ride at Big South Fork

April 7, 2010

Oneida, TN (2010-04-07) Spring is a wonderful time to ride your horse at Big South Fork.  Did you ever wonder what those flowers were blooming along the horse trail?    You are invited to join Park Ranger Sue Duncan on Saturday, April 17, 2010, and ride the trails in search of spring wildflowers.  Riders will meet at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Bandy Creek Day Use Equestrian Trailhead, located near the entrance to Bandy Creek Campground. [ Read More ]

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JustChoice Lending And Appalachia Housing Target $25 Million To Homebuyers

April 7, 2010

Robbins, TN (2010-04-07) Officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have approved a special set aside of $25 million in mortgage funds for low-income homebuyers in Central Appalachia through JustChoice Lending. Loans originated through this pilot program will feature payment assistance and interest rates as low as 1% to ensure affordable monthly payment. For those who qualify, 100% financing and alternative credit analysis are available. [ Read More ]

Committee Approves Donations

April 5, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-04-05) The Community Development Committee approved budgeted donations for two local organizations Monday night, pending approval by the full County Commission. [ Read More ]

Candidate List Set For August Election

April 1, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-04-01) With the qualifying deadline past, the list of eligible candidates for the August County General Election has been set.  Candidates will have until next Thursday to withdraw from any race. [ Read More ]

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