Tennessee families lose millions of dollars a year because they don’t get the food stamps they should. Food stamps help families raise healthy children. They help older people stay healthy. They help make ends meet. Call or visit the Department of Human Services in your county and find out if you qualify for food stamps. [ Read More ]
Drug overdose death rates have continued to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control. More than 25,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015, the majority caused by opioids. Since 2010, thirty states have experienced increases in opioid deaths and the increase in deaths from 2014 to 2015 can most likely be attributed to heroin and illicitly manufactured fentanyl. [ Read More ]
The Town of Winfield picks up residential trash every Tuesday. Since employees begin the route early each collection day, residents are respectfully requested to have garbage on the curb by 8:00 a.m. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. For more information, you may contact the Town’s offices at (423) 569-6139.
This week marks nine years since over 13 inches of rain fell across Middle Tennessee, causing more than $2 billion in damages and claiming more than 20 lives as the Cumberland River crested to over 51 feet. [ Read More ]
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed May as Tennessee Grape and Wine Appreciation Month, just one month after he signed a bill to ease some restrictions on wineries. Leaders in the Tennessee wine industry hope these efforts and others will continue to encourage the state’s small but growing wine industry. [ Read More ]
On April 25th, Agent Bill Miller with the Oneida Police Department was on patrol and observed a Chevy Blazer traveling north on Alberta Street with a cracked windshield and after a registration check learned that no insurance was confirmed. [ Read More ]
On April 23rd, Officer Dustin Laxton with the Oneida Police Department was dispatched to a possible drunk driver in a blue Hyundai traveling north on Highway 27 at the Boys and Girls Club. [ Read More ]
On April 26th, Agent Bill Miller with the Oneida Police Department, while conducting a narcotics investigation and utilizing a confidential source, did set up a meeting with Bryson Crowley and Clarisa M. Newberry to purchase suboxone. [ Read More ]
Were you in foster care? If so, you may still be eligible for TennCare/Medicaid. Children who have aged out of foster care may be able to get TennCare until age 26. This is included in the Affordable Care Act that started this year. [ Read More ]
The Appalachia Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Oneida have furniture, appliances, clothing, household items along with other miscellaneous items for sale. The ReStore is always in need of donations for the store. All profits are used to further the building ministry of Appalachia Habitat for Humanity. For more information, call (423) 569-3229 (Oneida) or (423) 627-2507 (Office).