Operation Christmas Child Collection November 16-23

October 22, 2015

Oneida, TN (2015-10-22) Next month, the Boys and Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau in Scott County will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual Samaritan’s Purse project is a favorite of many Scott County residents, families, churches and groups who spread joy to millions of children around the world by filling shoeboxes with a “Wow” item—like a doll or soccer ball—other fun toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement. [ Read More ]

Potter Pleads Guilty to Marcum Murder

October 21, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-10-21) Nearly four years after gunning down an Oneida man at a Halloween party, a Scott County man has pled guilty to his murder.  The gunman will likely serve the rest of his life in prison. [ Read More ]

Committee To Discuss New Revenue Options

October 19, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-10-19) The county’s Intergovernmental Committee will hold a special-called meeting next week to explore options for new revenue to fund county operations.  In the absence of significant budget cuts, the county could be facing a $400,000 budget shortfall next year—which could result in a 14 cent tax increase. [ Read More ]

County Enters Into Ambulance Billing Contract With AMB

October 19, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-10-19) Scott County has entered into an agreement with a Paducah, KY company to provide billing services for the Scott County Ambulance Service.  In the three-year agreement, the company will provide the county with the necessary hardware and software to transmit local data to the company. [ Read More ]

Tennesseans without a job lowest since February 2008

October 15, 2015

Nashville, TN (2015-10-15) For the fourth consecutive month, the unemployment rate in Tennessee was 5.7 percent in September.  The U.S. preliminary rate for September was 5.1 percent, also unchanged from the prior month.  The number of jobless people in Tennessee last month was the lowest since February 2008. [ Read More ]

Community Health Alliance to cease operation

October 14, 2015

Nashville, TN (2015-10-14) Community Health Alliance (CHA) has voluntarily entered state-approved runoff and will not offer insurance coverage in 2016.  CHA was one of five companies that offered healthcare coverage through the Federal Facilitated Marketplace. [ Read More ]

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