Reynolds Named Finance Director

December 21, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-12-21) Interim Director Mary “Ginger” Reynolds has been named the new Director of Finance for Scott County.  Reynolds was selected from a field of five candidates that applied for the job. [ Read More ]

Oneida Couple Booked On Multiple Drug Counts

December 21, 2015

Oneida, TN (2015-12-21) A joint effort by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department and the Oneida Police Department led to the arrest of an Oneida couple who were allegedly peddling narcotics out of their west Oneida apartment. [ Read More ]

Amusement Tax Proposal Forwarded To State Legislature

December 21, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-12-21) The Scott County Board of County Commissioners have sent a formal request to the Tennessee General Assembly requesting a private act to establish an amusement tax that would be assessed on certain activities in the community.  The money from the tax would benefit the county’s tourism efforts, its emergency services departments, and the county road department. [ Read More ]

Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate for November 5.6%

December 18, 2015

Nashville, TN (2015-12-18) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, unchanged from the October revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5.0 percent, also unchanged from the prior month. [ Read More ]

Local Cops Make Christmas Merrier for 130 Kids

December 18, 2015

Oneida, TN (2015-12-18) Over 130 local underprivileged kids from Scott County and McCreary County received Christmas gifts Thursday night through the generosity of local law enforcement agencies and the Oneida WalMart SuperCenter. [ Read More ]

Habitat for Humanity Opens Re-Store in Oneida

December 18, 2015

Oneida, TN (2015-12-18) Appalachian Habitat for Humanity officially opened its first Scott County ReStore location on Friday.  The store offers for sale a variety of donated products; everything from furniture and appliances to clothing. [ Read More ]

Consumer Affairs Offers ID Theft Prevention Tips For Seniors

December 18, 2015

Nashville, TN (2015-12-18) The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Affairs Division is warning senior adults to be diligent in avoiding scams. Tennesseans are encouraged to take time during holiday visits to ensure senior relatives and neighbors are equipped to protect themselves against identity fraud. [ Read More ]

Wallace Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Battery

December 17, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-12-17) A Scott County jury has convicted a Winfield man on a felony sex charge following an investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Children’s Services into his inappropriate contact with a juvenile. [ Read More ]

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