Virginia Fugitive Apprehended in Oneida

September 30, 2016

Oneida, TN (2016-09-30) A Virginia fugitive who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for sex crimes against a minor has been arrested in Oneida.  His apprehension by local officers has been praised by the United States Marshals Service. [ Read More ]

Wild Hogs Management at Big South Fork

September 23, 2016

Oneida, TN (2016-09-23) Deer season in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area begins September 3 in Kentucky and will begin September 24 in Tennessee.  During that time, wild hogs may be harvested and also during an extended season that lasts from the end of deer season through the end of February. [ Read More ]

Scott Jobless Rate Down in August

September 23, 2016

Nashville, TN (2016-09-23) After two months of increases, the jobless rate in Scott County dropped in August to its lowest level since May.  600 people filed for unemployment benefits last month. [ Read More ]

Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate for August 4.4 Percent

September 19, 2016

Nashville, TN (2016-09-19) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for August was 4.4 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the July revised rate of 4.3 percent. The U.S.preliminary rate for August was 4.9 percent, unchanged from the previous month. [ Read More ]

County joins state health insurance program

September 19, 2016

Huntsville, TN (2016-09-19) After months of discussions, the county legislative body has formally voted to join the state’s health insurance program.  While the county opted for the state-sanctioned group of plans, its current health insurance broker warned the short-term savings could cost enrollees next year. [ Read More ]

New State Law will allow ATVs on County Roads

September 19, 2016

Huntsville, TN (2016-09-19) As the county’s Intergovernmental Committee pondered the implementation of a privilege tax on the operation of all-terrain vehicles on roads inside the county’s adventure tourism district, a little known new state law will allow certain off-highway vehicles to operate on all county roads. [ Read More ]

Probation Violators Sent to Prison

September 15, 2016

Huntsville, TN (2016-09-15) Five persons who had been convicted of felonies and had their sentences commuted to community corrections have had their probation revoked.  The quintet will now serve the balance of their sentences in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections. [ Read More ]

Drought Putting Strain on Municipal Water Supply

September 13, 2016

Oneida, TN (2016-09-13) Persistently abnormal dry weather has resulted in browning lawns, premature changing of leaves on some trees, and dwindling water in the lakes and streams in the region.  The drought-like condition is also putting a strain on the municipal water supply for the Oneida Water Department. [ Read More ]

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