Mercy Health Seeks Hospital Lease Amendment

January 4, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-01-04) Mercy Health Partners, parent corporation of St. Mary’s Medical Center of Scott County, has offered to pay the county $1 million a year to continue leasing the local facility; however, the county would have remit most of the revenue back to the healthcare giant to pay for medical care provided to its residents. [ Read More ]

Blue Christmas A Joy For Local Children

December 30, 2009

Oneida, TN (2009-12-30) Without the intervention of caring individuals and organizations, many local children would have had a blue Christmas.  For a group of about 70 youngsters from Scott County, blue was the new green this holiday season. [ Read More ]

Miller Petroleum Acquires Substantial Alaskan Assets

December 23, 2009

Huntsville, TN (2009-12-23) Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources recently announced that it had acquired Alaskan oil and gas assets, valued at $325 million, from Pacific Energy Resources (“Pacific Energy”) through a Chapter 11 U.S. Bankruptcy proceeding in Delaware. [ Read More ]

Local Unemployment Rate Edges Up In November

December 23, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-23) The jobs market in Scott County was relatively stable in November; however, the local unemployment rate still edged up 0.1 of a percentage point last month.  The increase left Scott County tied with Hancock County for having the third highest jobless rate in the state. [ Read More ]

County Agrees To Refinance Airport Debt

December 21, 2009

Huntsville, TN (2009-12-21) The Scott County Commission has agreed to consolidate and refinance outstanding financial obligations of the Scott County Airport Authority, agreeing to assume the Authority’s debt provided the quasi-governmental entity pledges to remit all revenues from the lease of a hangar on the property, along with all other revenues, including one-time and recurring income for a residential air park adjacent to the Airport, to the County to help retire the note. [ Read More ]

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