Red Cross Month: When Help Can’t Wait

March 18, 2021

In March, we honor the volunteers who support our lifesaving mission. In 2020, the Red Cross responded to 258 disasters and assisted 393 families in East Tennessee by providing food, shelter, and comfort to individuals and families in need. They also provided casework and recovery assistance for disaster survivors.  In Scott County, we invite YOU to join the Red Cross mission.  To learn more about volunteering, go to  redcross.org/volunteer, or contact Adrian Riser, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at 865-599-6774 or by email Adrian.Riser2@redcross.org.

Scott County Cancer Treatment Transportation Program

March 16, 2021

Persons diagnosed with cancer often have to travel out-of-town for treatments.  Sometimes, they don’t have the financial means or ability to drive to these appointments. Scott County provides transportation to these residents at no cost; however, the program currently needs your help.  [ Read More ]

Free Medical Clinic

March 13, 2021

The Scott County Christian Care Center is a free medical clinic for anyone who has no insurance and is not entitled to disability benefits at

Boys & Girls Club Youth Basketball League

March 10, 2021

The Boys and Girls Club Youth Basketball League needs coaches for all divisions, both boys and girls.  Parents of players are eligible to become coaches, and are encouraged to get more involved in the league.  You can make a difference in the lives of your child and others by becoming a mentor to our youth.  Interested persons should contact the Boys and Girls Club, 17025 Alberta Street, in Oneida or call (423) 286-9500.

For the Love of Paws

March 7, 2021

For the Love of Paws, Inc. is offering low cost spaying and neutering for your companion cats/kittens, dogs/puppies. Twice a month they take a van load of animals to Young Williams Animal Center in Knoxville or the Humane Society in Knoxville for spaying and neutering. [ Read More ]

ELECTION RETURNS

November 5, 2020

In addition to voters selecting a President Tuesday, residents of  Huntsville and Winfield cast votes for Mayors and Aldermen. Mayor J. Dennis Jeffers of Huntsville had opposition from a former mayor, George Potter. Mayor Jeffers received the highest vote tally of 431, 65.20%,  while George Potter received 230, 34.80 %. Aldermen chosen for Huntsville were Jami Lloyd 406 votes, Jackson Sharp 313, Jim Morrow 259,   Paul E. Lay 257. Jerry Dodson was elected mayor of Winfield, receiving  197 votes, or 51.30%. While Opal Shirley Anderson received 28.65% or 110 votes. Two aldermen were elected for the Town of Winfield: High vote getter was Donald Dick Sexton with 187, 32.30% and Dough Wilson  Jr getting 29.88% or 173 votes. President Donald Trump  pulled 88.35% , 8,004 votes to Joe Biden’s 10.88% or 986 votes. For U S Senate, Republican Bill Hagerty received 87.45% or 7,307 votes, and in the U S House race , Chuck Fleischmann pulled 87.93% , 6,979 votes. Visit https://sandiegobk.com/. The two were top vote getters for one seat in the senate and one in the house. 2,466 voted election day, 6,040 by walk in early voting , 611 paper absentee voters  for a total 9,117. Out  of 14,399 registered voters, 63.32% voted.

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