At the Roane County Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Annual High Schools Career Day on April 5, around 475 juniors will have to opportunity to learn about careers they may never have considered and what it takes to prepare for them.
With a little more than a year from graduating from high school, these students are thinking about their futures and their careers.
About 50 businesses plan to participate in the Career Day at Roane State Community College’s gymnasium.
Noel F. “Buddy” Marsh Jr., front at far right, is honored by the Avery Trace Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, with the Historic Preservation Recognition Award for his more-than-44-year dedication to the preservation, care and maintenance of Kendrick Cemetery in Rockwood.
The rollicking operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan are full of songs which often come to mind. One that’s especially timely now begins, “Oh, the flowers that bloom in spring, tra la ...”
The crocus — which blooms sometimes even in a snowstorm — is usually the first to remind us that spring is really on the way. There are countless legends in Greek mythology about the crocus involving many of the gods and goddesses of ancient times.
25 Years Ago
Angela Hanson of Lenoir City was crowned 1988 Miss Roane State during the annual pageant, a preliminary to Miss Tennessee. Her court included 19-year-old Bharti Patel of Harriman, who was looking to pursue a career in travel and tourism.