Babahatchie Community Band will showcase show tunes and marches during its free concert at 3 p.m. Jan. 22 in Harriman High School’s James Williamson auditorium.
Band member Alison Westrich said the concert will start with a march: “The Steel King” by F.J. St. Clair.
“St. Clair was the director of the Edgar Thompson Steel Works Band and dedicated this march to Charles M. Schwab who founded the band and was also the general manager of Edgar Thompson Steel Works,” she said.
USDA Roane/Loudon Farm Service Agency reminds producers that enrollment for Average Crop Revenue Election Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program begins Jan. 23 and runs through June 1.
“Farmers in Roane or Loudon County who are interested in enrolling in these programs need to add this important deadline to their list of ‘must-do’ jobs,” said Jane Rhinehart of the Roane/Loudon FSA. “Producers should contact the local county office to set up appointments.”
Taxpayers have until April 17 to file their tax returns this year.
The IRS has made a number of improvements to help make this tax season easy for taxpayers. This includes new navigation features and helpful information on IRS.gov and a new pilot to allow taxpayers to use interactive video to get help with tax issues.
State Sen. Ken Yager of Harriman and state Rep. Ryan Haynes of Knoxville announced Thursday that they have filed legislation to disqualify elected or appointed officials from receiving judicial diversion for crimes committed during their term of office.
Judicial diversion is the process in criminal law when a person pleads guilty to a crime and can later have the charge removed (or expunged) from their record following a period of probation. It is granted by the judge, hence its name “judicial.”
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Noncarbon, a high tech plant in the Roane County Industrial Park, announced plans to reduce inventory and stop total production. Product sales were to continue, but an estimated 25 employees were to be laid off. Officials would not comment on whether this was temporary or permanent situation.