West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department has free smoke detectors available for residences and businesses within its response area.
The free detectors come with a 10-year battery and are available at no charge.
West Roane County Fire Chief Charlie Redwine said the detectors and billboard advertising were made available to the department via a FEMA/DHS Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program for Fire Prevention and Safety.
This tax season, the Tennessee Department of Human Services is again calling on eligible working individuals and families across the state to take advantage of a federal tax credit that can put earned income back into their pockets.
The Earned Income Tax Credit, launched in the mid-1970s, is considered to be one of the most effective anti-poverty programs in the country.
The Secret City Scenic Excursion Train’s traditional Valentine's dinner train ride offers a romantic setting for couples.
Sweethearts are welcome to take in the beauty of East Tennessee with fine dining in the style established by the great passenger railroads of the 1930s-40s.
The annual Valentine trips have become so popular that Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, which operates the Secret City Scenic Excursion Train, has scheduled four Valentine dinner trains on the weekend leading into Valentine's Day.
25 Years Ago
“Sins,” a seven-hour miniseries based on a novel co-written by a Harriman High School alumnus aired on CBS. Rhea Gallaher Jr. and Nick Bienes of Austria penned the book under the pseudonym of Judith Gould. Gallaher, a 1964 graduate of Harriman High School, played clarinet player in the school band. “Sins” was on the New York Times bestseller book list for two months. The movie starred Joan Collins and Timothy Dalton.