Oak Ridge Utility District treats Kingston city employees, including, from left, Firefighter Jay Settles, Police Investigator Keith Kile, Council Member Norm Sugarman and Water Department employee Jimmy Agee, to an annual “thank you” fish fry buffet.
They were among 41 at the Kingston City Park pavilion who had a meal of fried fish, hushpuppies and cole slaw. \
“We appreciate being part of the Kingston community and especially value the relationship we have with the city employees,” said Jeff Patterson, ORUD operations manager.
The Tennessee Polk Salad Festival will return to the David Webb Riverfront Park in Harriman on June 6.
The regional arts, crafts and food festival, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is an annual event of the Arts Council of Roane County.
“Art touches us all, and the festival will encourage feelings of creativity and self-expression for all as everyone is encouraged to express their creative talents through music, performance, literature and visual arts,” said Arts Council member Becky Brunton.
An upcoming eight-hour AARP smart driver class in Roane County offers area senior citizens a refresher course on driving and an update on rules of the road.
The class will be from 8 a.m. to noon June 8-9 in Harriman United Methodist Church at 601 Queen St.
Course participants will be taught to adjust to age-related physical changes; reduce incidents of violations and accidents; and update driving skills and rules of the road in a stress-free environment.