An eight-hour AARP driver safety class in Roane County that starts today offers area senior citizens a refresher course on driving and an update on rules of the road.
The two-day course will be from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 6-7 in Roane County United Way at 2735 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.
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.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of James Ed Bazel, who recently passed away.
Memorial services were for him last Monday at Kyker Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Hale officiated.
James was the son of the late Carrie Bel Bazel.
Kortney Sanders and his brother Cameron from Chattanooga spent their fall breaks with their grandparents, Jill and Keith Johnson.
Christian Sanders spent two days with Carolyn and Herbert Griffin. Christian is 2 years old and the son of Richard and Lindsay Sanders of Knoxville.
The Roane County News joined Tom Martin and his granddaughters, from left, sisters Cassidy Martin Adkisson, Skylar Martin and Karly Martin for a trip to the Southwest for breathtaking views at the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
The family followed Interstate 40 through Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona to reach their destination on a vacation planned to coincide with Skylar’s fall break from Rockwood High School.
Chives were promoted as a cure for melancholy during the Middle Ages. They were believed to drive away evil spirits, and for this reason, they were promoted very strongly at Halloween as a protection and safeguard against demons and ghosts.