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Today's Features

  • Property deed transfers as recorded at the Roane County Courthouse Nov. 14-21:

    From Cecil C. McCarty and Teresa L. McCarty to Charles E. Wilkie and Ann Wilkie by warranty deed, Dist. 4, 1.44 acres, Gordon Drive/River Road, $34,100.

    From Rickey Daniels and Sharon Daniels to Brandon Muir by warranty deed, Dist. 4, 0.838 acre, adjacent Muir/Roane County, $4,000.

    From City of Harriman and City of Harri-

  • Jamie and Carla Ferguson of Midtown accept a $1,200 check from Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3429 Entertainment Committee Chairwoman Sonia Sidlauskas and Vice President Becky Ward.

    The Eagles raised the money during a fall fundraiser to help offset the medical costs of Jamie Ferguson, who was without health insurance and was required to have unplanned surgery.

  • The Girl Scout  Council of the Southern Appalachians is in need of individuals who have a passion and skill for working with young people.

    Girl Scouts is one of the world’s   preeminent organizations dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and  nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success.

  • By Ellen Probert Williamson
    There is a remarkable variety in the plants which symbolize this glamorous season of the year. Some of them connect with very ancient traditions and customs and some of them are fairly new, such as the poinsettias, which have only been the customary Christmas plant for a couple of generations.

  • Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced a request for a secretarial designation of natural disaster for 14 counties due to excessive heat and drought during the summer and fall.

     The counties include Blount, Cumberland, Fayette, Fentress, Haywood, Loudon, McMinn, Macon, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott and Wilson.

  • The 2012 East Tennessee Regional Model Bridge Building Contest rules and specifications are posted on www.amse.org for students in grades 7-12 and teachers utilizing this contest to encourage students in engineering, math and problem solving skills prior to the March 10, 2012 contest at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.

  • 25 Years Ago
    The Rockwood Times celebrated 106 years of publications. Even though the paper changed names and owners, its governing philosophy stayed the same: the community comes first. From the days when Rockwood Avenue was described as “an ore-dusted pig and cow path” to when the county industrial park was filled with tenants, The Times grew along with the community.

    10 Years Ago

  • The Roane County United Way Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Amy Harmon to serve as executive director of the organization. Harmon, who began the new position on December 2, replaces Diana Knobloch, who left after 15 years of faithful service to spend more time with family.

  • Logan Conner Clark turned 7 years old on Dec. 1. He celebrated on Nov. 26 with a party at Zuma Fun Center with a four wheeler cake with friends and family.

    He is the son of Dusty and Aleta Clark of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are Hubert and Clara Clark, and Mary Harris, all of Rockwood, and the late Lee Harris.

    Great-grandparents are Sis Trew of Rockwood and the late Willie and Ruth Clark.

  • Kathy Lynn Rider of Anniston, Ala., and Clifton David Matheson of Harriman were married in an outdoor ceremony on Oct. 15 at their home in Harriman. The Rev. Joe Andrew of Ten Mile officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Donald and Linda Rider of Fruithurst, Ala., granddaughter of the late Albert (Mack), and Virginia McClellan of Anniston, Ala., and the late Jack and Willie Stapler of Bremen, Ga.