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Today's News

  • Regular season TMSAA Area 4AA All-District, All-Tournament teams announced

    Following the championship and consolation games of the TMSAA Area 4AA Tournament this week at Harriman High School, the regular season All-District and All-Tournament teams were announced   by Travis Langley, Harriman Middle School athletic director.

  • Rockwood drops two games to Greenback

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood Tigers suffered two District 3A setbacks  Tuesday against the Greenback Cherokees.
    The Lady Tigers’ comeback effort came up just short, losing by a score of 34-32. The boys lost a low-scoring affair, 39-32.
    Greenback 34, Rockwood 32: A poor start gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers a tough hill to climb, as the Greenback Lady Cherokees held on to win 34-32.

  • Rockwood drops two games to Greenback

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood Tigers suffered two District 3A setbacks  Tuesday against the Greenback Cherokees.
    The Lady Tigers’ comeback effort came up just short, losing by a score of 34-32. The boys lost a low-scoring affair, 39-32.
    Greenback 34, Rockwood 32: A poor start gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers a tough hill to climb, as the Greenback Lady Cherokees held on to win 34-32.

  • Midway tames Lions

    The Midway basketball teams swept a District 3A doubleheader at Concord Christian Tuesday night, as the Lady Waves won 76-52 and the Green Waves upset the Lions 63-56.
    Midway 76, Concord Christian 52: Caitlyn Ross led the Lady Waves with 35 points, while Emily Cawood and Paige Bacon chipped in 16 and 14 points, respectively.
    Ashley Penland led the Lady Lions with 26 points, while Abby Collins added 16.

  • RSCC Raiders down Bryan College JV

    The Roane State Raiders shook off a slow start and topped the century mark in scoring Tuesday evening as Randy Nesbit’s squad downed Bryan College JV, 101-82.
    Early on it was the Lions putting up points, as the Raiders couldn’t get going. In the first 4:17 for the game Bryan’s Clay Jenkins buried two 3-pointers and John Stone added a third to give the Lions a 14-2 lead.

  • Kingston Optimist Club begins baseball, softball signups

    You can almost hear the crack of the bat because spring time is just around the corner.
    The Kingston Optimist Club (KOC) kicks off their 2017 summer youth sports program in February by opening registration for boys and girls ages 3 to 13 who want to play baseball.
    Parents may register their children on line by going to www.kingstonoptimist.club or meeting with KOC representatives at the Roane County High School gym in Kingston on all Saturdays in January and February, from 10 a.m. to 2 p. m.

  • Dixie Youth baseball signups under way at Harriman Parks & Rec.

    Dixie Youth Baseball signups will be held at the Harriman Community Center  beginning Saturday and extending through March 4, Monday through Saturday. Hours for registration will be 1 - 9 p.m. for ages 4-12. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate if he or she has never played in this league. Coaches may sign up also.
    For more information, contact Tina Spears at 882-0942 or tinaspears@yahoo.com.

  • ALL IN THE FAMILY

    Three siblings from Kingston have a unique bond that transcends genetics.

    Evan, Justin and Laina McCroskey have all attended — and graduated from — the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Their parents, Wesley and Debra McCroskey, aren’t sure where that interest started, as they were not a military family. However, they believe that Wesley McCroskey’s private pilot’s license and passion for flying may have contributed to some degree.

  • State roadwork may tax motorists

    Nine Roane County transportation projects are in the hopper to be completed under Gov. Bill Haslam’s transportation plan.

    While Haslam proposes cutting the sales tax on food another .50 percent to 4.5 percent, he is also advocating to raise the gasoline tax by 7 cents per gallon and by 12 cents a gallon for diesel to more quickly address those and the more than 900 other projects. He’s also proposing raising the registration fee by $5 for the average passenger vehicle.

  • Feds indict Harriman man who fired shots

    Christopher John Harmon, a 37-year-old Harriman man, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday.

    He’s charged with being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition.

    The charge stems from a Jan. 3 incident at an apartment on Anzie Way in Harriman. According to a criminal complaint filed by ATF Special Agent Rebecca Bobich, Harriman police responded to a report of shots fired in Apartment D2 around 10:45 p.m.