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Today's News

  • Signature recognizes Harriman’s Cutshaw

    National Nursing Assistants Week recognizes the people behind long-term care communities.

    CNA’s are often the first to comfort families and the ones who truly create a home for residents. Harriman Care & Rehabilitation Center is proud to announce Freda Cutshaw, a dedicated CNA, as the recipient of the Stakeholder of the Month award for June 2017.

  • Eddie’s Body Shop continues tradition of quality service

    Eddie’s Body Shop in Harriman has a reputation for quality service.

    It’s a reputation the new owners Adam Clark and Brandon Moore plan to continue and build upon the legacy left by former owner Rodney Harback.

    “Rodney and Eddie did a great job of building a company here. We hope to keep it going,” said Clark.

    “We just want them to know the customer service they are used to over the last 47 years is not going to change.”

    That means above the industry standard in quality.

  • Passing the Family Torch

    In the world of sports, there are a fair number of second-generation athletes. But when a family has had three generations of family members involved in racing such as the Frost family from Harriman, then one can say that racing truly runs in the bloodlines of the family.

    This need for speed for the Frost family started two decades ago, according to second-generation driver Brian Frost. “We started getting into racing by going to the track and watching the races, and I started running in the Front Wheel Drive division in 1998, and won five races.

  • Kingston edges Morristown in swim meet

    The Kingston summer swim team won a close, 260-240, meet against Morristown Wednesday evening at the Kingston Community Center.

    This is the second win in five days for the Kingston swimmers as they beat the Emerald Youth Foundation last week, 225-64.

  • High scoring senior bowlers every Friday

    SENIOR BOWLERS

    Friday June 16, 2017

    1st High Game-Rick Matthews (Solo)-486

    2nd High Game-Donna Wright, Ken Altes-453

    3rd High Game-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-455

    High Scores today-Rick Matthews, 221 game- Harold Zeilman,215 game-David Dawson-207 game

    High Series today-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-1323

    High Series For June-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-1323

    High Averages-Loretta Carrington 156, Dean Griffin-182

  • From the EDITOR’S Desk: Your opinion welcome here

    The Roane County News opinion page is reserved for topics of interest to those in the community.

    The opinion page publishes letters to the editor, staff written columns and columns that have been contributed by members of the community.

    The topics of most interest in the community are usually reflected in the volume of letters or opinions published on the opinion page. Last year one of the most popular topics was the boat slips at 58 Landing and the invasive weeds in Watts Bar Lake.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Why can Cuba not be forgiven like all others?

    Well, Gentle Reader, we are awash in potential topics this week on the federal side, without even giving a glancing blow to the warrantable topics on the state and county scene, and there is no way we can cover all, or even the majority of them in this column, so we will just start out with the most irritating and most timely of them and see where we wind up.

  • GOING with the FLO: It’s time we return to conservative heritage

    By FLO CHARLES

    With the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and all the turmoil that has surrounded this incident and many more, I felt it was confirmation for me to write about our need return to our conservative principles that have been removed from our school books, leadership and basically most universities.

    Our history is being rewritten in most of our textbooks and our children do not know the heritage of our great nation. Karl Marx said, “Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily persuaded.”

  • County teams use summer to rebuild

    Rebuilding is a part of sports everyone must deal with at one time or another. Whether the choices made pay off down the line won’t be apparent until time passes. Those choices can work out in a team’s favor or they can work against it.

    It would apear this is a prospect that the Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets and the Harriman Lady Blue Devils are facing this year. According to the teams’ respective coaches, the summer will be a good time to get the younger, inexperienced players some much needed playing time which should lead to a better sense of the game.

  • Kingston’s season ended by Harriman big inning

    The Harriman All-Stars ended the Kingston All-Stars’ season, 15-3, on the strength of a 10-run third inning Saturday evening in Spring City during the Dixie Youth League’s District 8 double-elimination AA sub-district tournament.

    “You hate for the season to end,” Kingston Coach Athony Lane said, “but it is what is. You try to prepare as much as you can, but once the kids step on the field it’s their time to do what they’ve been taught to do, so they take the responsibility on at those times.