Today's News

  • Lady Tigers cruise past Scott, 6-1


    The Rockwood Lady Tigers started slow Monday evening in their match-up against Scott High, but once Wes Ford's ladies got rolling it was all over, as the Lady Tigers improved to 14-1 on the season with a 6-1 victory over the Lady Highlanders.

  • Posters for workplace offered at no charge

    Tennessee employers are reminded that the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development offers required workplace posters at no charge at www.tn.gov/labor-wfd.

    Directly below the state poster listings is a link to required U.S. Department of Labor posters, which can also be downloaded free.

    Employers may have received misleading notices in the mail advising them to update employment posters that are required by law to post.

  • UCOR gives $50,000 for UT faculty fellowship

    URS/CH2M Oak Ridge LLC — known as UCOR — recently presented the University of Tennessee with a $50,000 check for a faculty fellowship in the university’s College of Engineering.

    This check was the latest installment of a $250,000 commitment UCOR has made to the university.

    “As a cleanup contractor of a nuclear site, UCOR is committed to ensuring continued excellence in nuclear education,” said Matt Marston, UCOR chief operating officer.

    “This fellowship is an important step to fulfilling that commitment.”

  • OUT to LUNCH: No room for ‘Out for Lunch’ if you breakfast at Crockett’s

    I know my articles are titled “Out to Lunch,” but today’s article is about a breakfast place where my wife, Carol, and I ate so much we skipped lunch.

    We finally had a pimento cheese sandwich about 4 p.m. that day.

    We try and spend a few days in Gatlinburg around Sept. 15, the date of both our birthdays and our wedding anniversary.

    We ran off to get married on our birthdays and didn’t have a honeymoon, so we try to have a short anniversary celebration each year.

  • Cherokee holds off Midway, 24-18


    With nothing but pride on the line, the Cherokee Middle Yellow Jackets eased past Midway 24-18 Thursday night to run their record to 4-3. Midway dropped to 2-5 with the loss.

    Midway got off to a good start when Jason Taylor recovered a Cherokee fumble on the second play after the kickoff.

  • Turnovers cost Green Wave in 41-25 loss


    A furious second half comeback attempt would not be enough for the Midway Green Wave to overcome a 34-3 halftime deficit and the result was a 41-25 homecoming loss to Sunbright.

    The Green Wave trimmed Sunbright’s lead to 34-25 early in the fourth quarter, but two turnovers later in the fourth quarter left Midway with its first loss of the year.

  • Rockwood hands Oakdale first loss, 48-0



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    The buzz around the Oakdale high school football team had reached a fever pitch by Friday as the undefeated Eagles took on Rockwood in what was billed as the biggest game in years at Hollis Eble Field.

  • Jackets come up just short in 28-21 loss


    It was close but no cigar for the Kingston Yellow Jackets Friday night as Brian Pankey’s squad dropped a 28-21 decision at Lenoir City.

  • Happy homecoming for Harriman


    Homecoming for the Harriman Blue Devils proved to be a joyous occasion as the Devils blasted the Wartburg Central Bulldogs by a 40-0 margin Friday night.

    “We started off sluggish, but we picked up the pace as the game went on,” Harriman Head Coach Travis Tapp said after the game.

  • TWFC sets commercial fishing regulations


    The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the state’s 2014-15 commercial fishing proclamation at its September meeting.

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency had made its proposal for 2014-15 during last month’s meeting. TWRA Fisheries Division Chief Bobby Wilson reviewed the proposals during the committee meeting session.