Today's News

  • Roane State’s Keeling earns national award

    Roane State Community College’s Amy Keeling has won a national award from an 11,000-member academic advising organization for doing what she loves: helping students chart their paths.

    Keeling, the college’s director of Curriculum, Program Planning and Advising, is the only community college official in the United States to receive the recognition.

    She received the Outstanding Advising Administrator Certificate of Merit from the National Academic Advising Association, also known as the Global Community for Academic Advising.

  • Pierce tackles working women’s issues in China

    Pat Pierce of Harriman made a presentation last month in Shanghai, China, at the Shanghai Women’s Federation conference, the International Forum for Women’s Development — International Conference on Gender Equality and Corporate Social Responsibility.

    Pierce, a retired Vanderbilt University administrator, discussed “Barriers Facing Working Women,” a topic she researched both in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Surf’s Up Car Wash opening celebrated in Harriman

    Roane County Chamber of Commerce celebrates the opening of Surf’s Up Car Wash at 1821 Roane State Hwy., Harriman.


    Kingston's request to move from Region 2AAA to Region 3AAA was denied by the TSSAA Board of Control Thursday.
    Kingston was placed into Region 2 with Alcoa, Ausin-East, Gatlinburg-Pittman, Northview Academy, Pigeon Forge and Scott, but wanted to move into Region 3 with Brainerd, Loudon, McMinn Central, Red Bank, Signal Mountain and Sweetwater for the 2017-2021 school years.

  • Rockwood Middle School, Oakdale split a pair of games

    The Rockwood Middle School basketball teams split a pair of games with Oakdale Thursday in the Bill Thompson gym, as Tigers downed the Eagles 32-19, after the Lady Eagles flew over the Lady Tigers 33-11.
    Rockwood 32, Oakdale 19: "We must learn to shoot layups and take care of the basketball," said Tiger Coach Jeff Allen.
    The Tigers led 6-0 after the first quarter, as Dalton Moss scored all six points, and they extended the lead to 13-0 at intermission. Ajay Tilley scored three points for RMS, while Moss and Nathan Smith scored two points each.

  • Voice of Children sets 5k run for Nov. 26
  • Cornellison, Bertram help Lee University to 2-1 mark

    Kingston’s Haley Cornellison and Midway’s Abby Bertram have contributed to Lee University’s early 2-1 record.  Cornellison has scored 26 points on 10-0f-16 from 2-point range, 1-of-2 3-point attempts and 5-of-6 free throws with 14 rebounds, eight assists and four steals. Bertram has scored 17 points on 6-of-14 2-point baskets and 5-of-5 free throws with 12 rebounds, six assists and three steals, according to Lee University’s website.

  • Kingston wins first games of the season

    By Zach Selby
    The Kingston basketball teams traveled to Wartrburg Thursday for a pair of TSSAA Hall of Fame games and returned home with two victories, as the Lady Jackets won 72-61 for their first win of the year and the Yellow Jackets won 66-61 in overtime.
    Kingston 72, Wartburg 61: The Lady Yellow Jackets had to hold off three comeback attempts from the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs, but an 18-point fourth quarter was all the team needed for the  victory over Wartburg.

  • Harriman splits games wth Karns

    The Harriman High School basketball teams traveled to Karns Thursday to take on the Lady Beavers and Beavers in their second matchup of the season.
    The Lady Devils  bounced back from a tough loss Tuesday night to pick up their first win of the season by a score of 44-40; however, the Blue Devils showed a lot of promise in their 81-74 loss to the Beavers.

  • Johnson free throw gives Bobcats win over Lenoir City

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams experienced both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, as the Lady 'Cats took a 50-30 loss to the Lenoir City Lady Panthers, while the Bobcats came from behind to win on a clutch free throw by Jeremiah Johnson with 5.3 seconds left in the game for the 38-37 victory.
    Lenoir City 50, Oliver Springs 30: Lady Luck didn't shine on the Lady 'Cats, as the Lady Panthers picked the Hall of Fame victory.