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Today's News

  • ACAC competes in Kentucky

    The Atomic City Aquatics Club went to town and had a little fun at the E-Town Summer Classic in Kentucky.
    They were spearheaded by Loki Hondorf, who came home with four top six finishes, as well as an 11th place. Kent Eldreth swam to two second place finishes and four top 12 finishes overall. Margaret Stansberry was a standout for the women with 6 top 14 finishes.

  • Harriman, Rockwood struggle in “O” Zone opening round

    After three straight days of rainouts, the Dixie Youth District 8 “O” Zone Tournament finally started Monday evening in Spring City.

  • Beer board votes to deny Christopher

    The Roane County Beer Board voted 4-0 on Tuesday to deny Roma L. Christopher’s application for a beer permit.

    The board heard from several people during the meeting, including Roy and Rebecca Harvey. Their son, David, was found dead outside the Grill & Pub on July 23, 2011.

    Grill & Pub owner Grover Norton had his beer permit revoked for a year on Feb. 12. The revocation came less than a month after one of his employees was cited at the bar for allegedly selling a beer to an underage informant.

  • Diamond Academy wins BPA State Tournament
  • Season ends for Rockwood A All-Stars

    The 2013 Dixie Youth season came to an end for the Rockwood A All-Stars Monday evening, but the season ended on a high note as the Tigers knocked off Tellico Plains, 19-11, in the District 8 A Tournament at Tellico Plains.

  • Harriman Happenings: July 8

    My deepest sympathy is extended to Barbara West and family in the recent home going of her husband, Arthur Lee West.
    He passed Wednesday, June 26, at Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center.
    Arthur and Barbara had been married for 54 years and are parents of two children, one, Arthur Jr., deceased.
    Services were last Wednesday, July 3.
    Their family is in our prayers.

  • CHRISTMAS in July

    Christmas Lumber Co. opened its doors in 1926.
    It was a time of prosperity in Harriman, with a number of industries along the Emory River.
    That would change a few years later. A couple of devastating events, namely the flood of 1929 and the subsequent stock market crash that led to the Great Depression, wiped out a number of businesses.
    But Christmas Lumber, a family-owned and -operated business, weathered through it all with dedicated employees and customers.

  • Former Harriman basketball star arrested for theft

    Dimitrique Inman, a former standout basketball player at Harriman High School, was arrested for theft on July 3.
    Inman, 20, is scheduled to appear in court on the theft charge next month.
    Inman, of 210 Fritts Road, Oliver Springs, led Harriman to the District 3-A regular season and tournament titles in 2011.
    He averaged 17.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game.
    He was also named the District 3-A player of the year in 2011.
    The theft charge isn’t the first of Inman’s legal troubles.

  • State says decertify Roane jail

    The county’s latest jail inspection didn’t go any better than the one that occurred in May.
    Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton said the jail inspector recommended the jail, open less than four years, be decertified.
    Stockton said the reason cited by the jail inspector last week was overcrowding.

  • Lawsuits for Pinnacle Point still on

    The ongoing litigation over the Pinnacle Pointe development sparked a passionate debate last week amongst Harriman councilmen and city attorney Harold Balcom.

    Councilman J.D. Sampson had put discussion about the litigation on last week’s City Council agenda with the intention of making a motion to approach developers Steve Kirkham and Jerry Duncan about mutually dropping their lawsuits.