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Today's News

  • Southern Security on the move

    Southern Security recently marked its 30th year of business and relocated  to Browder’s Ace Hardware, Kingston.

    The new business address is 1100 Ladd Landing Blvd.

    The business, which started in August 1981 in Knoxville, is owned and operated by Randy Register of Kingston.

    Register constructed a new facility in 1983 and moved his business of selling safes, specifically gun safes, to Kingston.

    The facility, at Oak Hills Drive and Hwy. 70 in Kingston, was Southern Security’s home until the most recent move.

  • Boleses now own Kentucky agency

    Thomas “Tommy” and Leslie S. Boles, formerly of Rockwood, recently acquired Main Street Insurance Services Inc. of Middletown, Ky.

    The company was added to the couple’s previous holding, Boles Insurance.

    “By combining resources, Main Street Insurance Services along with Boles Insurance, will now be leading the industry into more innovative insurance policies and procedures — strengths and assets that you won’t find from other insurance firms in the Louisville, Ky., and surrounding areas,” Tommy Boles said.

  • ‘Coming home to Kingston’

    Brothers James and Richard Owens have started Phase 1 construction for their Kingston-based manufacturing company facility, JR Global Manufacturing Inc.

    The 5,000-square-foot building to be erected at 1221 Gallaher Road by Botkin Construction, will house the precision machining and production operations for the company.

    “We are finally coming home to Kingston” said James Owens, company president.  

  • Rockwood Rotary has a way with words

  • Gone, but not forgotten
  • Senior Bowlers of the Month
  • Waterfowl season set at TWRC meeting

    The 2011-12 waterfowl hunting seasons were established by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission at a recent meeting, held at the Meadowview Conference Center.

  • Romero leads Bobcats past Wildcats, 20-6

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats were truly the “Purple People Eaters” Friday night as they notched an impressive 20-6 win over the previously undefeated Sweetwater Wildcats. 

  • Bad first quarter dooms Devils

    After opening the season with a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Monterey, the Harriman Blue Devils have now dropped two straight games following Friday's 43-12 setback against Upperman.

    The passing of York QB Connor York was the main concern of Harriman heading into Friday's contest with the Bees, and York showed why as he completed 8 of 9 passes on the night for 121 yards and 3 TDs.

  • Kingston wins county championship

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets remained unbeaten and captured the 2011 Roane County Championship Friday night with a hard-fought 20-13 victory at Rockwood's Civitan Field.

    Friday's victory wasn't pretty as both teams made mistakes, especially in special teams, but in the end Kingston head coach Vic King was happy with the victory.