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Today's News

  • Rockwood to make offer for utility chief

    A Morristown man may be a bargain for Rockwood if he accepts the city’s offer to become th new water, sewer and gas manager.

    It was close, but of the final three candidates interviewed for the Rockwood, Water, Sewer and Gas Utility manager position, Brian Fowler, a civil engineer and former wastewater operations manager and city engineer in Morristown, will be approached with a job offer.

  • HUB utility director search may be complete by June

    A new manager to the Harriman Utility Board may be named by June 5.

    That is the hope of HUB board members, who received 19 applications at the regular board meeting this week.

    “There is a lot of work here, a lot of workshops,” said board member Buddy Bowers.

    Applications were given out to most of the advisory committee members  who were present at the meeting.

    A handful of HUB employees and two community members will have input, although no vote, in the hiring.

  • General Sessions Court

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Wesley M. Goss, violation of registration Aug. 27. Dismissed Oct. 8, cost to state.

    Shirley A. Morgan, speeding Aug. 23. Guilty as charged Oct. 8, convicted. Financial responsibility Aug. 23. Dismissed Oct. 8, cost to state.

    Scarlett R. Brown, speeding and no driver license Aug. 24. Dismissed Oct. 8, cost to state.

    Andrea A. Davis, speeding Aug. 25. Traffic ticket paid Oct. 6.

  • TTC helps Boy Scouts with merit badges

    Metalworking and automotive maintenance students enrolled at Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman recently helped 25 area Boy Scouts earn their Merit Badges.

    The students took part in the Merit Badge College at Roane State Community College and assisted scouts during the hands-on portion of their badge certification.

    The metalworking students forged iron to twist and pound it on an anvil to form a hook that they riveted onto a steel base to form a holder for a medallion.

    These skills earned the scouts a metalworking badge.

  • 2011 Prom Dates and Locations
  • Lots to see and do at museum in April

    Oak Ridge’s American Museum of Science and Energy has a number of exhibits and projects planned for this month, including:

    • April 1-24 — Take Flight traveling exhibition on the creative exploration of flight with hands-on activities on the principles and forces that make flight possible.

  • Rub-a-dub doggie
  • Blue Devils bomb Tellico Plains

    Andy Adcox’s Harriman Blue Devils opened District 3-A play Tuesday with an easy doubleheader sweep of Tellico Plains at Papermaker Field in Harriman.

  • Bobcats take two from Coalfield

    The Oliver Springs Bobcat baseball team picked up a key split in district competition, downing Coalfield in a doubleheader on Tuesday -- taking the first game 14-5 and then taking the nightcap 10-7.

    With both wins under their belts, the Bobcats improved to 4-0 in district play.

  • Tigers knock off Midway, 12-2

    The Rockwood Tigers didn’t have any big innings Tuesday, but Jake Witter’s squad did score at least two runs in every at bat on their way to a 12-2 victory over visiting Midway at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex.