Today's News

  • Jackets suffer rough road trip

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets made the short trip to Loudon Friday night to take on their heated rivals, but the trip back from Loudon was a long one as the Redskins and Lady ‘Skins picked up a sweep in the District 4-AA affair.

  • Cherokee teams come up short at AAA sectional

    The 2012-13 season came to a close Saturday afternoon for the Cherokee Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets as both squads dropped opening round games in the TMSAA Class AAA East Tennessee Sectional Tournament being played at Sevierville Middle School.

  • Mt. Pisgah splits with Tri-Cities Christian

    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots and Lady Patriots split a pair of games last week with Tri-Cities Christian.

    The Lady Patriots had a rough night as they dropped a 63-20 decision, but Mt. Pisgah got their revenge in final game of the evening, winning 68-57.

  • Two eliminated in sectional tourney

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils would see their 2012-13 basketball season come to an end Monday evening, as Baron Tapp’s squad was knocked off by Oneida, 27-17, in the quarterfinal round of the TMSAA Class AA East Tennessee Sectional Tournament being played at Pigeon Forge Middle School.

  • Blue Devils sweep Cherokees

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils had to withstand a torrid three-point barrage from the Greenback Lady Cherokees, but managed to hold on for a gutsy 41-36 win Friday evening at home.

  • Bobcats split with Wartburg

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats hosted Wartburg Friday night in a key District -4A contest for both schools.  

    For the Lady Bobcats, running the floor and pushing the tempo was key to their success as they cruised to a 65-40 victory.  

  • THP to conduct sobriety check in Roane Co.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint from 10 to 11 p.m. Feb. 15 on Hwy. 70 at Poland Hollow Road.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these sobriety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • Harriman Happenings: Feb. 4

    Nancy Ray is a patient in Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. She has been ill and is now in a room. She is improving. We wish her a speedy recovery. You are in our prayers.

    Since Jeff Harris was in Chicago during the celebration of  his mother Julia Harris’ birthday, he came home Sunday and joined her in worship service at St. Mary’s Baptist Church. Afterward, he took her out to dinner in Oak Ridge. Julia said just having her son come home meant everything to her.

  • aLEGALz offers free information

    A coalition of Tennessee legal groups has joined forces to launch a toll-free phone line offering free legal information and referrals to low-income Tennesseans.

    The service, known as aLEGALz, will assist Tennesseans in finding resources to deal with civil legal issues.

    Those who cannot afford a lawyer may call the line at 888-aLEGALz (1-888-253-4259) and leave a message at any time. Calls will be returned by a licensed Tennessee lawyer.

  • Different dial-up at new hospital

    Effective Feb. 17, Roane Medical Center’s phone numbers will change as part of the move to the new medical center campus in Midtown.

    The new numbers will be part of the dial scheme for the Covenant Health system, of which Roane Medical Center is a member.

    The Covenant Health five-digit dial plan is implemented across the system.

    This feature helps to decrease long-distance costs system-wide and allows facilities the ability to five-digit dial each other.