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Today's News

  • Kingston ERA merging with Farragut firm

    Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace Realtors of Farragut recently merged with Kingston’s ERA Executive Choice Real Estate.

    “We expect this merger will further strengthen our prominent standing in the region,” said Jim Wallace, chief financial officer at Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace.

    “We are happy to welcome Charlotte Branson and her talented group of sales professionals, who have extensive knowledge of the local real estate market and have demonstrated incredible commitment to providing exceptional service.”

  • TOSHA Safety Fest kicks off today

    Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership kick off the third annual Safety Fest TN today — Sept. 8.

    This year’s festival will be in Oak Ridge through Sept. 12.

    “TOSHA is excited to be a part of Safety Fest TN,” said TOSHA Administrator Steve Hawkins.

    “Not only does it provide excellent resources for safety and health professionals, but it also provides them at no charge.”

  • OSMS knocks off Rockwood, 22-14

     

    After a huge win over the Cherokee Yellow Jackets a week before, the undefeated Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats suffered a bit of a hangover against the Rockwood Middle School Tigers, struggling to put away the Tigers before a late Bobcat interception sealed a 22-14 win Thursday night. 

  • Cherokee storms past Harriman, 38-8

     

    One week after dropping its first game of the season, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets handed Harriman its first loss of 2014 Thursday evening at Kingston’s Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field, 38-8.

  • Highlanders take down Jackets, 34-7

     

    Thirteen was an unlucky number for Kingston as they lost their 13th consecutive game following a 34-7 defeat at the hands of Scott Friday night at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Eagles fly high over Bobcats, 50-27

    In the biblical story of David and Goliath, David slew Goliath with a stone and a sling.

    The Oakdale Eagles slew the Oliver Springs Bobcats with a potent passing attack and a dominant ground game, combined with six Logan Cox touchdowns en route to a 50-27 decimation of the Bobcats Friday night at D.J. Brittan Field.

  • Tigers rally past Blue Devils, 42-28

     

    The 1-2 punch of Rockwood’s Jason Gaus and Drake long proved more than the Harriman Blue Devils could handle Friday night, as the Tigers (3-0) rallied from an early 14-point deficit to knock off the Blue Devils, 42-28, in front of a large crowd at Civitan Field.

  • Basketball league starts at Oakdale

     

    By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

  • CHS patients urged to check credit reports

    Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and Acting Director Bill Giannini of the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs are encouraging all Tennesseans who were referred to or received services from physicians affiliated with Community Health Systems Inc. in the last five years to review their credit reports and accounts for possible unauthorized activity.

    Affected patients should take advantage of the one year free credit monitoring offered by the company in the wake of the data breach announced earlier this month.

  • Capps retiring from Rockwood church

    Rockwood Baptist Tabernacle Church will have a farewell potluck dinner at noon Sept. 7 for Preacher Lewis Capps, seen here on his 40th ministerial anniversary with his wife Wanda, and Roane County Road Superintendent Dennis Ferguson.

    Capps is retiring after 41 years with the church at 427 Tedder St.