Today's News

  • Roane State adds program to learn robotic equipment

    A new Roane State Community College certificate program in mechatronics will train students to become technicians who operate, maintain and repair high-tech automated manufacturing systems.

    The one-year mechatronics program begins Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Clinton Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility, 214 Nave St. in Clinton.

    Anyone who is interested should call (865) 481-5424 or email stemmechatronics@roanestate.

  • Jackets split with AAA Jets

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets traveled to Crossville Friday night and would come away with a split against Cumberland County.

  • Devils defend home court against Tigers

    In a true "peach basket classic" that would have made James A. Naismith proud, the Harriman Lady Devils won a low-scoring 27-25 duel with the Rockwood Lady Tigers. 

  • Mt. Pisgah splits with Collegedale Academy

    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots traveled near Chattanooga Thursday and picked up an exciting 73-70 victory over the Collegedale Academy Eagles.

  • Waves sweep 'Kees

    County rivalries are always big, but for many fans of Midway High School, just mention Greenback and that’s the team they most want to beat. 

  • Kingston rallies to sweep Tigers

    Monday night was “Comeback Night” for the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets in their match-up with county rival Rockwood as both teams found themselves trailing in the second half before rallying for victories.

  • Muse Watson performance to raise funds for Princess Theatre

    Harriman’s Hollywood connection, veteran actor Muse Watson, will perform “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day,” a Dec. 21 holiday concert benefiting the Princess Theatre Foundation.

    Watson, who has a home in Harriman, will be accompanied by acclaimed pianist Dr. Eric Littleton.

    Littleton is a Harriman native who has a family medical practice in Sevierville.

    Tickets are $10 each and are available at Rocky Top General Store in South Harriman and the Harriman Jewelry Exchange.

  • OUT to LUNCH: Countryside Café fixes home-cooked helpings

    “If is wasn’t for this place, I’d starve to death.  My cook (wife) is a registered nurse and works eight hours on, and eight hours off,” Greg Buckner told me on this “Out To Lunch” adventure at Countryside Café.

    Greg is broker with Darrell Murray Auction & Realty Co. in Athens, and also a farmer. He lives about a mile north of Countryside Café, up Hwy. 58.  Today he was having a hamburger steak dinner with a baked potato.

  • Kingston annual report gets kudos

    By Mike Gibson
    The City of Kingston received early Christmas kudos from the firm doing their annual audit report at the December council workshop.
    Susie Jones Clay of Daniels, Uselton and Clay said the city’s audit, finished every year around this time, was “a very good audit report; all projects tracked well; all departments stayed within budgets.”

  • New gas station eyeing Midtown

    Weigels Stores Inc. is looking at locating a new station in Harriman on Hwy. 70 and will be appearing before the Harriman beer board at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.
    The meeting is to consider an application for a permit to sell beer for off-premise consumption.
    “We are going through the process of getting approval at the city of Harriman,” said Chris Ooten, director of real estate.