Today's News

  • Schools director search narrowed to 10

    Three Roane County Schools employees who applied for the director of schools position were among the 10 people recommended for an interview with the Board of Education.

    The group includes Gary Aytes, Elizabeth Rose and Keevin Woody. The board plans to interview them along with seven other candidates in April.

    “I'm glad that all Roane County candidates got in the top 10,” Board Member Darrell “Drack” Langley said.

  • Lady 'Cats blank Oakdale, 9-0

    The Oliver Springs Lady ‘Cats used a five-run second inning and a dominate performance on the mound by freshman Courtney Jones to shut out the Oakdale Lady Eagles 9-0 Tuesday evening at Oakdale High School.   

  • Lady Jackets blast Sequoyah, fall at Stone Memorial

    The Kingston Lady Jackets hit the road on Monday and Tuesday for a pair of games that would see differing results.

  • Midway picks up split with late rally

    For the second week in a row, the Midway Green Wave managed to get a split in a two-game regular season series in district play. Last week it was against Harriman, but this week Midway rallied for a game two 7-6 win against Rockwood in extra innings.

  • Bad inning costs Lady Waves

    For five innings on Wednesday it looked as if the Midway Lady Green Wave stood a good chance of knocking off visiting Knoxville Catholic. But then the sixth inning came and the Lady Irish erupted for five runs in what would be a 7-4 victory for Catholic.

  • Bobcats, Lady 'Cats sweep Oakdale

    Monday was a good day for the Oliver Springs baseball and softball teams as the Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats picked up District 4-A victories over Oakdale at Arrowhead Park.

    On the softball diamond, Oliver Springs spotted Oakdale an early lead before rallying for an 8-3 victory.

  • Bobcats explode for 21 runs

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats baseball team improved to 6-2 overall and remained unbeaten in District 4-A play with a convincing 21-2 win over Oakdale Tuesday evening at Oakdale.

  • Kingston slams Scott in doubleheader

    There’s no place like home.

  • Free high-tech training from Roane State

    Anyone interested in Roane State Community College’s nationally recognized Advanced Materials Training and Education Center — a no-cost, high-tech training program for those who are unemployed or underemployed — is invited to an upcoming informational meeting at the college’s Roane County campus.

    The meeting will be Thursday, April 5, from 5-7 p.m. in room O-106 in the O’Brien Humanities Building. Attendees will hear about the AMTEC program, the process for admission and possible career opportunities available after completing AMTEC training.

  • Harriman property sales may help build city coffers

    Harriman Industrial Development Board has been busy selling buildings, and it hopes to soon send a chunk of that money the city’s way.

    The industrial board has sold multiple properties in the last year, including the former National Guard Armory for approximately $155,000, the former Browder Farm and Town building next to city hall for $27,000 and the Giles building, a Roane Street building that now houses Kim Inman’s real estate shop, for $30,000.