Today's News

  • Utilities manager search still going

    The search continues for a manager for Rockwood Water, Sewer and Gas.
    Kimberly Ramsey, a civil engineer who worked many years as town engineer and in public works at Farragut, will be interviewed during a 7 p.m. workshop today, April 11.
    Bryan Fowler, a civil engineer and former Morristown wastewater operations manager, was Rockwood City Council’s top choice last month, but Rockwood Mayor James Watts said negotiations are at a standstill.

  • Patton arrested again

    Former constable Mark Patton was arrested Friday and taken to the Roane County Jail.
    Sheriff Jack Stockton said the arrest stemmed from a warrant out of McMinn County for failure to pay child support.
    “They’re coming to get him,” Stockton said Friday of McMinn authorities.
    Patton was first arrested on Dec. 30 for failure to pay child support. The mother of his daughter, McMinn resident Lynne Harris, said Patton owed more than $30,000.

  • Butler asks Harriman ratepayers to attend Tuesday presentation

    Harriman Utility Board officials say electric rates are competitive with other area suppliers — and even lower than neighboring Rockwood Electric Utility.
    That hasn’t stopped customers from banding together against what they feel is exorbitant electric and gas rates in the city.
    Attorney Donice Butler, an attorney with a downtown office and a home in the Cornstalk Heights community, has spearheaded an effort to investigate utility practices and perhaps even discuss options to make changes at the utility.

  • KOC holding baseball sign-ups

    The Kingston Optimist Club will be holding baseball sign-ups for ages 13-16 through Friday, April 15. 

     For more information or to sign-up, please call 717-0592.    

  • TWRA seeks public input on fishing regulations

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is soliciting comments for its 2012 sport fishing regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about fishing regulations with TWRA staff. 

  • Davis sinks hole-in-one
  • This week's diamond schedule

    Monday, April 11

    Midway at Tellico Plains (Softball)

    Oliver Springs at Oakdale (Softball/Baseball)

    Harriman at Rockwood (Softball/Baseball)

  • Lady Waves pick up big win

    The Grace Christian Academy Lady Rams gave the girls from "South of the River" all they could handle, but in the end it was the Midway Lady Waves coming out with a hard-fought 4-2 triumph on the strength of a three-run fifth inning. 

  • Redskins rally past Harriman

    The Harriman Blue Devils lost an 11-10 heartbreaker to the Loudon Redskins on Wednesday. 

  • Manning shines as Waves bomb Indians, 12-0

    Newton's Law may be "force equals mass times acceleration", but Manning's Law is "winning equals hitting plus pitching" and for the boys from South of the River, Manning’s Law equalled blasting the Oneida Indians for a 12-0 win.