Today's News

  • Blue Devils down Oneida on neutral floor, 73-46


    Offense was the name of the game on Monday night as the Harriman Blue Devils earned an impressive 73-46 win over the Oneida Indians on night one of the Bobcat Thanksgiving Classic being played at Oliver Springs High School.

    Harriman started the game with a 10-5 run and managed to stretch the lead at the end of the opening period out to 18-12. 

  • Bobcats split with Cosby


    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats racked up an impressive victory early in the 2014-2015 basketball season, winning a low-scoring duel with the Cosby Lady Eagles by a 39-34 margin on last Friday. 

  • Hughes signs with Carson-Newman


    Midway High School doesn’t have a swim team, but that didn’t stop Green Wave senior Seth Hughes from earning a college scholarship in the sport, as last week he signed with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City.

  • Midway sweeps Lenoir City in middle school action



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  • Midway thankful for Sunbright sweep


    The Midway Lady Waves improved to 5-0 with a 60-34 win Monday night over Sunbright. The Lady Waves used a 38-point second half to pull away from the Lady Tigers.

    In the final game of the evening, the Green Wave ended a three-game skid with a 66-59 win over Sunbright.

  • Lady Patriots pull away from Calvary


    It wasn't easy, but the Mount Pisgah Lady Patriots pulled away down the stretch Monday evening for a 45-25 victory over visiting Calvary Baptist Academy.

  • Shopping small is a big deal for state businesses

    As shoppers prepare for an exciting weekend, Tennessee’s Small Business Advocate Richard Wilson is encouraging customers to join the “shop small” movement.

    Nov. 29 is Small Business Saturday.

    “Small businesses create jobs, boost the economy and improve our local communities,” Wilson said.

    “I urge all Tennesseans to show support for the small businesses and entrepreneurs who are vital to our state’s success.”

  • Harriman opens historic homes in Christmas tour

    On Dec. 13-14, the public is welcome to take the time to experience true Southern hospitality by touring the historic homes of the Cornstalk Heights area of Harriman.

    The tour will be from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

    Presented by the Cornstalk Heights Historical Community Organization, this is the 24th annual Historic Harriman Tour of Homes.

    Tickets are $15 per person and $5 for ages 11 and younger.

    They are available in advance at Rocky Top General Store, Harriman.

  • Bring joy to a Roane area senior by giving to Operation Holiday Cheer

    This year when approximately 200 senior citizens in Roane and Loudon counties receive a nutritious home-delivered meal from the Senior Nutrition program at Mid-East Community Action Agency, they will receive something else: a small gift that means a lot.

    The Operation Holiday Cheer program delivers a holiday package containing useful items for each person.

  • Soup’s On to help Child Advocacy Center

    Kids First Child Advocacy Center will have its 10th annual Soup’s On fundraising event on Jan. 21 in Tellico Village Community Church.

    Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

    An all-you-can-eat selection of homemade soups, breads and cookies will be available.

    Soup offerings will be Blackfoot potato with sausage, Tuscan chicken, Elvis Presley vegetable and vegetarian as well as Hunter’s Chili.

    Take out will also be available.