Today's News

  • 2011 Prom Dates and Locations
  • Lots to see and do at museum in April

    Oak Ridge’s American Museum of Science and Energy has a number of exhibits and projects planned for this month, including:

    • April 1-24 — Take Flight traveling exhibition on the creative exploration of flight with hands-on activities on the principles and forces that make flight possible.

  • Rub-a-dub doggie
  • Blue Devils bomb Tellico Plains

    Andy Adcox’s Harriman Blue Devils opened District 3-A play Tuesday with an easy doubleheader sweep of Tellico Plains at Papermaker Field in Harriman.

  • Bobcats take two from Coalfield

    The Oliver Springs Bobcat baseball team picked up a key split in district competition, downing Coalfield in a doubleheader on Tuesday -- taking the first game 14-5 and then taking the nightcap 10-7.

    With both wins under their belts, the Bobcats improved to 4-0 in district play.

  • Tigers knock off Midway, 12-2

    The Rockwood Tigers didn’t have any big innings Tuesday, but Jake Witter’s squad did score at least two runs in every at bat on their way to a 12-2 victory over visiting Midway at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex.

  • Big inning leads Lady Tigers past Midway, 9-3

    Roane County’s best softball rivalry over the past few years has been the battle for the top spot in District 3-A between Rockwood and Midway.

  • General Sessions Court

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Jennifer L. Bunch, following too close Jan. 12, 2006. Dismissed Oct. 1, cost to state.

    Rodney L. Gulley, no insurance on file and failure to yield April 14, 2006. Dismissed Oct. 25, cost to state.

    Ronnie W. Maharrey, VOP CPS summons April 27, 2009. Dismissed Oct. 4, cost to state.

    Earl T. Andrew, VOP CPS summons May 24. Dismissed Oct. 25, cost to state.

  • The Garden Gate: April opens tricky but brings us fine flowers

    By Ellen Probert Williamson
    As spring begins, April will at last bring us warmer days, new leaves on the trees, birds and squirrels building their nests, and violets and forget-me-nots starring the new grass.

    We progress into the season of Lent and turn our thoughts toward the days of Holy Week and Easter in the Christian faith and Passover in the Jewish tradition.

    But we are also faced with some seemingly frivolous occasions in this varied month.

  • Hembree cited as Hometown Hero

    Members of the Harriman chapter of Modern Woodmen of America have honored Robert “Bob” Hembree of Rockwood through the organization’s Hometown Heroes program.

    The citation honors Hembree for countless hours of service to the community.

    Hembree was honored for volunteering with Rockwood Ministerial Association’s Food Pantry.