Today's News

  • Fire dept. having fundraisers galore for utility vehicle

    Harriman Fire Chief Brad Goss and his firefighters have had a busy season conducing various fundraisers, including hot dog sales at a recent Cruisin’ event downtown and a pancake breakfast, to raise money to buy a utility transport vehicle.

    The department’s next fundraiser is a cornhole tournament this weekend.

    The tournament, which will adhere to Cornhole Players Association rules, will start at 4 p.m. June 9 across from Harriman Fire Station 1 at 603 Walden Ave.

  • Bricks, ceilings give burglars access to shops

    A Harriman business burglarized for the second time this year on Thursday night is one of many businesses that have been hit in recent months.

    Custom Import Designs at 1205 S. Roane St. was broken into shortly after 10 p.m.

    Police reports were incomplete pending receiving information on what was missing.

    At press time, Harriman Police Department officials said they had done a search warrant Friday and had two juveniles in custody.

  • 'Round Rockwood: June 4

    A group of our staff and residents and a volunteer, Roberta Cagle, enjoyed a trip to Rugby, where we ate a wonderful dinner at Harrow Road Cafe.

    We were entertained by a man who played the French harp and sitar at the same time.

    He also led the group in singing old country ballads. One was “When You and I Were Young, Maggie” and “She’ll Be Coming ’Round the Mountain When She Comes.”

  • Harriman Happenings: June 4

    Congratulations to Jalen Anderson, who graduated from Brookwood High School in Atlanta on May 25.

    Jalen graduated with honors. He is the son of Dan Keith Anderson.

    Christina Anderson graduated from Alabama School for the Deaf in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on May 30. We congratulate you, Christina, and hope you will continue to further your education.

    Christina is the daughter of Dan K. Anderson. She and Jalen are sister and brother. They are the grandchildren of Curtis Anderson and Barbara Johnson.

    We all love both of you.

  • Daycab Co. Roane’s Industry of the Year

    A family-owned industry was honored last week as Roane County’s 2012 Industry of the Year.

    “Daycab Co. is a small, but strong company that has grown slowly, but surely, into an important player in the Roane County Industrial Park community,” said The Roane Alliance President and CEO Leslie Henderson.

    The award was presented to Daycab owner Marc Wagers during the Roane County Industrial Development Board’s annual Industry Appreciation Breakfast on Roane State Community College’s main campus in Roane County.

  • TWRC approves hunting seasons

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission set the state’s 2012-13 hunting seasons during its May meeting at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building.

  • Lane gearing up for all-star game

    Maurice Lane has never been to Kentucky, but that will all change on Saturday, June 16 as the Cherokee seventh grade running back will be representing Tennessee in the annual Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game that will be played in Louisville, Ky.

  • Church Calendar: June 2-8

    • Three Rivers Community Baptist Church, Kingston, will have a yard sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church at 107 Paint Rock Ferry Road. Proceeds will go toward a mission trip to London in July and the church’s Cross Training Youth Group. Visit Three Rivers Community Baptist Church on Facebook or call Pastor Dennis Hawkins at 765-7495 for details.

    • Rockwood United Methodist Church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church at 801 N. Kingston Ave. Call 354-0753 for details.

  • Three Rivers Rocks the Summer

    Dennis Hawkins wanted to do something for the community.

    Donnie Manis was looking to showcase his artists.

    The mutual interests brought them together to work on “Rock the Summer,” a block party and concert featuring Christian bands.

    The event took place on May 26 at Three Rivers Community Baptist Church in Kingston, where Hawkins serves as pastor.

  • Vacation Bible School 2012

    Beech Park Baptist
    Classes for ages 2 through high school will be offered during Beech Park Baptist Church’s vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 4-8. “Amazing Wonders Aviation” is the theme; fifth-graders will participate in a program tailored for preteens, while grades 6-12 will go offsite for studies. A fun day from 4 to 6 p.m. June 3 will kick off the week’s events. The church is at 1085 E. Tri County Blvd., Oliver Springs. Call the church at 435-0045 for details or to arrange transportation.