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Today's News

  • New fire hall, cleanup to be part of Rockwood’s budget for coming year

    Rockwood City Council will be looking at the department head requests and start looking toward next year’s budget in a workshop at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. 

  • Taxpayers due pool, amenities for dues?

    The homeowners association for The Preserve at Clinch River wants Roane County Government to pay dues for two lots it owns in the subdivision. 

  • Try 'em or plead 'em

    The days of cases languishing in the criminal court system could be over. 

    Criminal Court Judge Jeff Wicks recently put attorneys on notice that he wants things to run more efficiently. 

  • True meaning of Easter
  • County softball teams playing in Rockwood

    Roane County's five softball teams - Harriman, Kingston, Midway, Oliver Springs and Rockwood - continue play in the Rockwood High School Invitational Saturday morning at Mike "Brillo" Miller Complex.

    Therer will be two games of pool play on Fields 2 and 3 at 10 a.m. and 11.20 a.m. On Field 2, it will be Rockwood vs. Oliver Springs, followed by Union County vs. Kingston.

    On Field 3, it will be Harriman vs. Clinton, followed by Midway vs. Upperman.

  • Bobcat soccer team loses to Campbell County
  • Harriman defeated Tellico Plains 3-2

    The Harriman Blue Devils hosted to the Tellico Plains Bears  Monday evening in game one of their of their Distict 3A home and home series.
    Harriman 3, Tellico Plains 2: Senior Hunter Atwell hurled a complete-game to pick up the 3-2 victory over the Bears.
    The Blue Devils gave up a leadoff single, but Harriman took care of business as Brandon Turpin caught an attempted bunt and threw back to first base to get the runner. Atwell recorded the last out on a groundout.

  • Blue Devil soccer team at Pigeon Forge

    The Harriman High School Blue Devil soccer team took a Monday drive to Pigeon Forge to take on the Tigers in a district contest.
    With the weather feeling more and more like soccer season, the weather was ideal for a good match.
    Despite an early first half push, the Devils found themselves on the losing ends of things in their district match by a score of 8-1.
    Despite the losing effort, Carlos Acosta played a great game for the Blue Devils.

  • Kingston falls at CAK

    The Christian Academy of Knoxville Lady Warriors came out to play on Tuesday afternoon, drubbing the Kingston Lady Jackets by a 13-3 tally.

  • Lady Tigers lose 11-1 to GCA

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers saw their record fall to 7-9 after dropping an 11-1 decision at Grace Christian Academy Wednesday in a make-up game, after taking a pair of 10-0 games at Greenback Tuesday.
    Grace Christian 11, Rockwood 1: The Lady Rams scored in four of the five innings to secure the victory.
    They tallied one run each in the first and third innings, two in the fourth and seven in the fifth to end the game on the 10-run rule.
    Courtney Denny was the losing pitcher, allowing 11 runs on 12 hits with four strikeouts and one walk.