Today's News

  • Dorothy and the Tin Man

    Brynlee Silvey and her brother, Corbin, dressed up as characters from The Wizard of Oz for Saturday’s Spooktacular at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston. The siblings are pictured with their mother, Haley Silvey. Visit www.roanecounty.com to see more pictures from Spooktacular.

  • Lady Devils top Rockwood in Hollis Eble tourney, 38-17


    The 2014 Hollis Eble Tournament continued Monday with four Roane County teams in action, including the first county rivalry game of the season with the Rockwood Lady Tigers downing Harriman, 38-17.

    In the other games involving Roane County teams, Oliver Springs bead Oneida, 25-24, while York Institute downed Harriman, 35-16.

  • Playoff picture still a mess for Roane County teams


    The final week of the 2014 football season is upon us and trying to figure out playoff scenarios across the state is downright confusing.

    Rockwood and Harriman appear to be in the playoffs. 

  • Kingston duo signs with Tennessee Wesleyan


    Kingston soccer teammates Brooke Bales and Skotti Bullington have played a lot of games together over the years, and they’ll continue that trend at the next level as both signed scholarship papers with Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens. 

  • Seminar to help start up business

    Roane State Community College’s Tennessee Small Business Development Center and the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will offer a free workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want a better understanding of starting a new business.

    The workshop will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce offices at 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike.

    Registration is required. Visit www.roanestate.edu/tsbdc to register.

    Contact Jutta Bangs at 865-483-2663 or jbangs@tsbdc.org for more information.

  • Miller honored as year’s rising chiropractor

    The Tennessee Chiropractic Association honored Dr. Jude A. Miller of Kingston as Rising Chiropractor of the Year at its recent annual convention in Murfreesboro.

    Presented to a Tennessee chiropractor within his first 10 years of practice, the Rising Chiropractor of the Year is an individual who has contributed time and talent to the TCA, the chiropractic profession and his community.

    “Our association is excited to present this award to Dr. Miller,” said Tiffany Stevens, executive director of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association.

  • Renaissance Festival site officially opened
  • ORNL Credit Union unveils new app

    ORNL Federal Credit Union has launched Focus Money Manager, a highly integrated personal finance application, available on desktop and mobile devices.

    The app offers a tool for its more than 160,000 members across East Tennessee to view and manage their finances all in one place.

    “We are focused on helping our members realize a healthy relationship with their money,” said Tommy Smith, chief marketing officer at ORNL Federal Credit Union.

  • State road projects back on track

    Scheduled improvements for Hwy. 27 in Roane and Morgan counties from State Route 61 in Harriman to south of Whetstone Road in Morgan County are still scheduled, said state Sen. Ken Yager.

    The four-laning work is back on track after a delay in the project.

    The delay was due to the expiration of federal funds under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, which governs federal surface transportation spending.

  • Fifty years of royalty at Roane County High