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Today's News

  • Literacy grants to be presented to groups in Roane

    The Oak Ridge Breakfast Rotary and Altrusa International of Oak Ridge work together to host an annual Lunch 4 Literacy every year.  

    The proceeds are given to organizations that promote literacy in the East Tennessee area.

    The grants from last year’s event will be awarded at 7 a.m. March 5 during the Oak Ridge Breakfast Rotary meeting at Tech 2020 in Commerce Park. This allows educators to get back to their work.

  • City & County Meetings

    MONDAY, MARCH 3
    • Roane County Commission’s budget committee will meet at 6 p.m. in the county executive’s conference room of Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.
    • Roane County Commission’s sheriff’s liaison committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Qualls Commission Room of Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.
    • Harriman Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in Harriman Municipal Office Complex.

    TUESDAY, MARCH 4

  • Things You Should Know

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    MONDAY, MARCH 3

  • Things to Do

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    MONDAY, MARCH 3
    • A public lecture, “Exploring Saturn With Shallow Probes,” will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the City Room of Roane State Community College’s Oak Ridge campus. David Atkinson, senior researcher and space scientist at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give the presentation.

  • Clubs, Agencies & Support Groups

    TUESDAY, MARCH 4
    • Harriman Garden Club will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Harriman United Methodist Church. Speaker Joan Davis, also known as “The Bee Lady,” will discuss beekeeping.

  • Each Week

    MONDAY
    • Senior exercise, 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs; and 9:30 a.m. in Kingston Community Center. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Art Club for adults, 10 a.m. to noon and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston. Details: 376-6340.
    • Senior pinochle, noon in Kingston Community Center. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.

  • Arrests Oct. 13-Oct. 24

    ARRESTS
    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Oct. 13 — Ryan Matthew Cox, 27, 665 Old Hwy. 70, Harriman: initiation of process to manufacture meth, manufacture/deliver/sell controlled substance, failure to appear, two counts violation of probation. Total bond $70,000; court date Nov. 25.
    • Steven Jerome Duncan, 56, 615 Russell St., Apt. 1, Harriman: driving on revoked. Bond $1,000; court date Nov. 25.

  • Mount Pisgah wins state title

    For years, the Mount Pisgah Patriots have been knocking at the door of a Tennessee Athletics Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) State Championship. Saturday afternoon, they knocked that door down as Travis Walls’ squad defeated Fairview Christian Academy in the TAACS Class A Championship Game, 77-66.

  • Mount Pisgah teams advance to state title games

    The Mount Pisgah Patriots and Lady Patriots made history earlier today as both advanced to Saturday’s Tennessee Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) Class A State Championship with semifinal victories.

    The Lady Patriots took the floor first and picked up an easy 46-21 victory over Calvary Christian School of Forest City, Ark.

  • Double trouble, exploding trailer

    A month before he is scheduled to stand trial for voluntary manslaughter, Eric Glenn Gallaher’s legal problems have grown.

    The 33-year-old Harriman man was indicted on Feb. 18 for allegedly selling cocaine in a school zone. His twin brother, Derek Lynn Gallaher, is a co-defendant in the case.

    Eric Gallaher turned himself in at the Roane County Jail Thursday morning.