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Today's News

  • Volunteer Energy supports agencies
  • Renfro executive resident for state pharmacy assn.

    The Tennessee Pharmacists Association has selected a former Harriman resident as its sixth conscutive executive resident.

    Zac Renfro, a graduate of the inaugural class of the Belmont University College of Pharmacy of 2012, began his residency during the summer.

    He is the son of Lee and Mike Renfro of Harriman. His grandparents are Grace Crabtree of Harriman and Louise Renfro of Rockwood.

  • Leadership Roane County Alumni social slated Oct. 10

    Johnny Griffin, Leslie Henderson and Mike Albertson are among those who might be at the annual Leadership Roane County Alumni Association social event from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Roane County Park shed 2.

    The new 2013 Leadership Roane County class will be in attendance.

    In addition to entertainment, there will be hamburgers, hot dogs and other picnic-style food.

    It is a great opportunity for alumni to meet the new class.

  • Take job, or get the benefits boot

    Claimants of unemployment benefits can be disqualified from receiving further benefits if they refuse to accept a suitable job offer, according to a statement last week from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

    Recent changes to Employment Security Law redefine what is considered suitable and revise the standard based on the length of time unemployment benefits are receiv-ed.

    If the agency finds a claimant has refused otherwise suitable work based solely upon the rate of pay, then his claim is stopped for refusing such work.

  • Harriman Happenings: Oct. 8

    Sunday, Sept. 30, was Missionary Day at St. Mary’s Baptist Church.

    Sue Hall spoke for the women during the morning worship. Sue was really great. Music was provided by the celebration choir. Pastor Jesse Williams delivered the spoken word. This was a great morning worship service.

    St. Mary’s Baptist Church continued celebrating Mission Sunday with Pastor Paul Taylor and Oak Grove Baptist Church family. Their choir provided the music, and Pastor Taylor delivered the spoken word.

  • 'Round Rockwood: Oct. 8

    We are glad to have cool fall weather, beautiful sunny days and much needed showers to brighten up our lawns and flowers.

    I met Cassady Williams on Tuesday, Oct. 2. She works here at Victorian Square.

    Betty Johnson of Eureka came and played the piano and we, the residents and faculty of Victorian Square, sang along with her.

    She is the wife of the Rev. Paul Johnson, retired pastor of Eureka United Methodist Church.

    Our sincere sympathy to the family of Stella Dickey of Harriman, who passed away Sept. 23.

  • Athletics playing in Oliver Springs
  • Indians down Bobcats, 28-0

    Friday night’s encounter with the Oneida Indians left the Oliver Springs Bobcats shell-shocked as the Indians doled out a 28-0 triumph over the Bobcats.

  • Cherokees pull away from Tigers, 38-20

    By NICK WILLIAMS

    Roane Newspapers

  • Cherokees pull away from Tigers, 38-20

    By NICK WILLIAMS

    Roane Newspapers