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Today's News

  • Jacket sophomore Seth Haynes recovering after neck injury

    Athletic trainers and EMT personnel that work area sporting events know that when a player suffers any kind of neck injury that the best thing to do is keep the neck immobilized before doing anything else.

  • Walmart shopper busted for meth materials

    Rockwood police arrested a man on Oct. 13 after he allegedly purchased meth-making supplies at Walmart.
    Ryan Matthew Cox is charged with initiation of the methamphetamine manufacture process.
    According to the warrant, Rockwood Police Officer Charles Haubrich was dispatched to Walmart at 2:22 a.m. to investigate a report of someone buying meth-making supplies.  
    The warrant said Cox was leaving the store with bags of merchandise in each hand when he was confronted by Haubrich.

  • Zaxby’s chicken is coming to Harriman

    The first hurdle for popular chicken restaurant Zaxby’s to locate in a front lot of the Pinnacle Pointe shopping complex is done.
    A subdivision of a lot at the shopping development anchored by Lowe’s and Kroger was approved by the Harriman Regional Planning Commission this month.
    Harriman Building Inspector Maria Nelson said she’s not seen a site plan for the proposed strucure, yet, however.
    Harriman Mayor Chris Mason was happy to see another retailer come to the area.
    “Welcome,” Mason said. “We are excited.

  • Rockwood’s Alba Health gets pink for October

    Alba Health employees showed their support for  Breast Cancer awareness month by wearing all pink and releasing balloons Friday. “We have several people affected by breast cancer in the building and we wanted to show that we love and care about them,” Amanda Roberts, customer service manger, said.

  • Brown-Forman donate to Education Matters!

    Tennessee state Sen. Ken Yager announced a new partner for the continued funding of The Roane Alliance’s award winning Education Matters! program today.
    Yager presented a $5,000 check at the beginning of the Roane County Chamber of Commerce regular monthly board meeting.
    He presented the check to Allen Lutz, Education and Workforce Development Specialist for the Roane Alliance, on behalf of Brown-Forman – the global, multi-billion dollar company that produces and markets Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey.

  • Harriman Happenings

    Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Darlene Pendergrass who recently passed away. The arrangements are incomplete at the time of this writing.
    Julia Harris and her daughter Alicia spent two days in Nashville. They went there to see Julia’s granddaughter Breana play soccer along with other team members Monday evening. Breana is the daughter of Kristie and Malachi Jamieson.

  • Carson leads Sequoyah past Kingston, 47-0

     

    By BRANDON KEYS

    Advocate & Democrat

    Drew Carson wanted to make a splash on Friday night.

  • Tellico Plains downs Harriman, 33-14

     

    Tellico Plains "beared" down on Friday night, using 357 rushing yards to bedevil the Harriman Blue Devils by a 33-14 margin. 

  • Midway holds off Meigs County, 15-14

     

    By JON LEFFEW

    Roane Newspapers

  • Bobcats fall at Sunbright, 36-28

     

    It wasn’t necessarily a must-win game Friday night for the Oliver Springs Bobcats, but Wiley Brackett’s squad suffered a major setback in the race for the postseason with a 36-28 loss at Sunbright.