.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Arrests: Jan. 26-29

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Jan. 26 — Zoe Lynn Dickerson, 23, 110 Old Waller Ferry Road, Lenoir City: child neglect. Bond $2,500; court date April 2.

    • John Morris Futch, 51, 701 North Indiana, Englewood, Fla.: public intoxication. Bond $500; court date Feb. 27.

    • Brannon Anthony Hennings, 21, 1360 River Bend Road, Kingston: failure to comply with bond conditions. No bond; court date Feb. 6.

  • Harriman Happenings: Feb. 6

    By Louise Warmley
    We are wishing Deacon Steve Fuqua a speedy recovery. He is a patient in Parkwest Hospital. Let’s keep him in our prayers.

    Remembering Earl Brown, who had surgery in St. Mary’s Hospital in Knoxville. Trusting that you will soon be healed.

    Terry Hall, former resident of Harriman, is ill in Arizona. This report came from his sisters who live here.

    We are remembering Norma Bazel, who is ill at home. Let’s keep her in our prayers.

  • 'Round Rockwood: Feb. 6

    By Josephine McKinney
    Rain, rain go away, come again some other day. Hard rain has been falling all day, and there is no sign of it letting up.

  • Management of chronic disease focus of program

    Mid-East Community Action Agency’s senior services department and Roane County Health Department are partnering to offer an upcoming six-week chronic disease management program.

    The program, Living Well With Chronic Conditions, is a workshop that meets from 1 to 3 p.m. each Wednesday from Feb. 14-March 21 in the health department at  1362 N. Gateway Ave., Rockwood.

  • Unemployment tax information available online

    Recipients of Tennessee unemployment benefits during 2011 can now access the information they need for income tax purposes on the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development homepage.

    The homepage is at https://tdlwd.tn.gov/ui1099/.

    Benefit recipients can also go straight to the log-in page at https://tdlwd.tn.gov/ui1099/
    login.aspx.

  • VECustomers Share awards $2,500 to three Roane organizations

    Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share program awarded $2,500 in grants to Roane County organizations in December.

    Groups collecting grants include Midway High School PTO, which received $1,000; Midway Middle School’s Beta Club was awarded $750; and the Midway Hall of Fame garnered $750.

    VECustomers Share, founded in October 2001, has donated more than $4 million to various community-service organizations.

    The program is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization covering Volunteer Energy’s 17-county service area.

  • Fourth year of U.S. Bank support

     

  • Don’t fall behind on filing your taxes

    The failure to file a federal tax return can be costly.

    The IRS recommends that taxpayers file their return as soon as possible and offers help, even with late returns. Some things to consider:

    • Penalties and interest. A delay in filing may result in a late filing penalty, as well as a late payment penalty and interest charges. The longer the delay, the more these charges grow.

  • OUT to LUNCH by Bethel Poston: Special food, special experience at Golden Girls

    Clinton’s Golden Girls Restaurant has been on our prospective list of “Out to Lunch” adventures for some time. We’ve eaten there several times in the past few years.

    “I’d like to go to Golden Girls today,” my wife, Carol, said as we reviewed the list, “We haven’t been there in a long time.”

    Golden Girls is at 2211 N. Charles Seviers Blvd. (Hwy. 61) near the Interstate 75 exchange, and next door to Arby’s.

  • Cherokee falls in 4 AAA title games

    Despite the best efforts of the Cherokee Lady Jackets, the size of the Cleveland Lady Raiders proved to be too much to overcome as the Lady Jackets dropped a 28-18 decision to Cleveland Thursday evening in the Area 4 AAA Tournament championship game.