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Today's News

  • School canceled Wednesday due to anticipated bad weather

    With more inclement weather in the forecast, Roane County school officials decided to cancel classes Wednesday.

    “We just called it off,” Director of Schools Gary Aytes said shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. “We thought it was best to let people know as early as possible, so they could make arrangements.”

    The National Weather Service said a significant winter storm is expected to hit the area Wednesday through Thursday morning.

  • Kingston takes two from Midway

     

    The Roane County High School gymnasium was rocking Friday night as Midway rode into town to finish the season series with the Yellow Jackets.

    Midway took both the girls and boys games in December against Kingston, but the Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets were up to the task Friday night, winning both games to split the season series.

  • Tigers take down Bulldogs

     

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers used a 15-2 swing in the final period to come from behind for a 35-29 win over the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs Friday night at Wartburg. 

  • Tigers sweep Green Wave to end regular season

     

    The 2013-14 regular season came to a close Monday night as the Rockwood Tigers and Lady Tigers picked up a pair of District 3-A wins at Midway by almost the same score.

    The Lady Tigers took the floor first and knocked off the Lady Waves, 58-50. The final game of the evening went to overtime before Rockwood picked up a 58-51 victory.

  • Bobcats peaking at tourney time

    Basketball is a tournament sport and every team hopes to peak at just the right time.

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats might just being doing that as Friday night Tony Ingram’s squad won their third straight game with a 65-50 victory over regular season District 4-A champion Oneida.

  • No luck for Jackets against Irish

     

    With third place in District 4-AA on the line, the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets dropped a dispiriting 44-26 outing against the Knoxville Catholic Lady Irish Thursday evening. 

  • Defense shines for Midway in sweep

     

    The Midway Green Wave began the stretch run of the regular season with a pair of wins over Coalfield Thursday night at Midway. 

    The Lady Waves pushed their record to 8-13 with a convincing 62-36 win over Coalfield. 

  • Tigers pick up wins at Oakdale

     

    The Rockwood Tigers swept the Oakdale Eagles on Thursday night spoiling Senior Night for the Eagles.

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  • MAKING WAY FOR SAFETY BEACON

    Workers have been busy in the medians along the interchanges at Interstate 40’s exit 350 in Midtown.

    The work is in preparation for traffic signals that will go up this spring at the busy intersection on Pine Ridge Road.

    “Between 3 to 6 p.m. is when we have a bad problem,” said Harriman Mayor Chris Mason. “That is mainly what it is for.

    “I’m glad to have it.”

  • Harriman charter changes off to Nashville

    Several Harriman City Council members said they wish the city had held a public hearing on a resolution proposing changes to the Harriman City Charter.

    That didn’t stop the resolution, which includes provisions for a city manager form of government, from approval last week.