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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Bruner’s law license suspended for 90 days

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended Harriman attorney Spence Bruner from practicing law for 90 days.

    “Mr. Bruner’s unethical conduct violated Rules of Professional Conduct 3.2 (expediting litigation); 3.4 (fairness to the opposing party and counsel); and 8.4 (misconduct),” a Feb. 4 press release on Bruner’s suspension said.

    The Court of Criminal Appeals had Bruner arrested after he failed to show up for a hearing on Sept. 18, 2012.

  • Students’ linear prose adds up

    Writing and math don’t always get paired together, but a group of Cherokee Middle School seventh-graders used their storytelling skills to illustrate linear equations.

    “More times than not, if they have something tangible they have to do with something they are better apt to remember it,” teacher Carrie Guy said. “The more hands-on, the better.”

    Noah Wheeler said it helped him putting math into words.

    “If you tell it in words, it is easier for me to remember, and typing helps me remember,” he said.

  • Grill-N-Pub up for beer permit — again

    The Roane County Beer Board is scheduled to meet on Feb. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

    One of the items on the agenda is a beer permit application for Roma Christopher.

    She was scheduled to appear before the beer board last month, but her hearing was postponed.

    Roane County Attorney Tom McFarland said it was done at the request of Christopher’s attorney.

    Christopher’s application has been controversial because she’s planning to operate at the Grill & Pub under the name 27/61 Grill-N-Pub.

  • Woman accused of letting 11 kids drink, smoke pot

    A Harriman woman allegedly allowed 11 juveniles to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana during a birthday party at her home last year.

    Kimberly Lynn Hall, 47, faces 11 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She was arrested at her home, 721 Dogwood Drive, last Wednesday.