Today's News

  • 200 years of worship at Post Oak Springs

    Post Oak Springs Christian Church has a rich history as a mother church for the denomination.

    The Rockwood church celebrated its 200th anniversary during homecoming services earlier this month. Spencer Garner, who was pastor 31 years from 1968-99 and is now a missionary, was guest speaker.

    The church’s history spans through conflict, new styles of worship, new church buildings and changing congregations.

  • Supplies sought for victims of hurricane

    Big Emory Baptist Association and Remote Area Medical are teaming up to fill a tractor-trailer with supplies for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

    Donations will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Nov. 25 at the trailer, which is parked at Big Emory Baptist Association’s office at 1216 Ruritan Road, Harriman.

    Items needed include blankets, paper towels, baby food and diapers, soups, hygiene products, cleaning supplies, toys and stuffed animals and coats.

    No water or clothing will be accepted.

  • Hardaway to speak at service

    New Century United Methodist Church, Harriman, will observe its 61st annual Women’s Day beginning at 11 a.m. Nov. 18.

    Joyce Eskridge Hardaway, formerly of Harriman, will be the speaker for the hour.

    Special music will be provided by Veree Kilby.  Lunch will be served after morning worship.  

    Hardaway, who now lives in Chattanooga, is president and CEO of Hardaway Consulting Services. She is also a partner in Kastle Instructional Recovery, a tutoring business.  

  • Bowers Elementary honor roll: First nine weeks 2012-13

    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade
    Piper Suddath
    Layken Kemp
    Abbie Bullard
    Josh Dunaway
    Chase Johnson
    Abigail Roberts
    Lily Taylor
    Carter Smith
    Gracie Cagley
    Sabrina Peters
    Grant Whitlock
    Matthew Scarbrough
    Brooke Jenkins
    Brittany Brown
    Elijah Harmon
    AJ Burkhardt
    Zoe Oakes

  • FBI offering Internet Challenge

    Teachers and students are encouraged to take an opportunity to participate in the Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge.

    The FBI-SOS Internet Challenge is an online educational program that teaches children about Internet safety, in a fun way, using interactive games.

    While competing with other similar-size schools, students in grades 3-8 will be taught to recognize online dangers and how to be safe cyber surfers.

  • Kyle Bates enrolled at Ga. Tech

    Kyle Bates of Harriman is part of the freshman class at Georgia Institute of Technology.

    Bates is an electrical engineering major.

    Georgia Tech is in Atlanta.

  • Arielle Lankford graduates

    Arielle Lankford of Harriman recently received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University.

    Emory University is in Atlanta.

  • Cherokee picks up road split

    Mike Snow’s Cherokee Yellow Jackets basketball had some good news and bad news in taking on Athens and Sweetwater on Monday and Tuesday.

    The good news came Monday as the Jackets traveled to Athens and downed the Cougars, 37-26.

  • Rockwood sweeps Spring City

    After spending the first two weeks of the season on the road, the Rockwood Middle School Tigers and Lady Tigers opened the home portion of their schedule Monday night with a pair of victories over Spring City.

  • Lady Jackets pick up easy wins

    The Cherokee girls basketball team ran their season record to 3-0 following a pair of easy wins on Monday and Tuesday.