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Today's News

  • Bingham new chief of staff

    The 2012-13 medical staff officers have been elected for Roane Medical Center, with Dr. Terry Bingham leading the team.

    Bingham is the new chief of staff of the Harriman hospital. He has practiced as a general surgeon at Roane Medical Center since July 1981.

    As chief of staff, Bingham serves as the principal elected official and will provide oversight and direction for all members of the medical staff.

    He acquires the position from past chief of staff Dr. Rodney McMillin, who fulfilled the role for nearly four years.

  • OUT to LUNCH by Bethel Poston: Don’t forget the bread pudding at all-new Junior’s

    Four years ago, in March 2008, I wrote my first “Out to Lunch” article on Junior’s Restaurant in Rockwood.

    “Junior’s in Rockwood has been sold, although the name is the same,” wrote Ray Collett, my friend and former Rockwood City Council member, in an email he sent me last November.

    “The new owners are Sam and Anne Seat. They have changed the menu and hours, which offers a delicious pork tenderloin, and pulled pork, cooked behind the restaurant on a large barbecue smoker grill.”

  • OS’s Jordan tops at MMC for February

    Michelle Jordan, licensed physical therapist assistant in the outpatient physical therapy department at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, has been named MMCer of the Month for February.

    Jordan works to rehabilitate patients with orthopedic or neurological conditions. She also educates and treats cancer patients of all types and provides lymphedema treatments and education to breast cancer patients.

  • Herman signs with University of the Cumberlands

    Roane State Community College women’s basketball player Jill Herman has signed to play for the University of the Cumberlands.

  • Harriman duo signs with Maryville

    Harriman seniors Cole McAbee and Hunter Crass are living out a dream as both signed scholarship papers with Maryville College last week.

  • Roane County under tornado warning until 1 p.m. EST
  • Roane County under tornado watch until 11 p.m. EST
  • THP to conduct sobriety check in Roane County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint today, March 2, at Poland Hollow Road in Roane County.

    The checkpoints will take place from 10 p.m. to midnight.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these sobriety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • Sousa’s ‘Liberty Bell March’ to kick off Babahatchie concert

    Babahatchie Community Band will honor “March King” John Philip Sousa with the opening number at its March 4 concert.

    The concert begins at 3 p.m. in Harriman High School auditorium. Admission is free.

    Sousa’s “Liberty Bell March was originally written for his unfinished operetta the Devil’s Deputy but financing for the production fell through, said band member Alison Westrich.

  • Welk singer to be in Kingston

    Ava Barber, a featured performer on “The Lawrence Welk Show,” will be the guest performer next week during the meeting of Kingston First Baptist Church’s Young at Heart.

    The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. March 5 in the church’s family life center at 215 N. Kentucky St.

    The program is open to the public. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert for the meal afterward.