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Today's News

  • Lackey recognized by fellow surveyors

    Local land surveyor Eugene Lackey from Oliver Springs was awarded the membership rank of Fellow in the Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors by the organization’s Board of Directors on Nov. 7, 2013.

    Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors is an organization of Tennessee Surveyors created for the purpose of advancing the educational status and adding to the professionalism of the membership along with providing for ethical relationship of the surveyor with the general public.

  • Business tips given on healthcare reform

    The Tennessee Small Business Development Center advises and assists entrepreneurs and small business owners in the area at no cost.

    The United States Small Business Association, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center and Tennessee Primary Care Association, is offering a free seminar where small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their business and employees.

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  • Bobcats pick up District 4-A sweep

     

    By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

    Snow and ice postponed the match-up between Sunbright and Oliver Springs on Tuesday, but there was plenty of fire for the makeup games on Thursday.  

  • Midway flies high over visiting Eagles

     

    On a frigid Thursday night, the Midway Green Wave and Lady Waves picked up a pair of victories over visiting Oakdale.

    The Lady Waves improved to 7-11 on the season with a 41-32 win over the Lady Eagles. Oakdale won the earlier game at Oakdale by four.

  • Cherokee to host Area 4-AAA tourney

     

    Cherokee Middle School will be busy this week as the Jackets will be hosting the Area 4-AAA Tournament starting Monday.

  • Jackets take season series from Devils

     

    Kingston’s Tyler Thompson made only one shot in Friday’s game against Harriman, but it was the biggest basket of the evening as he hit a 3-pointer with 37 seconds remaining to give Kingston a 49-47 lead. Kingston went on to win by a final score of 52-47.

  • RMS reaches title game

    After crushing almost every opponent in the regular season, the Rockwood Middle School Tigers found themselves in a battle Thursday night in the Area 4-AA Tournament semifinals against Lenoir City. The Tigers actually trailed at one point in the second half before roaring back to pick up a 41-29 victory over the Panthers.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Should taxpayers pay for Chuck’s campaign?

    Well, gentle reader, election year 2014 is getting off to a sprightly start, isn’t it?

    As you have no doubt heard, there are going to be at least two heated Republican primaries in the two Congressional races in which Roane County has had direct interest in the recent past, i. e. the Third and the Fourth Congressional districts.

  • TVA says power-usage peak this week may exceed Jan. 7 cold spell

    TVA was once again preparing for colder-than-normal temperatures that will create greater demands on its electric system, the agency announced in a news release this week.

    Consumers should be preparing, too.

    TVA’s power system remains secure and stable at this time, the agency said, and steps are being taken to keep it that way.