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Today's News

  • Midway Middle splits with Oliver Springs

     

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats and Lady ’Cats traveled to Midway Saturday and would split a pair of games with the Green Wave.

    Oliver Springs’ win came in the girls game as the Lady ’Cats shook off a slow start to win going away, 40-19.

  • OSMS battles Lenoir City

     

    It wasn’t pretty at times, but the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats picked up a 41-21 win over the Lenoir City Middle School Lady Panthers on Monday night. 

    The opening period was a dominant one for the Lady 'Cats as they took the 9-0 lead at the end of the quarter. 

  • Tigers split with Bears

     

    The Tellico Plains Lady Bears sent the Rockwood Lady Tigers to "board"-ing school, using a nearly two-to-one rebounding advantage along with Jasmine Harris scoring 21 points en route to a 53-35 win over the Lady Tigers on Friday evening. 

  • Devils, Green Wave split 3-A contest

     

    Friday night was a good night for the Midway Green Wave and Harriman Lady Blue Devils as both picked up key District 3-A wins in a set of game’s played at Harriman’s Richard D. Pickell Gymnasium.

  • Harriman, Midway battle in close games

     

     The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils and Blue Devils completed season sweeps against Midway with a pair of wins Monday night at Harriman. Both Harriman teams got close wins late in November and picked up two more close wins to get the sweep Monday.

  • Late tip-in leads ’Cats past ’Dogs, 54-53

     

    It was Taylor Murray or Justin Nation.

    That’s about all that is known about a buzzer-beating tip-in that gave the Oliver Springs Bobcats a thrilling 54-53 victory over Wartburg Monday night in a key District 4-A contest for both teams.

  • RMS runs record to 18-0 following victory over OS

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

    Thursday marked the first day that school had started back for the Rockwood Middle School Tigers and the Oliver Springs Bobcats as they got an extended break because of inclement weather.

  • Developer denies deal for tax relief bill

    State Sen. Ken Yager purchased a condo from Kingston developer Matt Caldwell just a few months after he helped get a law passed in the Tennessee General Assembly that could prove financially beneficial for Caldwell.

    Yager was the sponsor of Senate Bill 1346 that allows property owners to get a break on their 2009 and 2010 delinquent tax penalties because of the TVA ash spill.

    The disaster occurred at TVA’s Kingston Fossil Plant on Dec. 22, 2008.

  • Applying for steel mill jobs

    Kristin Barney, human resources and labor relations manager with Arcelor Mittal, spoke with interested applicants Thursday at the Tennessee Career Center. Close to 300 people turned out to explore information about the new steel mill jobs at an open house. Applications were filled out and representatives were available to have questions answered. Arcelor Mittal is looking to hold interviews this week.

  • Knife-wielding man robs Bojangles’

    Harriman police are searching for a suspect who reportedly robbed Bojangles’ Famous Chicken n’ Biscuits in Midtown late Thursday night.

    The robber, described as a black male, took $1,205 in cash during the heist at about 11:30 p.m.

    “He had a knife,” said Harriman Police Chief Randy Heidle.

    The chief said workers at the fast-food establishment were talking outside the Hwy. 70 restaurant when the man approached them, “forcing them inside the building.”