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Today's News

  • Harriman downtown revival on track

    Harriman’s efforts to revive interest in downtown appear to be paying off.
    Someone recently expressed interest in purchasing the building neighboring city hall for a furniture store, bringing tentative drawings of how the potential owner would like the facade to appear.
    Terry Yeary said he has accumulated “$75,000 worth of merchandise and has nowhere to put it.”
    Yeary operates Market Street Antiques in Clinton.

  • Runners embrace cold at Roane County Park

    Dick Evans said he’d rather run in 40-degree weather than 80-degree weather.
    The Kingston attorney and avid runner and cyclist got his chance this past Saturday.
    With temperatures in the low 40s, about 20 runners took part in a 5K race at Roane County Park.
    “The weather is perfect,” said Evans. “I think it’s a pretty good temperature.”
    Other runners didn’t seem to mind the 40-degree weather, either.

  • To report, journalists must observe

    By GENE POLICINSKI
    First Amendment Center
    I wonder if news magnate Michael Bloomberg really would agree with alter ego New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the nuts and bolts of a free press.

    Bloomberg, the mayoral version, was quoted in recent news reports as saying journalists weren’t justified in complaining about being blocked from witnessing the Nov. 15 police removal of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators from an encampment in Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park.

  • Christmas Tours of Homes
  • That’s the spirit
  • Fielden's basket saves the day for Kingston

    Kingston’s Aaron Fielden scored 16 points at Oliver Springs Friday night, but the last two were the biggest as his basket from in the paint with seven seconds left gave the Yellow Jackets a 46-45 victory over the Bobcats.

  • MMS rolls past Norwood

    The Roane State Raiderettes rolled to a dominating 73-43 win over the Motlow State Lady Bucks Saturday afternoon. 

    Thanks in part to a 25-6 surge at one point in the first half, the Raiderettes rolled to a 39-20 halftime lead. 

  • Roane State sweeps Motlow

    The Roane State Raiderettes rolled to a dominating 73-43 win over the Motlow State Lady Bucks Saturday afternoon. 

    Thanks in part to a 25-6 surge at one point in the first half, the Raiderettes rolled to a 39-20 halftime lead. 

  • Undefeated Tigers top Jackets, 38-30

    It wasn’t easy, but the two longest winning streaks in Roane County remained in tact Monday night as the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets and Rockwood Tigers picked up victories.

  • Tigers sweep Devils

    The first meeting of the season between the Harriman Blue Devils and Rockwood Tigers turned out all green and gold Friday night as the Tigers and Lady Tigers came away with a sweep.