Today's News

  • Out to Lunch: Burger Station's the right lunch track

    On this “Out to Lunch” adventure to Burger Station 120 in Midtown, owner Kosta Angelos told me to save room for their special Calisto dessert.

    “It’s like a homemade half funnel cake, half doughnut called a crazy cake,” he explained. “The crazy cake is covered with cream cheese icing, then topped with blueberries and strawberries and decorated with whipped cream.”

    I asked for a serving, with five spoons, encouraging each in our group to have a few bites.

  • Have an Emory River Christmas

    The public is welcome to celebrate Christmas on the Emory with a special Emory River festival at Harriman’s David Webb Riverfront Park on Saturday, Dec. 9.

    The event includers caroling, food and craft vendors and a festive display of boats on trailers, decorated for the season.

    Santa may even make an appearance.

    At 7:15 p.m. the movie “Elf” will be shown on an inflatable screen at the park.

    The event, which will be from 5 to 9 p.m., includes a Roshambo 5k race starting at 6 p.m.

  • Woman crashes near home, charged with drunk driving

    A Kingston woman reportedly crashed her vehicle on Lawnville Road during an alleged drunk-driving episode on Nov. 14.

    Angela Renee Wolfe was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, driving an unregistered vehicle, financial responsibility law and a seat belt violation.

    The incident was investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

  • Majority of Center’s kids from Roane

    The Child Advocacy Center is still seeking additional funding from Roane County.

    At its Nov. 13 meeting, the County Commission opted not to vote on a resolution that would have given the organization additional funds, and instead chose to send it to the Non-Profit Committee.

    “I think it would be more proper to take it back to them,” Commissioner Darryl Meadows said.

  • Aug. 7 starts school in both 2018, 2019

    Aug. 7 will mark the first day of school for Roane County students the next two school years.

    The Board of Education approved the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school calendars at this month’s meeting.

    “We start school in the hottest part of the year,” Board Member Mike “Brillo” Miller said.

    Each calendar was approved by a 9-1 vote. Miller was the only one to vote no.

  • Roane detective charged with DUI resigns

    Detective Greg Scalf resigned from his position with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday.

    Scalf was arrested for DUI in Knox County on Nov. 17. For more on this story, read Wednesday’s edition of the Roane County News.

  • Excitement finds HMS in double OT

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils and Blue Devils hosted  Lenoir City Middle School Lady Panthers and Panthers Monday.
    The Lady Devils dropped their contest by a score of 41-17.
    Harriman played in an instant classic game that went to double overtime, but they came up on the losing end of things by a score of 47-45.
    Addison Oliver led the Lady Devils with 10 points.
    The Lady Panthers started off the game hot as they were able to come out of the gate and score nine points in the first period of play.

  • Devil offense comes and goes

    Harriman High School travelled to Meigs County Tuesday to take on the Tigers.

    The Lady Devils weren’t able to pick up a win on the night, and neither were the Blue Devils as they lost on a last second shot.

    The Lady Devils took the floor in the first matchup of the night as they took on the Lady Tigers of Meigs County.

    Some nights the ball just doesn’t bounce the way you would like it to, and Tuesday night was one of those nights for Harriman as they dropped their contest by a score of 63-16

  • Jackets and Wildcats square off