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Today's News

  • Tackle those fishing needs at new Kingston shop

    New Chamber member The Tackle Box recently had its grand-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

    Among the Chamber members and dignitaries attending are, front row from left, Jenny Tippens, Cassandra Miles, Kingston Mayor Troy Beets, Bob Tonachio, The Tackle Box owners Mike and Rachel Ellis, Jonathan Holland, Justin Capps; and back row, Darrell Williams of The Roane Alliance, Kim Ezzell and Preston King.

  • Chamber’s calling card encourages interaction

    The Roane County Chamber of Commerce has designed a special “calling card,” encouraging members to do business with other Chamber members.

    The unique 1-by-3 1/2-inch card is smaller than a standard business card. The size makes it easier to carry and helps it stand out among other business cards.

  • Fitzgerald joins Angus Association

    Scott Fitzgerald, Philadelphia, is a new member of the American Angus Association.

    The national breed organization, headquartered in St.
    Joseph, Mo., has nearly 30,000 active adult and junior members.

    It is among the largest beef breed associations in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on nearly 19 million registered Angus.

    The association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members.

  • J.T. Day Insurance a Master Agency

    Terry Day, left, owner of J.T. Day Insurance Agency, receives a Master Agency plaque from Bill Montgomery, president and CEO of Celina Insurance Group.

    The Harriman agency was honored during Celina’s 2011 recognition event at Gaylord Opryland, Nashville.

    The Master Agency designation is awarded to those partners who display exceptional commitment to Celina Insurance Group and achieve superior operational results.

  • Out to Lunch: Spring City Marina’s homemade chips have a crunch

    By Bethel Poston
    I asked Spring City resident and Harriman Fowler’s Furniture salesman Jerry Lyke about the restaurant at Spring City Marina.

    “It’s almost across the street from my house,” he said. “My wife, Pam, and I enjoy walking down for lunch. We’ve tried a bunch of things, and they were all good.”

  • Sweetwater ends Rockwood's season, 16-4

    The 2011 Dixie Youth baseball season came to a close Thursday evening for Rockwood as the Tigers dropped a 16-4 decision at the hands of Sweetwater in the District 8 AA Tournament title game in Tellico Plains.

  • Midway Football Camp starts Thursday

    The MIdway Youth Football Camp will be held Thursday thru Saturday, July 14-16 from  6-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. and  10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.  

    The cost of the camp is $25.  

  • Krush win Memorial Day Blast
  • Whistles wanted

    The Clinch Valley Football Officials Association (CVFOA) is looking for sports minded people interested in becoming a high school football official. 

  • Devils fall in dramatic title game, 14-13

    So close, yet so far was the best way to sum up the Harriman All-Stars Dixie Youth District 8 A championship game with Sweetwater, as Harriman had an 8-1 lead at one stretch, only to lose a 14-13 heartbreaker Thursday night in Sweetwater.