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Today's News

  • Thieves hit Bowers Elem.

    Harriman police arrested two people last Wednesday for breaking into Bowers Elementary School. The incident happened around 3 a.m.
    Jacob Scott Logue and Charles Kenneth Lawson are each charged with burglary, evading arrest and vandalism.
    Additional classrooms are being added at Bowers. The police report said a cinderblock from the construction work was used to bust a window to a classroom.
    Several muddy footprints were found inside the classroom, and the drawers to the teacher’s desk had been rummaged through as well, according to the report.  

  • Out to Lunch: Connie’s Naturally Gourmet almost like covered-dish meal

    By Bethel Poston

  • VECustomers Share with Midway groups

    Alton Lingerfelt, center, board member with Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share Program, presents a $2,000 grant check to Midway High School Chorus members, from left, April Viar, Brianne Reynolds, Rachel Burgess and Jessica Johnson.

    The chorus is the recipient of the grant VECustomers Share awarded to Midway’s PTO. The Midway High School Cheerleader Booster Club also received a $500 grant.

  • DOE cleanup at Oak Ridge moves forward

    Cleanup at the Oak Ridge Reservation took a major leap forward in 2010, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management completing numerous projects that reduced risks, decreased the site’s footprint and paved the way for new development for DOE missions.

    Major accomplishments were completed across the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Y-12 National Security Complex and the East Tennessee Technology Park using baseline and Recovery Act funds.

  • DOE cleanup at Oak Ridge moves forward

    Cleanup at the Oak Ridge Reservation took a major leap forward in 2010, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management completing numerous projects that reduced risks, decreased the site’s footprint and paved the way for new development for DOE missions.
    Major accomplishments were completed across the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Y-12 National Security Complex and the East Tennessee Technology Park using baseline and Recovery Act funds.

  • Old habits die hard for scammers

    By David Uffington
    King Features Syndicate
    The Better Business Bureau has named the top 10 scams for 2010. Some are surprising, especially since they’ve been around for so long and people are still falling for them.
    Here are a few highlights:
    • Job-hunting scams. What the scammers really want is your Social Security number and personal information such as your bank account number.

  • Foggy Watts
  • Walnut Hill’s Eskridge is a teacher of the year

     

  • Sweet treat
  • This week's diamond schedule

    Monday, March 21

    Oliver Springs at Oneida (Softball/Baseball)

    Stone Memorial at Kingston (Softball/Baseball)