Today's News

  • Lady Jackets knock off Harriman, 8-0


    Like the 1980's sitcom, eight was enough for the Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team as they captured the 8-0 win over the Harriman Lady Devils Thursday night. 

    “We played really well tonight and got a lot of our younger players playing time,” Kingston head coach Elik Pickell said after the game. 

  • Money raised for youth athletics


    Caney Creek Marina and Jolly Holler Hunt Club recently got together and donated more than $4,000 to area youth athletics. They did so by holding their first-ever Ride for the Kids Poker Run on Saturday, Aug. 24.

  • Midway Middle downs Sunbright, 40-34


    One day before Midway High School was involved in an 103-point game, Midway Middle and Sunbright put up some big numbers themselves, as the Green Wave held on late to get a 40-34 win over the Tigers to improve their record to 1-1. 

  • ACAC competes in Nashville




    Special to the News 

  • Jackets offense explodes over Jefferson, 36-16




    Roane Newspapers

  • Rockwood runs by HMS, 24-14


    Two old rivals locked horns again Thursday night as the Rockwood Middle School Tigers ran their season record to 2-1 with a 24-14 victory over Harriman (0-2).

    Despite the loss, Harriman head coach Baron Tapp is pleased with how his team performed.

  • Harriman Happenings-- September 1

    Congratulations to Spence and Judy Anderson. They were married Aug. 24, 1974, and celebrated their 39th anniversary last month.
    They are the parents of two children, Jerome Anderson and LaToya A. Williams. There are five grandchildren. They are members of St. Mary’s Baptist Church.
    Congratulations to the Rev. Clyde and Jesse Bell Jones, who celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28. They are the parents of three daughters, Anise J. Throup, Portia Jones and Chrystal Jones. They are the grandparents of two children. God bless.

  • Improvements made to Jobs4TN.gov

    Tennessee job seekers and employers now have a more powerful tool in searching for jobs and job candidates as the result of an upgrade to the Jobs4TN.gov website.
    The revisions now allow users to customize their workspaces, expand database searches and how they are saved, and share jobs through email and the Career Network.
    Jobs4TN Online was introduced in May 2012 as Tennessee’s premier job resource. Presently, the site lists 84,969 Tennessee jobs available and 128,888 registered job seekers.

  • Shop Roane First in support of area schools

    In a joint effort, the Roane County Chamber of Commerce and Roane County Schools have launched a “Shop Roane First” campaign to aid in supporting both education and area busines-ses.
    “When we spend money at home first, we support local business and education at the same time,” said Gary Aytes, Roane County director of schools.
    Roane County is rich in resources for educational opportunities, Aytes said.

  • Jobless outlook better in July

    Roane County’s unemployment rate went down 0.4 percent in July, according to statistics released late last month by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
    The rate, at 8.3 percent, is 0.2 percent higher than a year ago, state records indicate.
    The most recent numbers indicate that 25,250 workers in Roane County’s 27,540 labor force were employed during the month.