Today's News

  • McElhinney heads up state trade association

    Mike McElhinney, CEO of Roane County’s Michael Dunn Center, has been elected president of Tennessee Community Organizations.

    TNCO is a statewide trade association that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Tennessee.

    Michael Dunn Center is one of 54 agencies across Tennessee that are members of TNCO.

    “It is a great honor and privilege to be elected,” McElhinney said.

  • ‘Gallons of gravy ... a million eggs’

    Customers at Kingston’s Handee Burger have been greeted by a gracious and smiling face for around 40 years.

    Sandra Isham was a teenager when she first started her after-school job.

    The establishment, then Scottie’s Restaurant, was owned by Yvonne O’Kelley. Tony Smith bought it later and turned it into Handee Burger.

    “I come with the package deal I guess,” quipped Isham.

  • Kingston ERA merging with Farragut firm

    Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace Realtors of Farragut recently merged with Kingston’s ERA Executive Choice Real Estate.

    “We expect this merger will further strengthen our prominent standing in the region,” said Jim Wallace, chief financial officer at Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace.

    “We are happy to welcome Charlotte Branson and her talented group of sales professionals, who have extensive knowledge of the local real estate market and have demonstrated incredible commitment to providing exceptional service.”

  • TOSHA Safety Fest kicks off today

    Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership kick off the third annual Safety Fest TN today — Sept. 8.

    This year’s festival will be in Oak Ridge through Sept. 12.

    “TOSHA is excited to be a part of Safety Fest TN,” said TOSHA Administrator Steve Hawkins.

    “Not only does it provide excellent resources for safety and health professionals, but it also provides them at no charge.”

  • OSMS knocks off Rockwood, 22-14


    After a huge win over the Cherokee Yellow Jackets a week before, the undefeated Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats suffered a bit of a hangover against the Rockwood Middle School Tigers, struggling to put away the Tigers before a late Bobcat interception sealed a 22-14 win Thursday night. 

  • Cherokee storms past Harriman, 38-8


    One week after dropping its first game of the season, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets handed Harriman its first loss of 2014 Thursday evening at Kingston’s Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field, 38-8.

  • Highlanders take down Jackets, 34-7


    Thirteen was an unlucky number for Kingston as they lost their 13th consecutive game following a 34-7 defeat at the hands of Scott Friday night at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Eagles fly high over Bobcats, 50-27

    In the biblical story of David and Goliath, David slew Goliath with a stone and a sling.

    The Oakdale Eagles slew the Oliver Springs Bobcats with a potent passing attack and a dominant ground game, combined with six Logan Cox touchdowns en route to a 50-27 decimation of the Bobcats Friday night at D.J. Brittan Field.

  • Tigers rally past Blue Devils, 42-28


    The 1-2 punch of Rockwood’s Jason Gaus and Drake long proved more than the Harriman Blue Devils could handle Friday night, as the Tigers (3-0) rallied from an early 14-point deficit to knock off the Blue Devils, 42-28, in front of a large crowd at Civitan Field.

  • Basketball league starts at Oakdale



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