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Today's News

  • Renaissance Festival site officially opened
  • ORNL Credit Union unveils new app

    ORNL Federal Credit Union has launched Focus Money Manager, a highly integrated personal finance application, available on desktop and mobile devices.

    The app offers a tool for its more than 160,000 members across East Tennessee to view and manage their finances all in one place.

    “We are focused on helping our members realize a healthy relationship with their money,” said Tommy Smith, chief marketing officer at ORNL Federal Credit Union.

  • State road projects back on track

    Scheduled improvements for Hwy. 27 in Roane and Morgan counties from State Route 61 in Harriman to south of Whetstone Road in Morgan County are still scheduled, said state Sen. Ken Yager.

    The four-laning work is back on track after a delay in the project.

    The delay was due to the expiration of federal funds under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, which governs federal surface transportation spending.

  • Fifty years of royalty at Roane County High
  • Kingston rallies past Wildcats, 42-34

    Left for dead late in the first half, the Kingston Yellow Jackets kept their slim playoff hopes alive Friday night with a stunning 42-34 comeback victory at Sweetwater.

  • Tigers take down Green Wave, 28-7

     

    The Rockwood Tigers assured themselves a berth in the TSSAA Class 2A playoffs after a 28-7 win at Midway Friday night.

    The Tigers are now 6-3 overall and 3-2 in the District 3-A. Rockwood will be a wild card participant in the playoffs and will know their postseason destination Saturday morning.

  • Devils fall at home, 45-19

    To say that “speed kills” would be the most apt of descriptions of Harriman’s game against Meigs County as the Blue Devils took a 45-19 defeat.

    Meigs County got their first drive deep into Harriman territory, advancing all the way to the Harriman 5-yard line before getting knocked back and hitting a 34-yard field goal to make the score 3-0 with 9:20 left in the first quarter.

  • Bobcats blank Bulldogs, 30-0

     

    The much-maligned Oliver Springs defense came to play Friday night and the result was a 30-0 victory at Wartburg.

    The Bobcats entered Friday’s game surrendering 41.8 points per game, but Wiley Brackett’s squad allowed only 88 total yards in posting the team’s first shutout since beating Unaka to open the 2013 season, 40-0.

  • Tigers reach Eble finals

     

    Thursday was day three of the Hollis Eble Tournament and four teams from Roane County would be in action.

    In girls play, Rockwood and Oliver Springs took the floor, but both suffered losses. Rockwood dropped a 43-19 decision against York Institute, while the Lady Bobcats suffered a 25-22 setback against the Lady Eagles.

  • Headlocks on Hunger wrestling to help food pantry

    Mid-South Wrestling Association returns to Harriman next month, with part of its proceeds going to the M-14 Ministry, which serves the hungry in the Harriman area.

    Doors open for the Nov. 1 show at 6:30 p.m., with bell time at 7:45 p.m. in Harriman American Legion Hall at 624 Morgan St.

    In addition to a championship matchup, the Headlocks on Hunger event will feature a super junior heavyweight tournament.

    Tickets are $8. Children 4 and younger are admitted free.