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Today's News

  • Big inning leads Lady Jackets past Alcoa, 10-2

     

    The Alcoa Lady Tornadoes were a thorn in Kingston’s side during the regular season, sweeping the season series by scores of 9-6 and 11-4, but that all changed Monday evening as Kingston used a nine-run fifth inning to power past the Lady Tornadoes, 10-2, in the first day of double elimination play at the District 4-AA Tournament being played at Christian Academy of Knoxville.

  • Season ends for Yellow Jackets

     

    The 2014 baseball season ended for the Kingston Yellow Jackets following a pair of losses in the District 4-AA Tournament at Knoxville Catholic.

    The Jackets dropped an 11-7 decision against Knoxville Catholic Saturday afternoon then the Jackets were eliminated by Alcoa Monday night, 7-3.

  • Rams too much for Harriman

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

  • Moore leads Green Wave past Tigers, 6-2

     

    The Midway Green Wave put together a great performance Monday evening in knocking off Meigs County, 6-2, in the second round of the District 4-A Tournament being played at Harriman.

  • 68th Chamber Banquet

    The Roane County Chamber’s business awards were presented during the 68th Annual Banquet.  

    One of the largest crowds in recent years attended the event, with their fellow Chamber members being honored for outstanding service.  

  • VECustomers awards groups 2,500 in March

    Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share program awarded $2,500 in grants to Roane County organizations in March. The program, founded in October of 2001, has donated more than $4.8 million to various community-service organizations.

  • Electrical safety courses offered

    Pellissippi State Community College will offer a “Train the Trainer” NFPA 70E course for supervisors, operators, mechanics, engineers and safety personnel during the month of May.

    The four eight-hour classes are geared toward teaching safe electrical practices and hazard recognition and mitigation in the workplace. Cost is $3,000 per person, and classes are at the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Classes are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., May 8, 15, 22 and 29.

  • Free workshop for small businesses

    The Tennessee Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the University of Tennessee CIS-PTAC, will offer a free workshop for small businesses on “How to do business with the government”.  

    The program is designed to introduce attendees to the diversity of government purchasing. Participants will learn how to navigate the process and bid successfully in the government marketplace.

    To sign up call 865-483-2668, email jbangs@tsbdc.org, or visit www.roanestate.edu/tsbdc.

  • City & County Meetings

    MONDAY, MAY 5
    • Rockwood City Council’s budget committee will meet at 5 p.m. in Rockwood City Hall.
    • Rockwood City Council will meet in regular monthly session at 6 p.m. in Rockwood City Hall. (Meeting postponed from April 28 due to lack of a quorum.)
    • Harriman Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in Harriman Municipal Office Complex.

    TUESDAY, MAY 6

  • Things You Should Know

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    THURSDAY, MAY 8