Today's News

  • Things to Do

    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.

  • Relay for Life

    • Rockwood First Presbyterian Church’s Relay for Life team will have a fundraising breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall at 429 W. Rockwood St. A $5 donation is suggested; proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

  • Clubs, Agencies & Support Groups

    • The TVA Ladies luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. in 2 Chef’s at 500 W. Race St., Kingston. Members are reminded to bring donations for Hands of Mercy.


  • Each Week

    • Senior exercise, 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Senior pinochle, noon in Kingston Community Center. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (a nonprofit weight-loss support group), Kingston Community Center room B. Weigh-in is at 11:45 a.m., meeting starts at noon. Details: 376-1356.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon in Harriman American Legion Hall, 624 Morgan Ave.  Details: 230-4500.

  • Easter Egg Hunts

    • Bradbury United Methodist Church, Kingston, will have an Easter egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. Those participating are asked to bring a dozen eggs, if possible, either plastic or real. Lunch will be served afterward. The church is at 3506 Buttermilk Road West.


  • Rockwood book sale slated

    Rockwood Public Library is finalizing plans for its annual book sale.

    The book sale will be from April 12-May 3 in the library at 117 N. Front Ave.

    The sale will take place during normal library hours.

    Rockwood Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

    The library has extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

    Call the library at 354-1281 for more information.

  • Military Matters: Randy Rollins promoted in U.S. Air Force

    Randy Rollins has been promoted to the rank of master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

    Rollins, son of Pleas and Diana Rollins of Rockwood, is a 1999 graduate of Rockwood High School.

    He is presently serving as senior controller with 436th Maintenance Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Del.

    He has served in the military for 14 years.

    Rollins is the husband of Kathy Rollins of Wyoming, Del.

  • Lady Waves hand Rockwood first loss in extra-inning thriller

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers and the Midway Lady Waves met Friday for the first time this season and they would play a marathon before a winner was decided in the bottom of the 11th inning.

  • Fast start leads Midway past Mount Pisgah

    The Midway Green Wave finished week three of the baseball season with a big 21-4 win over Mount Pisgah Christian Academy Friday at Midway.
    The Green Wave are now 5-5 on the season while the Patriots are 0-3 while playing a light schedule this season.

  • Rams edge Devils, 4-3

    Rams edge Devils, 4-3

    Roane Newspapers
    Monday night brought together rivals that have had very many heated  match-ups since the Grace Christian Academy joined the Harriman High School Blue Devils in district 3-A in 2009.
    When the Rams made the trip down to Harriman on Monday night to meet off on the baseball diamond, both teams brought all they had to pick up the district victory, but the Rams snuck away Papermaker Field with a 4-3 victory.