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Green McAdoo grant to help increase awareness

Last week, the Green McAdoo Cultural Center and Museum in Clinton received a $100,000 grant from the state of Tennessee that museum officials hope will help them increase the museum’s notoriety and visibility. According to the Courier News, the donation came about in part thanks to the efforts of Lieutenant …

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Roane leaders mulling massive school overhaul

Roane County leaders are continuing to learn more about a $68 million proposal to combine three of its high schools into one larger school, relocating one and making improvements to another. The proposal would close Roane County High School (commonly referred to as Kingston High), and Harriman and Rockwood High …

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Ivalene Vickery Beasley, age 88, of Kingston

Ivalene Vickery Beasley, age 88, of Kingston passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center with her son at her side. She was born September 24, 1929 in Marion County, Alabama and has been a resident of Roane County since 1962. Ivalene was a member of Kingston Church …

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SAC Baseball tournament back at Smokies Stadium

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Tennessee Smokies will host the 2018 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship at Smokies Stadium starting on Thursday, April 26 at Smokies Stadium.   The Catawba Indians captured their sixth-straight South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship with a 2-1 series win over Wingate on Saturday (April 21) evening.  With the crown, Catawba …

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Lawsuit filed over alleged use of tax information

Anderson County Delinquent tax Attorney and Deputy Trustee Doyle “Trippy” Teno has filed a federal lawsuit against Trustee Myron Iwanski, County Commissioner Steve Mead and his wife Leslie, and County Commissioner and current mayoral candidate Steve Emert. The lawsuit, filed Monday in US District Court in Knoxville, accuses Iwanski–who is, …

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Roane Choral Society show May 12th

Roane Choral Society will present a concert, “Traveling Through,” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in the Princess Theatre, Harriman. The Society will sing selections by American composers. The talented Knoxville string band, Red Shoes and Rosin, will perform bluegrass, folk, and Americana music. The RCS children’s choir will also perform. The …

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