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Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

Courthouses in Anderson, Campbell back open Thursday

Winter weather and slick road conditions this morning prompted officials in Anderson and Campbell Counties to delay opening the Courthouse doors until 10 am Thursday, two hours later than normal. As we have told you, the Anderson County Commission meeting that had been scheduled for Tuesday night has been rescheduled …

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Fire at vacant LaFollette house

Firefighters from the LaFollette Fire Department battled not only flames, but also sub-freezing temperatures Wednesday night. A report of a house fire at a home on East Fir Street came in at around 7:30 pm Wednesday. No one was injured and the house was believed to have been empty. So …

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Oak Ridge VITA site opens January 30th

The Oak Ridge Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office will open Tuesday, January 30. The VITA program is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) initiative to help taxpayers by providing trained volunteers to prepare and electronically file individual tax returns at no cost to the taxpayers. During the 2017 tax season, …

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Bro. Jack Stanford Hummel, age 74, of Kingston

Bro. Jack Stanford Hummel, age 74, of Kingston, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Fort Sanders Regional in Knoxville. He was born July 6, 1943 in Sunbury, PA. Jack served his country proudly during the Vietnam Era in the United State Marine Corps. While attending bootcamp Jack accepted Jesus Christ …

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Katherine Metzger, age 63 of Kingston

Katherine Metzger, age 63 of Kingston, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Roane Medical Center.  She was born September 6, 1954 in Greeley, Colorado. Katherine worked as a legal secretary with Latham & Watkins, LLP in Los Angeles for over 17 years and later moved to Roane County where she …

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High school basketball schedules Thursday January 18th & Friday January 19th (weather permitting)

High school basketball schedules Thursday January 18th & Friday January 19th (weather permitting): Thursday 1/18/18 Kingston at Harriman…Oliver Springs at Rockwood. Friday 1/19/18 Clinton at Anderson County (WYSH)…Oak Ridge at Karns…Oliver Springs at Oneida…Halls at Campbell County…Cosby at Jellico…Coalfield at Midway…Gatlinburg-Pittman at Union County…Oakdale at Wartburg…Central at Powell…Rockwood at Kingston.

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Register to shoot for $100 during CHS home hoops games

At every Clinton High School basketball home game, put your name in the drawing and at halftime of the boys’ game, you might have a chance to shoot a half-court shot for a chance to win $100 from Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention–or ASAP–of Anderson County’s “I Am One” campaign, …

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GSMNP raising fees for frontcountry campgrounds, picnic pavilions

(GSMNP release) Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced a fee increase for frontcounty campgrounds and picnic pavilions effective March 1, 2018. Over the past year, officials reviewed public comments, operating costs, and projected budget levels to determine the rate increases which range from 10% to 25%. The rate increases are …

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Norris Bulletin: Vacant home destroyed in fire

Our friends at the Norris Bulletin report that an early-mornign fire destroyed a vacant home on Reservoir Road. The blaze was reported shortly after 3 am at the home located at 63 Reservoir Road and when the first crews from the Norris Volunteer Fire Department arrived, they reported it was …

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