Monday Dec 2
Knoxville News Sentinel
Fire displaces Kingston condo residents
Ten people left homeless after a fire erupted in their Farmington Trail condo complex are being housed in local hotels, and the American Red Cross is providing assistance, officials said Monday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Roane County implements new brine system for road treatment
The winter weather in East Tennessee meant Roane County had the chance to try out the highway department's new brine system.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Reports: Kingston apartment evacuated after meth-making fire breaks out
A man making methamphetamine by the "one-pot" method caught his bedroom apartment on fire early Tuesday morning, prompting an evacuation of neighboring apartments, according to reports.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Business puts compassion ahead of competition
In the business world, the bottom line is often seen as the top priority. But a Roane County business is putting competition aside and compassion In the business world, the bottom line is often seen as the top priority.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Burying Coal Ash for Good
What happens when 900 million metric tons of coal get burned? Roughly 100 million metric tons of coal ash is created, a residue laced with nasty elements like arsenic, lead and mercury.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Inmate sues TN prison officials; claims he was beaten bloody
A Nashville man with mental impairments has sued state prison officials in federal court, charging that he was beaten bloody while jailed near Kingston, Tenn.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Roane Co. crash claims the life of young Kingston man
According to a report filed by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 22 year old Patrick Fly was traveling south on Swan Pond Road in Harriman when he failed to negotiate a curve.
Kingston man killed in Roane Co. wreck
A North Carolina photographer had a close encounter with an elk in the Smokies. Park officials say it is important to give elk distance, especially during mating season.
Roane County News
Kingston fall '13 decoration winners
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Wed Nov 13, 2013
"God Of The City" Musical Is Sunday At Bayside Baptist
The Worship Arts Link For Kids at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison, will present "God of the City," a musical about serving our city, at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Study Says Tennessee Valley Authority Sites Still Polluted
The Tennessee Valley Authority should implement a groundwater protection plan to minimize the degradation of aquifers near its coal-fired plants, the Environmental Integrity Project says in a Nov. 6 report.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
TTU student sewing up a storm between classes
Erica Marie Goldschmitt, a merchandising and design major from Kingston, Tenn., is the face and talent behind Sew EMG, a shop on the online marketplace Etsy.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Kingston church hosts benefit concert for Seth Haynes
A community continues to show support a high school football player hurt during a tackle on the field.
The Weekend Plan-It: Birdsmell, 'Venus in Fura
Good morning! It's the weekend! Three cheers! Take a look at what's going on and make some plans! At noon, UT's science forum series continues with a discussion on archeological discoveries from space, which will be led by Dr. Devin White, a senior researcher in geocomputation at ORNL and UT's anthropology department.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Report finds toxic chemical in groundwater near TVA coal plants
Five years after the billion-gallon coal ash spill in Kingston, Tenn., a new report from Environmental Integrity Project said today that "decades of mismanagement" have led to toxic ground water pollution at all 11 Tennessee Valley Authority coal plants with concentrations of arsenic, boron, cobalt, manganese, and other pollutants exceeding ... (more)
Thanksgiving Dinner Opens Season At Concord Baptist
The holiday season at Concord Baptist Church, 7025 East Brainerd Road, begins with the annual Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The Blood Assurance Bloodmobile will be at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 3 to 8:30 p.m. "God of the City," a musical about serving our city, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, ... (more)