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 6:30 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, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

THEC announces no tuition increase for first time ever

(THEC press release)  For the first time in its history, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has voted to ensure no tuition increases at the state’s public institutions for the upcoming academic school year. The vote reflects the Commission’s ongoing commitment to student affordability. “Today’s vote is a huge win …

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TN unemployment remains at record low level

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows that unemployment across the state remained at historically low levels in April. The state first reached its all-time low unemployment rate of 3.2% in March, and last month’s seasonally-adjusted rate stayed at that level.  The April 2022 …

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ORPL announces Summer Reading Program

(ORPL press release)  People of all ages are invited to dive into the ocean depths at Oak Ridge Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities,” and readers of all ages are invited to join the fun beginning May 23. The Children’s Summer Reading Program …

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Smokies get back in win column, 9-5

(Tennessee Smokies PR)  The Tennessee Smokies (22-14) got back into the win column with an offensive onslaught of the Chattanooga Lookouts (19-17) Thursday night at Smokies Stadium, 9-5. The Smokies came from behind and rode a six-run fifth inning to the win.Eight of the nine Smokies in the starting lineup …

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James Hamby, age 74 of Clinton

James Hamby, age 74 of Clinton passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Methodist Medical Center.  James was born July 27, 1947, in Clinton, Tennessee to the late James Hamby, Sr., and Rena O’Neal Hamby.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Clinton …

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