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Evans files lawsuit
Evans files lawsuit

Evans files lawsuit

Former Claiborne High School head football coach Jerton Evans confirmed on Monday that he has filed a lawsuit against the Claiborne County School Syst...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Area school information

Pre-K ProgramThe Claiborne County Pre-K Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. You can fill out an application at any of...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Local student earns honors in state bookmark contest

Powell Valley Elementary School third grader Pierce Taylor was awarded honorable mention in the fourth annual bookmark contest sponsored by the Tennes...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Estep processes VOPs

Judge Robert Estep processed several violations of probation cases during recent hearings in Claiborne Sessions Court.Farron Dawn Baker, 28, racked up...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Colorectal cancer, second-leading cause of cancer death nationwide

According to the National Institutes of Health, colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death nationwide. However, it usually can be c...

June 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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SMMS hosts boys, girls basketball camp

SMMS hosts boys, girls basketball camp

The 2016 Soldier’s Memorial Middle School boys and girls basketball camp began June 13 with over 40 boys and girls basketball players attending....

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Photo Gallery: SMMS Dance Camp

Photo Gallery: SMMS Dance Camp

The SMMS dance camp finished up June 17.Not only did the campers learn dance they also were did all the art work featured at their camp. Here is a pho...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Claiborne Outside: Raspberries

Claiborne Outside: Raspberries

One of my favorite wild fruits to pick and eat is raspberries. Folks have used them for jams and jellies for ages. The most common raspberry in our ar...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Photo gallery: NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Finals Day album two

Photo gallery: NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Finals Day album two

Here is the second photo gallery from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Finals Day at Bristol, Tennessee. For more galleries and articles on local spo...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Photo gallery: NHRA finals day at Bristol, Tennessee gallery one

Photo gallery: NHRA finals day at Bristol, Tennessee gallery one

Here is the first of two photo galleries from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Finals at Bristol, Tennessee June 19. Enjoy the gallery and be sure to...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Photo gallery: more day two action from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Photo gallery: more day two action from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

NHRA Thunder Nationals at Bristol, Tennessee. Here is the second photo gallery from day two action, enjoy the gallery and be sure to pick up the upcom...

June 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Community Calendar
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Community Calendar
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Celebrating 61 years
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Cemetery News

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ea...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ea...

June 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Horrific Orlando, America’s battlefield

Is Afghanistan safer than America? The horrific murder of 49 people in Orlando this past weekend elevates our country to one of the worst battlefields...

June 17th, 2016 |  


We’ve missed the point

I think we’ve all missed the point…In fact, I think we all miss a lot of the basic points of life lately. I think we miss the point of chi...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Transparency in medicine isn’t a one-way street

A majority of Americans believe increased healthcare transparency should be a top national priority. It’s easy to understand why. Rising healthc...

June 12th, 2016 |  


What can Americans do? Keep trying!

I often meet discouraged people. Recently I talked to a man unemployed after 17 years of stable $80,000 a year pay. He was working a minimum wage job ...

June 12th, 2016 |  


That would be a great bumper sticker

In the last few days, Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to become the Republican nominee for president in 2016. A few remaining unpl...

June 12th, 2016 |  


Life is positioning

Good fishing requires positioning. Baiting your hook and dropping it in a place where there are fish is a start to successful fishing.A salesman needs...

June 5th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Claiborne Marine now open

Food City recognizes volunteerism

Food City strives to be well-known for their superior customer service and vast community involvement. In keeping with their service standards, each y...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Pure Bliss: Just upon the hill

Pure Bliss: Just upon the hill

Jan Runions | Claiborne ProgressBrittany Johnston and Kasie Stanley (sixth and fifth from the left), owners/operators of Pure Bliss Nails & Esthet...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Something for everyone at Papa Chum’s

Something for everyone at Papa Chum’s

Oldies, goodies and new items can all be found in a new shop in Cumberland Gap.Papa Chum’s Music & Rarities, located at 522 Pinnacle Alley, ...

November 18th, 2015 updated: November 18th, 2015. |  


Patel returns to his hometown to practice

Patel returns to his hometown to practice

Dr. Neal Patel, D.M.D., moved back to Tazewell shortly after graduation to practice with his mother, Dr. Shaku Patel, D.D.S. at 209 Irish Cemetery Roa...

October 11th, 2015 updated: October 11th, 2015. |  


Eden Floral more than flowers

Eden Floral more than flowers

Eden Floral Design held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony last week, celebrating a year of business.Eden opened for business Aug. 1, 2014, o...

October 7th, 2015 |  


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