NEWS


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The spirit of Christmas past

The spirit of Christmas past

Christmas has not always included a big tree, sparkling lights or silvery tinsel, however many traditions including carols, cookies and spending time ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference set

The Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference will take place on Jan. 21 at the Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center in Ewing,...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Boyd to speak at LMU winter commencement

Boyd to speak at LMU winter commencement

HARROGATE — Tennessee Commissioner for Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd will deliver the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) winter c...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs Bulletin

With the holidays fast approaching, semester testing is almost a constant at right now at Claiborne High School. Walters State dual enrollment student...

December 8th, 2016 |  


8 arrested in Morristown human trafficking operation

KNOXVILLE — A two-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Morristown Police Department and Homeland Security...

December 8th, 2016 |  


2 juveniles charged in connection with Sevier County wildfires

2 juveniles charged in connection with Sevier County wildfires

KNOXVILLE — An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, National Park Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fi...

December 7th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Red Devils fall at home
Lady Panthers host Lady Highlanders

Lady Panthers host Lady Highlanders

The Cumberland Gap High School played host to Scott County High November 29 for a set of varsity basketball games. The first game featured the Lady Pa...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Midway to host 2016 cheer, dance competitions

Midway to host 2016 cheer, dance competitions

Finally, the talented cheer and dance teams of Claiborne County middle school varsity basketball will have their own day to shine.Midway Elementary wi...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Panthers’ lack of scoring allows Scott County victory

Panthers’ lack of scoring allows Scott County victory

The Cumberland Gap Panthers and the Scott County Highlanders boys teams took the court directly following the girls’ contest and put on a show. ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs defend home court against Hancock

Bulldogs defend home court against Hancock

Since the new boys’ basketball coaches were named at Claiborne and Hancock High Schools fans were anxious to see two good friends coach against ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Bulldogs battle back but fail in comeback bid

Lady Bulldogs battle back but fail in comeback bid

Finally the Claiborne Lady Bulldogs made their first appearance of 2016-17 at home. The game was against the Hancock Lady Indians December 2. The Lady...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Photo gallery: Claiborne County middle school junior varsity tournament day 1

Photo gallery: Claiborne County middle school junior varsity tournament day 1

Here is a photo gallery from the first day of the 2016 Claiborne County Middle School JV tournament games. Midway girls, Powell Valley girls and the S...

December 7th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Gathering firewood
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Treats for all

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...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Area Happenings

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

December 4th, 2016 |  


Gathering firewood

Gathering firewood

For a good number of people in our area, gathering firewood to heat the home or to burn recreationally in a fireplace or fire pit is an annual event. ...

December 4th, 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...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Area Happenings

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

November 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Unleashing the potential
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Winter prediction folklore
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How Trump won

Focus on credit factors, not credit scores

You should want to know your credit score. After all, your credit can be incredibly important to your financial future. It could impact your likelihoo...

December 4th, 2016 |  


GOP can reshape education policy

Educational reform for the last decade has relied on the simple notion that all Americans can learn the same way and meet the same federal standards. ...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Unleashing the potential

Unleashing the potential

Of those I spoke to after election night, I found very few who were willing to stay up and watch the final results of the presidential vote. My wife a...

November 27th, 2016 |  


A holiday crisis – again?

America’s next crisis most likely started around the Halloween holiday. Many Americans buy more candy than they give away to the children trick ...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Trump – what Americans can do

Donald Trump is our next President of the United States. It’s amazing what Americans can do.America elected him to be our 45th President. The po...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Winter prediction folklore

Winter prediction folklore

A lot of thought goes into predicting how hard of a winter we will have. Sea temperatures like El Nina and La Nina, solar flares, global temperature, ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Salon, school relocates
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Wreck ends chase
Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine is now open as a second location for Morristown Marine. Sam and Delores Phillips have owned Morristown Marine LLC since May 2006. Nat...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Photos by Mike Grimm | Claiborne ProgressThe Boutique In Cumberland Gap held its official ribbon cutting ceremony last week. From left, Daniel England...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Commercial Bank acquires National Bank of Tennessee

Commercial BancGroup, Inc., the holding company of Commercial Bank based in Harrogate, recently announced the acquisition of National Bank of Tennesse...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Mays builds new business center

Mays builds new business center

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. - Local business leader Justin Mays spent much of 2015 building a new business center at 1475 Hwy. US 25E, moving his State Farm Insu...

January 14th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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