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Woman indicted on solicitation, sexual exploitation charges

Woman indicted on solicitation, sexual exploitation charges

KNOXVILLE — An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a Maynardville woman in a...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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...

January 18th, 2017 |  


LMU inducts 25 in Alpha Chi

LMU inducts 25 in Alpha Chi

HARROGATE — Lincoln Memorial University inducted 25 new members into the Tennessee Epsilon 82 chapter of Alpha Chi on Dec. 9.Alpha Chi is a coed...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Unified effort infuses area nonprofits with more than $1.8 million in support

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Any community can only be as strong as its most vulnerable residents. To ensure Kentucky families and residents in need are ab...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Bulldogs take another victory over Hancock

Bulldogs take another victory over Hancock

The Claiborne boys basketball team took the floor at Hancock County January 10 against an Indian team that was set on springing the upset. The two coa...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Panthers’ hot shooting dooms Bulldogs

Panthers’ hot shooting dooms Bulldogs

It was definitely Friday the 13th for the Claiborne High School Bulldogs when the Cumberland Gap Panthers walked onto the court as everything seemed t...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Panthers shine in win over rival

Lady Panthers shine in win over rival

Cumberland Gap brought its basketball teams into the Claiborne County High School gymnasium for three games of rivalry basketball. The first game was ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: Lady Panthers defeat Lady Bulldogs

Photo gallery: Lady Panthers defeat Lady Bulldogs

The Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers went into the Dog Pound and defeated the Lady Bulldogs January 13. The Lady Panthers turned their season around with ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: Panthers defeat Bulldogs

Photo gallery: Panthers defeat Bulldogs

The recently cool shooting Cumberland Gap Panthers caught fire January 13 against Claiborne and ran away to a convincing win. For more on this game an...

January 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Animal groups work together
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LMU inducts 25 in Alpha Chi

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...

January 18th, 2017 |  


LMU inducts 25 in Alpha Chi

LMU inducts 25 in Alpha Chi

HARROGATE — Lincoln Memorial University inducted 25 new members into the Tennessee Epsilon 82 chapter of Alpha Chi on Dec. 9.Alpha Chi is a coed...

January 17th, 2017 |  


VFW holds annual Christmas Angels program

VFW holds annual Christmas Angels program

Photo courtesy of Stacy CurryChristmas was made special again for some young people by the local VFW Post #8779 in New Tazewell. Several people and bu...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Simple reasoning for predator harassment

Simple reasoning for predator harassment

You may have seen a group of crows or other birds appearing to attack a hawk or owl sitting in a tree. This is called mobbing and is done to a number ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Main St. Cafe offers variety for all

Main St. Cafe offers variety for all

Photo submittedMain St. Cafe held its grand opening and ribbon cutting recently. Located at 613 Main St. in New Tazewell, the restaurant serves breakf...

January 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Staying motivated in America

Many Americans need more motivation.One of the greatest internal dynamics that any human can possess is motivation. Life is very difficult for many Am...

January 11th, 2017 |  


How Trump could increase military spending without increasing the deficit

In fiscal year 2016 the U.S. national debt rose $1.4 trillion to almost $20 trillion, a drag on the economy that has undermined sustainable economic g...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Look forward to 2017

I hope 2017 can be a good year for you. Whatever you can do to assist with the success of your year will be very helpful. A local businessman remarked...

January 8th, 2017 |  


8 years

8 years

Ask yourself what Barack Obama has accomplished in eight years. Would Obamacare come to mind? Is it a divided country? How about an economy that needs...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Preventing frozen pipes

Preventing frozen pipes

For the quarter-million families who have their homes ruined and their lives disrupted each winter because of frozen water pipes, frigid nights can ve...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Decline in executions good news

The death penalty is rare, even in Texas, where just seven executions were carried out in 2016. In some places, it’s almost non-existent. In Dal...

January 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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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