NEWS


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Area Happenings

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...

May 17th, 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...

May 17th, 2017 |  


School board to consider sports medicine contract

School board to consider sports medicine contract

The Claiborne County School Board will decide next month whether to renew its sports medicine contract with its existing provider or go with a Morrist...

May 17th, 2017 |  


No official business allowed

No official business allowed

Despite a lack of a quorum, the New Tazewell Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) managed to conduct a few bits of business that did not require a vote.T...

May 17th, 2017 |  


LMU graduate makes Knoxville’s 40 Under 40

LMU graduate makes Knoxville’s 40 Under 40

Lincoln Memorial University School of Business doctoral student Maria Haun, of Knoxville, gained a seat in the 10th class of the Greater Knoxville Bus...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Celebrating 74 years

Celebrating 74 years

Photo submittedRaymond and Ann Collins of New Tazewell celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary with family and friends on May 1. They were married o...

May 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Bulldog Football Camp scheduled
Photo gallery: Sassy Sluggers defeat Salon Bliss

Photo gallery: Sassy Sluggers defeat Salon Bliss

The Salon Bliss and the Sassy Sluggers met on Mandalyn Noe Field May 22. The Sassy Sluggers got the win, please enjoy the gallery and look for more on...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: Player pitch, Battitudes versus Lady Diamonds

Photo gallery: Player pitch, Battitudes versus Lady Diamonds

The Battitudes and Lady Diamonds faced off against each other May 22. The two teams took to the Mandayn Noe field with cool temperatures but the Batti...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: Soccer awards, Peters wins 2017 TSSAA Coach of the Year

Photo gallery: Soccer awards, Peters wins 2017 TSSAA Coach of the Year

Claiborne middle and high school soccer held their awards dinner May 18 and after enjoying a great meal the awards were given out and at the end it wa...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: CHS scrimmages Volunteer

Photo gallery: CHS scrimmages Volunteer

After scrimmaging Anderson County last Saturday, Claiborne came home to host Volunteer for their second scrimmage of spring activities. the Bulldogs l...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Panthers win championship

Panthers win championship

The Cumberland Gap Panthers Middle School Baseball team ended their 2017 Season last week with a win in the District Championship over rival Oneida In...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Middle school golf teams find success

Middle school golf teams find success

Four schools from Claiborne County traveled to Ruggles Ferry golf course in Strawberry Plains to compete in the Tennessee Middle School Golf Associati...

May 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Snakes generate a universal fear

Snakes generate a universal fear

I don’t know of anybody that doesn’t respond in fear when they stumble across a snake in the woods or the tool shed. The usual reaction is...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Cemetery news

Chumley CemeteryThe annual meeting will be May 21 at 2 p.m. at the cemetery, located on Chumley Cemetery Rd. in Arthur. Anyone with family members bur...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Learning about health care

Learning about health care

The Claiborne County Health Expo was recently held at Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate.The room was full of citizens eager to take advantage o...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Area Happenings

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...

May 17th, 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...

May 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The budget process remains broken

The budget process remains broken

Think about this for a moment: Two days away from a federal shutdown, Congress comes up with a stopgap measure to keep the government operating…...

May 19th, 2017 |  


7 churches and only 7

7 churches and only 7

There are seven churches in the book of Revelation. Much can be said of these churches individually and as a group. Specifically, these seven churches...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Hooray for less taxes, we hope

Americans pay too much in taxes. President Trump’s idea to eliminate four of the seven tax brackets is an excellent idea. Most Americans are sic...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Charter schools worthy of celebration

Charter schools worthy of celebration

Last week marked the 18th annual National Charter Schools Week, a time to celebrate the 3.1 million children who attend one of the 6,900 public charte...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Will Schumer funding win open GOP eyes?

Chuck Schumer’s victory on the 2017 Omnibus funding bill will hopefully serve as a wake-up call to Congressional Republicans who have not adapte...

May 13th, 2017 |  


At some point, keeping the government open will be the only thing accomplished

In President Trump’s first 100 days, he did not shut down the government; however, that seems to have come at a pretty hefty price — that ...

May 7th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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