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Ferguson crowned Miss CHS

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Claiborne High School (CHS) recently crowned a new queen for the first time since the opening of the new high school.The Miss CHS pageant was held earlier this month at the school. Three participants entered.“All three were outstanding contestants and were very qualified to represent their school,” said pageant coordinator Angie Runions.Third runner-up was Brooke Walker. She is the daughter of Kendall and Renata Walker of New Tazewell.Second runner-up was Gracie Shockley, the daughter of Gary and Rena Shockley of New Tazewell.Lydia Ferguson was crowned Miss CHS. She is the daughter of David and Lisa Ferguson of Tazewell.

 

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon.Appalachian AglowAppalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information.Bethel Baptist ChurchBethel Baptist Church has a singing each second Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Tim...

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Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon.Addiction CounselingNarconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals at 800-431-1754.American Legion Post #109All veterans are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Activities begin at 6 p.m. wi...

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Rowe, McCoy to wed

Kylie Rowe and Evan McCoy, along with their families, would like to announce their upcoming wedding.Kylie is the daughter of Richard and Karen Rowe. She is the granddaughter of Jim and Saundra Casolari and the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Rowe.Evan is the son of Mark McCoy and Lisa Sizemore. He is the grandson of Tootsie Kinder and Crystal McCoy and the late Cecil Kinder and Robert McCoy and Sue McCoy.The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, October 4, 2014, ...

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Hipshire recognized for fire, emergency services work

A Claiborne County native has been recognized for his work in fire and emergency services during a retirement ceremony in Richmond, Virginia.Clyde “C.J.” Hipshire Jr., fire chief, is the manager and supervisor of DLA Installation Support at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services and is responsible for managing the fire prevention and protection programs on Defense Supply Center Richmond, to include providing fire suppression, emergency medical services and hazardo...

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Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon.Appalachian AglowAppalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information.Bethel Baptist ChurchBethel Baptist Church has a singing each second Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Tim...

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Stanifer firm celebrating 65 years

Stanifer and Stanifer is currently celebrating 65 years of practicing law in Claiborne and surrounding counties.To begin the legacy, William R. Stanifer opened his law office in 1949 and then practiced law for over six decades. In addition to his active law practice, he served as General Sessions Judge and County Attorney.He is the only attorney in the history of Claiborne County to argue a case before the United States Supreme Court.

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Ovarian cancer survivor tells her story

If someone asked you when we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you would probably know the answer is October. For many years, October has been the time in which WBIR hosts “Buddy Check 10,” The Komen Foundation urges everyone to Race for the Cure and supporters proudly wear pink and rally around brave survivors.My mother and two aunts were breast cancer survivors and I will forever appreciate the cause. But what you may not be aware of is that this month — ...

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Celebrating 50 years

Bill and Georgia West are celebrating their 50th wedding...

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Happy 90th Birthday!

Fern (Parsons) Moore will celebrate her 90th birthday on...

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Happy 90th Birthday!

Fern (Parsons) Moore will celebrate her 90th birthday on...

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Rowe, McCoy to wed

Kylie Rowe and Evan McCoy, along with their families,...

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