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Cline steps away from head coaching position to focus on central office position

Cumberland Gap Panthers Head Football Coach, DeLynn Cline has decided to step away from his head coaching position ... Read more | Add your comment

USDA, Tennessee sign shared stewardship to improve forests on public, private lands

Framework strengthens collaboration and mutual goals to address natural resource issues Tennessee’s forests will benefit from strengthened partnerships ... Read more | Add your comment

Gallery: Tribute in loving memory of Hubert D. Brooks

Giles Industries of New Tazewell, Tennessee payed loving tribute to Hubert D. Brooks of New Tazewell who passed ... Read more | Add your comment

THSO announces Law Enforcement Challenge Award recipients

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) recognized 44 law enforcement agencies during its 16th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge. ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Commission seeks to extend sick leave for county workers

The Claiborne Commission will be voting during its January meeting on whether to extend three resolutions an extra six months past their Dec. 31 deadlines. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

News

COVID vaccines: fact versus fiction

By Mallory Olson University of Kentucky Over the past year, a novel, highly contagious virus has spread across the world. Scientists and researchers have worked ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Brooks talks masks; asks county officials to lead by example

Claiborne County mayor Joe Brooks says he hopes that those in authority will lead by example when it comes to wearing masks in public arenas. ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:13 pm

Opinion

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:39 pm

Sports

Cumberland Gap scares Grizzlies

The Cumberland Gap Panthers played Grainger during the final game of a three game night, January 12. They gave the home team all they wanted ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:46 pm

News

Hagerty announces Tennessee state staff and office locations

Selects Jim Henry as State Director   NASHVILLE – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) has announced the appointment of Jim Henry as his State Director ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:02 pm

Sports

TENNESSEE MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, 2020 Section 2 – Area 6-A Basketball Tournament

The local middle school tournament will be hosted by H.Y. Livesay and be held at Cumberland Gap High School, January 19, 21, 23 2021. The ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:56 pm

Sports

JV Lady Panthers play well against Lady Grizz

The Lady Panthers junior varsity girls team opened up the first of three games between the two schools, January 12. They played hard but fell ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:49 pm

Sports

Lady Grizzlies defeat Lady Panthers 68-47

Cumberland Gap traveled with the junior varsity girls across Clinch Mountain and into the land of the Grizzlies. Just like the JV girls, the varsity ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:37 pm

Sports

Stansberry makes best of opportunity

New Tazewell resident Tayleigh Stansberry got a shot at the world of youth softball’s big stage and took advantage of her opportunity at the All ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:27 pm

News

140,000 families in state have enrolled in Ready4K program

Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and TDOE Partnership reflects the Largest Statewide Rollout of Ready4K in U.S.   The Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF), in partnership ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:29 am

Sports

Photo gallery: Cumberland Gap versus Grainger (3 games)

The Panthers and Lady Panthers made the trip into Grainger to play three games of basketball. The JV girls, girls and boys all played games, ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:14 pm

Sports

Bulldogs comeback falls three points short

Hancock took the court for only the second time due the 2020-21 basketball season and played well enough to take home the 56-53 win. Coach ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, January 9, 2021 6:11 pm

Sports

Lady Bulldogs use eight three’s to defeat Lady Indians

Hancock County finally got back on the court January 8 at Claiborne High School after a long COVID break. The Lady Bulldogs hadn’t played a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:57 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS versus Hancock (Girls & Boys)

Hancock made the trip to Claiborne High for two games of varsity basketball. The Lady Bulldogs hit eight three pointers on their way to a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:00 pm

Sports

Lady Eagles defeat Lady Pirates

H.Y. Livesay and the Washburn Lady Pirates battled on the hardwood, January 7. The Lady Eagles went on a 4-0 run before Washburn scored. Livesay ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 2:16 pm

Sports

Defense key in Eagles win

H.Y. Livesay boys basketball played the Washburn Pirates, January 7 and ran away from them to win 47-21. From the opening tip it was evident ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 2:07 pm

News

Local musicians participate in regional cd

The Claiborne County Commission has agreed to foot a slice of the estimated $10,000 pie in production costs to record regional music from the tri-state ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:17 pm

News

FBI asks for help locating bank robbery suspect

FBI Special Agents along with East Ridge Police Department Officers are searching for the suspect responsible for the robbery of the Regions Bank located at ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, January 8, 2021 10:20 am

Sports

Photo gallery: Livesay boys & girls versus Washburn

Washburn’s Pirates and the H.Y. Livesay Eagles played basketball, January 7. Both boys and girls varsity were scheduled and Livesay took both wins. The Lady ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:26 pm

News

D.C. riot stirs emotions, concerns

  What happened in Washington, D.C., Wednesday was absolutely heartbreaking. It was also a sad reflection on the state our nation is in today because ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:23 pm

Sports

Livesay Lady Eagles JV defeats Norris

Norris traveled to Harrogate for a couple basketball games January 5. The first one of two girl’s games belonged to the junior varsity teams. In ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:02 pm

Sports

Lady Eagles fall to Lady Senators

It was the last two minutes of the third period that might have been the difference between a win or loss for H.Y. Livesay, January ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:41 am

Sports

Photo gallery: Lady Eagles versus Lady Senators

Norris traveled to H.Y. Livesay for a varsity girl’s basketball game, January 5. The game was a back and forth affair with the Lady Senators ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:45 pm

News

Tennessee continues COVID-19 vaccination; Download state vaccination schedule here

Tennessee continues efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as described in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Tennessee county health department staff members administered more than 25,000 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 2:04 pm

Opinion

Lessons from the quarantine: Aren’t you glad 2020 is over?

By Albert Earley After Christmas I heard countless people ask, “Aren’t you glad 2020 is over?” The appropriate response is to nod your head in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:59 pm

News

IRS payment tracker online shows status of stimulus check

The Internal Revenue Service launched an online tool Monday to track the status of their $600 coronavirus relief checks. The “Get My Payment” tool allows ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:06 am