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Jan Runions, Author at Claiborne Progress


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

by Jan Runions, Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:52 am


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


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


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


Unique local artifacts find new home in Washington D. C.

The Museum of Appalachia has, for the last several decades, been the place to go for everything rustic and traditional. Stepping through the gates of ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:00 am


Oh, the weather inside was frightful!

Power outages over Christmas Eve and Christmas morning had much of Claiborne and surrounding counties without electricity to warm hearths. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:47 am


Claiborne Medical Center receives COVID-19 vaccine

The first shipment of the Pfizer/BioNTech (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine has been received by the Claiborne Medical Center (CMC) in Tazewell. The first recipient of the ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:00 am


Somewhere to grow; Boys & Girls Clubs to open soon

Rural counties also have latchkey kids – those who find themselves with few positive endeavors to occupy their time while parents work. The task to ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Saturday, December 19, 2020 10:57 am


A comfort in time of chaos; Orville earns his keep

Orville the therapy dog has hit the floor running to provide comfort in a time of chaos for suffering children. A person would do well ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:54 pm


TDHS extends food program through school year

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is announcing an extension to its summer program to provide meals to children. With the recent approval from ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:15 pm

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