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Public defender gets forensic social worker

The Office of Public Defender for the 8th Judicial District is benefiting from a pilot program that is now providing the services of Meg Roberts, ... Read more

5 days ago by Jan Runions.

Girl Scouts extend membership drive for summer camps

The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians will offer a limited-time extended membership just in time for summer camp registration. Sign up to be a ... Read more

5 days ago by Jan Runions.

Area Happenings are heating up, special drawing during blood drive

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a ... Read more

6 days ago by Jan Runions.

Domestic violence program expands coverage

A program created in 2019 to give domestic violence survivors and those who are victims of stalking, human trafficking and sexual offenses a bit more ... Read more

6 days ago by Jan Runions.

Tennessee man guilty of dozen robberies, faces life in prison

A man could face life in prison after he was convicted of participating in a dozen robberies of small businesses in Kentucky, Tennessee, and North ... Read more

6 days ago by Kentucky Today.

New Tazewell man dies in crash

A New Tazewell resident is dead as a result of a two-vehicle accident late Monday afternoon. Kenneth Widner, 53, was traveling southbound on Cumberland Gap ... Read more

7 days ago by Jan Runions.

Book sale at the Claiborne Library one of many area happenings

NOW-MAY 16 Claiborne Walks: the UT/Claiborne County Extension Office in conjunction with the Claiborne County Health Council is spearheading Claiborne Walks, a series of walks ... Read more

7 days ago by Jan Runions.

Estep hears plea agreements in Claiborne Sessions Court

Judge Robert Estep heard several plea agreements recently in Claiborne Sessions Court, including one for Marcus Jake Middleton, 25, charged with two counts of assault. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Runions.

Lutherans dedicate new chapel with overflow attendance

An overflowing crowd of well-wishers were in attendance on April 25 to dedicate the new Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located just three ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Local schools earn STEM grant via TVA

Four area schools are getting $5,000 each to use in furthering their individual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and MATH) projects courtesy of the Tennessee Valley ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

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