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THP to conduct sobriety checkpoint; inside our Area Happenings

JUNE 18 ETHRA will distribute USDA Commodities on June 18, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Barn. Please bring your own boxes, ... Read more

2 days ago by Jan Runions.

Commission workshop recycles same concerns about McNabb program

The county could be a baby step closer to opting into the Helen Ross McNabb Drug Program for female inmates. Few, if any, new questions ... Read more

2 days ago by Jan Runions.

Tourism org honors late Gap mayor

The Cumberland Gap Region Tourism Association (CGRTA) has honored the late Bill McGaffey with the creation of a special award which was presented to his ... Read more

5 days ago by Jan Runions.

Treece added to public defender’s office as intern attorney

Claiborne County resident Meghan Treece has been added to the Office of Public Defender for the 8th Judicial District as its newest intern attorney. Treece ... Read more

6 days ago by Jan Runions.

PVEC sends students to D.C.; short stories got them there

The annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by Powell Valley Electric Cooperative, teaches students the value of the written word while opening eyes to the complexities ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Runions.

Justice pleads guilty to 96 counts of rape, incest

Dominique Rashad Justice, 28, pleaded guilty today to a total of 96 counts of a sexual nature. Justice admitted to 28 counts of the rape ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Runions.

Baird resigns from E-911 after ‘demotion’

Veteran dispatcher Mary Jo Baird has resigned following what is essentially a ‘demotion’ as interim director of the Claiborne E-911 system. The Claiborne Emergency Communications ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Runions.

Kids College back on campus

Walters State Community College (WSCC) is rolling out its 2021 edition of Kid’s College. Unlike last year, the college will be live and in-person on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

An innocent man is hanged in the mountains

By Jadon Gibson Guest Columnist The trapdoor of the scaffold wasn’t working properly and Sheriff Wilburn Killen of Wise County, Virginia, beat on it for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Candida Sullivan: ‘We can choose our thoughts’

God gave us a choice. Sometimes, when life feels uncomfortable and I feel as if I am drowning in my heartaches, I can’t see my ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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