NEWS


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Public Records
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RV fire seriously injures 1
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Body found in Earls Hollow
Evans, Clark indicted

Evans, Clark indicted

The man who was placed last month on the TBI Ten Most Wanted List has been indicted by the Claiborne Grand Jury on a string of charges that include at...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Area Happenings

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ea...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Church Events

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ea...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Leadership Claiborne applications available

Leadership Claiborne applications available

Applications are being taken for the newest Leadership Claiborne class.The Leadership Claiborne program began in 1998 to satisfy Three Star requiremen...

July 18th, 2017 |  


BOE handles business

BOE handles business

The Claiborne school board spent a bit of time last week handling pieces of business during its regular July meeting. Members of the board will be mul...

July 18th, 2017 |  


LMU to test emergency siren Wednesday

LMU to test emergency siren Wednesday

Lincoln Memorial University will perform a semi-annual test of its emergency siren on Wednesday, between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.The university utilizes th...

July 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Fist of Fire: Battleground
Senior League State Tournament in the books

Senior League State Tournament in the books

The Smith County All-Stars survived a long six days of baseball to be able to grab hold of the 2017 Tennessee Senior League Championship banner.The fi...

July 18th, 2017 |  


All-Stars’ run in state ends

All-Stars’ run in state ends

The New Tazewell Senior League All-Stars had to wait until day two of the 2017 Senior League State Tournament to play their first game. The tournament...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Photo gallery: ETR SCCA event 5

Photo gallery: ETR SCCA event 5

Over 20 drivers signed up for event number 5 at Frazier’s Motorsports Park July 15. The ETR SCCA rally cross scene is catching on as the driver ...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Turning wrenches, chasing dreams: Chicky Barton

Turning wrenches, chasing dreams: Chicky Barton

Chicky Barton resides in Middlesboro, Kentucky, and is the son of Bill and Stacey Barton. A young Barton quickly was placed on two wheels and as a fou...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Brian O’Dell resigns from CHS basketball

Brian O’Dell resigns from CHS basketball

Claiborne High School was informed July 13 by Brian O’Dell that he was resigning as head basketball coach. Days earlier, the girl’s basket...

July 14th, 2017 updated: July 14th, 2017. |  


Captain Ezell still making it happen

Captain Ezell still making it happen

Ezell Cox is still living the fisherman dream. After many years on the area lakes, Cox is still one of the go-to guys for a successful striper and hyb...

July 14th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Area Happenings
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Church Events
Trump may only repeal Obamacare

Trump may only repeal Obamacare

For eight years Republicans promised to repeal Obamacare when they had the power. None had voted for it. The word replace was never used. Senator Ted ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Annual fish fry a success

Annual fish fry a success

Photo submittedThe VFW Post #8779 recently held its annual fish fry, and it was the most successful in the event’s history. Pictured are Tammy E...

July 17th, 2017 |  


VFW Bike Run held

VFW Bike Run held

Photo submittedThe 12th annual VFW Christmas Angel bike run was held recently. Approximately 50 bikes participated in the annual fundraiser. The VFW C...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Kim Jong-un, first diplomacy, then he must go

I really don’t want to take my column space to write anything else about Kim Jong-un. There is so much going on in America and the world that I ...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Methane regulation: penny wise, pound foolish

Last month, the U.S. Senate narrowly voted against repealing a punitive, last-minute Obama era regulation. The Interior Department’s so-called M...

July 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


The humility of Jesus Christ

The humility of Jesus Christ

Humility is highly underrated. It would be interesting to ask a church congregation, “If you could change any one thing about yourself; what wou...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Improving young forests

Improving young forests

In a young forest, there is always room for improvement. What you try to improve for depends on your goals, which can include better timber, wildlife ...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Encourage good media

Encourage good media

I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to journalism, I’m a traditionalist. Old-fashioned, even. But I don’t think it’s...

July 14th, 2017 |  


God will never forget or forsake you

God will never forget or forsake you

Have you ever known someone who was even-tempered and composed even when circumstances seemed to be falling apart all around them? In times of a serio...

July 9th, 2017 |  


U.S. Senate misstep will cost jobs, slow energy production

The Senate just failed to roll back an Obama-era regulation that will discourage energy production, cost millions of dollars, and kill thousands of Am...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Ad tax would be bad business

President Trump and the Republican majority in Congress have pledged to do something that hasn’t been done in over 30 years: comprehensively ref...

July 7th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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SunCrest relocates
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Salon, school relocates
Wreck ends chase

Wreck ends chase

There was a large police presence in Harrogate Tuesday evening after two men led law enforcement on a chase that began in Middlesboro and ended on Pro...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Middlesboro ARH examines priorities

Middlesboro ARH examines priorities

In an effort to measure the impact of current public health efforts, identify respective health concerns and priorities and guide the appropriate use ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine is now open as a second location for Morristown Marine. Sam and Delores Phillips have owned Morristown Marine LLC since May 2006. Nat...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Photos by Mike Grimm | Claiborne ProgressThe Boutique In Cumberland Gap held its official ribbon cutting ceremony last week. From left, Daniel England...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Commercial Bank acquires National Bank of Tennessee

Commercial BancGroup, Inc., the holding company of Commercial Bank based in Harrogate, recently announced the acquisition of National Bank of Tennesse...

January 26th, 2016 |  


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