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Church Events: Mobile Lifehouse Food Pantry on June 26

Ongoing indefinitely Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church is holding nightly revival services beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Happenings: MEDIC Mobile to be at Value RX June 23

JUNE 23 MEDIC is in critical need of all blood types. All who donate will be in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne Habitat – ‘a hand up, not a hand out’

A house is more than just a home, especially when it’s earned by hundreds of hours of sweat ... Read more | Add your comment

Road rage nets altercation, firearms, drugs

A disgruntled driver decided to engage the occupants of a second vehicle in a public physical altercation following ... Read more | Add your comment

Features

Roop rides 61 miles…with a little help from a friend

Riding 61 miles on HWY 58 from Harrogate, Tennessee, to Jonesville, Virginia, can be quite taxing considering that the mileage equals my current birthday age. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Claiborne Progress.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt earns top honors from U.S. News & World Report

Ranked No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Tennessee and the entire Southeast Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has once again been named a national ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Claiborne Progress.

BREAKING NEWS

Driver runs from police; goes on ramming spree

A high-speed chase around midnight has resulted today in the arrests of four people charged with attempting to outrun what would become a convoy of ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:34 pm

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Railsplitter baseball to host youth, team camps

Head coach Justin Haywood and the Lincoln Memorial University baseball program is set to host four camps this summer, including three youth camps sponsored by ... Read more

by Special to The Claiborne Progress, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:46 pm

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Church Events: VBS, special singings on the calendar

Ongoing indefinitely Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church is holding nightly revival services beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. The King James version of the Bible ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:10 pm

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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

by Jan Runions, Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:56 am

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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

by Jan Runions, Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:10 am

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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

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:11 pm

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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

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 3:36 pm

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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

by Jan Runions, Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:28 am

BREAKING NEWS

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

by Jan Runions, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:21 pm

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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

by Jan Runions, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:25 pm

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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

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:09 pm

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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

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:57 pm

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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

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:07 pm

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Our newest Church Events

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

by Jan Runions, Friday, May 28, 2021 1:26 pm

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UT Extension to hold workshops on preserving food

Juicy ripe peaches, fresh green beans, sweet blackberry jam, and crunchy dill pickles… nothing tastes better than home-canned foods. For many, preserving these and other ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 28, 2021 1:00 pm

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Cosby chronicles ‘3 dead horses’

“I want justice! Justice for everyone that has suffered at the hands of these corrupt people and justice for what they have put me and ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:03 am

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The Claiborne Hunger Ministry Reopens, details in Area Happenings

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

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:43 pm

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Comptroller: ‘prepare for 2021 redistricting’

Jason E. Mumpower, TN Comptroller of the Treasury, says he is making sure all 95 counties across the state are ready to take action on ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:35 am

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Commissioners kick hot-button issues to workshop

The Claiborne Commission will be digging further into the particulars of two hot-button topics during a workshop scheduled for June 7. The proposal to reduce ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:32 am

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Comptroller hires former US attorney as chief investigative counsel

Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Jason E. Mumpower has announced the hiring of former United States Attorney Mike Dunavant to serve as Chief Investigative Counsel ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:44 pm

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TWF honors conservation leaders

The Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) is one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of the state wildlife and natural resources. The ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:08 pm

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MEDIC to hold blood drive at Food City

The MEDIC Regional Blood Center Mobile bus will be at the Tazewell Food City on May 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with its ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:16 pm

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Church Events include revivals, VBS, Memorial Day services

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

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:43 pm

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CAB Resources, food pantry, MEDIC in county this week

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

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:26 pm

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Seniors bestow royalty

Claiborne and Cumberland Gap High Schools were lit up with party décor and exuberant smiles as seniors dressed to the nines took to the gymnasiums ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Sunday, May 16, 2021 10:04 am