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Stepping it up, Hopson to debut single on network tv

Claiborne County native Andrew Hopson continues his steady climb up the charts and into the hearts of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne’s Lady Bulldogs golf team is now Region 1 Champions

The Lady Bulldogs golf team secured the district title last week and have now added region champions to ... Read more | Add your comment

The mystery of the Blue Hole mermaid

(Writer’s note: We are grateful to the late Randy Bullen and to Nell Quesenbery, two local historians whose ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne stuns Unicoi 48-7

The top two teams of the 3A Region 1 District, Unicoi and Claiborne High, met on the field ... Read more | Add your comment

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State responds to Hurricane Laura, west coast wildfires

As of Sept. 11, the American Red Cross of the Tennessee Region has deployed 69 volunteers in response to disasters occurring since August, when Hurricane ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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New deadline for hemp growers to report acreage

Only a few days remain for Tennessee’s licensed hemp growers to report their crop acreage to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Although the original reporting ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Ayden Weaver wins second consecutive championship

Ayden Weaver is on fire. The eight year old Claiborne County kart racer has continued his steady and winning ways. Once again Ayden competed in ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:51 am

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Lady Panthers shut out Lady Bulldogs, 8-0

Claiborne Lady Bulldogs traveled to Cumberland Gap to play the undefeated Lady Panthers, September 22. Claiborne was down eight players to start the game but ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:44 pm

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Cumberland Gap golf has two moving on to state tournament

Cumberland Gap High School has two exceptional athletes moving on to the state tournament after posting great finishes at the regional competition September 21. All ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:45 pm

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Undefeated Lady Panthers take down Oneida 6-2

Cumberland Gap High School girl’s soccer welcomed Oneida into town, September 17. Before the game, the Cumberland Gap middle school played Oneida very well but ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:31 pm

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Cumberland Gap golf reloaded with winning athletes in 2020

The Cumberland Gap Panthers golf team continues to play well year after year. This season Cayden Walker took the next step and is now the ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, September 13, 2020 10:29 am

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Gerrells leads Panthers to victory at Hancock

The Panthers of Cumberland Gap traveled to Hancock County, September 11, with a lot of question marks especially at quarterback after losing Lance Owens last ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, September 13, 2020 10:10 am

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Claiborne travels to Unaka and remains undefeated

The Bulldogs of Claiborne County was looking for a great start to the season with three wins in a row but standing in their was ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, September 13, 2020 10:07 am

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Lady Bulldogs win district, Poore advances

Claiborne Lady Bulldogs golf turned 2020 into a championship season with strong performances by top three Lucy Shockley, Ella Compton and Hayley Holt. Shockley and ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, September 13, 2020 9:50 am

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Photo gallery: 4-H Beef Show at the Claiborne County Fair

During the 2020 Claiborne County Fair, 4-H held its annual beef show and there were many participants and quality animals. Here are the grand champions ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, September 11, 2020 4:05 pm

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Settling into a good thriller, “Personas” personifies psychopath

Autumn is a good time to settle into your comfy chair with your favorite beverage and a compelling read. Those who enjoy a good thriller ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, September 11, 2020 9:25 am

Sports

Tazewell Speedway results from September 6

Tazewell Speedway opened the gates for a rare Sunday racing program, September 6. The Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals came to town and Donald McIntosh raced ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:13 pm

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Scott High gives Lady Panthers trouble but Gap still undefeated

The Lady Panthers remained perfect but during this September 8 match they earned it. Scott High played well as the home team and got out ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:50 pm

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Daniels shines between the posts as CHS rallies to tie Grainger

Grainger brought the Lady Grizzlies to Claiborne County for a big district soccer match, September 8. Claiborne and Grainger met earlier and were victims to ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:30 pm

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Photo gallery: Daniels shines in goal, Lady Bulldogs tie Grainger late

You know a player has done something special when fans from the visiting team goes to the local media and states, “You need to write ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:45 pm

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Photo gallery: CC Fair Day 6, tractor & truck pull

The fair came to an end, September 5 but first there was one more big night of action including the fast tractor and truck pull. ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:54 pm

Sports

Claiborne High defeats West Greene

The Claiborne High School Bulldogs loaded the buses and traveled to the land of the Buffaloes for an important district game. Claiborne typically struggles on ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:33 am

Sports

Youth Invited to Try The Shotgun Shooting Sports For Free

Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program invites youth from across the state to try the shotgun shooting sports on Sept. 19 and 26 Nashville, Tenn. (Sept. ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:29 am

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Photo gallery: Claiborne County Fair, Day 5 Tractor pull & cornhole tournament

Friday night at the fair was all about the cornhole tournament and the antique tractor pull. Rain once again fell at the start of the ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, September 4, 2020 11:10 pm

Sports

Panthers take down Red Devils in middle school football

Horace Maynard Middle School and Cumberland Gap squared off September 3 at Cumberland Gap High School on a very wet and sloppy field. The Red ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, September 4, 2020 11:03 am

Sports

CHS defeats Union County

After their first game being labeled as a no contest due to inclement weather last Friday, the Claiborne Bulldogs football team opened their season up ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, September 4, 2020 10:59 am

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Photo gallery: CC Fair Day 4, Beef Show & Demolition Derby

Day four of the 2020 Claiborne County Fair featured the Beef Show and Demolition Derby. The beef show saw a larger than normal crowd and ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, September 4, 2020 1:05 am

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Photo gallery: CC Fair Day 3, 4-H Chick Chain Show & Sale plus ATV/UTV Drag

Day three of the 2020 Claiborne County Fair featured the 4-H Chick Chain participants poultry show and sale. The Reserve Champion birds belonged to Zoey ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:00 pm

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Claiborne Election Commission certifies Nov. 3 municipal candidates

The following information lists those candidates who have been certified by the Claiborne Election Commission for the Nov. 3 Municipal ballot. Of note is the ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:13 am

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Photo gallery: Day 2, Fairest of the Fair

The second day of the Claiborne County Fair always belongs to the beauties as the Fairest of the Fair pageant was held in the fair ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:30 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Damage, no injuries result from construction event on LMU campus

The Claiborne Progress has received reports of a construction event on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. Reports indicate that work being ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:10 pm