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Panthers hold off late charge from Bulldogs

The Carl R. Green Gymnasium wasn’t packed to the rafters due to COVID-19 regulations but the few parents ... Read more | Add your comment

CCSO trustee escapes, steals dispatcher vehicle

Update: The suspect in this story has been caught without incident in the Cave Springs community of Claiborne ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne hosted Cumberland Gap for the first of two meetings in 2021. It was a boy’s only evening ... Read more | Add your comment

Haun Appalachian literature conference goes virtual

Walters State Community College will celebrate the legacy of author Mildred Haun with virtual events through February. Haun ... Read more | Add your comment

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Medicare Advantage open enrollment time

Each year, between Jan. 1 and March 31, we enter into the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period. During this time of the year, current Medicare ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Commission seeks to extend sick leave for county workers

The Claiborne Commission will be voting during its January meeting on whether to extend three resolutions an extra six months past their Dec. 31 deadlines. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Championship games set in district middle school tournament

Day one of the 2020-21 Area 6- Section 2, District middle school tournament got underway January 19 with the games played at Cumberland Gap High ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:10 pm

Sports

Panthers JV gets win at CHS

The Cumberland Gap basketball team looks to be in great shape for the next few years as the junior varsity Panthers put their talents in ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:32 pm

Sports

Fans react to UT football news

News came out of Knoxville, Tennessee January 18 that changes were being made to the troubled football program. It was announced by university officials Monday ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:04 pm

News

Skaggs men wanted for family history project

Those of the surname Skaggs might want to check out Bill Voit’s international family history project involving Norwegian Vikings and the Isle of Man. Voit ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:04 am

Sports

Lady Vols crush Alabama, 82-56

University of Tennessee Sports Information Senior Rennia Davis poured in 21 points to lead the No. 23/24 Lady Vols to a commanding 82-56 victory over ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 9:47 am

Sports

#10 Vols take down Commodores, 81-61

University of Tennessee Sports Information A season-high 16 points from freshman guard Keon Johnson and another solid effort on the defensive end led the 10th-ranked ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 9:44 am

News

Brooks talks masks, asks county officials to lead by example; Download mayor’s executive orders on masks here

Claiborne County mayor Joe Brooks says he hopes that those in authority will lead by example when it comes to wearing masks in public arenas. ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:40 pm

News

COVID vaccines: fact versus fiction

By Mallory Olson University of Kentucky Over the past year, a novel, highly contagious virus has spread across the world. Scientists and researchers have worked ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:37 pm

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Cline steps away from head coaching position to focus on central office position

Cumberland Gap Panthers Head Football Coach, DeLynn Cline has decided to step away from his head coaching position to focus more on administrative duties at ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:24 pm

Opinion

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:39 pm

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USDA, Tennessee sign shared stewardship to improve forests on public, private lands

Framework strengthens collaboration and mutual goals to address natural resource issues Tennessee’s forests will benefit from strengthened partnerships between federal and state agencies following today’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:47 pm

Sports

Cumberland Gap scares Grizzlies

The Cumberland Gap Panthers played Grainger during the final game of a three game night, January 12. They gave the home team all they wanted ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:46 pm

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Hagerty announces Tennessee state staff and office locations

Selects Jim Henry as State Director   NASHVILLE – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) has announced the appointment of Jim Henry as his State Director ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:02 pm

Sports

TENNESSEE MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, 2020 Section 2 – Area 6-A Basketball Tournament

The local middle school tournament will be hosted by H.Y. Livesay and be held at Cumberland Gap High School, January 19, 21, 23 2021. The ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:56 pm

News

THSO announces Law Enforcement Challenge Award recipients

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) recognized 44 law enforcement agencies during its 16th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge. This year, 53 Law Enforcement Challenge applications ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:53 pm

Sports

JV Lady Panthers play well against Lady Grizz

The Lady Panthers junior varsity girls team opened up the first of three games between the two schools, January 12. They played hard but fell ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:49 pm

Sports

Lady Grizzlies defeat Lady Panthers 68-47

Cumberland Gap traveled with the junior varsity girls across Clinch Mountain and into the land of the Grizzlies. Just like the JV girls, the varsity ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:37 pm

Sports

Stansberry makes best of opportunity

New Tazewell resident Tayleigh Stansberry got a shot at the world of youth softball’s big stage and took advantage of her opportunity at the All ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:27 pm

News

140,000 families in state have enrolled in Ready4K program

Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and TDOE Partnership reflects the Largest Statewide Rollout of Ready4K in U.S.   The Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF), in partnership ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:29 am

Sports

Photo gallery: Cumberland Gap versus Grainger (3 games)

The Panthers and Lady Panthers made the trip into Grainger to play three games of basketball. The JV girls, girls and boys all played games, ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:14 pm

Sports

Bulldogs comeback falls three points short

Hancock took the court for only the second time due the 2020-21 basketball season and played well enough to take home the 56-53 win. Coach ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, January 9, 2021 6:11 pm

Sports

Lady Bulldogs use eight three’s to defeat Lady Indians

Hancock County finally got back on the court January 8 at Claiborne High School after a long COVID break. The Lady Bulldogs hadn’t played a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:57 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS versus Hancock (Girls & Boys)

Hancock made the trip to Claiborne High for two games of varsity basketball. The Lady Bulldogs hit eight three pointers on their way to a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:00 pm

Sports

Lady Eagles defeat Lady Pirates

H.Y. Livesay and the Washburn Lady Pirates battled on the hardwood, January 7. The Lady Eagles went on a 4-0 run before Washburn scored. Livesay ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 2:16 pm

Sports

Defense key in Eagles win

H.Y. Livesay boys basketball played the Washburn Pirates, January 7 and ran away from them to win 47-21. From the opening tip it was evident ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, January 8, 2021 2:07 pm