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Comptroller findings: misconduct by former CHS principal

Tennessee Comptroller Justin P. Wilson released his findings this morning on the investigation into possible official misconduct and ... Read more | Add your comment

Big Spring Church – standing the test of time

They must have built them strong and straight, back in the day. Rough hewn logs and mud comprise ... Read more | Add your comment

Stephanie Bailey: life, love, sports, faith, breast cancer

We all know that life can change in an instant. Stephanie Bailey discovered this but with her involvement ... Read more | Add your comment

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Breeding predicts few more flakes

As the harvest moon passes us by, we begin the annual preparations for cozy evenings spent before a roaring fire while snowdrifts pile up, outside. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Merchants’ parade marks 45th year

What would the holidays be without the parade. This is the 45th year that the well-loved event has been meticulously planned, and it promises to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS wins boy’s championship and Livesay wins girl’s championship

Here are some photos from the December 14 varsity tournament championship games. H.Y. Livesay girls won the championship and Soldier’s Memorial Middle School boys defeated ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Varsity semi-final games

The 2018 Claiborne County varsity basketball tournament championship games are set for December 14. Soldier’s Memorial and H.Y. Livesay will play for it all once ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Savage talks nurse practitioner

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) recently celebrated National Nurse Practitioner Week with special bios about some of the professionals at the Caylor School of Nursing. Claiborne ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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by Jan Runions.

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Lee county hospital aims for year-end reopening

Lee County Medical Center may soon be open for business again. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Where is God?

Have you ever wondered where God was during your heartache? As a little girl, I wondered every morning as I jerked my hands from beneath ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County middle school varsity tournament begins

The 2018 Claiborne County varsity tournament began December 11 at Cumberland Gap High School hosted by Clairfield. Both Powell Valley girls and boys along with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Estep processes plea agreements

Judge Robert Estep processed several plea agreements recently, during hearings in Claiborne Sessions Court. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Opinion

What’s smarter – paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but you may occasionally have some extra disposable income. For example, perhaps you have recently received, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

JV champions crowned

After nearly a week’s worth of basketball games the 2018 Claiborne County junior varsity tournament came to an end with the championship and consolation games, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Game photos from the JV championship night

The 2018 Claiborne County junior varsity basketball tournament ended, December 7. Here are some photos from the games, please enjoy and look for more sports ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: JV Championship Night

The 2018 Claiborne County JV basketball tournament champions were crowned, December 7 with H.Y. Livesay winning both the boys and girls championship games. Here are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County JY tournament day3

The third day of the 2018 Claiborne County JV basketball tournament games filled in the brackets all the way to the championship and consolation games. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: JR varsity tournament day 2

December 4 was the second day of the 2018 Claiborne County middle school junior varsity basketball tournament. The SMMS girls advanced as well as Midway ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County JV tournament

The Claiborne County junior varsity basketball tournament began December 3 at Claiborne High School hosted by H.Y. Livesay. Three teams moved on in the tournament ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS hosts HY Livesay

S.M.M.S. hosted H.Y. Livesay, November 29 for two games of varsity basketball. The games were close and fans got to see two teams give their ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS vs HY junior varsity games

H.Y. Livesay and S.M.M.S. junior varsity teams battled November 29 and Livesay was able to take home wins in both girls and boys competition. Here ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Lady Panthers JV and Varsity versus Thomas Walker

Cumberland Gap opened a three game basketball series with both junior varsity and varsity girls games, November 27. The JV girls won 56-20 while the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

The gift of helping others

So often we think that we know someone based on the story we have created about them in our minds. We see their outward appearance ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS splits wins with Northview

SMMS welcomed Northview into town, November 26 for two games of district varsity basketball and they split wins with the Lady Blue Devils falling 47-23 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Couple to celebrate 60th anniversary

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by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: Springdale hosts Forge Ridge

Springdale hosted Forge Ridge, November 19 and both the boys and girls were able to win for the home crowd. The Lady Owls won 28-16 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Parade time!

The 2018 New Tazewell Merchants Association Christmas / Holiday Parade was held November 17. The weather was sunny and warm as the parade began at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS wins two against Gibbs

Claiborne High School opened its season up against Gibbs, November 15 and both the girls and boys were able to get wins. The Lady Bulldogs ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS splits varsity games with Jefferson, Goins drops in 36 points

SMMS varsity boys and girls battled Jefferson and the Lady Eagles went home with the win at 22-17 while the Blue Devils boys team won ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS JV boys versus Jefferson

The SMMS JV boys battled hard but came up just a little short against Jefferson JV Eagles, 25-19. Enjoy the photo gallery and look for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Elk in Powell Valley

Claiborne County has a new visitor this week. Residents have been seeing this bull elk (wapiti) grazing with the cattle in the Powell Valley area ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: H.Y. versus Midway varsity games

The Lady Eagles Varsity team defeated Midway 28-5 and the Eagles boys basketball team withstood a serious challenge from the Red Devils to escape with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.