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County inmates gain from scrap metal

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has revealed that Claiborne County inmates and sheriff’s litter patrol officers ... Read more | Add your comment

CCSO arrests corrections officer

A corrections officer is currently out of jail on a $5,000 secured bond following an investigation into his ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne teachers earn honors

The Claiborne School system held its inaugural Education Recognition Dinner recently in which 16 outstanding county teachers and ... Read more | Add your comment

Tazewell Police investigating suspicious fires

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Suspect in high speed chase dies

One of the suspects in a high-speed chase on Feb. 14 has died as a result of a stroke while incarcerated, according to Claiborne sheriff ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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For the Record

The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel that there has been ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: Ashley Smith signs with LMU soccer

Ashley Smith signed to play soccer at Lincoln Memorial University, February 20 in the library of Claiborne High School. She will be seeking a degree ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Chittum signs with LMU

Taylor Chittum signed with Lincoln Memorial University track and field, February 20 in the library of Claiborne High School. She will be running hurdles for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Greeneville wins BRAC championship

The 2018-19 Blue Ridge Athletic Conference, District 2AA championship was held February 19 at Claiborne High School. It featured two very good games including the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Lady Knights and Panthers win BRAC district tournament day one games

After a long season of basketball, area high school teams were ready to begin their pursuit of a district title. The West Greene and Chuckey-Doak ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Winter birds commonly seen at feeders

A favorite winter pastime of mine is to maintain a bird feeding station, observing the visitors, keeping a list of birds that show up each ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: BRAC girl’s championship and consolation games

The South Greene Lady Rebels shined at the free throw line during the fourth period of the championship game against Grainger County. They hit 20 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: BRAC Semi-final action, Grainger and South Greene girls move on to championship as well as Greeneville and Chuckey-Doak boys

The BRAC semi-finals were held, February 16 at Claiborne High School. After all the games were completed the tournament had established the championship games. For ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: BRAC District 2AA basketball tournament day 2

The second day of the 2018-19 BRAC District 2AA basketball tournament was held February 15. Winners moving on in the tournament were Cumberland Gap girls, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018-19 BRAC play-in games, Lady Black Knights and Panthers advance

The 2018-19 BRAC District 2AA play-in games happened February 14 at CHS. The Chuckey-Doak girls and the Cumberland Gap boys played their way into the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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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 | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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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 | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Taylor buries game-winning three to send LMU past Wingate

WINGATE, N.C. — Lincoln Memorial redshirt-junior Cornelius Taylor buried a three-pointer as time expired to send the Railsplitters past the Wingate Bulldogs and to a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Couple celebrated

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by Staff Reports.

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Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Pierce named Cumberland Gap homecoming queen as teams split with Bell County

Cumberland Gap held its homecoming basketball games Jan. 28 against Bell County. The Lady Panthers got a big win by the final score of 59-53, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Panthers survive Bulldogs’ comeback attempt, win 56-53

Feb. 1 was the final game of rivalry night number two between the boys’ teams of Cumberland Gap and Claiborne High. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Lady Bulldogs survive and win five overtime thriller against Lady Panthers

The last time Cumberland Gap and Claiborne High School played, they split the games, with the Lady Panthers getting the win and the Bulldogs taking ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Claiborne and Cumberland Gap split JV wins

Feb. 1 was the second regular-season meeting between rivals Claiborne and Cumberland Gap, with the Panthers serving as hosts. The junior varsity teams took the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Lady Knights seeking regular-season perfection

J. Frank White Academy’s Lady Knights are still perfect as of Jan. 30, having won 22 games to start the season. The Lady Knights are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

JFWA Knights keep rolling toward best ever season

The J. Frank White Academy boys’ basketball team is having one of its best seasons — if not the best — ever. The team began ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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50th anniversary celebrated

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by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Market outlook for 2019: Uncertainty is certain

To say the financial markets were a bit bumpy in 2018 may be an understatement. The S&P 500 was down 6.2 percent for the year, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Opinion

Your financial advisor can do some ‘life coaching’

Life coaches – not surprisingly – strive to improve the quality of life of their clients. And financial professionals essentially embrace the same mission. So, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: Rivalry girl’s game makes history, Lady Bulldogs and Panthers win varsity games

What a great night of varsity basketball, February 1. The varsity girls game was a marathon with the Lady Bulldogs earning a five overtime victory ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Cumberland Gap hosts Claiborne JV games

Cumberland Gap hosted Claiborne, February 1 and the home team secured a junior varsity win during the girls game (38-27) but Claiborne won the boys ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Summer food program seeks partners

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is opening its application process on Feb. 1 for organizations to participate in the Summer Food Service Program ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

News

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Hancock girl’s and Washburn boy’s win consolation games

Day three of the Section 2, Area 6 Middle School District Basketball Tournament was held Jan. 22. The third night was dedicated to finding third- ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.