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Carpenter arrested for attempted pharmacy robbery in Harrogate

A man is behind bars after attempting to rob a Harrogate pharmacy on Friday. Casey Lynn Carpenter was ... Read more | Add your comment

County wants public input on Cedar Fork intersection

Claiborne residents are being asked to attend a public hearing on June 4 to input suggestions and get ... Read more | Add your comment

Keck named new director of schools

Cumberland Gap High School principal Linda Keck will be sitting at the helm of the Claiborne school district ... Read more | Add your comment

Rescue is their business

The Claiborne County Rescue Squad quietly goes about its business, hanging in the background until an emergency ignites ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sexton issues plea agreements

Judge Shayne Sexton issued several plea agreements during hearings in Claiborne Criminal Court. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Sexton hears violations of probation cases

Judge Shayne Sexton heard several violations of probation cases recently, during hearings in Claiborne Criminal Court. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Four-vehicle wreck in Tazewell shuts down highway

A four-vehicle wreck in Tazewell brought out several emergency response teams Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Midway all-girl’s basketball camp

Midway Elementary School began the 2019 all girl’s basketball camp, June 10. There were 30 attending and they all had fun learning about the game ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: CHS fundamentals basketball camp

Claiborne basketball started their fundamentals camp, June 10. There were over 30 campers trying hard to improve their basketball skills. Here are a few photos ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Greg Harville

Greg Harville is the son of Jeff and Shelia Harville of Tazewell. He has one brother and one sister, Dustin Harville and Chelsey Lester. As ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Cosby takes on Harrogate Municipal Court as new judge

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by Jan Runions.

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Photo gallery: 2019 New Tazewell Little League Jamboree

The New Tazewell Little Leauge held its season ending jamboree, June 8. It was a solid day of baseball fun for the kids with the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: LMU hosts high school basketball team camp

The LMU basketball program hosted the annual high school, team basketball camp June 6 and had a long day of basketball featuring the area high ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Do you have a business succession strategy?

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by Staff Reports.

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Father’s Day: Tools are great for Father’s Day – and for investors

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by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Springdale basketball skills camp

Springdale Elementary School started its basketball skills camp June 3 and there were over 40 athletes in attendance. The kids were there to improve their ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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UCRA, Melvin Corum Memorial Race

Tazewell Speedway held the United Crate Racing Alliance, Melvin Corum Memorial 40-Lap Feature Event May, 26. During the UCRA feature, it was Jesse Lowe taking ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: Diamondbacks battle Hot Shots

The Diamondbacks and Hot Shots battled on the wee ball diamond May 30 and once again, all were winners. Check out these young athletes enjoying ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Women must look beyond Social Security to help fund retirement

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by Staff Reports.

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Working to lower health care cost

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by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Wildcats defeat Divas

The Dirt Divas and Wildcats played coach pitch softball on the Mandalyn Noe Field, May 23. The Wildcats were too much and won the game ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Take a closer look at myths surrounding 529 plans

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by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Jacob Wilson signs with Emory and Henry

Jacob Wilson fulfilled a lifelong dream when he signed to play college baseball, May 21. Wilson signed to play baseball with the Wasps of Emory ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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54th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards honors Mars

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources, recently hosted its ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Scouts honor retired fire chief

Barron Kennedy III is the recipient of the 2019 Good Scout Award, handed out by the Great Smoky Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Bridge sign honors late trooper

The Claiborne Commission adopted a resolution in March 2018 to erect signage honoring the late Tennessee trooper Douglas Wayne Tripp, who died in 1991 in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Young Harris roars back to end LMU Softball’s historic season

HARROGATE, Tenn. — It’s never easy to say goodbye to a season like the one the Lincoln Memorial University softball team just had. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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‘In Flanders Fields’

On May 3, 1915, Lt. Colonel John McCrae sat in the back of an ambulance near Ypres, Belgium and penned the poem that would become ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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River Cats battle Sea Dogs

The second game of the May 14 New Tazewell Little League program featured the Sea Dogs and River Cats. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Mudhens versus River Bandits

The Mudhens and River Bandits battled for a victory May 14 at C.W. Gose Municipal Park. The two teams played hard and had a great ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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TVA partnership awards STEM grant funds to two schools

The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), recently awarded Midway Elementary School $5,000 and Clinch School $500 for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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HFHCC recognizes Home Federal Bank for role in home build

Habitat for Humanity of Claiborne County (HFHCC) is recognizing Home Federal Bank of New Tazewell for their role in the latest HFHCC home build. HFHCC ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Child dies in drowning accident

A five-year-old boy is dead following a drowning accident that occurred on May 18 near the Earl’s Hollow boat ramp in the Speedwell community. What ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Domestic incident ends with one dead

A Cumberland Gap man is behind bars for the shooting death of his 76-year-old father, Ren David Ely, after an incident on May 17 of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.