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Historic church celebrates 150 years

Community churches dot the landscape of Claiborne County. Some, dating back to our founding, trace the outlines of ... Read more | Add your comment

Nonprofit gives hope, help to those with disabilities

Debra Struble is among those who devote a substantial chunk of personal time to make the lives of ... Read more | Add your comment

New Tazewell Walmart celebrates its new look

Walmart store #1159 held a grand re-opening celebration, July 19, inside the freshly remodeled store followed by a ... Read more | Add your comment

Claiborne hit hard by heavy rain

Pictured is where Leatherwood Hollow Road meets Slaughter House Road after heavy rain hit the area last week. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Plea reached in TBI sting of CCSO

Virtually one year has passed since the infamous raid on the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office. The dragnet resulted in the arrests of former sheriff David ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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For the record

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by Jan Runions.

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Having a hunger and thirst for God

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Photo gallery: Springdale Volunteer Fire Deparetment Car Show

Springdale Volunteer Fire Department held its 16th Annual Car Show, August 17. Over 150 vehicles were shown and everyone had a great time. The two ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: Third Annual Farm Bureau Football Jamboree

The Third Annual Farm Bureau Football Jamboree was held August 16 at Claiborne High School. Both junior varsity and varsity teams competed plus a few ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: CMS football wins in jamboree

Claiborne Middle School looked good at the Lafollette Football Jamboree, August 15. They defeated the hosting Owls by the final score of 28-0. Here are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Sullivan: Advice for a new school year

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New school year brings latest safety meaures

Safety continues to be of substantial concern to Claiborne school personnel, students and parents as the new school year begins. The safety department has not ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Tazewell Speedway results for Aug. 10

The United Crate Racing Alliance returned to Tazewell Speedway Aug. 10 and was not without controversy and drama. It took a few hours after the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Area Happenings

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Knowing God is the key to trusting him

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How does social security fit into your retirement income strategy?

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Give it to God

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Photo gallery: Panthers scrimmage West Greene

Cumberland Gap football held a scrimmage against West Greene, August 5, to further prepare for the upcoming football season. Here are a few photos from ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: Bulldogs football scrimmage

The Bulldogs ended a week of camp with a scrimmage against Hancock County just after a storm rolled through August 2. Both teams learned a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: CGHS band camp

Ahead of schedule is the buzz coming from the 2019 Cumberland Gap High School Band Camp. They are currently working hard out in the hot ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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1968 Forge Ridge basketball team holds reunion

The 1968 Forge Ridge Basketball team reunited July 27. Unfortunately two players on the Dragons 1968 team have since passed away and another team member ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: CMS softball camp

The Claiborne Middle School softball team is in camp week. The camp started July 29 and the players are being taught fundamentals and more. Check ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Preacher’s Point: Are you deserving of the title ‘Christian?’

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Welcoming a new child? Consider these financial moves

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Why is there so much dissension?

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Corvette C8 arrives

Chevrolet just dropped the newest version of its flagship vehicle, the 2020 Corvette. They debuted the eighth generation of America’s first sports car to mixed ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Lady Panthers practicing with a goal of state title

Cumberland Gap High Lady Panthers soccer are currently solidly in summer practices. This team has a great mix of youth and experience with nine incoming ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Learning to pray when God wants us to pray

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by Staff Reports.

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Turning wrenches, chasing dreams: Bryan Howerton

Bryan Howerton is the son of Donald and Regina Howerton of Tazewell, and he has one brother, Josh. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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McDowell wins Southern National finale, Overton earns championship

The Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals Series returned to the speedway for the Ray Varner Ford 53-lap feature event. Dale McDowell drove to victory over Brandon Overton ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: Lady Panthers summer socccer practices

The soccer balls are flying in the Gap because the Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers are getting ready for the fast approaching season. They are using ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Another chance for Cedar Fork/U.S. 25E intersection

It appears the nearly defunct project to reconfigure the intersection at Cedar Fork Road and U.S 25E is now back on the table. County Mayor ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Don’t chase last year’s mutual fund category winners

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by Staff Reports.

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Do you know who I am?

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