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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

Grief recovery is possible

There is no right way or wrong way to grieve, but there are healthy ways to deal with ... Read more | Add your comment

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

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No increase in property taxes

Claiborne property owners will continue to pay their taxes at the same rate of $2.5777 per $100 of assessed value. The Claiborne Commission voted 20 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Higher education, job training promotes economic growth

A recent visit to Belfast Metropolitan College helped heighten my own awareness of the role of higher education and job training in promoting economic growth, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Governor takes questions from Claiborne residents

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee visited Claiborne County on July 17 as one of several stops in East Tennessee. The governor took several questions from those ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Tazewell Speedway rained out, two local drivers get wins in Bulls Gap

Mother nature won the race at Tazewell Speedway on July 20 when heavy rains along with thunder and lightning moved over. Once again, Tazewell Speedway ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Why should god let you into heaven?

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by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Walmart celebrates Re-Grand Opening

Walmart store 1159 in New Tazewell, Tennessee held its Re-Grand Opening event July 19 to celebrate their newly remodeled store. Along with the Walmart team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS band camp

The 2019 CHS band camp is underway and they are preparing for the opening performance of the new football season. Here are a few photos ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Area Happenings

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by Jan Runions.

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Road superintendent faces hard questions

A group of concerned District 2 residents faced off with Claiborne Road Superintendent Ronnie Pittman last week during the third installment of the Town Hall ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

LMU men’s track & field announces 2019 recruiting class

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University Director of Track & Field Rochelle Black and Cross Country Coach Jeremy Donahue have announced the recruiting class for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Life events can lead you to see a financial advisor

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by Staff Reports.

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Estate plans can help you answer questions about the future

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by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: Panthers summer football practices underway

It’s football time, sort of. The Panthers of Cumberland Gap have started their summer football practices. The Panthers lift weights early in the morning and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Bob Petty

Some people find the racing scene during their lifetime by a chance visit to a local track, but sometimes he or she is born right ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Mountain speech revisited

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by Staff Reports.

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Is Fort Butler the true county birthplace?

(This is the next installment in the series of articles from local history buff Randy Bullen. Bullen spent several months wading through numerous documents to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Tazewell Speedway results from July 3-4

What started July 3 ended July 4 because of inclement weather. The storm July 3 split up the feature event and forced the drivers to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Work toward your own financial Independence Day

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by Staff Reports.

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Can turkey poults survive all the wet weather

We all know how wet this spring and early summer was. Turkey populations may be impacted by the cooler, wetter key months inclement weather during ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Midway basketball camp great for young athletes

The 2019 Midway Elementary boys basketball camp on June 27-29 featured 40 athletes. The camp, like all others so far this season, focused on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2019 Midway boys basketball camp

June 27-29 were the dates of the Midway boys fundamentals basketball camp. Here are a few photos from the camp, please enjoy and look for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Ride for Colton

Several Jeep owners rode together on the June 23 Ride for Colton to Nemo Tunnell #24 in Catoosa. The ride was a fundraiser for Colton ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS basketball camp

The 2019 S.M.M.S. fundamentals basketball camp began, June 24. The kids had a great time at camp learning about the fundamentals of basketball and how ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Freddy Ahrens

His family and friends currently call him “Bubby,” but if he continues to improve on his racing kart they’ll have to change his nickname to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Cory Cheek named new Panthers basketball coach

The Panthers basketball players finally got the news they were looking for June 20. After six seasons as coach at J. Frank White Academy, Cory ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Taz results from June 15

Four years since his last win at Tazewell Speedway, Steve Smith grabbed the checkers June 15 during the Limited Late model race. James Parrott won ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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County takes another look at Cedar Fork/U.S. 25E

Members of the Claiborne Commission went into the meeting on Monday evening with a proposed resolution calling quits to the TDOT plan to reconfigure the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2019 Bulldogs youth football camp

Here are some photos from the 2019 Claiborne Bulldogs Youth Football Camp, please enjoy and look for more on the website and in a future ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Ayden Weaver

Ayden Weaver is a young, but winning, seven-year-old kart driver from Tazewell. Weaver is the son of Jonathan and Lauren Weaver, and he has one ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Investigation continues in infant death

The death on June 10 of a four-month-old Cave Springs infant continues to be under investigation, according to Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jason Henagar. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.