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THP remembers one of their own

Time does little to fade the memory of certain events. The minute hand was within a few strokes ... Read more | Add your comment

Livestock illegally imported risk to all

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is reminding citizens that illegally importing livestock to Tennessee can have wide-reaching ... Read more | Add your comment

Restoration resumes on historic Graham-Kivett home

Despite a few twists and turns, the Graham-Kivett home looks likely to enjoy restoration to its original glory. ... Read more | Add your comment

TDHS revises child support guidelines

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has implemented revised child support guidelines that will help align all ... Read more | Add your comment

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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 Jan Runions.

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Gap Creek ‘yes’ ADA Compliant ‘not right now’

The Claiborne Commission chose to fix a portion of Gap Creek Road rather than use funds that could have gone, among other things, to making ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Remembering the struggle and triumph of Anthony Burchett

A young kid grew up loving to watch race cars travel in circles around the clay dirt track back in the hills of Claiborne County ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:07 am

Sports

Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams Series: Jody Horton

Jody Horton is the son of Carrie McAmis, Tony and Sissy Horton. He is married to Scarlett and has a daughter Ashlyn and son Jensen. ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:58 am

News

Memorial Day storm hits area

During the evening hours of May 25 a storm rolled across areas of Claiborne County. The storm created flash floods and wind damage. Electric service ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:23 am

Sports

Tazewell Speedway Results

Here are the results from May 24th at Tazewell Speedway, look for more on the website and in a future print edition. UCRA Crate Late ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, May 25, 2020 1:25 am

News

Photo gallery: Memoral Day Service 2020

The annual Memorial Day Service was held May 23 at the Memorial Park in Tazewell, Tennessee. It is meant to pay tribute to the ones ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:50 pm

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Opinion: Memorial Day

Memorial Day Memorial Day should be a special holiday for us all. The last Monday of May is in danger of becoming just an ordinary ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, May 22, 2020 9:23 pm

Sports

Cumberland Gap senior parade

Here are a few photos from the 2020 Cumberland Gap senior parade. It was great to see smiling faces again. Thanks to Panther Nation for ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, May 22, 2020 9:05 pm

Sports

CHS senior Parade Photo Gallery

Here are a few photos from the 2020 CHS Senior Parade, please enjoy the gallery and look for more on the website and in a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:49 pm

Sports

Remembering Paul Gose

Paul Gose went from being a local resident to a WWII soldier and then later drove into dirt-racing legend status all the while never forgetting ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:49 pm

Sports

The AR 15

The AR-15 is the most popular rifle platform ever designed. While it is admired by gun owners it is also feared by others. ArmaLite was ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:18 pm

Sports

Whitaker signs with Bluefield

Brooklynn Whitaker is a senior at Cumberland Gap High School and she is signing to play collegiate soccer with Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia. Brooklynn ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, May 18, 2020 12:36 pm

Sports

Turning wrenches, chasing dreams series: Bryan Boger

Bryan Boger is the son of Franklin & Linda Boger of Mocksville, North  Carolina. Bryan Boger currently lives in Claiborne County and he credits his ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:17 pm

Sports

Turner, Mercer among 6 athletes named to UK Hall of Fame class

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky., (KT) — Wayne Turner won two national championships at Kentucky and was one of six former student-athletes who ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:58 pm

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Overbey cracks down on landlord sexual harassment

COVID-19 appears to be affecting just about every aspect of an individual’s life. As non-essential workers stay home isolating, money quickly becomes tight and essentials ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:26 am

News

WSCC students capture moments in COVID-19 time

When COVID-19 hit this spring, students were blindsided by change. Just how would they go about continuing their individual educations while practicing social distancing and ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:18 am

Sports

Phenology and Blackberry Winter

There are things called Locust, Redbud, Dogwood winter and now the time is approaching for another cool down, Blackberry winter.

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by Allen Earl, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:34 pm

Sports

Don’t forget muzzle loaders

The muzzle loader has been around since the seventeenth century and is the oldest firearm in history. It has came from being as primitive as ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:30 pm

Sports

Turning wrenches, chasing dreams series: Travis Fultz

Travis Fultz could be the ultimate example of turning wrenches and chasing dreams. He found his love of racing early and it’s been a part ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:31 am

Sports

Bulldogs baseball honors seniors

During a small celebration for the senior members of the Claiborne High baseball team, May 1, there were plenty of firsts. It was the first ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Saturday, May 2, 2020 3:45 pm

Sports

Turning wrenches, chasing dream series: Tyler Brock

Tyler Brock was 12 years old when he started racing. His parents Will and Kim pulled the trigger and bought a kart and the rest ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, May 1, 2020 1:55 pm

Sports

Spring squirrel season opens May 9

Spring offers sportsmen and women some great turkey hunting but it also offers small game too. Spring squirrel season opens up May 9 and concludes ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, May 1, 2020 1:11 pm

Sports

NHRA to return, with fans

The National Hot Rod Association or NHRA has just released plans of returning to the drag strips across America. Joining NASCAR in releasing a back ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:35 pm

Sports

Governor Lee’s newest EO changes Tazewell Speedway schedule

Governor Bill Lee’s executive order changed the race schedule once again for Tazewell Speedway and other local race tracks. The open practice session scheduled Saturday ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:20 pm

Sports

Brandon Clawson on leaving H.Y.

The second half of the deal that sent Ernie Mac Clawson to Campbell County High School was none other than brother Brandon Clawson. As Eagles ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:30 am

Sports

Clawson to coach at Campbell County High School

Ernie Mac Clawson served as Athletic Director (2019-20) at Cumberland Gap High School and was also the Head Basketball Coach for several seasons. Clawson confirmed ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:12 am