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LMU vets to study canine heartworm in region

HARROGATE - Dr. Charles Faulkner, associate professor of parasitology at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) is ... Read more | Add your comment

New bleachers at C.W. Gose Park a welcome addition

The City of New Tazewell recently purchased a few new bleachers for the athletic fields at C.W. Gose ... Read more | Add your comment

Operation SOS comes to east TN

The eastern district of Tennessee is one of 10 across the country that has been targeted for Operation ... Read more | Add your comment

State approves Claiborne for community livability grants

NASHVILLE — State Representative Jerry Sexton announced on July 16 that Claiborne County will receive a total of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Commission to vote on new fiscal budget

The Claiborne Commission will be voting during its next meeting on the adoption of the new fiscal year 2018-19 county budget. It appears that county ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Take charge of your diabetes program

Diabetes is a complicated disease that can strike fear, confusion and helplessness in diagnosed people and caregivers. People with diabetes must deal not only with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chosen, loved and guided by God

Isaiah 43:20 (KJV) Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Poore competes in national cornhole tournament

Rick Poore competed in a national cornhole tournament at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina, July 11-15 with $50,000 in guaranteed prize money to be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Jonathan Miracle

A teenager in Cave Springs learned to drive at Tazewell Speedway. This young man became a race winner at the Taz and a seven-time champion. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Lady Bulldogs soccer determined to compete harder in 2018

The two-week dead period is officially over, and now the local sports teams will be all over the fields practicing for the upcoming season. Jeff ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Tazewell Speedway results for July 14

Only days after being featured in the Claiborne Progress series “Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams,” Odie Overholt broke through with his first career victory at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Doing the right thing the wrong way

People know right from wrong. With all the evil going on in the world it does not seem like people know right from wrong, but ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Tazewell Speedway July 3 results

Tazewell Speedway brought the fireworks to the area July 3, by bringing the Southern Nationals Bonus Series into town for a night of great super ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: David Michael Clark

David Clark, former ATV, Sportsman and Modified Street driver is currently a Super Stock driver from New Tazewell, and he has been involved in racing ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Terry headed to NBA Summer League

If there was ever a player to prove you can make it to the NBA from an NCAA D-II school, it’s Emanuel Terry. The former ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Tazewell Speedway honors mid-season champions

Tazewell Speedway recognized the 2018 Mid-Season Champions on June 23. It was a season of ups and downs for many of these champions, but at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Qualified by God

Our worth is not determined by how other people treat us or what they say about us. It is not based on the brand of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Choose God in every decision you make

Every decision that we make will affect us in some way. While God gave us all the freedom of choice, He did not exempt us ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: NHRA at Bristol in the pit area

Here is a gallery of photos from the NHRA weekend at Bristol, Tennessee. This gallery is a glance into the pit area and what goes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: CHS fundamentals basketball camp

Claiborne High School hosted the fundamental basketball starting June 18. Here are a few photos of the campers in action. Please enjoy and look for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Terry named SAC Male Athlete of the Year

ROCK HILL, S.C. — One final trophy has been added to Emanuel Terry’s mantel commemorating the 2017-18 campaign as the Lincoln Memorial senior forward has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: NHRA at Bristol, final rounds

June 17 was finals day at Bristol Dragway for the NHRA. The champions were handed their Wallys after an exciting final round of side-by-side action. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: NHRA Day 2 photos

Here are some day two photos from the NHRA, Bristol Thunder Valley Nationals, June 16. These include a special demonstration from the Army Golden Knights ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: NHRA at Bristol Day 1

Here are a few photos from day one of the Fitzgerald USA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 15, at Bristol Dragway. Enjoy the photos and look ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Terry named SAC Male Athlete of the Year

ROCK HILL, S.C. — One final trophy has been added to Emanuel Terry’s mantel commemorating the 2017-18 campaign as the Lincoln Memorial senior forward has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: LMU girl’s basketball camp

The Lincoln Memorial University girl’s basketball camp continued June 13 and featured several area high schools playing 30 minute scrimmages. Here are a few photos ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Examining the blackgum tree

Blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica), also called tupelo gum and sour gum, can be found in almost any woodland in our area. It grows on a wide ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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County works to become Healthier TN Community

Claiborne County is working to attain its official designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community. The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness announced late last week ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Dirt Cars for Danny Car Show and Benefit

The Tazewell Speedway racing family has always been supportive of its members in need, and a few weeks ago they found out that one of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Midway hosts girls basketball camp

Midway Elementary School used the final week of May to host the 2018 girls basketball camp. With rain falling daily, the kids were fortunate to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Summer Food Program in operation

The East Tennessee Human Resources Agency (ETHRA) is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides all children with a hearty meal during specific ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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APCC supports grandparents, relative caregivers

Sherri Taylor Hoskins tragically lost her teenage daughter, Afton, to a drunk driver in 2002. Since then, Hoskins has searched for a way to heal ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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34 local athletes earn Triple Threat award

Multiple athletes from local schools were recognized recently for their dedication to sports. A combined 34 athletes from Bell County, Middlesboro and Pineville received the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Forge Ridge hosts basketball camp

Forge Ridge was one of many schools holding basketball camps recently. It had been a long time since anyone could remember the Dragons holding a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.