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CCSO seizes drugs, firearms during search

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) spent a busy week rounding up all manner of narcotics and other ... Read more | Add your comment

TBI alleges statutory rape by army recruiter

A Tennessee Army National Guard recruiter turned himself in this week after being indicted by the Claiborne Grand ... Read more | Add your comment

H.Y. teacher arrested on sexual exploitation charges

A Claiborne County teacher was arrested Tuesday after police say he was involved in sending and receiving sexually ... Read more | Add your comment

Final plea reached in ‘shock collar’ case

The long and winding road leading to a final conviction in the ‘shock collar’ case has apparently come ... Read more | Add your comment

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Estep dispenses plea agreements

Judge Robert Estep dispensed several plea agreements recently, during hearings in Claiborne Sessions Court. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Claiborne Progress changes office hours

Beginning Dec. 1, the Claiborne Progress will be operating on new office hours. The office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Junior Varsity tournament begins at Powell Valley Middle School

Claiborne County elementary and middle school junior varsity basketball teams met at Powell Valley Middle School, December 9, for the 2019 basketball tournament. Springdale Elementary ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

The final launch, a fisherman’s tribute to Gary Brooks

Local members of the Claiborne County Bass Club and Tennessee Bass Federation along with family and friends gave Gary Brooks one final launch, December 9. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: JV basketball tournament begins

The 2019 Claiborne County junior varsity basketball tournament began, December 9, at Powell Valley Middle School. Forge Ridge defeated Midway 32-17 in a girl’s game ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

No. 8 Railsplitters handle No. 12 Queens, 73-64, for ninth-straight win

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Snapping a three-game slide versus Queens University of Charlotte, the eighth-ranked Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team used a dominant first half ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Vols to play Indiana in Taxslayer Gator Bowl

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee will be heading to Jacksonville, Florida for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, which will be played at TIAA Bank Field on Jan. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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2019 New Tazewell Merchant’s Association Christmas Parade draws huge crowd

The 2019 New Tazewell Merchants Association held its 46th annual parade entitled, All American Christmas, December 7. There was a huge turnout in participants and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Bulldogs down Eagles, 55-51

The Bulldogs hosted Gibbs, Dec. 3, at Claiborne High School. Claiborne had been playing some great non-district opponents and had played well against all of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Varsity Lady Eagles defeat SMMS while Eagles win two overtime thriller

H.Y. Livesay Middle School hosted Soldier’s Memorial Middle School December 3 directly following the junior varsity games. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Livesay JV wins both games against SMMS

December 3 was the date for the big rivalry set of basketball games between H.Y. Livesay and Soldier’s Memorial Middle School. SMMS and HY has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Livesay wins both varsity games against SMMS

The Livesay varsity teams swept Soldier’s Memorial, December 3. The Lady Eagles won 32-27 during a close game and the Eagles defeated the Blue Devils ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Livesay junior varsity versus Soldier’s Memorial

Here is a photo gallery from the H.Y. versus S.M.M.S. junior varsity games, December 3. The Lady Eagles and Eagles won their games 32-3 and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

UT-TSU Extension Office is here to serve

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by Staff Reports.

News

Commission to vote on Claiborne as Second Amendment Sanctuary City

Shall not be infringed. We have all heard that statement for years and years, but it seems like throughout time we have allowed our Second ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Bulldogs win two out of three at Hardee’s Classic

Claiborne High School took it’s boys basketball Bulldogs to the Davy Crockett High School campus to play in the Hardee’s Classic, November 25-30. The Bulldogs ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Cumberland Gap sweeps Hancock in varsity play

Cumberland Gap High School welcomed Hancock County onto campus Nov. 26 for basketball action. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Panthers junior varsity boys defeats Washburn

Cumberland Gap High School hosted the Washburn Pirates on Nov. 25. There were three games on the schedule including the junior varsity boys and the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Cumberland Gap sweeps Washburn in varsity action

Cumberland Gap High School hosted the Washburn Pirates on Nov. 25. There were three games on the schedule including the junior varsity boys and the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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TNachieves needs mentors

Krissy DeAlejandro Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Flagler nets pair of second-half goals to slip past LMU in regional semis

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. — It could have gone either way. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers versus Pirates

Cumberland Gap High School hosted Washburn for three games of basketball. The junior varsity Panther boy’s team won 75-19 and the varsity girl’s team won ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Springdale and Livesay split wins

H.Y. Livesay travelled to Springdale Elementary School November 22. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Carley Downhour signs with LMU Golf

Cumberland Gap High School golf standout Carley Downhour signed to continue her career with Lincoln Memorial University during a small ceremony in the library of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Downhour joins LMU golf

Cumberland Gap Golf standout Carley Downhour, friends, family, coaches and school officials gathered in the library November 22 to witness her signing to play golf ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Claiborne loses both varsity games to David Crockett

The varsity games followed the junior varsity games Nov. 21 at the Carl R. Green Gymnasium. Both teams were looking to get off to a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Claiborne JV teams split games with David Crockett

Basketball season is upon us and the Claiborne Bulldogs hosted the David Crockett Pioneers in the first official night of games in the newly named ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

CaismanStrong: LMU baseball signs 2-year-old Caisyn Fuson

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Late Wednesday afternoon, the entire Lincoln Memorial University baseball team, coaching staff and various LMU athletic department administration gathered inside Tex Turner ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS hosts David Crockett

Claiborne High hosted David Crockett High School November 21 for four games of basketball. The JV girls Bulldogs were the only team to get a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Powell Valley varsity teams sweep Clairfield

Following the junior varsity games November 18 the varsity teams battled on the hardwood. The girl’s teams were up first. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.