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Maypop Fields opens in New Tazewell

Nestled quietly away in New Tazewell, Maypop Fields Wedding and Event Venue provides a remote location for those ... Read more | Add your comment

Goodbye, monthly leaders’ recognition day

Monthly Leader Recognition Day was handily ‘kicked to the curb’ last week by the Claiborne School Board, who ... Read more | Add your comment

CHS track & field competes at state level

Claiborne County was well represented during the recent Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) championships held on May ... Read more | Add your comment

‘A daily dose of care beyond prescriptions’

The Rx Discount Pharmacy, located at 1841 North 25th Street, is under new management by Detra Robertson. Read more | Add your comment

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Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds

Claiborne County has been awarded federal funds under the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program. The selection was made by a national board that is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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25 graduate from Claiborne Adult High School

The 2017-18 Claiborne Adult High School held their graduation ceremony at Twin City Baptist Church on May 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. The attending crowd ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

News

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.

News

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

Photo gallery: PVES girls basketball camp

Powell Valley Elementary School held its first ever girls basketball camp May 29-31. There were many volunteers and coaches helping the campers learn about the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Forge Ridge basketball skills camp

Forge Ridge Elementary School held the boy’s and girl’s basketball skills camp, May 30 and focused on having fun while learning about the basics of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS youth football camp

Claiborne High School Football hosted their annual youth football camp, May 30. The campers dodged the rain and made the best of it when the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Claiborne Middle School football holds banquet

The Claiborne Middle School football team held the 2017-18 football awards banquet, May 22, at the cafeteria in Soldier’s Memorial Middle School. The team gathered ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CGHS camp draws in around 50 future stars

Cumberland Gap High School held its instructional basketball camp starting, May 29. A great number of players attended and they were instructed on the fundamentals ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Midway Elementary opens camping season with annual camp for girls.

Midway began its annual basketball camp for girls, May 28, giving the campers one-on-one instructions on how to improve their basketball fundamentals. Here are a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Mullins: ‘Cut committee pay’

It appears that Claiborne County will continue paying its commissioners to sit on the various committees, despite a plea from 4th district commission hopeful Zach ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

TWRA announces changes made to hunting season and methods

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has just released some of the changes to be made to hunting seasons and methods. After the commission had met, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Coach Jason Mustard talks about the 2018 CHS soccer season

Claiborne High School boy’s soccer may have had the season that turns the program around. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Vacationing on Norris Lake

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by Jan Runions.

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Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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