Jan Runions, Author at Claiborne Progress

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Gap among 10 communities to get revitalization grant

The historic town of Cumberland Gap is getting a second grant to assist in revamping its downtown district. The municipality was recently notified of its ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:43 pm

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Spurlock: ‘no more gas station dope’

Dan Spurlock, director of Stand in the Gap Coalition, is urging the Claiborne County Commission to adopt a resolution denying the sales and issuance of ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 6:19 pm

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2-day sting nets 14 sex offender violators

A joint effort has netted the dragnet of 14 individuals charged with the violation of the Sexual Offender Registry Act. Members of the U.S. Marshals ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, May 13, 2022 1:36 pm

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Mock accident opens students’ eyes

Claiborne High School students were given a real eye-opener on May 12 when area first responders joined members of the Tazewell-New Tazewell Volunteer Fire Department ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, May 13, 2022 12:53 pm

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Grant funds to initiate Cumberland Gap Commons project

The historic town of Cumberland Gap can now move forward with its first phase to develop the Cumberland Gap Commons via some $250,000 in recreation ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, May 13, 2022 12:18 pm

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Mural brightens New Tazewell landmark building

Those who have recently traversed the downtown business district of New Tazewell have likely noticed a bright addition to the landmark building located at the ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, May 5, 2022 4:18 pm

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WSCC to hold commencements on May 7

Walters State Community College will hold two commencement ceremonies on May 7 at the Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center in White Pine. Ceremonies begin at ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 10:00 pm

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Claiborne property owners get shock at mailbox

The pandemic, mixed with a bull housing market and the timely reappraisals of county properties has created the perfect storm for homeowners. Claiborne County is ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:11 pm

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Harrogate man dies in shooting at Knoxville bar & grill

A shootout in the parking lot of the Knoxville-based Hatmaker’s Bar & Grill on April 29 has resulted in the death of a Harrogate man. ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Monday, May 2, 2022 3:13 pm

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‘No regrets.’ Criminal court judge E. Shayne Sexton to retire

Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton is officially putting robes to hanger for the last time on June 30. However, the upcoming election could have ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 29, 2022 3:32 pm

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