Jay Compton, Author at Claiborne Progress


Cole presents $2,0000 donation to animal shelter

The Claiborne County Animal Shelter received a $2,000 donation from funds raised by Ava Cole this week. Ava has been an active supporter of the ... Read more

by Jay Compton, Friday, May 24, 2024 3:37 pm


Middlesboro Hobby Lobby now open

The new Hobby Lobby store in Middlesboro opened on Friday, May 10. The Middlesboro store is Hobby Lobby’s 21st location in Kentucky. Jordan Hipsher is ... Read more

by Jay Compton, Friday, May 17, 2024 4:00 pm


Virginia: America’s First Frontier celebrated at Wilderness Road State Park

Wilderness Road State Park in Lee County, Virginia, hosted its premiere event “Virginia: America’s First Frontier” last weekend (May 10-12). A small army of 18th ... Read more

by Jay Compton, Thursday, May 16, 2024 4:19 pm


Claiborne Tourism holds ‘road-mapping’ session with state officials

Several officials from the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD), including Commissioner Mark Ezell, visited Cumberland Gap recently to put on a “road-mapping” session and ... Read more

by Jay Compton, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 2:28 pm


2024 Powell River Regatta a huge success

A capacity field of 120 boats took part in the 2024 Powell River Kayak & Canoe Regatta in Claiborne County on Saturday, April 27. Racers ... Read more

by Jay Compton, Monday, May 6, 2024 4:22 pm