Jeff Moreland, Author at Claiborne Progress


Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:39 pm


D.C. riot stirs emotions, concerns

  What happened in Washington, D.C., Wednesday was absolutely heartbreaking. It was also a sad reflection on the state our nation is in today because ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:23 pm


An investment worth making

Since the arrival of COVID-19, the world has become a different place. Public events have been canceled, restaurants and other businesses have seen changes to ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:48 am


Local pastor charged with incest; victim reports “30 to 40” instances of rape; Noe released Thursday on $100,000 bond

A local man, who serves as a pastor in Kentucky, has been charged with incest and accused of raping a child. Frank Asher Noe, Jr., ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:52 pm

An organ donor truly gave my family the gift of life

My family celebrated my dad’s birthday last weekend. In most ways, it was a typical birthday celebration. In other ways, it was very special. This ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, September 25, 2020 3:25 pm


Start an exciting career with the Claiborne Progress!

Our community media company in Northern Tennesee (Cumberland Gap, Tazewell area) seeks high achievers to sell multimedia marketing solutions to local businesses.  We offer excellent earnings ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:00 am


County behind state, national Census response rate

Claiborne County residents are still behind the state and national averages when it comes to completing the 2020 Census, but it’s not too late to ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:00 am


Mayor sees bright spots in local COVID situation;
County has zero deaths related to virus

  Click here to download the Tennessee COVID map showing county information. COVID-19 has taken a toll on communities across Tennessee, but the outlook could ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, August 17, 2020 9:22 am


On the hunt for some fun

“You never know what you’ll find.” That’s what Claiborne County resident Wayne Thomas says about using his metal detector. Sunday evening, just before sunset, Thomas ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:24 am


Local man files complaints against mayor, circuit judge

A Claiborne County man has filed complaints naming Claiborne County Mayor Joe Brooks and Circuit Court Judge John McAfee, alleging inappropriate use of county funds. ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:53 pm