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TN legislature: ‘restitution to crime victims first’

Crime victims across the state will find it a bit easier to gain financial restitution from perpetrators when a new piece of legislation goes into ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Historical Society reopens with plans for ‘Candlelight Tour of Old Jail’

The 2021 installment of the popular Candlelight Tour of the Old Jail is likely to be a welcome relief from the restrictions realized by the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Area Happenings: MEDIC to celebrate first responders

SEPT. 3 MEDIC First Responders Celebration Week 9/11 Remembrance Claiborne County will be held at the Claiborne County Justice Center on Sept. 3 from 9 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Church Events: Sunrise Church to hold Homecoming

SEPT. 5 Sunrise Missionary Baptist Church will hold its regular monthly singing on Sept. 12, beginning at 6 p.m. Special singers include The Blessings of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

SNAP changes to benefits start Oct. 1

For the first time in several decades, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is revising a guideline called the Thrifty Food Plan, which helps determine Supplemental ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Tennessee 1 of 5 states under study by DOE on indoor mask prohibitions

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating in five states whether statewide prohibitions on universal indoor masking discriminate against students with disabilities. The thought is that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

THP checkpoint set for Claiborne County

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a driver’s license roadside safety checkpoint the week of Friday, Sept. 3-Sept. 9 along State Route 63 in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

MEDIC remembers 9/11 with week-long celebration

Sept. 11 will mark the 20th anniversary of the day modern America witnessed the ravages of war on our own soil – something that had ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Parole board: ‘declined’; Singleton stays behind bars

The Tennessee Board of Parole has refused to put convicted first-degree murderer William Singleton back onto the streets – this time. The Parole Board determined ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

Claiborne schools 1 in 7 to win big in Ayers Foundation

Claiborne County has been selected to participate in the nationally-acclaimed The Ayers Foundation College Access and Completion Program. Leveraging new, recurring state funding through the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Runions.

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