NEWS


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Public Records
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From the archives — 1903
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Wreck leaves 3 injured
Sharps Chapel couple sues PVEC

Sharps Chapel couple sues PVEC

A civil lawsuit was filed in Union County Circuit Court on March 10, alleging medical and property issues arising directly from the routine spraying o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Why the legacy of Shakers will endure

On Jan. 2, Shaker Sister Frances Carr died at the age of 89. She had been a Shaker for almost 80 years and passed away at the Shaker community at Sabb...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Man attempts drive-by shooting of wife

Man attempts drive-by shooting of wife

A Thorn Hill man allegedly attempted a drive-by shooting of his wife while she was a passenger in another moving vehicle.Michael Shane Winstead, 31, w...

March 20th, 2017 |  


TBI AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

One week ago today, Elizabeth Thomas vanished from Columbia, Tennessee. Our efforts to locate her – and the man believed to have kidnapped her &...

March 20th, 2017 |  


WSCC designated ‘military friendly’

Walters State Community College has again been named a Military Friendly College by Victory Media.The college received the honor based on the creation...

March 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Photo gallery: Lady Bulldogs softball play well against Greeneville

Photo gallery: Lady Bulldogs softball play well against Greeneville

The Claiborne High School Lady Bulldogs softball team welcomed the Greeneville Lady Green Devils into town for an important game of district softball....

March 21st, 2017 |  


Spring Corvette Expo a success

Spring Corvette Expo a success

With the sudden increase of Corvette sightings in East Tennessee it surely meant one thing — it was Spring Corvette Expo time.Hundreds of Corvet...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Panthers win regular season home opener

Panthers win regular season home opener

The Cumberland Gap Panthers baseball team opened its regular season up March 13 at the diamond located on the high school campus. The Panthers were tr...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Bulldogs baseball wins cold, wet home opener

Bulldogs baseball wins cold, wet home opener

The baseball season finally is here for the Claiborne High School team and good things are expected of them this season. The depth that Bulldogs baseb...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Bulldogs begin regular season with a win

Lady Bulldogs begin regular season with a win

The Claiborne Lady Bulldogs Softball team hosted the Washburn Lady Pirates March 13 and were also trying to beat Mother Nature as she was sending in r...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Photo Gallery: Corvette Expo Spring 2017

Photo Gallery: Corvette Expo Spring 2017

With more Corvettes appearing on the streets around East Tennessee people knew it had to be Corvette Expo time. March 17-18, the spring Corvette Expo ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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From the archives — 1903

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ea...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Why the legacy of Shakers will endure

On Jan. 2, Shaker Sister Frances Carr died at the age of 89. She had been a Shaker for almost 80 years and passed away at the Shaker community at Sabb...

March 20th, 2017 |  


A voice for God… a voice for good…

Our good Lord in Heaven has been so good to me. When I was a young boy my dad’s smoking in the car would make me sick, especially in the winter ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Christian influence

Christian influence

As a Christian how much influence do you have? Do your friends and family consider your opinions? Are you able, with the help of the Holy Spirit, able...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Cooking on deadline

It is easy enough to put out bag after bag of chips during a Sunday football-watching party, or any other gathering for that matter. And it’s no...

March 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Christian influence
It’s your right, it’s your business

It’s your right, it’s your business

Every action of government is your business.Every document held in government halls is your piece of paper.Every penny spent by government is your mon...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

Rita Ward had a question: Why did a weekly listing of causes of death suddenly stop appearing in the local newspaper?It turned out the health departme...

March 15th, 2017 |  


The power of God

The power of God

Do you have the power of God? Maybe an even more important question would be - what is the power of God?When asking Christians about God’s power...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Let Tennesseans choose their shopping days

The sale of wine in supermarkets was a long, hard-fought victory. One that received the overwhelming support of more than 70 percent of Tennesseans.Fo...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Would the kind people please stand up?

I’m missing people.In recent years I have eulogized my wife’s father’s funeral as well as her mother’s funeral this past Janua...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Rescinding Obama’s education regulation

This week, I led a group of ten senators in introducing a resolution to rescind an Obama administration education regulation that violates the 2015 la...

March 9th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Salon, school relocates
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Wreck ends chase
Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine now open

Claiborne Marine is now open as a second location for Morristown Marine. Sam and Delores Phillips have owned Morristown Marine LLC since May 2006. Nat...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Gap Boutique holds ribbon cutting

Photos by Mike Grimm | Claiborne ProgressThe Boutique In Cumberland Gap held its official ribbon cutting ceremony last week. From left, Daniel England...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Commercial Bank acquires National Bank of Tennessee

Commercial BancGroup, Inc., the holding company of Commercial Bank based in Harrogate, recently announced the acquisition of National Bank of Tennesse...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Mays builds new business center

Mays builds new business center

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. - Local business leader Justin Mays spent much of 2015 building a new business center at 1475 Hwy. US 25E, moving his State Farm Insu...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Food City recognizes volunteerism

Food City strives to be well-known for their superior customer service and vast community involvement. In keeping with their service standards, each y...

January 5th, 2016 |  


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