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‘In Flanders Fields’

On May 3, 1915, Lt. Colonel John McCrae sat in the back of an ambulance near Ypres, Belgium and penned the poem that would become ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

TVA partnership awards STEM grant funds to two schools

The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), recently awarded Midway Elementary School $5,000 and Clinch School $500 for ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

HFHCC recognizes Home Federal Bank for role in home build

Habitat for Humanity of Claiborne County (HFHCC) is recognizing Home Federal Bank of New Tazewell for their role in the latest HFHCC home build. HFHCC ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Child dies in drowning accident

A five-year-old boy is dead following a drowning accident that occurred on May 18 near the Earl’s Hollow boat ramp in the Speedwell community. What ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

Domestic incident ends with one dead

A Cumberland Gap man is behind bars for the shooting death of his 76-year-old father, Ren David Ely, after an incident on May 17 of ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

Widener promoted to retail sales and service manager

First State Bank CEO and Chairman of the Board Katherine J. Reese, along with President Ken Jones, recently announced the promotion of Amanda L. Widener ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Bank supports Project Graduation

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2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Church Events

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

BOE upholds hearing officer decision

The decision to terminate the employment of a Claiborne special education teacher came after quite a lengthy appeal, held during the school board meeting last ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

U.S. secretary of agriculture speaks at LMU

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2 months ago by Jan Runions.

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