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Marisa Anders

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: manders@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 423-626-3222
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A ban on smoking in Middlesboro was passed by the city council on Tuesday night's meeting.
The ordinance prohibits smoking in public places within the city limits. It was not passed without opposition, Councilman Gary Mills was the first to speak against the ordinance.
“I don't think it's the government's right to intrude on businesses owne

Smoking ban passes

A ban on smoking in Middlesboro was passed by the city council on Tuesday night's meeting. The ordinance prohibits smoking in public places within the city limits. It was not passed without opposition, Councilman Gary Mills was the first to speak against the ordinance. “I don't think it's the government's right to intrude on businesses owne

Bill Sharp has been promoted to media director over the three newspapers in this region of Civitas Media: Claiborne Progress, Middlesboro Daily News and Harlan Daily Enterprise.
Sharp joined the Claiborne Progress sales team in August of 2013. He has managed and developed advertising accounts and helps customers decide how best to spend their mark

Sharp promoted to media director

Bill Sharp has been promoted to media director over the three newspapers in this region of Civitas Media: Claiborne Progress, Middlesboro Daily News and Harlan Daily Enterprise. Sharp joined the Claiborne Progress sales team in August of 2013. He has managed and developed advertising accounts and helps customers decide how best to spend their mark

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Appalachian Aglow Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information. Christian Counseling Services Available Emmaus Centre for Christia

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local governmental meetings: www.claiborneprogress.net. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Activities b

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Appalachian Aglow Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information. Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church A Christ-centered, Bib

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local governmental meetings: www.claiborneprogress.net. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Activities b

A 9-year-old boy died Sunday from injuries sustained in a bicycle wreck that occurred Saturday.
According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the wreck happened at the intersection of Jay Drive and Dogwood Drive in Dogwood Heights in Tazewell.
Around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Christopher Shearer, 9, of Tazewell, was bicycling down a st

Child dies from injuries in bicycle wreck

A 9-year-old boy died Sunday from injuries sustained in a bicycle wreck that occurred Saturday. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the wreck happened at the intersection of Jay Drive and Dogwood Drive in Dogwood Heights in Tazewell. Around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Christopher Shearer, 9, of Tazewell, was bicycling down a st

The Tri-State Youth Choir (TSYC) is holding its annual spaghetti dinner and auction May 8, beginning at 5 p.m. at Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate.
This is the largest fundraiser of the season for the choir, which also participates in the annual trash pickup in the county.
The TSYC is composed of over 70 students from sixth through twelft

Choir preparing for mission trip

The Tri-State Youth Choir (TSYC) is holding its annual spaghetti dinner and auction May 8, beginning at 5 p.m. at Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate. This is the largest fundraiser of the season for the choir, which also participates in the annual trash pickup in the county. The TSYC is composed of over 70 students from sixth through twelft

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local governmental meetings: www.claiborneprogress.net. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Activities b

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Appalachian Aglow Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information. Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church A Christ-centered, Bib

TAZEWELL, Tenn. — A Springdale man was found dead in his home over the weekend, the victim of a shooting.
According to Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray, Major Lee Bray, 51, was found Saturday afternoon.
“The people who found him called it in,” Ray said. “Our officers secured the scene and called the TBI (Tennessee Bureau

Murder investigation into man's death

TAZEWELL, Tenn. — A Springdale man was found dead in his home over the weekend, the victim of a shooting. According to Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray, Major Lee Bray, 51, was found Saturday afternoon. “The people who found him called it in,” Ray said. “Our officers secured the scene and called the TBI (Tennessee Bureau

A Springdale man was found dead in his home over the weekend, the victim of a shooting.
According to Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray, Major Lee Bray, 51, was found Saturday afternoon.
“The people who found him called it in,” Ray said. “Our officers secured the scene and called the TBI (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation) Crime

Murder investigation into man's death

A Springdale man was found dead in his home over the weekend, the victim of a shooting. According to Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray, Major Lee Bray, 51, was found Saturday afternoon. “The people who found him called it in,” Ray said. “Our officers secured the scene and called the TBI (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation) Crime

Construction on a local bridge is now complete and it has reopened.
The Riverside Bridge, located on Cave Springs Road, was closed for some time. The width of the bridge was enlarged so that it is now a two-lane bridge, and the excavation work that has been done will enable the debris to be removed from bridge columns.
The Riverside Bridge is con

Riverside Bridge reopens

Construction on a local bridge is now complete and it has reopened. The Riverside Bridge, located on Cave Springs Road, was closed for some time. The width of the bridge was enlarged so that it is now a two-lane bridge, and the excavation work that has been done will enable the debris to be removed from bridge columns. The Riverside Bridge is con

Bill Sharp has been promoted to Media Director over the three newspapers in this region of Civitas Media: Claiborne Progress, Middlesboro Daily News and Harlan Daily Enterprise.
Sharp joined the Claiborne Progress sales team in August of 2013. He has managed and developed advertising accounts and helps customers decide how best to spend their mark

Sharp promoted to Media Director

Bill Sharp has been promoted to Media Director over the three newspapers in this region of Civitas Media: Claiborne Progress, Middlesboro Daily News and Harlan Daily Enterprise. Sharp joined the Claiborne Progress sales team in August of 2013. He has managed and developed advertising accounts and helps customers decide how best to spend their mark

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local governmental meetings: www.claiborneprogress.net. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Activities b

Church Events

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Appalachian Aglow Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information. Christian Counseling Services Available Emmaus Centre for Christia





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