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Marisa Anders

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: manders@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 423-626-3222
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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. Broken Spur Dance Club The Broken Spur Dance Club is hosting a line dancing/zumba party on Feb. 14 from 8-11 p.m. Everyone is w

Stephen Eugene Gibson has been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred the morning of Jan. 18.
Officers with the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call at a home in the Lone Mountain community at approximately 10 a.m. on Jan. 18, according to a release from the CCSO.
The resident at the home, a

Gibson arrested for home invasion

Stephen Eugene Gibson has been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred the morning of Jan. 18. Officers with the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call at a home in the Lone Mountain community at approximately 10 a.m. on Jan. 18, according to a release from the CCSO. The resident at the home, a

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. Bethel Baptist Church Bethel Baptist Church has a singing each sec

A young lady from New Tazewell will be representing Claiborne County at the upcoming Tennessee Fairest of the Fair contest.
Madison Brooks, 17, won the Claiborne County Fairest of the Fair contest last fall to become eligible for Friday's contest, which will be held in Nashville.
Brooks is a student at Bell County High School and enjoys several e

Brooks to represent Claiborne County

A young lady from New Tazewell will be representing Claiborne County at the upcoming Tennessee Fairest of the Fair contest. Madison Brooks, 17, won the Claiborne County Fairest of the Fair contest last fall to become eligible for Friday's contest, which will be held in Nashville. Brooks is a student at Bell County High School and enjoys several e

Over 20 senior citizens in Claiborne County were surprised during the holidays with gifts they asked Santa for.
Senior Santa is a program sponsored by the Claiborne County Office on Aging (CCOOA), which is a joint effort of the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) and the East Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability (ETAAAD).
The CC

Seniors' Christmas wishes come true

Over 20 senior citizens in Claiborne County were surprised during the holidays with gifts they asked Santa for. Senior Santa is a program sponsored by the Claiborne County Office on Aging (CCOOA), which is a joint effort of the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) and the East Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability (ETAAAD). The CC

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. Bethel Baptist Church Bethel Baptist Church has a singing each sec

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Addiction Counseling Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals at 800-431-1754. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meeting

The Claiborne County Middle School Junior Varsity Tournament wrapped up Friday evening with the championship games on the boys' and girls' brackets.
First to play were the girls, with the Powell Valley Lady Indians challenging the number one seeded Springdale Lady Owls. In a tight game that was down to the wire, the Lady Owls came out on top with

Springdale, Livesay win JV tourney

The Claiborne County Middle School Junior Varsity Tournament wrapped up Friday evening with the championship games on the boys' and girls' brackets. First to play were the girls, with the Powell Valley Lady Indians challenging the number one seeded Springdale Lady Owls. In a tight game that was down to the wire, the Lady Owls came out on top with

A Tazewell man was arrested recently in connection with a burglary of a church in the Howards Quarter community.
Sgt. Bill Baumgardner and Deputy Eric Fraley responded the morning of Jan. 3 to Howards Quarter Church to investigate a suspected burglary, according to a release from the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO).
Arriving at the scene

Johnson charged in church burglary

A Tazewell man was arrested recently in connection with a burglary of a church in the Howards Quarter community. Sgt. Bill Baumgardner and Deputy Eric Fraley responded the morning of Jan. 3 to Howards Quarter Church to investigate a suspected burglary, according to a release from the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO). Arriving at the scene

The 2014-15 Claiborne County Junior Varsity Tournament wrapped up Friday. The tournament was hosted by Forge Ridge at Powell Valley School.

Middle school JV tourney wraps up

The 2014-15 Claiborne County Junior Varsity Tournament wrapped up Friday. The tournament was hosted by Forge Ridge at Powell Valley School.

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. Bethel Baptist Church Bethel Baptist Church has a singing each sec

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Addiction Counseling Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals at 800-431-1754. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meeting

A third person has been arrested in connection with a local bank burglary and theft.
Lucas Alan Brooks, 24, of Speedwell, has been arrested and charged with burglary, theft over $10,000 and vandalism over $10,000 along with other charges from previous incidents.
The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call around 7:25 p.m. on

UPDATE: Third arrest made in bank burglary

A third person has been arrested in connection with a local bank burglary and theft. Lucas Alan Brooks, 24, of Speedwell, has been arrested and charged with burglary, theft over $10,000 and vandalism over $10,000 along with other charges from previous incidents. The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call around 7:25 p.m. on

Two people have been arrested in connection with a local bank burglary and theft.
The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call around 7:25 p.m. on Dec. 30 that the burglar alarm was going off at the Commercial Bank branch located in Speedwell, according to a release from the CCSO.
Officer Blake Laws arrived on the scene around

Bank burglary investigation nets 2 arrests

Two people have been arrested in connection with a local bank burglary and theft. The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) responded to a call around 7:25 p.m. on Dec. 30 that the burglar alarm was going off at the Commercial Bank branch located in Speedwell, according to a release from the CCSO. Officer Blake Laws arrived on the scene around

Servolution's Path to Peace Wellness Center opened in July to serve the community in conjunction with Servolution Health Services. It opened with the assistance of a grant from Project Diabetes.
The goal of the program is to improve the overall health of patients and reduce the risk factors for health conditions such as obesity, high cholesterol a

Wellness Center helps with resolutions

Servolution's Path to Peace Wellness Center opened in July to serve the community in conjunction with Servolution Health Services. It opened with the assistance of a grant from Project Diabetes. The goal of the program is to improve the overall health of patients and reduce the risk factors for health conditions such as obesity, high cholesterol a

By Allen Earl
aearl@civitasmedia.com
Carl Green — a name synonymous with basketball in Claiborne County, especially with those who watched high school basketball from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Green was an up-and-coming coach when he joined Claiborne County High School in the mid 1960s. At that time, no one could have predicted at the t

Legends of basketball: “The coach” Carl Green

By Allen Earl aearl@civitasmedia.com Carl Green — a name synonymous with basketball in Claiborne County, especially with those who watched high school basketball from the 1960s through the 1980s. Green was an up-and-coming coach when he joined Claiborne County High School in the mid 1960s. At that time, no one could have predicted at the t

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. Bethel Baptist Church Bethel Baptist Church has a singing each sec

Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. Addiction Counseling Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals at 800-431-1754. American Legion Post #109 All veterans are invited to attend monthly meeting

Have you made a New Year's resolution to get healthy and to lose weight? There is a hidden gem in Powell Valley that can help make that resolution a reality.
Servolution's Path to Peace Wellness Center opened in July to serve the community in conjunction with Servolution Health Services. It opened with the assistance of a grant from Project Diabet

Visit Wellness Center to help with resolutions

Have you made a New Year's resolution to get healthy and to lose weight? There is a hidden gem in Powell Valley that can help make that resolution a reality. Servolution's Path to Peace Wellness Center opened in July to serve the community in conjunction with Servolution Health Services. It opened with the assistance of a grant from Project Diabet





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