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Marisa Anders

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A Tazewell man was arrested Tuesday afternoon as the result of a sting by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The FBI, with assistance from local authorities, presented a search warrant at the Essary Road home of George Maloney, 41.
According to an affidavit from the Claiborne County General Sessions Court, FBI agent Kevin Ford executed th

FBI investigation nets arrest in Tazewell

A Tazewell man was arrested Tuesday afternoon as the result of a sting by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The FBI, with assistance from local authorities, presented a search warrant at the Essary Road home of George Maloney, 41. According to an affidavit from the Claiborne County General Sessions Court, FBI agent Kevin Ford executed th

Just as area residents are beginning to see the ground again after recent winter weather pounded the region, more winter weather is expected to move in midweek.
According to a Monday afternoon briefing by the National Weather Service in Morristown, moderate to heavy rain is expected Monday night through Wednesday. Flooding is possible with the sno

Weather woes continue for many

Just as area residents are beginning to see the ground again after recent winter weather pounded the region, more winter weather is expected to move in midweek. According to a Monday afternoon briefing by the National Weather Service in Morristown, moderate to heavy rain is expected Monday night through Wednesday. Flooding is possible with the sno

Just as some of the area is seeing melting from the weekend's winter storm, snow is again in the forecast for Wednesday evening through Thursday morning.
According to the latest update from the National Weather Service in Morristown, another winter storm is expected to move into the area this afternoon and evening and continue through tonight. Hea

More snow on the way

Just as some of the area is seeing melting from the weekend's winter storm, snow is again in the forecast for Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. According to the latest update from the National Weather Service in Morristown, another winter storm is expected to move into the area this afternoon and evening and continue through tonight. Hea

As of 2 p.m. Monday, two weather-related fatalities had occurred in Claiborne County and one was reported in Campbell County.
Roger Hager, director of Claiborne County E-911, confirmed that both local fatalities occurred Feb. 22.
One fatality involved a man who was shoveling snow and had a heart attack, Hager said. The other fatality was a man wh

Weather-related fatalities at 2

As of 2 p.m. Monday, two weather-related fatalities had occurred in Claiborne County and one was reported in Campbell County. Roger Hager, director of Claiborne County E-911, confirmed that both local fatalities occurred Feb. 22. One fatality involved a man who was shoveling snow and had a heart attack, Hager said. The other fatality was a man wh

As of 2 p.m. Monday, two weather-related fatalities had occurred in Claiborne County and one was reported in Campbell County.
Roger Hager, director of Claiborne County E-911, confirmed that both local fatalities occurred Feb. 22.
One fatality involved a man who was shoveling snow and had a heart attack, Hager said. The other fatality was a man wh

Weather-related fatalities at 2

As of 2 p.m. Monday, two weather-related fatalities had occurred in Claiborne County and one was reported in Campbell County. Roger Hager, director of Claiborne County E-911, confirmed that both local fatalities occurred Feb. 22. One fatality involved a man who was shoveling snow and had a heart attack, Hager said. The other fatality was a man wh

Several days of bad winter weather culminated over the weekend in a storm of ice, sleet, snow and rain — the combination of which began to cause flooding around the tri-state area Saturday, several church closures and building damages Sunday and school closings Monday.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) updated the state of eme

Winter weather brings destruction to area

Several days of bad winter weather culminated over the weekend in a storm of ice, sleet, snow and rain — the combination of which began to cause flooding around the tri-state area Saturday, several church closures and building damages Sunday and school closings Monday. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) updated the state of eme

A week of bad winter weather culminated Saturday in a storm of ice, sleet, snow and rain, the combination of which began to cause flooding around the tri-state area during the early evening hours.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) updated the state of emergency to level two, due to the major impacts to infrastructure, power and road

Weather a nightmare for tri-state

A week of bad winter weather culminated Saturday in a storm of ice, sleet, snow and rain, the combination of which began to cause flooding around the tri-state area during the early evening hours. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) updated the state of emergency to level two, due to the major impacts to infrastructure, power and road

Several churches are reporting cancellation of services for Sunday. As of 10:15 p.m. Saturday, the following closings were reported via social media:
- Binghamtown Baptist Church, Middlesboro, Kentucky, has cancelled morning and evening services
- Blairs Creek Church morning and evening services cancelled
- Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Tazewell

Church closings reported

Several churches are reporting cancellation of services for Sunday. As of 10:15 p.m. Saturday, the following closings were reported via social media: - Binghamtown Baptist Church, Middlesboro, Kentucky, has cancelled morning and evening services - Blairs Creek Church morning and evening services cancelled - Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Tazewell

The area is bracing for more possible winter weather that is in the forecast for Friday night into Saturday.
A winter storm warning was issued at 3:40 p.m. Friday by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown for Claiborne and surrounding counties in Tennessee.
A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expe

Winter storm warning issued

The area is bracing for more possible winter weather that is in the forecast for Friday night into Saturday. A winter storm warning was issued at 3:40 p.m. Friday by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown for Claiborne and surrounding counties in Tennessee. A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expe

As some roads begin to clear from this week's winter weather, more snow is possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security (CCOMHS), an NWS briefing for Feb. 20 states that another front will move through early Friday evening. There is a

UPDATE: Closings, more snow on the way

As some roads begin to clear from this week's winter weather, more snow is possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security (CCOMHS), an NWS briefing for Feb. 20 states that another front will move through early Friday evening. There is a

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

One of the tri-state area's Most Wanted has been found in Claiborne County.
Around noon Wednesday, the Harlan City (Kentucky) Police Department (HPD) issued the following fake bulletin on its Facebook page:
“All points bulletin!!! HPD has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle. Suspect is a blonde female last seen wearing a lo

Queen Elsa apprehended in Claiborne County

One of the tri-state area's Most Wanted has been found in Claiborne County. Around noon Wednesday, the Harlan City (Kentucky) Police Department (HPD) issued the following fake bulletin on its Facebook page: “All points bulletin!!! HPD has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle. Suspect is a blonde female last seen wearing a lo

One of the Tri-State area's Most Wanted has been found in Claiborne County.
Around noon Wednesday, the Harlan City (Kentucky) Police Department (HPD) issued the following fake bulletin on its Facebook page:
“All points bulletin!!! HPD has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle. Suspect is a blonde female last seen wearing a lo

Queen Elsa apprehended in Claiborne County

One of the Tri-State area's Most Wanted has been found in Claiborne County. Around noon Wednesday, the Harlan City (Kentucky) Police Department (HPD) issued the following fake bulletin on its Facebook page: “All points bulletin!!! HPD has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle. Suspect is a blonde female last seen wearing a lo

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. Benefit Singing, Supper, Silent Auction There will be A Night of W

As additional snow falls around the tri-state area, Tennessee remains under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary.
According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security (CCOMHS), there have been four confirmed fatalities in Tennessee as of Wedn

LATEST UPDATE: More area business and church closings, weather information

As additional snow falls around the tri-state area, Tennessee remains under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary. According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security (CCOMHS), there have been four confirmed fatalities in Tennessee as of Wedn

As additional snow falls around the tri-state area, Tennessee remains under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary.
According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security, there have been four confirmed fatalities in Tennessee as of Wednesday mor

UPDATED WEDNESDAY: Area closings, weather information

As additional snow falls around the tri-state area, Tennessee remains under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary. According to a statement from the Claiborne County Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security, there have been four confirmed fatalities in Tennessee as of Wednesday mor

Tennessee is still under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary.
Here is an updated list of closings as of 12:45 p.m. Tuesday:
- Claiborne County Schools are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Claiborne County Government is closed Tuesday.
- Tennessee State Government is closed Tuesday.
-

UPDATED: Area closings

Tennessee is still under a state of emergency, according to officials, adding that people should travel only if necessary. Here is an updated list of closings as of 12:45 p.m. Tuesday: - Claiborne County Schools are closed Tuesday and Wednesday. - Claiborne County Government is closed Tuesday. - Tennessee State Government is closed Tuesday. -

As ice and snow fall around the area, several businesses are closed or closing.
According to a report from LMU-TV, officials with the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office are saying that all roads are extremely dangerous, this includes main roads and secondary roads.
“Please only travel if it is an emergency. If you must travel, have someone w

Bad weather conditions force closings

As ice and snow fall around the area, several businesses are closed or closing. According to a report from LMU-TV, officials with the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office are saying that all roads are extremely dangerous, this includes main roads and secondary roads. “Please only travel if it is an emergency. If you must travel, have someone w

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





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