Ten-year Marine Corps veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and current captain in the Kentucky National Guard, Chad Shannon, is opening a new State Farm Insurance office in Middlesboro.
The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Alisha Marie Anderson, 26, of Harrogate, Tenn., theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting);
Compared to last year at this time the employment picture in Bell County has improved, but the jobless rate is still relatively high compared to a majority of counties in Kentucky.
New Tazewell interim mayor Phil Greer is apparently not letting the grass grow under him as he took the reins of city business last week to pursue a project that will extend the Municipal Airport hangars.
Bell County Schools will have a new health service provider for the six district school health clinics this year.
Plans are being finalized for the Coal Country Off-Road Festival on Sept. 26-28 at the Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park.
State gets $20 million grant for energy study
FRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Education has decided to keep control of the Breathitt County school district for up to three more years.
Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim to rim Aug. 22-24 in a 30-mile hike to honor all KSP troopers who currently serve and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice with their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
WEST LIBERTY (AP) — Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.
YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it's expanding its technical center in Michigan and moving 250 jobs from Kentucky.
VERSAILLES (AP) — Kentucky's top education official unveiled a website on Monday designed to solicit anonymous feedback on the state's Common Core education standards.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — A Richmond man has been charged with threatening U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and officials say he also spoke of wanting to kill former Congressman Ben Chandler.
Middlesboro Elementary School is creating young leaders through their newly implemented “The Leader in Me” program.
The Preservation Green Lab and the National Main Street Center, nonprofit subsidiaries of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, celebrated Middlesboro as one of the first pilot communities to participate in “America...
Bell County's very own Kentucky Ridge State Forest and Wildlife Management Area is featured in award-winning Kentucky nature photographer Thomas Barnes new title “Kentucky, Naturally: The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund at...
A Middlesboro man was placed behind bars Monday after allegedly failing to comply with the sex offender registry.
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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced the beginning of the 2014 Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest.
HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will host the Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative Multi-County In-Service Training in the Tex Turner Arena on its main campus in Harrogate, Tenn. on Friday.
Thousands of state records go to new buildingFRANKFORT (AP) — State officials have moved thousands of boxes of state records into a new facility in Frankfort.
Looking to spend a fun day with friends and family? The Pine Mountain Settlement School will host their annual Fair Day Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the school's campus.
LEXINGTON – Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, has announced that it has partnered with Hardee's Restaurants LLC to award...
Educational Talent Search TRiO students from Bell and Harlan counties in Kentucky and Claiborne, Campbell and Scott counties in Tennessee took part in a summer learning trip to Houston, Texas and New Orleans, La. after completing a week-long academic...
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