Area Happenings: Mobile Lifehouse, Candlelight Tour of the Old Jail – Claiborne Progress

Area Happenings: Mobile Lifehouse, Candlelight Tour of the Old Jail

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, October 19, 2021


  • Debris burn permits are required continues, operating by May 15 for leaf and brush piles. You might discover permits at no cost by way of MyTN cell app or on-line at: Online permits might be obtained every day from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. central time. For bigger, broadcast burning like forestry, agricultural and land clearing, name the Division of Forestry at: 877-350-2876 Monday by Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you reside inside a metropolis limits, name the municipality for added restrictions previous to burning. Log onto: for an inventory of these supplies barred from burning. Go to: for added tricks to safely burn.

OCT. 22-23

  • Candlelight Tour of the Old Tazewell Jail can be held on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. every night time. In case of COVID-19 contingencies, daylight excursions can be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. and on Sunday from 1 p.m. to five p.m. These excursions are offered by the Claiborne County Historical & Genealogical Society. Proceeds will go to the continued help of the Society and the persevering with restoration of the solely free-standing jail left in Tennessee. The Jail is positioned on Hwy. 25E between the First Century Bank and Cash Express. For extra information, name 423-526-5737.

OCT. 23

  • Mobile Lifehouse can have a free cell meals pantry sponsored by United Healthcare and Second Harvest Food Bank on Oct. 23, starting at 11 a.m. whereas provides final. Free sizzling meal, free haircuts and Taylor’s Closet can be obtainable. The drive-through pickup can be at Jefferson Middle School (enter at the entrance of the college). Clothing, toiletries and college provides will even be collected. For extra information,

OCT. 28

  • Powell Valley Electric Cooperative board of administrators’ assembly can be held on Oct. 28, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Sneedville Office, positioned at 340 Jail Street. Due to persevering with developments with the COVID-19 virus and the chance of modifications, go to the web site at: for any updates concerning this assembly.
  • Claiborne County School Board Committee assembly can be held on Oct. 28, starting at 6 p.m. at the Claiborne High School.

OCT. 29

  • Fundraiser for Phil Leadbetter & Lisa to be held on Oct 29, from 5:30 p.m. to eight p.m. at Katie’s Carry-out & Catering, positioned at 155 N. Tennessee Ave. in Lafollette. Phil has fought a ten-12 months battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is in stage 4 kidney failure. He was lately hospitalized with COVID-19. Those spearheading the occasion say they want to see as many as potential concerned on this fundraiser. If you can’t attend this occasion and want to donate an merchandise for the public sale, bake a cake or present different desserts or sweet, contact Joseph Hensley by Facebook non-public messenger or drop the merchandise/s off at Katie’s Carry-out. A Go Fund Me web page has been arrange for financial donations: For extra information, go to the Fundraiser for Phil Leadbetter FB web page.

OCT. 30

  • 2nd Annual Spooktacular Community Trunk or Treat, to be held on Oct. 30 from 5 p.m. to eight p.m. at the Claiborne County Justice Center car parking zone, positioned on Straight Creek Rd. in Tazewell. Multiple businesses, companies and church buildings can be collaborating on this occasion sponsored by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office.

NOV. 5 -Dec. 17

  • ‘Eating Smart and Moving More’ workshop collection at the Claiborne County Library. Learn tips on how to cook dinner, lower your expenses, plan properly, hold your meals protected and be lively. Workshops to be held on Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 from 2 p.m. to three p.m. For extra information, name the Library at: 423-626-5414.
  • The City of Harrogate Planning & Zoning Committee assembly time has modified. The conferences will now start at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month as a substitute of 6:30 p.m.
  • The Claiborne County Historical & Genealogical Society is now open to the public on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to five p.m. for analysis and inquiries. Due to COVID-19, the group can be practising the use of masks and social distancing of 6 ft other than each other. The society is positioned at the intersection of Hickory and Old Knoxville Roads, throughout from the Library. For extra information, name the workplace at: 423-526-5737. Email your analysis inquiries to: [email protected] CCHGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group devoted to preserving the historical past of Claiborne County. Please mail your tax deductible contributions or annual membership dues to: CCHGS; PO Box 32, Tazewell, TN 37879.
  • The Claiborne County Hunger Ministry is open at its new location of 1199 Cedar Fork Road in Tazewell. Food distribution happens every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The East TN Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) is accepting purposes for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for residents of Claiborne County. Applications might be mailed or taken by appointment at the ETHRA Office in Tazewell. To schedule an appointment, name 423-973-3669. To have an utility mailed, name 865-691-2551. PLEASE NOTE: if in case you have acquired help since Oct. 1, 2020, you can’t apply once more at the moment. Sponsoring this program is the TN Housing Development Agency (THDA).
  • Seeking these homebound aged and/or dependent adults wanting to enroll in the COVID-19 vaccination: Tennessee is contracting with house well being businesses to establish those that qualify and to offer this service. If you’re actually homebound and haven’t but acquired or are usually not but scheduled to obtain the vaccination, you’re eligible to be placed on the checklist to obtain it at house. To be added to the checklist, contact Becky Pierce at: 865-705-9675 or e mail her at: [email protected] For extra information about the vaccine or tips on how to get hold of it, name: 866-836-6648.
  • Stand in the Gap Coalition has modified the day for its START (Support Transition and Recovery Training) group conferences. These weekly conferences will now be held every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to eight p.m. with refreshments served at 6 p.m. Location: 325 Straight Creek Rd. in New Tazewell, inside the previous Powell Valley Electric workplace. Pastor James Shoffner officiates these conferences.
  • The Shepherd’s Closet is now open every Wednesday from midday to five p.m. The nonprofit is positioned behind Thompson’s Chapel at 1015 Old Hwy. 33 close to DeRoyal. For extra information, name Diane at: 423-626-3913.
  • G.L.O.S.S. (Girls Loving Ourselves Seriously Sober) helps these with addictions to seek out their means again to sobriety. The group presents these with out rides to probation appointments, court docket, rehabilitation and different locations a solution to get there. There are on-web site restoration coaches and one-on-one counseling. The group is presently accepting donations of cash and objects like clothes, hygiene merchandise and meals to assist the homeless, whose inhabitants contains many recovering addicts. For extra information, name Kelly at: 423-489-2689.
  • Live Free Recovery Program at the Hill Church is a state-licensed program that collaborates with organizations like Metro Drug and the TN Dept. of Health & Substance Abuse. Program individuals meet every Tuesday at 6 p.m. with a unique speaker every night. Weekly recognition of restoration milestones are mentioned previous to the individuals splitting into small teams relying on particular person wants. Groups embrace such various topics as substance abuse, self-care, anger management and ‘Adulting 101’. For extra information, name Pastor Kyle Prichard at: 423-526-5655. The Hill Church is positioned at 1216 Cedar Fork Road in Tazewell. The web site is:

  • Need Help with FAFSA? Free companies are nonetheless obtainable on-line and by cellphone. In Claiborne, Grainger and Hancock counties, contact Melanie Powell at: 423-748-4634 or [email protected]
  • NARCONON New Life Retreat: With the unfold of COVID-19, many households are struggling. Added to this stress, some have realized the extent of their family members dependancy. Narconon would really like everybody to know that this important enterprise is open and servicing purchasers. Fentanyl has been making headlines lately, it is because the extremely potent chemical has been contributing to the improve in overdose deaths throughout America. Most individuals nevertheless have no idea a lot about the chemical. For occasion many don’t know that one of the issues that makes fentanyl so harmful is the undeniable fact that it may be absorbed into the system by pores and skin contact. Meaning getting it in your pores and skin may trigger a probably deadly overdose. To study extra about Fentanyl go to: ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon may also help you are taking steps to beat dependancy in your loved ones. Call right now free of charge screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754. For extra info go to:


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