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Jeff Moreland, Author at Middlesboro News


Vehicle crashes through storefront

A normal day at a local retail store became a lot more interesting Monday afternoon when a customer who thought her vehicle was in park ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, July 13, 2020 4:08 pm


Drive-thru COVID testing offered across county

Testing for the novel coronavirus is expanding across Bell County, and so are the number of positive cases. Drive-thru testing is available in several locations, ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:57 pm


Bell COVID cases continue to climb
Total stands at 73 as of Wednesday

Bell County continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, and seven new cases were reported Wednesday afternoon. Bell County Health Department Director Teresa Hunter ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:51 pm


Get a COVID test – if not for you, then for someone you love

I’ve washed my hands a thousand times in recent weeks, and I hope you have, too. Hand sanitizer is something I’ve always used, but lately, ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:45 pm


New Bell County businesses to benefit from $500,000 grant

A grant of $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency is good news for some potential new businesses in Bell County. Larry Grandey, executive director of ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:59 pm


COVID outbreak hits county

Bell County records 46th positive case After being one of the last counties in Kentucky to report a positive COVID-19 case, Bell County is now ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:08 pm


Inmate dies while on work release

A Bell County Detention Center inmate died while working on a grass-mowing detail Wednesday morning. Kentucky State Police Trooper Shane E. Jacobs said in a ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:05 pm


Bell election totals are in

A week after Bell County voters cast their ballots, the results of the primary election are finally complete. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many voters cast ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:57 pm


Water rate increase expected to go in effect in December

Company president says investments are vital to providing quality water service Any increase in water rates for Middlesboro residents will likely come near the end ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, June 26, 2020 10:18 am


A day outdoors

Wednesday was a great day to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. That’s just what some Bell County residents were doing on a sunshiny day. Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, June 26, 2020 10:12 am

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