Archive for November, 2014

Santa Hustle is coming to Sevierville

Santa Hustle is coming to Sevierville

Local News November 28, 2014 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release)—It’s time to channel your inner Santa and sign up for the 2014 holiday season’s best race, the 4th annual Santa Hustle 5K & Half Marathon taking place in Sevierville on Sunday, December 14, beginning at 7:30 a.m. This unique race course through the streets of Sevierville andRead More

Reality show films finale in Pigeon Forge

Reality show films finale in Pigeon Forge

Entertainment November 28, 2014 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

The lobby of the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show was closed to the public Saturday for the filming of the season finale for the hit TV series “Tanked.” The popular TV series, seen each Friday on Animal Planet, is hosted by Wayde King and his co-host Brett Raymer who ownRead More

The making of a future star

The making of a future star

Pigeon Droppings November 28, 2014 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill I caught up with Samantha Hatmaker while she and her mother were traveling to Nashville. Sam was booked to do a show at “the Fillin’ Station,” a popular spot in Music City. The billing was “Decked Out”. It was an all woman venue and the place wasRead More

Lorrie Morgan Christmas tour rings with holiday magic

Lorrie Morgan Christmas tour rings with holiday magic

Entertainment November 28, 2014 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

Morgan launches 11-show “Enchanted Christmas” concert tour By Kirt Webster Lorrie Morgan will ring in the holidays with an 11 show Christmas tour to launch on December 3 in Niagara Falls, New York and end in Nashville, TN at the City Winery. The Lorrie Morgan Enchanted Christmas Show will featureRead More

Ol’ Town Barbecue serves up great food in an Old West motif

Ol’ Town Barbecue serves up great food in an Old West motif

Local News November 28, 2014 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

World barbecue champion Mike Long once said “the standard of good barbecue is whether or not you have to put sauce on it. If the diner has to put sauce on it then that means I messed it up.” When diners step into the Ol’ Town Barbecue on Upper MiddleRead More

Kenny Rogers announces his Farewell Down Under tour

Kenny Rogers announces his Farewell Down Under tour

Entertainment November 28, 2014 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

Rogers to perform in Australia and New Zealand for the last time By Kirt Webster Grammy Award winning country superstar and contemporary music icon, Kenny Rogers, will return Down Under in January and February for his Farewell Down Under Tour, which will include his final concerts in Australia and NewRead More

Citizens Police Academy, part ten of ten

Citizens Police Academy, part ten of ten

Local News November 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

The 20th annual Citizen’s Police Academy held its graduation ceremony Thursday night at the Sevierville Civic Center. Seventeen citizen cadets were treated to a cookout followed by presentation of certificates of completion of the 10 week course. The CPA is a public outreach program created by the Sevierville Police DepartmentRead More

Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry

Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry

Entertainment November 28, 2014 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge brings the spirit of Christmas to life with new scenes, unique sets, brand-new elaborate costumes and many new technological updates in the “Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry” Christmas show. “What remains unchanged is the combination of a large cast of musicians,Read More

A hedge in U.S. history

A hedge in U.S. history

Capitols & Churches November 28, 2014 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

  By Gary Flanagan Roger me this, Thomas me that. A 95-word sentence in the 1600s; an 83-word sentence at the beginning of the 1800s, both written in response to another letter. Now they are both reduced to a five-word metaphor, “separation of church and state.” These letters are whereRead More

Business Data Security Is A Foremost Priority For Modern Commercial Entities

Business, Non-fiction November 27, 2014 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

The commercial world has gone through a lot of changes in the last few decades. It is the advent of technical edge that has added more speed as well as comfort to the day to day business operations. Now doing overseas transactions in a minute is not a problem atRead More