Archive for June, 2015

Freeman becomes C-N’s first two-sport Academic All-American

Freeman becomes C-N’s first two-sport Academic All-American

Sports June 30, 2015 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

AUSTIN (press release)—Carson-Newman track and field’s Randall Freeman has garnered first team Capital One Academic All-America honors, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon. Freeman is Carson-Newman’s first ever two-sport academic All-American.  He also garnered second team academic All-America honors for football after running the ball 63 times for 343 yards thisRead More

Music and Independence Day for Tennessee Tourism

Music and Independence Day for Tennessee Tourism

By Amanda Stravinsky July 1 Munford – Celebrate American freedom with a free family event featuring music, games and a fireworks display 7:30 p.m. in Munford City Park. July 2 Nashville – Listen to music provided by Coal Train Railroad part of Family Night Out 6:30 p.m. at Cheekwood BotanicalRead More

Park Reports Hazel Creek bear DNA results

Park Reports Hazel Creek bear DNA results

National News, Science & Environment June 30, 2015 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

Wrong bear euthanized GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials received DNA results from the bear attack occurring at backcountry campsite 84 where a 16-year old male from Ohio was seriously injured by a bear on June 6. Immediately following the report of the attack, rangers and wildlife biologistsRead More

Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic offering free screenings

Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic offering free screenings

Health, Local News June 30, 2015 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release)—Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic in partnership with ETSU James H. Quillen college of medicine will be offering free physicals on July 8 and July 9. Physicals are by appointment only. Health screenings will include: medical history, physical exams, blood pressure checks, EKG (if needed), glucose check, fullRead More

Fourth of July at Patriot Park

Fourth of July at Patriot Park

Entertainment, Local News June 30, 2015 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Have you made your 4th of July plans yet?  In Pigeon Forge, Tennessee they’re celebrating our nation’s Independence Day with an all-day festival featuring music, games, and, of course, fireworks!  The Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival is an area tradition bringing families together year after year.  Even better,Read More

Gatlinburg celebrates 40th anniversary Fourth of July midnight parade

Gatlinburg celebrates 40th anniversary Fourth of July midnight parade

Entertainment, Local News June 30, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

By Alex Shelton The 40th annual Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade steps off at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 to the cheers of close to 80,000 spectators.  For 40 years, the Parade has honored our nation’s Military Veterans and other U.S. Military Heroes with this classic, smallRead More

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 23:  General view of Recording Artist George Jones Museum on April 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

George Jones on top again

Entertainment, National News, State News June 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

“Alcohol has owned me and controlled much of my life. Now is my time to own it.” – George Jones, 2012 NASHVILLE (press release)—George Jones’ name is at the top of the charts again, but this time it’s not for music. The George Jones White Lightning signature brand of moonshineRead More

Pets for adoption: Sampson & Jonah

Pets for adoption: Sampson & Jonah

Local News June 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

Sampson is a 6 month old Collie and Retriever Mix looking for a good home and Jonah is a 3 month old Tabby Cat also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Sampson is $100 and $50 for Jonah.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. TheRead More

Review: “Jurassic World”

Review: “Jurassic World”

Checking the Gate, Entertainment June 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

By Craig Martin A lot of children grow up having that one movie they repetitively watch. For me, that movie was “Jurassic Park.” It filled me with wonder and awe to see dinosaurs in front of my eyes and awakened my love of nature and film, both of which areRead More

Sports View

Sports View

Sports, Sports View June 30, 2015 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz When the lead news story includes a photo of a female fan bleeding profusely from a gash on her head, it’s never good for business. That’s why MLB sprang into crisis mode immediately after a fan was struck by a shard from a broken bat during aRead More