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Advantages Of Beauty Treatments And Massage

Business Profiles, Health November 23, 2016 at 10:35 pm 0 comments

Obtaining massage in a reliable spa center is invigorating indeed. You can now obtain massage services at home or in a hotel. You must have visited different beauty salons to obtain treatment for skin and hair although a lot of these places offer home services as well. Pampering your skinRead More

Business profile: volunteer appreciation luncheon

Business profile: volunteer appreciation luncheon

Business, Business Profiles, Local News August 7, 2015 at 3:50 am 0 comments

By Jim Eastin The Pigeon Forge Office of Special Events held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the LeConte Convention Center last Friday. Around 75 people attended the Hawaiian-themed event wearing flowered shirts and dresses. Butch Helton, director of special events, addressed and thanked the group for their faithfulness andRead More

Business profile: Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce unveils new website

Business profile: Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce unveils new website

Business, Business Profiles, Local News July 16, 2015 at 3:11 am 0 comments

By Jim Eastin Last Tuesday evening the members of the Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Riverstone Resort for a festive evening of hors d’oeuvre, conversation and to look at the new website at PigeonForgeChamber.com. DJ. Ron Crivellone and his wife Ellen from Smoky Mountain Sound provided theRead More

Business profile: Ruth Wellborn, Ely’s Mill

Business profile: Ruth Wellborn, Ely’s Mill

Arts & Culture, Business Profiles April 22, 2015 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

By Jim Eastin When the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Gatlinburg is open, thousands of people each month pass by Ely’s Mill. Those who stop are in for a treat. Ely’s Mill has been the trail’s first sign of “city life” since 1925 when it was built by AndrewRead More

Business profile: Acuff Tax Service

Business profile: Acuff Tax Service

Business Profiles February 1, 2015 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

By Jim Eastin When it is tax season, tax preparers have very little time for themselves. Gary Dick is no exception. Gary was born and raised in KY. After college he started to work in a CPA firm preparing taxes and bookkeeping. Then he decided to change from public accountingRead More

Business profile: Elkmont Wealth Management, PLLC

Business profile: Elkmont Wealth Management, PLLC

Business Profiles January 23, 2015 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

By Jim Eastin The occasion was a Social Security seminar sponsored by Elkmont Wealth Management, PLLC. The conference room held about a dozen people in the spacious home-style office on Prince Street in Sevierville. Everyone had come to learn about Social Security, something everyone expects to receive at some point,Read More

Business profile: Ron’s Open Flame Shop

Business profile: Ron’s Open Flame Shop

Business Profiles January 14, 2015 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

By Jim Eastin With the early morning temperatures in the single digits, it was a pleasure to be in a room full of wood and gas fireplaces. Ron’s Open Flame Shop is on Wears Valley Road across from the new McDonald’s. Standing with my backside to one of those fireplaces,Read More

Business profile: Shirley McGill, Little Pigeon Florist

Business profile: Shirley McGill, Little Pigeon Florist

Business Profiles December 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

It is not easy to find Little Pigeon Florist. It is near traffic light number 7 in Pigeon Forge, close to the Old Mill and across the river from Jim Gray’s Gallery. Odds are that you will still miss it the first time you look for it, but if youRead More

Business profile: Jim Rogers, Cowboy Cooking

Business profile: Jim Rogers, Cowboy Cooking

Business Profiles December 16, 2014 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

I have a great nephew who is 3-years-old. For the entire second year of his life he wore an old, weathered, black cowboy hat. His parents could not get him to take it off. He even slept in it. I have now met the man who is going to beRead More

Business profile: every can counts, Sevier County Food Ministries

Business profile: every can counts, Sevier County Food Ministries

Business Profiles December 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

Someday I want to be as happy doing what I do as Jim Davis is about what he does. What does he do? He gives away food. Lots of it. Sevier County Food Ministries gives away 1,600–1,800 grocery bags of food each week to families in Sevier County. I caughtRead More