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The good folks of Lennox Valley:Raymond’s Fireworks Steal the Show on July 4

The good folks of Lennox Valley:Raymond’s Fireworks Steal the Show on July 4

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley January 12, 2016 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

By Kevin Slimp Raymond Cooper had been priming the pump all week on his daily radio show, “Renderings With Raymond,” as he prepared to carry out his evil scheme on the morning of Sunday, July 4. Talk had been rampant on the show since Monday concerning three topics:    –Read More

Southern Style:Darkness is overcome by the Light

Southern Style:Darkness is overcome by the Light

Southern Style January 12, 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks Inside the depths sometimes there emerges evil from the darkness. This is often the image seen as we sit watching a film or TV show as we sit on the edge of our seats, sometimes even screaming at the character – don’t go in there! But inevitably,Read More

UT-VMC emergency room tails:Popcorn

UT-VMC emergency room tails:Popcorn

Tails from the ER January 12, 2016 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey One Monday evening not too long ago we received a call that a gentleman was bringing in his Cockatoo, which had been attacked by two dogs.  It still amazes me how much damage animals can do to each other, and dog attacks are some of theRead More

From the Hart:The Uncle Your Parents Warned You About

From the Hart:The Uncle Your Parents Warned You About

From the Hart, Humor January 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart It is time I stop railing at politicians and start making fun of my family again. The focus groups who read my column seem to want to hear more about my Uncle Mac. Everyone but my family wants me to talk about him. When you are beguiledRead More

Sixth annual K2 Elite Invitational tournament scheduled

Sixth annual K2 Elite Invitational tournament scheduled

Local Sports January 12, 2016 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release) Volleyball, a game more closely associated with summer fun, is providing some warmth for winter tourism revenue in the Smokies this year. With 325 teams scheduled to compete, the sixth annual K2 Wilderness at the Smokes tournament and fifth annual K2 Elite Invitational, hosted by Wilderness atRead More

Sevierville Commons Association small business workshop set of January 23

Sevierville Commons Association small business workshop set of January 23

Business, Local News January 12, 2016 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

By Amanda Marr The Sevierville Commons Association will be hosting a CO.STARTERS workshop presented by the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center on Saturday January 23 from 8am until 5pm. The day-long course will cover how to launch a business in downtown Sevierville and touch on topics such as identifying your assumptions, identifyingRead More

Pets for adoption: Nahko & Dayton

Pets for adoption: Nahko & Dayton

Local News January 12, 2016 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

Nahko is a 1 year old Chocolate Lab/Shepherd Mix waiting for a good home and Dayton is a Domestic Short Hair Cat also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Nahko is $100 and $50 for Dayton.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The Gnatty Branch AnimalRead More

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Dixie Stampede, Dollywood help top Boys and Girls Club:$500,000 donation puts project over the top

Local News December 29, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Thanks to a combined $500,000 donation from Dixie Stampede and The Dollywood Company, the new Pigeon Forge Boys and Girls Club soon will be reality. Dixie Stampede and Dollywood each donated $250,000 toward the project during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility on Thursday afternoon. TheRead More

Tennessee spring events coming up for 2016

Tennessee spring events coming up for 2016

Entertainment, State News December 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

By Amanda Stravinsky   Spring is a time for new beginnings, new memories and a bevy of experiences uniquely Made in Tennessee. Music, film and cornbread festivals, the world’s biggest fish fry, a celebration of mules and more can be found in the Volunteer State. Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival isRead More

Be Wary of Holiday Scams

Be Wary of Holiday Scams

State News December 29, 2015 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

By Kevin Walters Don’t let scammers steal the joy from your holiday season. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs urges consumers to be wary of holiday-themed scams during this season of giving. “Scammers use the holidays as a chance to prey on people’s betterRead More