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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’s holiday season is full of excitement

Tennessee’s holiday season is full of excitement

Entertainment, Local News, State News November 17, 2015 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

By Amanda Stravinsky Smoky Mountain Winterfest blankets Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg in millions of lights and holiday displays throughout the area. Christmas programs and holiday concerts are performed, bringing together the three cities for an unforgettable holiday season. Gatlinburg’s Annual Fantasy of Lights parade December 4 hosts illuminated floats,Read More

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer returns to Dollywood for Christmas

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer returns to Dollywood for Christmas

Entertainment, Local News November 17, 2015 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Final season for Dollywood’s “A Christmas Carol” By Wes Ramey Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer leads Santa’s sleigh back to Pigeon Forge for Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana (Nov. 7–Jan. 3). Rudolph and his special friends enjoyed visiting Dollywood guests so much last year that they’ve decided to packRead More

American Eagle Foundation benefit show at Smoky Mountain Opry

American Eagle Foundation benefit show at Smoky Mountain Opry

Entertainment, Local News November 10, 2015 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge is getting ready for a big fundraising event benefiting the non-profit American Eagle Foundation (AEF), which will showcase an extravaganza of entertainment. On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry will host a specialRead More

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Entertainment, Local News October 6, 2015 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood to help raise money and awareness for her Imagination Library, a book gifting program for kids from birth to age five. Just days after announcing his retirement on the Today show,Read More

Dollywood’s Lightning Rod Coaster to be constructed in a litter free zone

Dollywood’s Lightning Rod Coaster to be constructed in a litter free zone

Entertainment, Local News September 29, 2015 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Last month, Dollywood announced the addition of Lightning Rod, both the world’s fastest wood coaster and the world’s first launching wood coaster. While the thrilling $22 million ride marks the single largest attraction investment in The Dollywood Company’s history, that investment will extend to keeping the ride’sRead More

Dollywood honored for entertainment, friendliness, Christmas event

Dollywood honored for entertainment, friendliness, Christmas event

Entertainment, Local News September 22, 2015 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Dollywood continues to rack up accolades from Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, this year earning three “best of” awards and placing in the top-five in seven additional categories during the magazine’s 2015 awards ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Luna Park in New York City. “EveryRead More

Home makeover

Home makeover

Local News September 10, 2015 at 12:19 am 0 comments

By Michael Williams Lois Maiden’s home on Valley View Road in Seymour has provided warmth, security and comfort to three generations of her family. The home is currently occupied by Maiden, who is widowed, her daughter and five grandchildren. In recent years the old homestead has shown signs of wearRead More

Smokies telethon tops $200,000 for second year

Smokies telethon tops $200,000 for second year

Local News, Science & Environment September 1, 2015 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

By Brent McDaniel Friends of the Smokies raised $202,351 through its 21st annual “Friends Across the Mountains” telethon thanks to hundreds of callers, online donations and help from sponsors Dollywood, Mast General Store, Pilot Flying J and Tennessee State Bank. Since 1995, Friends of the Smokies’ telethons have raised moreRead More

The Band Perry added to Dollywood’s Showcase of Stars

The Band Perry added to Dollywood’s Showcase of Stars

Entertainment, Local News August 25, 2015 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Dollywood hosts The Band Perry in concert as part of the Showcase of Stars on Saturday, Sept. 19th and  the show will benefit Imagination Library. One of the most dynamic acts in music today, the sibling trio proved to be a powerful new force when they deliveredRead More