Post Tagged with: "Smoky Mountain Newspaper"

Pat Summitt headlines Smokies 2015 bobblehead giveaways

Pat Summitt headlines Smokies 2015 bobblehead giveaways

Local Sports, News, Sports March 2, 2015 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

Legendary Lady Vols coach one of three bobblehead giveaways   By Andrew Green   The Tennessee Smokies have begun unveiling their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2015 season by announcing three exciting bobblehead giveaways many fans will be looking to receiving. The lineup will feature legendary University of Tennessee LadyRead More

The love of the game

The love of the game

Lifestyle, Sports March 2, 2015 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

By Dana Hart   We receive correspondence from many guests about their visit to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, but we received a letter in the last month that tells the story of how the game has changed. We hope you enjoy the letter as we have and thatRead More

From the Hart: Brian Williams shot down over his chopper whopper

From the Hart: Brian Williams shot down over his chopper whopper

From the Hart March 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart   Brian Williams, the face of the NBC News franchise, was suspended for six months for telling false war stories repeatedly for 12 years. The goal is to salvage NBC’s remaining integrity and the network’s investment in Williams, the affable front man for the liberal news. NBCRead More

Debt smart: are bank charges negotiable?

Debt smart: are bank charges negotiable?

Debt Smart March 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

By Scott Bilker   Hi Scott, This just happened to me in the last few weeks. I spoke to my bank (Bank of America aka BOA) about overdraft protection, which they said was a free service. I agreed to sign up for it. My overdraft protection is linked to ourRead More

Gatlinburg named top romantic destination

Gatlinburg named top romantic destination

Local News March 2, 2015 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

Wedding capital of the South   By Marci Claude   Gatlinburg has once again been recognized on a list of top travel destinations. The city was recently named by TripAdvisor as one of the top “16 Romantic Destinations with Vacation Rentals.” Gatlinburg was named along with top worldwide destinations Chicago,Read More

Tennessee Tourism announces new expansions

Tennessee Tourism announces new expansions

Local News, State News March 2, 2015 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—Tennessee’s thriving tourism industry continues to expand in the New Year, with highly anticipated grand openings, milestone anniversaries and expansions happening throughout the state. The new and improved tourism assets will contribute to the state’s tourism momentum helping to strengthen the brand promise to provide vacation experiences thatRead More

Old Crow Medicine Show headlines Bristol Motor Speedway

Old Crow Medicine Show headlines Bristol Motor Speedway

Entertainment March 1, 2015 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

By Amanda Stravinsky   Hot off collecting their second Grammy, Old Crow Medicine Show will play the AutoTrader Pre-Race Concert for race fans during Food City 500 April 19 at Bristol Motor Speedway, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile. The talented artists are best known for “Wagon Wheel,” a co-creation of sortsRead More

A working man’s artist

A working man’s artist

Arts & Culture February 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

By Michael Williams When Dan Arwood retired from his job 12 years ago, his children encouraged him to take up a hobby. Little did they realize the hobby he picked up would become a passion that would reap profits while making a contribution to the world of art. Arwood couldRead More

Publix Super Market to be built on Wears Valley Road

Publix Super Market to be built on Wears Valley Road

Local News, News February 1, 2015 at 11:40 pm 1 comment

By Michael Williams Shoppers will soon have another choice for purchasing groceries in Pigeon Forge. Within the next two months construction is expected to begin on the new supermarket which will be located on Wears Valley Road. According to Eric Brackins, assistant city manager for the City of Pigeon Forge,Read More

Stranger than fiction: the stupidest outlaw in the West

Stranger than fiction: the stupidest outlaw in the West

Stranger than fiction February 1, 2015 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

By Michael Williams “Black Jack” Tom Ketchum emerges from the pages of history as something of an enigma. Little is known of his life and his crimes were unspectacular and incompetent. His bumbling efforts at robbery inspired some newspapers to begin referring to him as the “Stupidest outlaw in theRead More