Museum of Appalachia celebrates July 4th with an anvil shoot.

  While most Americans celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, the Museum of Appalachia marks the occasion with an old fashioned “anvil shoot.” Every 4th of July, the Museum uses gunpowder to launch a 200-pound anvil hundreds of feet into the air. “When the gunpowder ignites and the anvil soars into the air, the earth will […]

Father’s Day celebration at Seymour Farmers Market

  Saturday, June 17th, kids will be able to decorate a cupcake and make a card for their Dad.  Seymour Farmers Market baker, Rennie Baisden, will have cupcakes, frosting and decorations for kids to use to decorate a cupcake.  SFM artist, Melanie Fetterolf, will have paper and paints for kids to make a card.  Both ladies will […]

Pigeon Forge’s July Fourth Patriot Festival To Feature Thompson Square, Fireworks Showcase

  International country music duo Thompson Square is set to headline the 27th annual Patriot Festival, Pigeon Forge’s Independence Day celebration. The pair takes the stage immediately before an elaborate fireworks showcase lights up the night sky in the family vacation destination located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.   “Patriot Festival is […]

Con Hunley to perform at Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Con Hunley to perform at Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

CON HUNLEY will be in concert at the Aug. 16-20, 2017 Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival.  Not only is he one of the most well loved soulful singing artists with 20 hits on the country charts from the 70’s and 80’s and a career brought back into focus with more albums released from 2004 – 2014, […]

Alexander Tells Justice Department Official How Nashville Songwriters are Harmed by 76 Year Old Consent Decrees

Warns that Department’s interpretation of consent decrees “would turn the common, ordinary, everyday practice of songwriting in Nashville upside down.” United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) yesterday discussed how outdated 76-year-old consent decrees are hurting songwriters in Nashville, preventing them from being paid fair market value for their work. He warned that a new interpretation of the consent decrees that require full-work licensing instead of […]

Spider-Man, Captain America coming to Zoo Knoxville this Saturday

  Superhero Saturday presented by Advance Financial Foundation      Marvel Comics favorites Spider-Man and Captain America are coming to Zoo Knoxville for a special appearance at Superhero Saturday presented by Advance Financial Foundation this Saturday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   Fans of all ages are invited to come by for a […]

South Knoxville Candidate Meet and Greet tonight

South Knoxville Alliance of Businesses & Professionals (SKA) is sponsoring a City Council Candidate Meet-and-Greet on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the library of Dogwood Elementary School at 705 Tipton Ave. The venue is accessible for people with disabilities. Light refreshments will be served. The format will consist of an […]

PYA announces the promotions of Eric Elliott and Angie Caldwell to the role of Equity Principal.

PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates), a national healthcare consulting and accounting firm,Principals Eric Elliott and Angie Caldwell have been promoted to Equity Principals, PYA announced Thursday, June 8, 2017.  As a Principal and leader of PYA’s tax service line, Elliott has provided clients with a broad range of expertise ranging from tax consulting and compliance, […]

American Eagle Foundation, Charter Communications Collaborate on LIVE Smoky Mountain Eagle Cam

Who/What:  The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and Charter Communications have collaborated on the installation of a live-streaming camera after a series of unfortunate events prompted a pair of Bald Eagles to move their nest adjacent to the Spectrum store and offices.  The live-stream camera will be officially turned on by American Eagle Foundation officials and Charter […]