Dogwood Arts presents Art Detour December 10

Dogwood Arts presents Art Detour December 10

When it comes to art, the creative process can be just as intriguing as the finished project. Dogwood Arts invites the public to experience these creative processes with December Art Detour, a one-day, free event hosted on December 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., where local artists provide an intimate look into their own […]

Smoky Mountains communities unite to support area tourism

As the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee begin the recovery process following the Nov. 28 wildfires, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee tourism officials have united to reinforce a strong message delivered by Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner. “If you really want to do something for Gatlinburg, come back and visit us,” Werner said […]

Christmas In Chilhowee offers tree lighting, train rides, more

Good girls and boys will have another chance to bend Santa’s ear this Friday, Dec. 9, from 6-9 p.m. during Christmas in Chilhowee, sponsored by SMG, at Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center.   After the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree, Santa will greet guests and pose for photos in the park’s historic bandstand, which […]

Legal and Public Notices for December 5, 2016

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on January 3, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by MICHAEL E. GROOMS AND LAURIE A. GROOMS, […]

Historic WIldfires

By Ralphine Major It is a place loved by people all over the world. Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains is Gatlinburg, a resort where millions go to hike, shop, or just enjoy the beauty of the mountains. For several days, the Sevier County area has been in the headline news of the national media […]

Hanging Around

By Joe Rector For most of my adult life, friends and acquaintances have at some point asked me where I’ve lived. When I reply, “Knoxville, except for the years I lived in Cookeville for college,” they wonder aloud why I never ventured out. The reasons are many. When I left for college, I did so […]

Isn’t it time?

By Rosie Moore For love and understanding? It behooves me to sadly see the hate and despair between people at especially this blessed time of the year, when we pause to celebrate Christ’s birthday. It is time to put away grudges and anger and think about forgetting slights that we feel were aimed at us […]

The Doldrums

By Dr. Jim Ferguson The Trump derangement syndrome continues to rage as Democrats search for someone or something to blame for their shellacking. Actually, it was the Democrat Party’s decision in 2011 to abandon their blue collar base, for instance in the rust belt, and put their emphasis on women’s issues, Hispanics and blacks which […]

Main considerations when drafting a stimple will

  By Jedidiah McKeehan A large portion of Tennesseans do not have a will that dictates who gets what when they die, they simply have not gone to the trouble of ever making a will.  When this happens, the state’s laws of intestate succession, aka who gets what when there is no will, dictate which […]

Two-way traffic on section of State Street begins Monday, Dec. 5

Starting the morning of Monday, Dec. 5, motorists will have a new option for accessing the State Street Garage, the Promenade Garage and the Marble Alley Lofts garage: A two-block section of State Street will be converted from one-way to two-way traffic.   There will be one northbound lane and one southbound lane on State […]

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