Litton’s hosts ‘thank you’ meal for Central coaches, their families

Litton’s hosts ‘thank you’ meal for Central coaches, their families

By Ken Lay After Central High School recently won the Class 5A State Championship, the players and coaches got a heroes’ welcome upon returning to Knoxville. Area businesses, football boosters and high school football fans haven’t been shy in passing out congratulatory greetings, well wishes and celebrations at every turn, justifiably so. State titles are […]

Visiting the old Tellico Blockhouse

Visiting the old Tellico Blockhouse

By Mike Steely You probably know about the mass Cherokee removal known as the “Trail of Tears” but I’ll bet you have no idea of the many treaties drawn up with that tribe that moved them out of East Tennessee. Those treaties led eventually to the U. S. Military setting up removal camps and forts […]

Volunteer State: #3 Vols Top Memphis, 102-92

~ From UTAD   MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A double-double by Admiral Schofield fueled No. 3 Tennessee to a tough, 102-92 win over in-state rival Memphis on the road in FedExForum. Schofield finished with 29 points on 8-of-12 shooting to go along with 11 rebounds, while helping the Vols’ eclipse the 100-point margin for the first time since putting […]

Tennessee state parks add their own flavor to holiday shopping

Tennessee State Parks is encouraging shoppers this holiday to support conservation efforts through making a seasonal toast with their coffee roast or by spreading some cheer with their beer. A portion of the sales of the “State Parks Coffee” and the “State Park Blonde Ale” support the Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, a nonprofit partner of the state parks system.   The state parks […]

NKBPA December program December 14

What is Santa bringing to the next NKBPA meeting? It’s up to you, have you shopped yet? Annual White Elephant Gift Exchange is tomorrow. December 14, 2018 | 7:45 A.M.   This meeting is just plain FUN. Our December Program is the Annual White Elephant Gift Exchange and Election of New Officers. Join us at […]

Happy Holidays: Christmas & Year-End Events in the Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Celebrate the holidays with marshmallow hikes, hot chocolate, light shows, Christmas classic movies, plays and performances, concerts, gingerbread house workshops and visits with Santa. Tennessee is the place to be to ring in 2019 with special activities, parades and fireworks shows. Here’s a complete list of events across the state this holiday season. Dec. 13 […]

Tour de Lights rides again Dec. 14

In recent years—and in weather that would daunt Santa himself—approximately 1,000 riders have participated in downtown’s popular Tour de Lights holiday bicycle ride. For the 12th annual Tour de Lights on Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m., organizers are introducing a few changes to better accommodate the crowds and participants of all ages and paces. […]

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