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Made In The Smokies

Made In The Smokies: Chasing Dreams

Mountaineers have long been known for their ingenuity and independent spirit, traits that live on today among the entrepreneurs and artisans profiled in Smoky Mountain Living’s Made in the Smokies feature.

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The Painter of the Smokies

The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, SC

Rudolph Ingerle wasn’t the first artist to turn his brush on the endless mountain vistas of the Smokies, and he certainly wasn’t the last. But he may have been one of the most influential. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Knoxville celebrates its 225th birthday this October. I’ve lived here since 1984. You’d think the place wouldn’t hold too many secrets left for me to discover. Or at least that’s what I thought. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Mapping a Prehistoric Tapestry

Alan Cressler photo

Caves evoke the innate wanderlust of the American spirit. For a country built on exploration and discovery, a deep yearning to venture to uncharted places is engrained in our collective psyche. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features

When Emma Gatewood finished the stitches on her denim bag, packed with an army blanket and a shower curtain, she told her family she was going on a walk, and then set out to do what no woman had done before. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Walking all 2,200 miles of the Appalachian Trail is a dream for some. To make the trail more accessible, we’ve broken a few classic parts down into small trips in an occasional series called Appalachian Trail Weekends. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features

'Rocky Top' Celebrates 50 Years

Tennessee Athletics photo

Tucked away in the heart of the Old City in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, the Jackson Terminal is a former railroad freight depot now modern-day event venue. And on a recent Saturday evening, Andy and Ashley Wagner got hitched. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features