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The production is filled with lavish sets, scenery, costumes and more. Read more

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The event will feature certified appraisers who will assess the value of antique treasures brought in by the public. Read more

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A Knoxville retailer and politician, Walker used country music to promote his grocery stores, which helped propel numerous artists onto the national and international scene. Read more

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Story detailed events before, during and after the deadly Chimney Tops 2 fire. Read more

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The theme for this year’s season is “Voices of Children,” and the repertoire features inspirational works from leading choreographers. Read more

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On a recent cold and rainy afternoon, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys were hard at work at Sound Biscuit on the string act’s third album. Read more

Sweet Appalachia

Echoes from the Valley

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Sarah Ransom has been working with a local Junior Appalachian Musicians group, which introduced her to Appalachian storytelling and the history. She was asked to write a fictional story based on historic events in Johnson County, Tennessee. Read more

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The natural beauty of Carter County, Tennessee, has beckoned visitors for centuries, ever since the area was populated by the Cherokee. From the Watauga River, brimming with trout, to the mile-high Roan Mountain, there is something for everyone. Read more

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A chance to visit Mabry-Hazen House after hours on a weekday and drink up a little history. Read more

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Ford’s career spanned radio, recording, and television, resulting in three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read more

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For more than 40 years the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show has showcased the evolution of trends in home improvement, landscape design, décor, and more. Read more

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The MLK Gallery of Arts Tribute exhibition will kick-off the 2019 King Week Celebration. Read more

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Program to feature author Bill Landry and talk about history of East Tennessee. Read more

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Clingmans Dome Visitor Center sits at an elevation of 6,300 feet, half-mile from the observation tower atop Clingmans Dome. Read more

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Friends of the Smokies is an official nonprofit partner of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and has raised $62 million to support critical park programs. Read more

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Fall Heritage Days at the Museum of Appalachia will transport guests back in time through the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of pioneer traditions and demonstrations Read more

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Chefs from throughout the region will team up with distillers to demonstrate how whiskey can be used as a culinary ingredient, providing tastings for attendees. Read more

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The public will be able to experience the entire 16-mile roadway for the first time since construction began in 1966. Read more

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The public is invited to attend to hear a two-hour master class, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Read more

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Now is an ideal time for a drive or hike through the Smokies as a golden haze has taken over the higher and mid elevations. Read more

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    A portrait of Hazel Dickens

    East Tennessee folk artist Amy Campbell recently left her job as a college art professor to pursue art full time. “It was a scary decision, but I was pretty confident in it,” she reflects. “I just had to do it.”