Young Life presents its message at a old-fashion Hoe Down
Published 10/3/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
A good old-fashioned hoe down, complete with bluegrass music, cowboy boots and cutoff overalls, was the order of the day recently at Smithview Pavilion. The Sept. 20 hoe down was this year’s theme for Blount County Young Life’s annual fall ...
September’s Last Friday Art Walk has youth appeal
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:25 p.m. 0 comments
If there was a Last Friday Art Walk for children, this just may be it. “It seems there are several business doing children’s themes,” said Mandy Sitzlar, Art Walk coordinator for Maryville Arts Coalition. Boyd Thomas Clothing is featuring a ...
MAC masquerade ball brings the fun of art to The Capitol
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:20 p.m. 0 comments
On the evening of Oct. 14, an odd looking monster with glowing eyes and steam coming from its nostrils will greet guests entering The Capitol Theatre in Downtown Maryville. He is looking for Alice, who is skipping out of Wonderland ...
Chef behind Marlin & Ray’s shares plans and new menu items
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:19 p.m. 0 comments
Jeramy Ouart’s first experience cooking was eventful, to say the least. “My first job was at a country club in Dallas when I was 16. It was a summer job, and I worked at a poolside grill at a nice ...
Worth The Trip: Titanic Museum Attraction, Pigeon Forge
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:14 p.m. 1 comment
Every mother knows to lay ground rules before taking kids to a museum, but at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, the rule “Don’t Touch,” doesn’t apply. Mary Kellogg-Joslyn, executive vice president, Operations, Sales and Marketing, said, “Sometimes, I ...
Harmony Adoptions set to celebrate homecoming at Camp Montvale
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:13 p.m. 0 comments
Harmony Adoptions is having a party, and they want folks to come on home. Harmony Adoptions is in the process of purchasing the former Camp Montvale property, and they are currently working hard to get the camp back in shape. ...
New event hosted by Volunteers in Progress has successful beginning
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:11 p.m. 0 comments
Fine wine and quality beer were the order of the evening Thursday, Sept. 22, at a new event hosted by the Blount County Partnership’s Volunteers in Progress members. The VIP program is a partnership between the Blount County Chamber of ...
Taste of Blount serves up winners with food and new venue
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:06 p.m. 0 comments
A new venue and a blessing from the weather were highlights of conversations at the 10th annual Taste of Blount Thursday night, Sept. 22, as crowds enjoyed a smorgasbord of food from 22 restaurants, caterers and grocers. Sponsored by the ...
Third annual Back Roads Motorcycle Ride roars through Blount
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:03 p.m. 0 comments
She didn’t lose control, and she didn’t wreck. Michelle Hankes had more to be thankful for than good weather and a strong turnout at the third annual United Way of Blount County Back Roads Motorcycle Ride. The president and CEO ...
Charlie Daniels Band kicks off Clayton Center’s season six-pack
Published 9/28/2011 at 3:01 p.m. 0 comments
The 2011-12 season at the Clayton Center for the Arts has half the number of shows folks saw during the facility’s inaugural season, but planners say the community is responding well to the six acts coming to Maryville, especially the ...
Public Service Hamburger Luncheon flips burgers to best last year’s total
Published 9/26/2011 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
There’s a trick firefighters use when climbing the extension ladders on a ladder truck. Look down and watch your feet as you go. Michelle Hankes, president and CEO of the United Way of Blount County, learned that on Wednesday, Sept. ...
Victory Baptist lends a helping hand at Montvale
Published 9/26/2011 at 10:38 a.m. 0 comments
There’s no place like home, and for Victory Baptist Church in Maryville, there’s no home mission like the renovations of The Harmony Family Center at Montvale. Since June, close to 100 dedicated volunteers from the church have painted, made repairs, ...
Taste of Blount serves up success
Published 9/22/2011 at 9:55 p.m. 0 comments
Taste of Blount was held Thursday night at the Theater in the Park, and the winners are...
Townsend Days combines four events for packed weekend
Published 9/21/2011 at 1:32 p.m. 0 comments
Take a trip to Townsend this weekend. You won’t lack for entertainment. You can chase a pig, learn a little railroad history, buy some crafts, listen to some music and watch demonstrations from pioneer days. Townsend Days combines four events ...
Authors, artist combine at Last Friday Art Walk to benefit Harmony
Published 9/21/2011 at 1:31 p.m. 0 comments
The community is in for a double treat during September’s Last Friday Art Walk at Boyd Thomas Clothing. On display will be the children’s book “If Only I had You,” written and produced by Harmony Adoptions employees with illustrations by ...
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