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  • ETMG goes Hollywood for United Way Published 8/24/2011 at 3:23 p.m. 0 comments

    East Tennessee Medical Group raised money for their United Way campaign by enjoying an evening at the movies and inviting Blount families to join them. The group gathered at The Palace Theater in downtown Maryville for a showing of the ...

  • Making music to support The Gate Published 8/24/2011 at 3:22 p.m. 0 comments

    The sounds of Rockabilly echoed off the walls in the Capitol Theatre as more than 100 folks turned out earlier this month to boogie for a great cause - The Gateway to Independence program. Pistol Creek Catch of the Day ...

  • Water fun: Eberting and staff host pool party to thank patients Published 8/24/2011 at 3:21 p.m. 0 comments

    Dr. Jeff Eberting wanted to see a whole bunch of smiling faces this summer. He wanted to see his patients outside the office in a fun venue. What better than a pool party? The Maryville orthodontist wanted to say thank ...

  • Healing through horses: Hoof to Heart party raises $8,000 for child therap Published 8/24/2011 at 3:19 p.m. 0 comments

    Kim Henry was beside herself at the response from folks who turned out for Mane Support’s Hoof to Heart party. The annual dinner and auction was held Saturday, Aug. 20, at the facility on Davis Ford Road. Henry said she ...

  • Tremont and Heritage Center partner to celebrate Appalachian life Published 8/24/2011 at 3:11 p.m. 0 comments

    For fans of “all things Appalachian,” the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center was the place to be earlier this summer. The fourth annual Appalachian Celebration was held on July 15 at the Heritage Center. The center takes a break one ...

  • Trillium Cove Art Walk shines light on artists Published 8/24/2011 at 3:10 p.m. 0 comments

    Townsend has artistic talent and the folks at Trillium Cove enjoy showing it off. The Trillium Cove Spring Art Walk was held earlier this year at the shopping destination in Townsend, and folks turned out to see the different genres ...

  • The Man Ride roars out to support prostate cancer awareness Published 8/22/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    A long line of motorcycles roared out of Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson recently with a serious mission in mind: Raising awareness of prostate cancer. Former University of Tennessee head football coach and Harley-Davidson enthusiast Phillip Fulmer led The Man Ride for ...

  • New Wonder Trail blazes path of learning at MLK Center Published 8/22/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    A new tool for learning was introduced recently at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Center in Alcoa, and the children walked all over it. That was just fine with the center’s executive director Sissy Ferguson.

  • Eberting, staff make mouth guards for area high school football teams Published 8/22/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    When orthodontist Jeff Eberting first volunteered to make mouth guards at no charge for each of the four football teams in Blount County, he knew it would take some convincing. “The first year of us doing this, I told the ...

  • AYSO begins earnest fundraising for new soccer fields Published 8/17/2011 at 2:55 p.m. 0 comments

    David Kemp is becoming a pro at breaking camp. “I am afraid I’ve become an expert over the last 15 years of breaking camp and setting up somewhere else,” the American Youth Soccer Organization regional commissioner said. Following the spring ...

  • Young musicians ready to give music its due at Last Friday Art Walk Published 8/17/2011 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments

    “A Tribute to Music,” the August event of the Last Friday Art Walk, has become eagerly anticipated as local musicians play at different venues throughout downtown Maryville alongside artists who display their works. Will Tate and Six Mile Express, a ...

  • Lifesaver Luau brings folks out to support Secret Safe Place Published 8/17/2011 at 2:32 p.m. 0 comments

    The seventh annual Lifesaver Luau drew a crowd to the Beach at Court South on Aug. 13 for a Saturday evening of fun for a great cause. The luau supports A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee and matched ...

  • Everett High Class of 1946 celebrates 65th reunion Published 8/17/2011 at 2:00 p.m. 0 comments

    It is not often a class of high school graduates gathers to celebrate their 65th reunion. Alumni of the Class of 1946 from Everett High School spent a great day at Courtyard Grille with plenty of laughter and reminiscing. Bo ...

  • KenJo campaign raises $40,000 for ET Kidney Foundation Published 8/15/2011 at 10:32 a.m. 0 comments

    The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is the recipient of a $40,000 donation, thanks to benefit coupon books purchased by KenJo Markets customers. The funds will be used to enhance the lives of East Tennesseans who have kidney disease or are ...

  • Salvation Army celebrates new service center in Maryville Published 8/15/2011 at 10:31 a.m. 0 comments

    The new worship and service center opened recently in Blount County by the Salvation Army is more than bricks and mortar. For the clients who need it, the new facility “feels like home,” says Salvation Army Blount County Administrator Sgt. ...

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