Dog World Resort offers kingly treatment to beloved pups
Published 09/26/2011 at 10:36 a.m.
The old saying “a dog is man’s best friend” is pushed to new heights at Dog World Resort where dogs are treated like kings. Two pugs, one black and one tan, run into the office of Dog World Resort owner ...
Authors, artist combine at Last Friday Art Walk to benefit Harmony
Published 09/21/2011 at 1:31 p.m.
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 ...
'Bus Stop': Cast with variety of experiences take stage at Capitol
Published 09/21/2011 at 1:30 p.m.
Get ready Blount County, a snowstorm is coming, and with it, a cast of characters you won’t want to miss. Foothills Community Players opens their fourth season with “Bus Stop,” a play by William Inge set in the mid-1950s. It ...
Cornerstone of Recovery plans expansion, consolidation
Published 09/21/2011 at 1:21 p.m.
Cornerstone of Recovery takes a holistic approach in treating patients for chemical dependency, so it’s a natural progression for the treatment center to take that same approach with its campus by moving all facilities to one location. Currently, Cornerstone operates ...
Fort Craig students, teachers, alum step back to 1986
Published 08/17/2011 at 3:01 p.m.
The year was 1986 -- the year of the space shuttle Challenger explosion, of the opening of Al Capone’s secret vault by Geraldo Rivera, of “Miami Vice” fashion dictates, of the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet Union and of the ...
Young musicians ready to give music its due at Last Friday Art Walk
Published 08/17/2011 at 2:38 p.m.
“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 ...
Spinners bring beginning-to-end process to Last Friday Art Walk
Published 07/20/2011 at 12:45 p.m.
Some people aren’t content just to knit. They also want to create the yarns they use to make sweaters, scarves and other garments. Three spinner/knitters will be demonstrating their skills and talking about why they love spinning yarn at the ...
Trinity Dental Clinic celebrates five years of serving community
Published 07/18/2011 at 10:24 a.m.
It’s not as visible as an open wound or a viral infection or even the flu. But infected teeth, tooth decay and teeth that need to be pulled can have serious effects on overall health. And, while the surgeon general’s ...
GED graduation showcases inspired students
Published 06/27/2011 at 10:57 a.m.
Jubilant family members cheered on 51 adult education graduates in a packed William Blount High School auditorium on Friday, June 17, as the graduates achieved a milestone that had eluded them. “What you have achieved is so very impressive,” Carol ...
The next generation: Last Friday Art Walk will showcase MAC scholarship winners
Published 06/15/2011 at 3:11 p.m.
One good idea can spawn another one, and that’s happened with the creation of Maryville’s Last Friday Art Walk. The board of directors that oversees the Art Walk now awards two annual art scholarships to high school seniors. This year’s ...
Kaufman’s acoustic camp also features community concerts
Published 06/08/2011 at 4:50 p.m.
When you gather together some of the world’s most renowned musicians for a camp, why not show them off a bit? Steve Kaufman does just that as an extension of his acoustic camp that starts Sunday on the campus of ...
Soap maker Colette Souder brings talents to Last Friday Art Walk
Published 05/18/2011 at 2:21 p.m.
A small gesture of kindness more than 20 years ago led to a lifelong vocation for a Blount County woman. Three bars of homemade soap launched Colette Souder’s journey into the soap making business, and she continues to expand her ...
Bleeding for Blount
Published 04/27/2011 at 3:27 p.m.
A play on Leadership Blount’s name and the friendly competition between the classes coupled with a daily need in the East Tennessee community has resulted in the Class of 2011’s legacy project. “Bleedership Blount” is a two-day blood drive the ...
Last Friday Art Walk to feature Girdler’s unique work
Published 04/20/2011 at 3:09 p.m.
John Girdler hears the language of pottery, and he also creates it. The Maryville College senior is showcasing his work in the DENSO Art Gallery at the Clayton Center for the Arts during the month of April and will host ...