Photos by Leslie Karnowski

  • Enjoying the picnic are Alyson Angel, Hannah Montgomery, Keli Shipley, Bridget Sternisha, Ashley Demarest and Tabitha Baum.
  • Seniors Travis Folsom and Blythe Tyrone enjoy some lemonade.
  • Senior Elizabeth Dunn poses with her freshmen orientation group, from left, Evan Rogers, Austin Canfield, Zach Selby, Jared O’Farrell, Zach Brown, and Eric Sisson.
  • Andy Welshan and Peter Love give a demonstration at the Maryville College Church and College Picnic. They are from the Cades Cove Memorial Baptist Karate School.
  • The Freshman Volleyball team enjoy the Maryville College Annual Church and College Picnic. Pictured are Malory Bonee, Doniqua Flack, Coach Kandis Schram, Lauren Bonee, Morgan Hall, Courtney Eaton, Hope Johnson, Kristen Hardin and Linley Dunn.
  • Robert Simmons gets a snack at the Maryville College Church and College picnic in late August.
  • Members of the Maryville College Soccer Team, Sutton Cash, Curtis Dameron Payne Fisher, Matthew Ridley, Ben Munger and Bentley Dean, get ready for a picnic dinner.
  • Michael Gibbons, Zack Tarver and Cole Freeman, all freshmen, enjoy a game of Cornhole at the Maryville College Church and College Annual Picnic.
  • Bart and Penny Mize had a special reason to celebrate at the dinner as it was Penny’s birthday.
  • Wildwood Farm welcomed guests to the Farm to Table dinner for Maryville Farmers’ Market.
  • Doris Litton samples the pasta.
  • Ann Fairhurst helps serve the dinner.
  • Jordan Phillips gets a helping of the good food at the Farm to Table dinner.
  • Lyn Johnson and Chip Finn enjoy the fresh meal.
  • Ashley Glander helps serve at her family’s farm, which hosted the Farm to Table dinner.
  • Jeff Ross and Dustin Busby work at preparing the meal for the Farm to Table dinner.
  • Getting service with a smile from Ashley Glander are Bob Wade, Reba Duckett and Dale Duckett.
  • Ann Fairhurst takes heaping plates of food to the diners.
  • Ann Fairhurst and Mary Alford pass out dishes as Chef Peter Glander with Ruby Tuesday gets things ready.
  • Tim Helton talks with Grant and Debbie Archdale at a reception to launch his campaign.
  • Tammy Hall introduces Tim Helton to her son, Hunter, at the reception kicking off his campaign for property assessor.
  • Tim Helton greets Mary Lou and Don Anderson at the reception he held to announce his candidacy for Blount County Property Assessor.
  • Candidate for property assessor Tim Helton listens to Deloris Wilkes at a campaign reception Sept. 13. Helton will challenge incumbent assessor Mike Morton in the March 6, 2012, primary election.
  • Marty Armbrester, left, and James Carmichael with Silver Spoon Cafe, which is on the campus at Maryville College, get food ready for Taste of Blount guests.
  • Blount County Mayor Ed Mitchell, left, talks with Blount County Property Assessor Mike Morton and Berry Mathis at Taste of Blount.
  • Tommy and Charlene DeSha and son, Eli, were working the crowds at Taste of Blount to help with the event’s recycling efforts. Charlene DeSha is coordinator of Keep Blount Beautiful.
  • The El Sazon mascot stands in front of the restaurant’s tent during the 2011 Taste of Blount, a fundraiser for the Blount Chamber.
  • Bryan Daniels, left, president and CEO of the Blount Partnership, catches up with Rick Ford as they enjoy Taste of Blount.
  • Tim Miles, left, with Miles 411 Restaurant, talks with Beth Hutchinson at the Blount County Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of Blount.
  • Andy White, vice mayor of the City of Maryville, poses with this daughters, Delaney, left, and Sara Kate White at Taste of Blount.
  • Lasagna from Olive Garden was a popular treat at Taste of Blount. Shawn Daly, left, and Jeremiah McCoig help at the restaurant’s booth.
  • Hank Chambers looks over the delectable treats from Sweetheart Sweets as Jamey Blair watches.
  • Peter Dong, left, owner of Lemon Grass, helps Mandy Sitzlar at the restaurant’s booth at Taste of Blount.
  • Melissa Long, left, and Elmeria Teffeteller catch up during the Taste of Blount.
  • Doug Silvera, left, and Brandon Kizer from Smoky Mountain Brewery prepare a cheese steak sandwich at Taste of Blount.
  • Edgar Calderon, left, from El Sazon greets Dr. Tom Bogart, Maryville College president, as he tours Taste of Blount.
  • Anthony DiFranco, left, owner of Full Service Barbecue, prepares barbecue for guest Jerry Blackard.
  • Michael Colquitt, owner of Bread of Heaven restaurant, smokes some barbecue to pass out to hungry guests at Taste of Blount.
  • Stephanie Trost, left, and Lulu Smith enjoy the offerings from Jamaica Sunrise at Taste of Blount.
  • Taz Cable, host of Smoky Mountain Magazine on East Tennessee PBS, records video of Taste of Blount.
  • Jady Sader visits with Jamie Matzko of Vienna Coffee at Taste of Blount, sponsored by the Blount County Chamber of Commerce.
  • Judy Clabough, community outreach coordinator for the Blount Memorial Foundation and Community Outreach, addresses those gathered for the retailer training workshop.
  • Dakota Kane plays in the yard at Dog World Resort with some of the four-legged guests.
  • One of the guests at Dog World Resort enjoys a cooling swim.
  • The team at Dog World Resort hold some of their guests for the photo. From left are Kimberly Wolfe, owner Marion Westerling, Dakota Kane and Phyllis Harrington.
  • Chandler Condrone (Matthew Cuthbert), Libby Weitnauer (Anne) and Emily Isaacs (Marilla Cuthbert) rehearse a scene from “Anne of Green Gables,” which will be on stage at Maryville High School this weekend.
  • Joy Carver, winner of the Young Entrepreneur Award, talks with husband Will and Jane Andrews of the Blount Memorial Hospital Foundation.
  • LeConte Wealth Management’s Kevin Painter presents one of the 5 Under 5 awards to Viren Lalka of Lalka Tax Services as Bob Kesling looks on.
  • Randy Massey of Massey Electric and Cherokee Millwright & Mechanical congratulates Karen Zorio of Something Savory Bakery and Café for winning one of the 5 Under 5 awards.
  • Marsheine McClurg of McClurg’s Decorating Center says thank you after winning one of the 5 Under 5 awards at the Business Excellence Awards breakfast as Dooley Tombras of The Tombras Group and Bob Kesling look on.

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