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Lauri Halterman will share book, knowledge at library workshop
Published 02/21/2011 at midnight
As the saying goes, “Every soul has a story.” Lauri Halterman has found a unique way to share her story, publishing an autobiographical book of poetry, “Alaurilee: Rhymes of a Random Soul.” “I chose to write books so my poems ...
Where there’s smoke. . . there’s ‘Smokin’ Butz BBQ’
Published 01/24/2011 at 10:10 a.m.
According to statistics, the average family eats out between two and three times each week. The average family in Blount county now has a reason to celebrate with the opening of Parton’s Smokin’ Butz BBQ. “I wanted to have a ...
Published 12/01/2010 at 3:03 p.m.
It started simple. The Ladies Circle at Maryville Evangelical Church began by crocheting blankets. They expanded their repertoire to dolls, pouches, baskets and other unique creations. These items not only benefit local charitable organizations, but touch the lives of people ...
Published 11/01/2010 at midnight
If an antique collector or art enthusiast is looking to round out their collection by acquiring a Victorian glass candy dish or a Belgium tapestry, they don’t have to go to Atlanta to find one. Chances are a visit to ...
Published 09/15/2010 at 3:49 p.m.
Fashion-forward babies and toddlers have a new place to shop in downtown Maryville. Lollipops Children’s Boutique is a store that is as full of charm as its owner, Xamena Bangash. Bangash opened Lollipops Children’s Boutique in August and word of ...
Published 08/16/2010 at 12:28 p.m.
Nestled away on a meandering road behind Heritage High School is a special restaurant that not only serves up home-cooking like grandma made, but also serves up heartwarming smiles and friendship. The Rustic Barn captures the interest of tourists and ...
Published 12/21/2009 at 1:02 p.m.
Residents and tourists of Townsend have a new treasure in the Trillium Cove Shopping Village called Southern Fried Gallery. Southern Fried Gallery features regional artisans of handmade and handcrafted mediums that reflect the heritage of the area. “I’ve always had ...
Ductz of Maryville is new opportunity for Tayloe and Baker
Published 12/21/2009 at 12:49 p.m.
Steve Tayloe knows duct work like a cardiologist knows a heart. “The air unit is like a heart,” said Tayloe, owner of Ductz of Maryville-Southern Knoxville, a new franchise in the area. He said that some lines to and from ...
Gift to the community
Published 12/10/2009 at 10:24 a.m.
A 35-year-old tradition is being revived thanks to First Baptist Church Alcoa. “The Promise” is First Baptist Alcoa’s Living Christmas Tree presentation and will be the church’s first Living Christmas Tree since 1991. “We decided to bring it back,” said ...
‘God bless us, everyone’
Published 12/10/2009 at 10:23 a.m.
The holiday season is not complete without a production of “A Christmas Carol,” and for two local children, the year is not complete without starring in the play. Lydia Harrison and Matthew Michaud are appearing in the University of Tennessee’s ...
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