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Suzy Smith

Title: Photographer, Writer

Recent Work

  • Literacy Council fund-raiser spells success Published 04/02/2008 at 5:38 p.m.

    How do you spell success? For those participating in the 13th Annual Adult Spelling Bee, success is spelled through participation.

  • Cool teamwork Published 03/26/2008 at 6:37 p.m.

    Foothills Elementary School students now have shade shelters at their playgrounds, thanks in part to donations of time and energy from parents and community partners.

  • River of Life Church brings word to ‘Midtown’ Published 03/26/2008 at 6:22 p.m.

    When Robert Connatser from the River of Life Church was praying for direction for the church, he said the Lord spoke one word, “Midtown.”

  • SheTech uses cutting edge technology to help clients Published 03/26/2008 at 6:16 p.m.

    With the efforts to attract high tech businesses to the area, SheTech is poised to bring their cutting edge technological expertise to area businesses.

  • Teachers learn Published 03/12/2008 at 6:42 p.m.

    FAB-ulous classes and workshops, FAB-ulous instructors and a FAB-ulous environment are what people can look forward to this Spring with the upcoming schedule from Fine Arts Blount.

  • Say Cheese Published 01/31/2008 at 6:35 p.m.

    To ensure that the memories of the wedding day last a lifetime, hiring the right photographer and videographer is essential.

  • With this ring… Published 01/31/2008 at 6:33 p.m.

    When a woman announces that she is engaged, the first thing her friends and family do is look for the ring.

  • So sweet Published 01/31/2008 at 6:31 p.m.

    When couples are shopping for a wedding cake, most are selecting unique cakes that will inspire the guests to ooh and aah!

  • The first house Published 01/31/2008 at 6:18 p.m.

    For some newly-married couples, the prospect of buying a new home makes them break out into a cold sweat, while other newlyweds look forward to finding their perfect love nest.

  • Invitations: Published 01/31/2008 at 6:15 p.m.

    For a couple, selecting a wedding invitation will give their guests a glimpse of the tone or the theme of their big day.

  • Giving -- and receiving -- is part of wedding package Published 01/31/2008 at 6:14 p.m.

    In years past, wedding gifts were a way to get the couple started out on solid financial footing by providing the necessary items they needed to set up house.

  • Wedding flowers accent theme and colors Published 01/31/2008 at 6:10 p.m.

    You’ve found the perfect wedding dress, now it’s time to think flowers.

  • Feeding the folks: Published 01/31/2008 at 6:08 p.m.

    Whether a couple is planning a small, intimate wedding or a glitzy, formal affair that would make a Hollywood couple jealous, making guests happy is important.

  • Updo, down do: Do plan on a fabulous hair and spa day Published 01/31/2008 at 6:03 p.m.

    The stress of planning the perfect wedding can leave a person frazzled.

  • Top of the style: Published 01/31/2008 at 6:02 p.m.

    The devil is in the details, at least that what it might seem for some brides who are looking for the perfect accessories to wear on their wedding day.

  • Always a Bridesmaid . . . Published 01/31/2008 at 6:01 p.m.

    Eye catching color or muted shades, luminescent chiffon or silk charmeuse? The color and fabric trends for bridesmaids dresses are all over the map.

  • THE dress Published 01/31/2008 at 6 p.m.

    For most women, finding the perfect wedding dress is like finding their soul mate. Just like there is one true love, for most women, there is one perfect wedding gown.

  • Perfect venues for the Blount bride and groom Published 01/31/2008 at 5:55 p.m.

    Location, location, location. For most engaged couples, once they have decided on the wedding date, the next big decision is the venue for the ceremony and reception.

  • Why Do They Do That? Published 01/31/2008 at 5:46 p.m.

    Not only is the wedding ceremony one of the most memorable events in a person’s life, it is a marriage of cultural and religious customs blended with family traditions and the couple’s unique personality.

  • Coming together Published 01/02/2008 at 12:10 p.m.

    What if? These two simple words are words that can send the mind into overdrive, speculating about the future or pondering the past.

  • Singing tree Published 12/12/2007 at 1:41 p.m.

    Add one part humorous songs, one part comedy skits and one part singing Christmas tree and the recipe turns out to be the Alcoa Maryville Christmas Festival, a production of Broadway Baptist Church.

  • A growing house Published 11/21/2007 at 10:58 a.m.

    If unique, handcrafted gifts are on your holiday shopping list, then the Blount County Library is the place to be next week.

  • MHS showcase family tradition, history Published 11/14/2007 at 10:52 a.m.

    Breathing sighs of relief, Maryville High School students presented the fruits of their labor to family and friends in a celebration last week.

  • Principal puckers up Published 10/17/2007 at 2:21 p.m.

    Not too many people know what it’s like to kiss a pig. Thanks to the students, the Family Teacher Organization and supporters of Foothills Elementary, principal, Amy Vagnier has had the unique experience of puckering up with a pig.

  • Traveling at Tremont Published 10/17/2007 at 10:25 a.m.

    When you imagine studying history, you probably conjure an image of a classroom with chalkboards and uncomfortable desks. Maryville Intermediate School students and teachers had an entirely different “classroom” experience when they attended the Living History program in the picturesque ...

  • Beadwork artist DeLuca is sly as a 'White Fox' Published 10/11/2007 at 7:15 p.m.

    When Gail DeLuca found her niche in the art world, she didn’t stop there. She decided to share her talent of creating unique bead jewelry by opening the White Fox Bead Studio and teaching classes.

  • Fall Festival artist: Published 10/11/2007 at 7:11 p.m.

    Coping with life’s frustrations led Teresa Rader Giuliani down a new path that completely changed her life. As a stress reliever, Giuliani took up crafting pottery pieces that not only were functional but also exceptional works of art.

  • Foothills Fall Festival artist: Published 10/11/2007 at 6:44 p.m.

    Being mindful of the beauty in nature all around is one way that being an artist has changed Maxine Falls’ life. “It changes the way you look at things,” Falls said.