As Americans, we live in the most imaginative, productive and prosperous country, not only on the entire planet, but in the history of the world. That prosperity was seeded by our founders in our Declaration of Independence, which recognizes the God given right of each of us to the “pursuit,” notice I said “pursuit” – of happiness. That first resolute generation, sowed those seeds with blood, sweat, tears and grit. Read More ...
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Tennessee Smokies Baseball Vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos @ Smokies Park Friday, April 26, 2013 @ 7:15 pm. Gates open at 6 p.m. Make a difference Read More ...
Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic is offering free physicals for uninsured Sevier County residents and workers on Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18. Sevierville, TN- June 11, 2013 – Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic will again offer free physical exams for members of the community who either live or work in Sevier County and are without health insurance. The physicals are made possible through a partnership with Read More ...
I love Tennessee history. The depth and breadth of the people and their stories offer no shortage of lessons about where we come from and where we will eventually be. The Civil War provides great definitions as well as contrasts on a peoples’ fight to be free while making sure others remain captive. One such contradiction comes from Nashville and New Orleans, two of my three home towns. The fall Read More ...
“Flavor and Fragrance Plants” will be presented on Thursday, June 13th, from 5:30PM to 7:00PM at the King Family Library. This is a free program presented by Andy Bush, a Sevier County Master Gardener. Andy has chosen a selection of plants, including Black Pepper, Allspice, Cinnamon, Sweet Bay Laurel, Vanilla, Ginger, Cardamom, Frankincense, Myrrh, Tea, Chocolate, Coffee, and Cola—all of which he grows indoors. Using these live potted plants as Read More ...
The profession of barbering is one of the oldest on Earth. Archeological studies show that some simple forms of facial hair and adornment were practiced among prehistoric people in the glacial age. Later, during the golden age of Greece, around 500 BC, well-trimmed beards were fashionable. However, about a century and a half later, Alexander the Great decreed that beards must be shaved as a matter of military expediency for Read More ...