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Musical Dreams Coming True! Travis Bowlin Releases Long Awaited Single “Bad, Bad Man”

Musical Dreams Coming True! Travis Bowlin Releases Long Awaited Single “Bad, Bad Man”

From the Cincinnati, Ohio Boys Choir to a Rock n Roll Musicvox Guitar endorsement, Artist and Singer/Songwriter, Travis Bowlin, is ready to take his career to the next level. Travis Bowlin, is pleased to announce the releasing of his musical single “Bad, Bad Man”, which was recorded at 16th Edge Studios on historic Music Row in Nashville, [...]

Fun Activities to Keep Children Active and Learning this Summer

Fun Activities to Keep Children Active and Learning this Summer

Here are some fun activities to keep children busy this summer. While having fun, they will also be engaged in learning. -Run through the sprinkler -Play in the rain/mud -Make mud pies -Find worms after it rains -Skip rocks -Go fishing -Visit local nature preserve and go on a nature hunt -Take a hike and [...]

Memories of Dandridge

A friend who grew up in Dandridge has always told “good old boy” stories that would send me to the floor in laughter. I will share some of his memories (some would require censoring) and hope you enjoy them as much as I have. First I must say the Dandridge of old and today are [...]

A Summer of Maxi Dresses

A Summer of Maxi Dresses

Wow, the maxi dress is really a trend this summer! The maxi dress was a major fashion in the 60′s and 70′s.; it seems everything old is new again. Jackie Kennedy’s sister, Lee, was remembering that era and how easy it was to dress for a party in a recent article I read. One could [...]

Red Cabbage Salad

Red Cabbage Salad

This is a favorite salad of mine, and it gets requested for most every family gathering. It’s pretty simple to toss together, but the toasted almonds, sesame seeds, and sesame oil add a wonderful depth of flavor. Try taking this to your next picnic or reunion.   Salad Ingredients ½ head red cabbage ½ head [...]

Alien Dinner Choices

Alien Dinner Choices

It’s true, people sometimes accuse me of being somewhat paranoid. I think they’re just out to get me. It is, however, remotely possible I’m getting worked up over nothing this time. Or, more likely, a serious dilemma looms on the horizon. The social ramifications of space travel are, in a word, ominous. The concerns related [...]

Fruit Growers Warned to Beware of New Pest

Fruit Growers Warned to Beware of New Pest

Experts with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture are sounding the alarm on a tiny new pest that can cause significant damage to many fruit crops. The spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar fly (sometimes inaccurately called a fruit fly) from Asia.  It was first detected in California in 2008. In 2011, SWD had reached [...]

Jefferson City Fire Department’s Kid’s Fire Camp, June 18 – 20 and July 16 – 18, 2014

The Jefferson City Fire Department will hold two sessions of its popular annual Kid’s Fire Camp. The first session will run from June 18 – 20 and the second session from July 16 – 18 at the fire station located at 104 City Center Drive. This exciting three day camp is structured like a real [...]

WSCC to Offer College Express General Studies

WSCC to Offer College Express General Studies

Walters State Community College is offering the general studies degree through its popular College Express Program this fall. College Express meets one or two nights a week, with students completing a degree in two years just as full-time students do. “College Express is a great way to get the first two years of a college [...]

Carson-Newman Offers New RN to BSN Online

Carson-Newman University announces new flexible option for nurses: RN to BSN online. Carson-Newman University is offering nurses with an associate-level nursing degree the opportunity to pursue their Bachelor of Science in nursing completely online, plus a site-based clinical experience. “The Institute of Medicine has recommended an increase in the proportion of nurses with a Bachelor [...]

Walters State Community College Education Courses in July

Walters State’s division of Community Education will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Sevierville, and Greeneville campuses and online in July. The schedule is as follows: Parents, Children, and Divorce (Court Ordered): 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31, on the Greeneville Campus. Divorce is difficult for any person, but extremely hard on [...]

Comerford Finishes as National Walks Per Game Leader

Comerford Finishes as National Walks Per Game Leader

Tusculum College’s Heath Comerford was named the NCAA Division II national statistical champion for walks per game according to the final 2014 national baseball statistics. Comerford was one of four Pioneers mentioned in this year’s final report, while Tusculum was listed in seven team categories. Comerford averaged 1.04 base on balls per game as the [...]

C-N Soccer Assistant Hewitt to Helm Owens Women’s Program

C-N Soccer Assistant Hewitt to Helm Owens Women’s Program

Former Carson-Newman assistant soccer coach Kenny Hewitt has been named the head women’s soccer coach for the Owens College Express.  “We had a very qualified candidate pool for this position, and it was clear from our initial interviews that Kenny really stood out from the rest,” Owens Director of Athletics Rudy Yovich said. “He is [...]

Freeman Adds to Postseason Track Laurels with Academic All-District Honor

Freeman Adds to Postseason Track Laurels with Academic All-District Honor

Carson-Newman track and field junior thrower Randall Freeman (Ooltewah, Tenn.) has tallied a CoSIDA Academic All-District accolade to his athletic and academic resumes.   Freeman was an all-region performer in the shot put and javelin in addition to holding a 3.8 GPA as a graphic design major.  Freeman finished fifth in the region for both [...]

ETSU to Host First “Friday Night Lights” Football Camp for High School Athletes

ETSU to Host First “Friday Night Lights” Football Camp for High School Athletes

ETSU football head coach Carl Torbush and the Buccaneers’ coaching staff are inviting high school players to an on-campus camp this  Friday night, June 6th at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. High school players who are entering grades 9th through 12th are eligible to participate in the camp, which will run from 6 to 9 p.m. [...]

Are You a Wannabe Babysitter?

Learn what it takes to be a babysitter by attending the Babysitting R.O.C.K.S. training program for youth ages 12 and up. This fun, activity filled training will focus on different aspects of babysitting- from learning what activities to do with children of any age to knowing what to do with the money that you earn. [...]