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Friday, July 17th, 2015

Crossville Cruisers Car Club

Members of the Crossville Cruisers car club were on hand to help with a new film for Cumberland Mountain State Park. The club includes vehicles from the 1920s all the way to the present. Among these automotive jewels was Billy Frazier’s 1940 Ford Standard with only 23,558 original miles on it! Mr. Frazier tells us

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Exotic Pets: Pros & Cons

Exotic pets attract attention and interest because of their beauty, but they require special care. Always research any kind of pet before purchasing or adopting one. DEBRA DYLAN and her COCKATIELS I became interested in cockatiels because...

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Monday, July 6th, 2015

Finally, Cuba!

By: Debra Dylan This winter’s encouraging diplomatic talks about lifting the U.S. embargo agasint Cuba is exciting news for tourists. Last October, Knox Heritage led 29 travelers in a People-to-People delegation to Cuba. According to participant Georgiana...

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Friday, June 19th, 2015

Drag Pageants in Tennessee: A Long and Glittery Tradition

by: Kelly Robinson A recent Sunday night at Club XYZ on Central Street was a special one for the club. In fact, it was a pretty special week, the club having just celebrated its 10th anniversary the...

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Monday, June 8th, 2015

Genius in the Making @ Knox Makers

Article by: Kate Jayroe Photos by: Buck Kahler Inside the Knox Makers’ building one can practically hear the thrum of buzzing ideas. Members consult each other or work independently below the partially constructed canoe hanging from the...

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Mural Movement

Perry works at Quality Pre-Owned Appliances on Western Avenue, where he has decorated the outside walls with street art. His graffiti work depicts anthropomorphic appliances, including a drunken refrigerator on the verge of speech. His work also...

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Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Sapporo Snow Festival

Every year, nearly 2 million people attend the Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan. For seven days every February, Odori Park is turned into a winter wonderland, featuring gigantic snow sculptures, food, and live entertainment. The event even featured...

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Monday, January 19th, 2015

Let’s Keep the LGBT Conversation Going

Longtime Knoxville LGBT activist Gary Elgin wears many hats: writer, artist, leader, troublemaker, promoter, and organizer. Yet, he might be best known for his trademark purple fedora when he hosts his web-based talk show  The Lavender Table. Elgin...

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Animal Enrichment at the Knoxville Zoo

Lisa New, Executive Director of the Knoxville Zoo, tells us about Art Gone Wild- an annual fundraising event where you can buy paintings made by animals at the zoo! All proceeds go towards the animal enrichment program.

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

WDWRK Finalist in Martha Stewart Design Contest

Just over a year ago, craftsman and graphic artist, Rob Laliberte turned his Old North Knoxville carriage house into a wood working shop. Using only hand tools and a small saw, he whittled away enjoyable hours crafting...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

I am a Teenage Sexual Health Advocate

Some high school students cannot read Arthur Miller’s The Crucible without giggling over Tituba’s name. Female students are not allowed to carry purses at school and are told to “be discreet” when handling feminine hygiene products when...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Ga-Ga for Go-Go’s

By: Gregory Stringer In the days of antiquity, people played a game called Astragals. It used the knucklebones of sheep which had been carved and painted, and the pieces were tossed and thrown against each other. Because...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Getting the Last Laugh in Africa

By: Judy S. Blackstock “Hyenas aren’t sexy,” says Dee White, from her charming Holston Hills cottage. White, close to retiring after over 25 years as a social worker and Coordinator of New Born Screening in the Genetics...

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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Health Journey: My Bipolar Parent

Mindful of my mother’s barometric weathers Knoxville poet Linda Parsons Marion knew she had to “break and till the difficult ground of childhood and its aftermath” when she began to write her powerful volume of poetry called...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

Gems of the North Carolina Mountains

Article & Photos: Judy S. Blackstock The North Carolina western mountains contain pockets of earth that hold emeralds, sapphires and moonstones. Close to these mines are several small towns which are treasures unto themselves. One such location...

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