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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Teddy Bears for Zeke

The Brittany and Zeke Foundation, along with KnoxZine, is collecting new teddy bears to distribute to children in area hospitals during Christmas. Bears need to be collected by December 11. If you have a bear to donate please contact Debra at KnoxZine@gmail.com or call her at 865-659-8867. This foundation was created in memory of Brittany

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

From the Working Dead to The Walking Dead

Everyone remembers that kid from school who was always drawing monsters and super heroes. Everyone knew he was the go-to-guy for information about any movie or television show. Matthew Atchely was that kid. WE GOTTA GET OUT...

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Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Faerie World Fanatic

will either accept you as a part of their world, or they won’t. It’s up to them. – Betty Ballentine “I like Faery because I grew up loving fantasy,” says Glenda Jordan, a recent University of...

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

HARDCORE HOMESTEADER

Jake Livesay was an unusual Texas teenager. Long before modern homesteading and self-sufficiency became trendy, he recognized a void between the food he ate and a lack of knowledge about where his food came from. After reading...

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Why Laura Jones of River Sports is a Local Hero

When serendipity and compassion meet – amazing things can happen. Laura Jones, a general manager and buyer at River Sports Outfitters, is a stellar outdoorswoman who frequently leads the store’s kayaking and stand-up paddling excursions at lakes...

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Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Backbone Rock, Home to the World’s Shortest Tunnel

by: Judy S. Blackstock Just two and a half hours north of Knoxville lies the shortest tunnel in the world. Backbone Rock tunnel, located five miles outside of Damascus, Virginia, measures only twenty feet wide. This unusual...

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

8 Ways to Start Over in Knoxville

Are you new to Knoxville? Maybe you just got divorced? Perhaps you still think there’s nothing to do in Knoxville? Eight years ago, when I was 40,  I had to start over in Knoxville. It was and...

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Secrets of a CEO: Mark Nelson Denim

Being the CEO of a new fashion design business is not limited to sexy models, runways, and catalog photo shoots. It’s a risky business-and the models need to get paid! “It’s exciting and overwhelming,” says Knoxville native...

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Monday, September 30th, 2013

On Being a Woman Warrior

By: Kim Mason/Sunday School Slammer Becoming a roller girl has been a transformative experience – and one that not everyone understands. Maybe it’s because so many people remember the roller derby of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s....

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Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Food Truck Follower, Pt. 1

Knoxville is finally on the food truck bandwagon. Each truck has a unique style and menu. Patrons enjoy the variety of choices, quick service, and the convenience of outdoor dining. Last week, just ripe , an independently...

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The Gem off of Clinton Highway

Clinton Highway has a long reputation of being the armpit of Knoxville. This peculiar area of Northwest Knoxville seems to have always been a bit bedraggled and somewhat dangerous–its roads and some of its people. It was on...

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Support “The Amplifier” Street Newspaper

The Running with Hope 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run seems to slip through the cleavage of the Susan B. Koman Race for the Cure and the Buddy’s Race Against Cancer, yet this smaller run/walk event supports...

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Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Do-It-Yourself Garden Shed

Debbie and Joe Kronick recently built a garden shed/play house out of recycled materials on their land in Mascot, TN. “This idea started out because I wanted a primitive-looking building on our property,” says Debbie Kronick. What looks...

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Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

I Love My Tourettes!

“The first time I met Mr. Myles Walker, I wanted to give him warm hugs for the rest of his life,” says Diana Stock-Prescott. Diana presented Myles with a homemade quilt as their volunteer work on the...

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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

5 Fresh Mixed Drinks from the Farmers’ Market

by: Market Square Vegan With summer heat in full swing, we mixed five drinks for summer sipping that not only taste refreshing but contain ingredients that can actually refresh. This means plucking the finest fruits from the...

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