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Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Appalachian Trail Tales

By: Joanna Henning with Debra Dylan Barbara Allen has been a hiker and backpacker for 30 years. She says, “I have been fortunate to experience many beautiful and exciting places in this country and in foreign countries.” In 2012, at age 71, Barbara became one of the oldest women to solo thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

The Unsinkable Carole Ann

By: Debra Dylan At the end of her maritime memoir, Dreamseeker’s Daughter, Carole Ann Borges was 19, married, and pregnant. She was also a high school drop-out due to her family’s lengthy aquatic adventure. After obtaining her...

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

An Appalachian Advocate

By: Carole Ann Borges Margo Miller, the Executive Director of Appalachian Community Fund, is a woman on top of her game. The path from a tiny farm with an outhouse, to overseeing a large non-profit organization, wasn’t...

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

“Theresa” by Sara Kachelman

This short story was originally published in Hobart, a literary journal. Theresa by Sara Kachelman Worst thing I ever did I did when I was doing Hank’s cousin, Theresa. It was a crime of sloth, a crime of...

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Monday, August 24th, 2015

Gentle Barn Heroes

By: Debra Dylan THE BOOK Ellie Laks’ memoir, My Gentle Barn, is a triumphant love story. Against significant odds, author Ellie Laks’ childhood dream of a healing sanctuary for abused and forsaken animals became a reality. The evolution...

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Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Cosplaying Families

By: Debra Dylan Photos by: Isbill Photography The Steampunk Peck Family For the Peck family, it all started when they attended their first Dragoncon in 2009. Sean Peck says, “We loved it. We really wanted to get...

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

A Storybook Home

By: Debra Dylan Photos by: Buck Kahler After three years of construction, Larry and Heidi May’s Mayfair Cottage is nearing completion. It began with blueprints from Storybook Homes. A contractor completed the stonework and Larry May added...

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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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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Knoxville Greenway Guidebook Available

“I wanted a way for Knoxville and Knox County residents to hike without undertaking a drive to the Smoky Mountains or other inconvenient areas,” said Ron Shrieves, an outings leader with the Harvey Broome Group of the...

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Knox 1st Fridays: November 2014

The first in our video series covering Knoxville’s traditional First Friday events and activities. This month, we explore the Emporium Center! Please give us feedback and let us know what you’d like to see us cover.

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014

“You Will Be Fed” 2014 Knoxville Horror Film Fest Audience Award for Short Film

Knoxzine’s parent company, Nolpix Media, won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2014 Knoxville Horror Film Fest 666. We won a beautiful and badass statue created by Paulk & Co., and a set of...

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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

Fashion Struck by the Gods

By: Eric McKinney This collection entitled “The Greek Mythology Summer Series” features the work of 6:12 Photography by Eric McKinney, in collaboration with multiple designers, makeup artists, and hair stylists (see The Creative Team listed below). Greek...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

The Unlimited Universe of a Lady Trucker

By: Carole Ann Borges “She’s what? You have to be kidding?!” That was my first reaction when I heard that my friend Dona Omanoff was now driving a big–rig cross–country for a living. The last time I...

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Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Health Journey: Overcoming Four Cancers

By: Carole Ann Borges When Linda Hill talks about her fight to survive the simultaneous attack of four different cancers on her normally robust body, her arms fly away from her sides. One fist pounds against the...

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