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The Old Paths release What Love Does

Arden, North Carolina (June 5, 2020) — Following a year in which they released two albums and had a #1 song with “Come Sunday Morning,” The Old Paths are sharing the many things God’s love can do on their new album, What Love Does, now available on all streaming platforms. Each song captures …

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Roane State grad made herself one sweet business

Roane State alumnus Nicole Cravens displays some of the many types of cupcakes she bakes and decorates in her new Fentress County business, Sweet Cravings By Bob Fowler Roane State staff writer This Roane State alumnus made herself one sweet business. Nicole Cravens is the owner of Sweet Cravings, a …

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UT Gardens’ May 2020 Plant of the Month: ‘Warrior’ Onion

The “Warrior’ onion is a stout soldier in your landscape, whether planted in a container or in beds. Photo of specimen in the UT Gardens, Jackson, by J. Reeves, courtesy UTIA. Submitted by Jason Reeves, research horticulturist, University of Tennessee Gardens, JacksonThe ‘Warrior’ onion is not just a plant for …

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The Talleys to release final album, The Music Goes On

Arden, North Carolina (March 6, 2020) — After years of writing, singing and producing music that propelled them to be one of the most recognized acts in Southern Gospel, The Talleys are bringing their performing career to a close with one last collection aptly titled, The Music Goes On. The album …

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The Delicate Water Lily: A Rose by Another Name?

Genome Duplication Event May Have Contributed to Floral Scent Biosynthesis and Other Traits of Early-diverged Flowering Plants Water lily in UT Gardens, Knoxville by G. Clemons web KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A new study published in Nature reports the 409-megabase genome sequence of the blue-petal water lily (Nymphaea colorata). The conclusion …

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LAUREL WILT DISEASE DETECTED ON TENNESSEE SASSAFRAS TREES

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is advising forest landowners to monitor their sassafras trees after detecting laurel wilt disease in Dickson and Montgomery Counties. Laurel wilt is a fungal disease caused by an invasive pathogen, Raffaelea lauricola, which can affect a range of plants in the Lauraceae …

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TENNESSEE FARMS OFFER UNLIMITED FALL FUN

NASHVILLE — Autumn fun is here! From pumpkin-picking to fall birthday celebrations, agritourism destinations are sure to create a lifetime of memories for the whole family. If you are looking for the perfect adventure this season, you’re in luck. Many pick-your-own pumpkin patches are already open, and most operations will …

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