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Bold Isn’t Always Big

Sedum takesimense is on display at the UT Gardens, Jackson. The lovely scalloped foliage helps make this diminutive plant a standout in the landscape. Photo by C. Reese, courtesy UTIA. UT Gardens’ August 2020 Plant of the MonthSubmitted by Carol Reese, UT Extension Western Region horticulturist Green plants are everywhere …

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T. Graham Brown Welcomes Travis Tritt & Doug Gray (The Marshall Tucker Band) As His Guests Remembering Charlie Daniels On August’s Live Wire On SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58 Starting Wednesday, August 5 at 10/9e

With continued airings throughout August, T. Graham Brown’s Live Wire will feature live cuts from artists including Charlie Daniels, Travis Tritt and The Marshall Tucker Band, plus exclusive interviews with Travis Tritt and Doug Gray NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown’s LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel …

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The McKameys release LIVE Like No Other

Arden, North Carolina (July 17, 2020) — Last fall, thousands of fans and industry peers filled the LeConte Centre in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee during the National Quartet Convention to celebrate The McKameys’ more than 60 years of singing, after the legacy Southern Gospel Group announced they’d no longer be touring full time. Now, …

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Park Celebrates 2019 Employee of the Year

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is pleased to announce that Steve Spanyer was chosen as the 2019 Employee of the Year. Recognition of the Employee of the Year has been a tradition in the Smokies since 1984. Although the format of this recognition has changed over time, the park is …

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Roane State employee is ‘mom’ to world-famous canine

Melanie Stanley and her wire haired dachshund, Stewart Douglas Stanley.The dog has become something of a social media celebrity. By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer A Roane State alumnus, now an employee at the community college’s Morgan County campus, is the self-proclaimed “mom” to a dog that’s become something of …

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The McKameys to release CD/DVD, LIVE Like No Other

Arden, North Carolina (June 23, 2020) — Last spring, legacy Southern Gospel artist The McKameys announced they’d no longer be touring full time, and released The Crown, an album that continued to bring their message of faithfulness and the power of the Gospel to the world. In the fall, the National …

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The Beautiful, but Not-So-Familiar, Mountain Hydrangea

Hydrangea serrata ‘Beni-Gaku’ is a lacecap variety of mountain hydrangea with bracts that take on a reddish hue as they mature. Photo of specimen in the UT Gardens, Knoxville, by A. Pulte, courtesy UTIA. UT Gardens’ June 2020 Plant of the MonthSubmitted by Andy Pulte, University of Tennessee Department of Plant …

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Cancer Support Community supports patients, families

Grant from Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC allows expansion of services to Oak Ridge OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Entering the Cancer Support Community of East Tennessee is much like finding shelter in a storm. With bookshelves, a rocking chair and cozy group rooms, the center is more like home than an institution. That …

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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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