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MEDIC to kickoff summer 2022 with Annual Parrot Head Week

NIH’s All of Us research program restarts nationwide journey tour

Free park activities series for kids begins June 1

Disability insurance can protect your income after an injury or illness

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame PAULY award winner

UCOR increases STEM mini-grants for area schools to $40,000

Fourth and Gill to once again host Tour of Homes

Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild concludes statewide tour of "Farm to Tap" festivals

NAMIWalks set for May 21st at Lakeshore Park

Fill your grill this summer with meats from a Tennessee farm

Tristar Reads turning summer into a real page-turner

noah sileno Help Knoxville cancer warrior go on a trip to Hawaii
KNOXVILLE -- Local 7 year old cancer warrior Noah Sileno has a dream to go on a trip to Hawaii. The community wants to make it happen for him!
fruits of the backyard field day Fruits of the Backyard Field Day set for June 14
SPRING HILL, TN -- Homegrown blackberries and blueberries pair perfectly for summertime in Tennessee, and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture would like to help bring them to your backyard.
lenoir museum Norris Dam State Park hosts coal mining exhibit at Lenoir Museum
NORRIS -- Lenoir Museum, part of interpretive programming at Norris Dam State Park, will open a new coal mining exhibit Thursday, May 19 at 3 p.m. showcasing the history of the Coal Creek Community.
margaritaville rv resort pigeon forge Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge in Pigeon Forge is a one-tank trip
With rising gas prices, Camp Margaritaville Pigeon Forge is a one-tank trip with something for every traveler. Camp Margaritaville Pigeon Forge RV Resort & Lodge is the newest RV Resort in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, where you can bring your RV or treat yourself to a stay at The Lodge.
tennessee farmers prepare for spring Tennessee farmers prepare for Spring
NASHVILLE -- As more warm spring days are in the forecast, Tennessee farms will quickly be offering fresh strawberries, greens, and even locally-grown cut flowers.

Businesses like Buzzed Blooms in Coffee County offer cut flowers through on-farm sales, farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture boxes, or even allow you to pick your own.
tennessee grape month May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee
NASHVILLE -- A growing agricultural sector is being highlighted this month with a proclamation by Gov. Bill Lee. May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee.
ella knight Local student receives Bright Futures College Scholarship From Kimberly-Clark
KNOXVILLE -- Kimberly-Clark has announced the recipients of its 2022 Bright Futures Scholarships. In Knoxville, where Kimberly-Clark has an administrative center, a college scholarship was awarded to Ella Knight.
mahala cabin Vardy Historical Church and Cabin Museum opens for the season
HANCOCK COUNTY -- The Vardy Community Historical Society invites the public to come out and tour the historic Vardy Presbyterian Church and Aunt Haley Cabin.
new harvest farmers market New Harvest Farmers' Market opens for the season
KNOXVILLE -- Nourish Knoxville has opened the 2022 New Harvest Farmers’ Market season. Visitors can expect to find a wide variety of locally grown seasonal produce, meats, eggs, honey products, plants and garden starts, prepared foods, and artisan craft products
benjamin b ferencz Chief prosecutor of Nuremberg Trial to share his story of hope and justice
NASHVILLE, TN - Tennesseans and audiences across the country will have the unique opportunity to hear from 102-year-old Benjamin B. Ferencz as he recounts his experience during World War II, the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Trials.
respect gallery This tech company is using virtual reality to promote diversity & inclusion
During all of the current virtual reality hype, many different sectors are already taking advantage of Extended Reality platforms. One tech company has decided to use the power of virtual worlds to shed light on the inspiring stories and accomplishments of people of color.
Tremont Institute develops new Summer Camp for Adults
TOWNSEND, TN — Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont has announced their new Naturalist Week, a summer program just for adults taking place June 20–24, 2022.
tennessee brewers craft guild “Farm To Tap” initiative starts in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild today announced the commencement of a statewide campaign – “Farm to Tap” – to encourage more homegrown farm products to be used in local craft beers.
ut agresearch field day 2022 UT AgResearch schedules 2022 Field Day
KNOXVILLE – University of Tennessee AgResearch plans to host nineteen in-person and online field days in 2022. Most of the events will take place on AgResearch campuses across the state. One event will be held weekly and online.
five yard garden resolutions Five yard and garden resolutions for 2022
When a new year comes around, home improvements are at the top of many lists. Your yard is your home’s “first impression,” the first thing people see when they visit. For your family, it’s a source of beauty and recreation, an extension of indoor living spaces, and a chance to express yourself creatively.
smokies trout adventure camp 2022 Smokies Trout Adventure Camp set for June 20-25
Applications are open for the John Thurman Smoky Mountains Trout Adventure Camp for middle-school-age girls and boys, scheduled June 20-25 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Debbie Smith named Good Neighbor of the Year

Trail Life USA Troop member nominated for Kid of the Year award

McNabb Center awarded SAMHSA grant to open crisis stabilization unit

Inspired by the true story of a courageous teen runaway
At only thirteen years old — arrested for being part of the Mercury Gang because the boys only stole Mercury sedans — Conley Ford, on a whim, decides to run out on probation, skip school, and put his thumb out instead.

courageous teen runaway

Dream it. Do it. program kicks off

ut gardens plant of the month
UT Gardens Plant of the Month
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National Park offers shuttle service for Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Wednesdays
national park hike for healing
National Park responds to social unrest
12 million tourists visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park
12 million tourists visit Great Smoky Mountains
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Airbnb names Sevierville as one of most “wanderlusted” destinations
10 riskiest, 10 safest states for bicyclists - Tennessee is #2 safest

12 Step programs freed me from addiction
By Paul Emile

Like all human beings, I’ve experienced my share of pain, and suffered considerably. I was born into a violent, alcoholic home. When the clock struck six, and my father wasn’t home yet, I knew there was going to be hell to pay that night.

Downtown Knoxville by Paul James and Jack Neely is now out
Founded on a bluff overlooking the Tennessee River in 1791, Knoxville was a frontier town as well as the birthplace and first capital of Tennessee.

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Tusculum alumna shares personal story in book designed to help adopted children understand they are handpicked
GREENEVILLE, TN – Many children thank their parents for their success, but not all of them credit Mom and Dad with saving their lives. Serina Marshall does.

handpicked by serina marshall

Richard Dew, MD: When Sorrow Comes
The death of a loved one usually triggers a grief crisis and often a spiritual crisis in a person. How does one face those crises and the devastation that can accompany them? What does one need to know about grief? What role does God play in grief? How can one help others who are grieving?

when sorrow comes by richard dew md

faithful presence by governor bill haslamFaithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square
In his new book, Faithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square, two-term Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam reveals how faith -- too often divisive and contentious -- can be a redemptive and unifying presence in the public square.

moonshiner popcorn sutton bookNew book explores the life and legacy of legendary East Tennessee Moonshiner Popcorn Sutton
Troubled Times in Tennessee, by James B. Jones, is a detailed look at various lost or hidden aspects of Tennessee history. Historians of the Volunteer State’s past have overlooked the stories in these chapters while paying more attention to political, biographical, economic, and war-time history. 


Local author details the untold past of Tennessee
Troubled Times in Tennessee, by James B. Jones, is a detailed look at various lost or hidden aspects of Tennessee history. Historians of the Volunteer State’s past have overlooked the stories in these chapters while paying more attention to political, biographical, economic, and war-time history. 

home aliveBook by Tennessee author raises sex trafficking awareness
Author Nicole Lynn Synder, breaks into the book market with The Yellow Door, which follows the story of a teenage girl, Hope, who is kidnapped and thrust into a sex trafficking ring.

home aliveER Doctor’s ‘Home Alive: 11 MUST Steps for Surviving Encounters with the Police’ book second edition released
Imagine this: your 16-year-old son asks to borrow the family car for an evening out with his friends. You hand him the keys, reminding him not to speed and about his curfew before midnight. 12:15 comes and goes … 12:30 passes also … 1:00 a.m. arrives and still no word from him.


Grocery workers who are food insecure
Submitted by Andrew Moss

A Real Day for Veterans
Submitted by John Miksad


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