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Posted on January 30, 2015 at 8:19 am

AMERICAN SNIPER Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, though, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 12:25, 4:00, 7:10 and 10:20. Showing at CarmikeTown Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 12:40,

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  • Local wine trail benefits Smoky Mountains, breast cancer research, and black bears

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    Funds Raised Will Exceed $175,000 Since Inception                   The local group of five wineries that make up the Rocky Top Wine Trail are about more than just great wines! Their support for local and national non-profit organizations has contributed greatly to preserving the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, efforts to eradicate breast cancer, and now include the rescuing of Appalachian bear cubs.                   2015 will be a milestone year for

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  • Conference to feature Appalachian music

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 11:41 am

    Appalatin, a band that combines the sounds of Appalachia and Latin America, will make its regional debut as part of Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference Feb. 6-7.

    In Appalachia, music has always brought families together, passed down history and provided communion with the sacred. Music plays a staring role at Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference. In addition to the ETSU Old Time Pride Band and a closing jam session, the conference is proud to sponsor the local debut of Appalatin, a group that combines the very traditional sounds of Appalachian music with high-energy Latin music, on Feb.

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  • Dixie Stampede aims to improve set, atmosphere for 2015

    Posted on January 24, 2015 at 11:01 pm

    The mansion at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede set to come down as preparations begin for new-look show in 2015.

      The 28th season of Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede promises to be the most exciting and unique yet, as all-new sights and sounds will create an atmosphere unlike any other. “I want to dazzle our guests in 2015 with a completely new atmosphere,” said Dolly Parton. “My team is hard at work creating a new set, powerful new music, lots of amazing special effects and a few other surprises.” The

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  • Country Fourth: Thompson, ‘Voice’ winner to highlight county’s celebration

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:49 am

    Craig Wayne Boyd, winner of “The Voice,” will co-headline the Hamblen County Fourth of July Celebration.

    Planning for the annual Hamblen County Fourth of July Celebration has begun, and the entertainment has been announced. The evening will be filled with music from country performer Josh Thompson and winner of “The Voice,” Craig Wayne Boyd. The two headliners will be joined by Hancock County’s Morgan Wallen, a former contestant on “The Voice.” Thompson grew up in Wisconsin and became obsessed with music at the age of 21.

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  • Tusculum College to host ‘Lincoln at Gettysburg’ program Sunday, Feb. 1

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 10:41 am

    “Lincoln at Gettysburg” with Chris Small and local vocalists will explore the 16th president’s most famous speech in a program on Sunday, Feb. 1, at Tusculum College.

    GREENEVILLE – “What does it all mean?” At the height of the Civil War, a broken nation and its President were grappling with that question as Abraham Lincoln prepared to give a brief dedicatory speech for a new soldier’s cemetery at Gettysburg. Lincoln’s contemplations that led to his most famous speech will be explored in “Lincoln at Gettysburg” on Sunday, Feb. 1. The program will begin at 2 p.m. in

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  • Encore to host ‘Evening Among the Stars’

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 11:47 am

    Plans are under way for Encore Theatrical Company’s annual Gala Celebration “An Evening Among the Stars” to be held on Saturday, Jan. 31. Encore is pleased to welcome local actress and teacher Carol Mayo Jenkins as the special guest of honor. Her career has included numerous television, Broadway, and regional theater credits. Originally from Knoxville, Jenkins began her career at the Carousel Theatre where she co-starred with John Cullum. She

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