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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

How you can get into the Halloween spirit in East Tennessee

While everyone celebrates Halloween differently, we wanted to compile some stories unique to East Tennessee to get into the scary spirit. → Read More

How you can get into the Halloween spirit in East Tennessee

It’s time to start planning costumes, carving pumpkins, breaking out the scary movies and stocking up on candy. → Read More

Street Painting Festival to honor Oak Ridge 85

The festival will be on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Oak Ridge's historic Jackson Square and raise scholarship funds for Roane State Community College students. → Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month: George Farragut

Jorge Antonio Farragut-Mesquida was a Spanish sailor and the father of Admiral David Farragut who helped fight the British in the American Revolution. → Read More

Neyland Stadium turns 100

For a century, Neyland Stadium has been home sweet home to the University of Tennessee Vols steeped in traditions, rivalries and legends. → Read More

Popular places to see fall foliage in the Great Smoky Mountains

Color changes usually start in mid-September in the higher elevations. The mid to lower elevations peak around mid-October to early November. → Read More

Where to see fall foliage near you in East Tennessee

The Great Smoky Mountains might be the most popular spot to see fall colors in the region, but that doesn't mean the national park is the only place to see them. → Read More

Autumn has arrived in East Tennessee! Here are the fall activities near you

Here are some of the area's corn mazes, pumpkin patches and haunted attractions to help you really get into the spirit of the spooky season. → Read More

Dolly Parton, Jose Feliciano pair to release new version of 'Eagle When She Flies'

The new version of the song adds a Latin influence to Dolly's country music classic. → Read More

East Tennessee hospital leaders warn of 'frightening' surge

Stretched staffing and limited resources to treat rising numbers of patients are challenging hospitals across the region. → Read More

Apoyando a los restaurantes latinos en el Este de Tennessee

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Dolly Parton named to 2021 TIME100 most influential people list

Her goddaughter, Grammy-nominated musical artist Miley Cyrus, wrote a tribute to her, calling out her humanitarian work. → Read More

Who celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month?

We break down the difference between Hispanic, Latino and LatinX. → Read More

Why do we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we honor the contributions of people with roots in Spain, Central America, South America and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. → Read More

How to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in East Tennessee

How to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Knoxville and beyond from September 15 to October 15. → Read More

Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square wins Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie

The Netflix original movie was released in November 2020 as a new take on A Christmas Carol. → Read More

Exhibit honoring Oak Ridge 85 opens at Oak Ridge History Museum

The Oak Ridge 85 were the first to integrate public schools in the southeast in September 1955. → Read More

Vols fan in Florida wakes up house with rousing rendition of Rocky Top

It's football time in Tennessee even when you don't live in the Volunteer State anymore. → Read More

Governor Lee honors Oak Ridge 85, Clinton 12 65 years later

The Oak Ridge 85 and Clinton 12 were the first Black students to integrate public schools in the southeast. → Read More

Scarboro Community to host reunion honoring Oak Ridge 85

The Oak Ridge 85 were the first students to integrate Tennessee public schools in 1955 when they started attending Robertsville Junior and Oak Ridge High School. → Read More