Grocery Gamble

Navigating nutrition requires attention and a commitment to better choices A trip to the grocery store is a veritable stew of decision-making. Broccoli or beans for dinner. Fresh or frozen fruit. Wheat, white, or rye bread. Beef or
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Metal Work: Blacksmiths

Knoxville makers find flexibility is steel’s greatest strength Ask the average Joe to describe steel and expect to hear some of these words: Cold. Hard. Tough. Unyielding. But ask the men and women in Knoxville who use steel and
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Dollywood Opens Tomorrow!

Dollywood opens for the season on Saturday, March 13, with its more than 50 world-class rides, entertainment, dining and friendly atmosphere ready to go! Dollywood ranked number eight in Trip Advisor's Travelers’ Choice Top 25 Amusement
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Pottery: Mud-Made Art

The potters whose work is featured on the following pages have one surprising thing in common: ceramics is something they stumbled into as an elective at school, and almost immediately they fell in love. “I was sunk, like that day,” one of
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Ramping Up for Camps

Local groups get ready for weeks of fun this summer Summer camp means different things to different people. For some, summer camp is a week in a cabin in the woods, complete with canoeing on the lake and toasting marshmallows around the
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Delicious New Eats

Recent restaurant openings offer everything from whiskey to fried Oreos One wouldn’t think the past year was the ideal time to open a new restaurant, but that didn’t keep these six new enterprises from opening around town. With varied
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COVID Recovery

United Way CEO aims to use $10 milliongift to ‘position people in a better placefor tomorrow’ The United Way of Greater Knoxville was one of the surprise recipients of a sizable donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott at the end of
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Serendipity & Success

Shannon Burke says it took some of the former to make it to the latter Knoxville writer Shannon Burke is busy working on the pilot for his second show for Netflix. With four novels under his belt and a successful first season of the
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