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May/Jun 2021

Travis Marine

Connecting The Region to Tennessee Waterways Located at mile marker 626.8 on Fort Loudoun Lake, Travis Marine is Knoxville’s oldest on-water sales and service boat dealership. “When our technicians need to diagnose a problem or confirm

Fighting Fraud

How resourceful scammers are stripping citizens of millions and what you can do about it  When Cityview publisher Nathan Sparks spoke with his mother recently, she was surprised to hear that everything was OK. Not long before she

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

Tip of the Spear

Service as a U.S. Marine helped Bob Sparks rise from rural Appalachia to a life of business and personal success When Bob Sparks enlisted in the U.S. Marines in 1961, the 17-year-old out of southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains

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

Breaking Bland

Knoxville’s newest design star, Mary Welch Fox, brings her out-of-the-box approach to interior design to HGTV Knoxville native Mary Welch Fox had been looking for that big break. An interior designer who prides herself on