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A New Era Dawns

The Volunteers’ last-second 52-49 victory over Alabama puts UT back in college football’s elite You probably saw it, either in the roaring throng of 101,915 at Neyland Stadium or as part of a CBS-TV national audience that

Picking the Best

Judging contests in East Tennessee is not for the faint of heart I don’t remember how or why it happened, but there I was seated in a special roped off section of the auditorium judging a child’s beauty contest. Stop this madness, I

Fall Fun in East TN

You know it’s October when everything comes flavored with pumpkin spice and when pumpkins and scarecrows populate the stores. Below are seven East Tennessee farms to visit for a homegrown pumpkin, a corn maze, a hayride and lots of other

Sim Por Favor

At Brazeiros, fine dining meets a Brazilian tradition of generous offerings of carne If you get movie star treatment from owner Vilmar Zenzen at Brazeiros in Bearden, it’s because he’s had practice. After he launched a

From the Publisher

We all have people that we admire or look to when we need inspiration. These are people that come into our lives and leave an indelible mark on who we are, at our deepest level. And more often than not, they are unlikely aware of the