On June 16, Cumberland County Playhouse starts the summer season with a spectacular new production of "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast." Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the memorable songs from the animated film like “Be Our Guest,” and th…
Dave Griffies moved to Oak Ridge from Birmingham, AL, as a young child. After graduating from Oak Ridge High School, he attended college at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville where he received a BS in Industrial Technology. It was there he met Judy Kidwell, a music major and band member. Wanting t…
The Friends of the Library, in an effort to reduce their backlog of books, have placed some boxes of sale books in the bookstore at reduced prices. Most sale books are priced at 25 or 50 cents. These books have been going fast, but are continuously refilled.
Participating hikers ages 11 and younger will receive a backpack filled with hiking items when they turn in an activity sheet at the “Hit the Trails” festival in October.
Frank O’Reilly, lead historian at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia, will make a second visit to the Cumberland Mountain Civil War Round Table as the first speaker of the 2020-’21 Speaker Series.
On Friday, Aug. 7, at the show’s opening reception and awards presentation, the winning entries were announced for the Art Guild’s 11th annual Judged & Juried Art Show.
Also on display is a special themed exhibit, “Women’s Suffrage Centennial.” This theme incorporates artwork (in any medium) that was inspired by the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.
Aquarius is a dilute tortoiseshell. She has white markings, including on her feet. She and her kittens were surrendered at the shelter. Her actual age is unknown, but she is estimated at around 1 year! She was grateful when the photographer scratched her head, and is now in the adoption cen…
Under the virtual format of the month-long event, Sept. 1-30, riders can log their miles for BRAT at lovetoride.net as part of the Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee Cycling Club.
The changes include moving several fall and winter productions from 2020 to the 2021 season, including Little House on the Prairie, Scrooge, Plaid Tidings and ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Left a good job in the city — well, at least temporarily; just for the weekend, anyway — and went rollin’ on the river; the Caney Fork River.
The Plateau Chapter of the Tennessee Trails Association deviated from their regular hiking schedule July 22 to join John Ford of Grassy Cove for a Wild Edibles/Survival Techniques class.
Although the Library has yet to open our facilities for activities, we are working on providing two concerts at the end of September in the Amphitheater by the Library. These concerts will be held at noon on a Wednesday. Stay tuned.
Growing up, I was not one of those kids with the big Crayola box of 64 crayons with the built in sharpener. No, we had a plastic bucket that originally held a large amount of peanut butter. It held 3 siblings’ worth of crayons. There were a variety of brands on the paper that encased each on…
Do you need a good laugh? “A Comedy of Kingly Proportions”? A full evening of laughs? Put on your mask. Come to the Cumberland County Playhouse. Relax in the well sanitized, socially distanced seats to watch Elvis Has Left the Building on the Mainstage.
For the students who want to move into more complex techniques using alcohol inks, you will learn how to lay alcohol inks on a stainless-steel tile using an airbrush and different blending techniques. This process brings out fine layers of color with extra depth flowing across your painting.
Students will be taught about working with stencils, creating inkscapes such as mountain landscapes or seascapes and how using wax paper and plastic wrap will help create texture on paintings.
Those attending the reception will have the opportunity to view more than 100 show entries and watch the presentations of ribbons and cash awards to the winning artists.
Sarah McCaghren Archer, of Lake Tansi, has led a colorful, richly historic and hard earned life with sincere concern for her fellow man and an enviously humorous style.
The Aug. 6, 1945, edition of the Knoxville News-Sentinel announced the U.S. had dropped an atomic bomb on Japan — and revealed the Tennessee connection.
Individuals of all ages looking to get in touch with nature will have ample opportunities over the next week at Cumberland Mountain State Park.
At 60 pounds, Joe Joe is a big boy with a sweet personality. His coat has a mixture of red, fawn and white markings. He can “sit” and “shake” but has not been neutered. He has lots of energy and has been been waiting for his forever home for five months.
Images may show wildlife, plant life, natural landscapes, historic areas, weather, or people interacting with nature within the boundaries of Obed Wild and Scenic River.
“Paint Along with Sam Hill” is a unique series of watercolor demonstration classes that will be offered at the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade’s Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Dr.
This Week's Circulars
J. D. Lee, 93, of Crossville, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. He attended Faith Baptist Church. He worked at Farmers Co-op in Crossville over 30 years and was an avid farmer all his life. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Blake Lee; parents, JW and Mary Lee; and brother, Charlie R…
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