Life is funny. You're just walking along and doing things when you are alerted to the fact that there's a very large apex predator standing right behind you which is exactly what happened to a lady on vacation. Many in our area vacation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Beautiful area with lots...
Jan. 27 (UPI) -- A Tennessee family said their pet pig might be the oldest in the world after reaching 24 years of age. Trey Hunt, 28, of Knoxville, said he was only 4 years old when his parents got him a pet pig named Snort for his birthday. "When...
If you’ve been to the Smoky Mountains before, we’re sure you’ve experienced all the hustle and bustle along the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Parkways, but have you had the chance to explore the less crowded streets of downtown Sevierville? From unique shops to historic places, there is plenty to see and do in and near downtown Sevierville. Interested in finding out what you can do? Check out these 6 hidden gems near downtown Sevierville TN:
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials at Zoo Knoxville have decided on names for their two new lion cubs. The two cubs, one male and one female, were named Maji and Anga. Maji and Anga are both Swahili for “water” and “sky” respectively. The names were suggested by a family that works with the zoo to care for animals.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Who says men can’t have fun while getting their hair done?. Tune Up, The Manly Salon, exceeds all expectations for a great salon experience. Running as a full service men’s salon, customers cannot wait to get back in the chair. The salon, offers a wide range of services including haircuts, waxing services, manicures, pedicures, and more.
Jaunty nautical theming complete with a giant blue crab over the entrance? Check. A menu with decidedly non-seafood options like frog legs and mountain trout? Check. Ladies and gentlemen, I can officially declare that Harpoon Harry’s has everything you’d want in a seafood restaurant located roughly 400-600 miles from saltwater.
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (WATE) – Appalachian Bear Rescue’s lead curator Coy Blair takes a moment to update us on plans for 2022. This time of year is everything but quiet at the Appalachian Bear Rescue. With no bears currently in residence due to the season now is the time for updates to the facility and expanding their enclosures to be able to welcome more rescues come spring. Over the holiday season the Appalachian Bear Rescue held their “More room in the den” campaign and through the generous support of sponsors and the East Tennessee community, these updates were made possible. There is always work to be done so stay updated by following the Appalachian Bear Rescue on social media.
The McMinn County School Board voted unanimously to remove Maus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel covering the Holocaust, from the district’s curriculum. Officials at Zoo Knoxville have decided on names for their two new lion cubs. Catch up Quick. Updated: 10 hours ago. Your headlines from 1/27/22 in 8...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A South Knoxville family said they have the oldest pet pig on the planet. His name is Snort and he’s 24 years old. The age of 24 in human years is equal to about 120 in pig years, according to a Google search, at least. If with age comes wisdom, Snort is one smart swine.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Julie Loven the Effortless Girl shows us two projects that you can do at home to save money when upgrading your home decor this season. If you have ever been to a home decor store and found yourself in love with a piece but not so much the price tag, then The Effortless Girl Julie Loven is here with some tips and tricks to get your home looking the way you want while saving some money. Julie demonstrates how a trip to the craft store can make trendy place-mats, art pieces, and a beautiful sunburst mirror.
Mancini Beverage – Rhode Island Distributing division welcomed new offerings from award-winning Gatlinburg, Tennessee’s Ole Smoky Distillery, the first federally licensed distillery in the history of East Tennessee, post-Prohibition. Ole Smoky Banana Pudding takes the flavors of vanilla wafers, whipped cream and bananas and blends them with Ole Smoky moonshine to create a sweet and smooth sipper — the number three best-selling flavor for distillery visitors. New to the ready-to-drink-category is Ole Smoky Moonshine-based canned cocktails in four flavors: Apple Ginger, Blackberry Lemonade, Mountain Rita and Mountain Mule. Sold in 4-pack, 12-oz. cans, each flavor takes the popular moonshine into the RTD category while delivering its quality taste in cocktail form.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – There is a new site to see in Pigeon Forge that has something for all ages. Beyond the Lens has been opened for 3 years now, and business is better than ever. Many come from all over to immerse themselves in many different exhibitions. The classify themselves as techno-tainment, a fusion of technology and entertainment coming together and creating a wild museum attraction.
Most of those who hunt mushrooms do so from late summer into fall, when a vast array of choice edibles are abundant or in spring when morels are in season. There is, however, a species, the so-called “winter mushroom,” that may not be quite so exquisite tasting as numerous prime-season species, that when found in the dead of winter is especially welcome.
Say hello to Zoo Knoxville's newest (and cutest) residents. Zoo Knoxville gave fans a first look at the African lions born last month at Zoo Knoxville. Maji, a male, and Anga, a female, are the first African lions born at the zoo since 2006. The pint-sized big cats were born to three-year-old lion Amara.
We stopped in at Tony Gore's BBQ & Grill in Sevierville on Winfield Dunn Parkway, and we cannot recommend that place enough if you are looking for some good BBQ in East Tennessee. It was some great tasting food in our opinion.
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