Hiwassee College

It is the 60 acres of unmatched beauty with magnificent trees and mountain views that capture your attention, it is the peace felt as you take in the surroundings... it is a special place. Each building rich with history. If they could talk, oh, the stories that could be shared. …

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Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to serve time. Originally built of wood in 1896 and arranged in the shape of a cross, the prison was completely …

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Hiwassee College

It is the 60 acres of unmatched beauty with magnificent trees and mountain views that capture your attention, it is the peace felt as you take in the surroundings... it…

Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to…

2019 Summer Festivals

Music City Hot Chicken Festival July 4 700 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN Created in 2007, the annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival brings together the local community and visitors to…

Lifestyle

Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen…

American Holly Cedar Waxwing

Now is the time to recognize our native holly, Aquifoliaceae. The female sets berries in the fall, and birds will enjoy this feast through the coming winter months. The height…

Jekyl Island Georgia

Nestled on the Georgia coast, lies four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city of Brunswick. Pristine stretches of…

Under Canvas

Awe... the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s no wonder they are the most visited mountains in America. Just planning a visit fills the mind with a desire to get back to…

Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen…

American Holly Cedar Waxwing

Now is the time to recognize our native holly, Aquifoliaceae. The female sets berries in the fall, and birds will enjoy this feast through the coming winter months. The height…

Jekyl Island Georgia

Nestled on the Georgia coast, lies four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city of Brunswick. Pristine stretches of…

Under Canvas

Awe... the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s no wonder they are the most visited mountains in America. Just planning a visit fills the mind with a desire to get back to…

Business

Jekyl Island Georgia

Nestled on the Georgia coast, lies four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city…

Under Canvas

Awe... the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s no wonder they are the most visited mountains in America. Just planning a visit fills the mind with a…

Home & Garden

American Holly Cedar Waxwing

Now is the time to recognize our native holly, Aquifoliaceae. The female sets berries in the fall, and birds will enjoy this feast through the coming winter months. The height…

Invasion of The Ladybugs

My first memorable experience was twelve years ago on a gorgeous soft fall day. I experienced what sounds like a B-grade movie. My family had just arrived at a vacation…

Anise Sage Salvia

Outside the sunroom, I have a patch of Anise Sage (salvia guaronitica) planted. While having a cup of coffee in the morning, I love to see the hummingbirds come to…

People

Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen…

Two Time National Champions!

Its takes great determination and dedication to battle for a championship in collegiate baseball. Add some inspiration and you will be guaranteed the “W” in the bracket. Tennessee Wesleyan University…

Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen…

Two Time National Champions!

Its takes great determination and dedication to battle for a championship in collegiate baseball. Add some inspiration and you will be guaranteed the “W” in the bracket. Tennessee Wesleyan University…

Events

2019 Summer Festivals

Music City Hot Chicken Festival July 4 700 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN Created in 2007, the annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival brings together the…

Spring 2019 Festivals

Townsend Spring Festival & Old Timers Day May 3-4 Each Spring and Fall Townsend celebrates its rich Appalachia history through music, crafts and foods. This…

Smoky Mountain Lights

The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged soft-bodied beetles, commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their…

Blog

Cyclorama

In the last decades of the 19th century, massive paintings, 360-degree renderings of war toured America. Originally intended as tribute to the Union Victory in the Civil War, the popular…

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