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The International Biscuit Festival in Knoxville, TN drew record crowds for its second annual Festival last Memorial Day weekend. Will we see record attendance at the 3rd annual International Biscuit Festival? Scheduled for Wednesday, May 16th  through Saturday, May 19th, 2012, the Festival exists for the purpose of celebrating that favorite all-American food, the biscuit. The Festival will include a variety of biscuit making events, including a recipe contest for the following four categories of biscuits: Sweet Bis... read more
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Knoxville’s 5th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Run

Posted by Kate Spears on April 25, 2012 in No Category
In honor of Police Week which is May 13-19, 2012, the Knoxville 5th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 12. The community is encouraged to sign up and compete in this great annual event that honors all Law Enforcement Officers in the Knoxville – Knox County area and surrounding counties who have sacrificed their lives protecting our communities. Click the map for a link to an interactive map of the race course The proceeds from the race will be used to establish a Knoxville Memo... read more
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State of Tennessee Rated No. 9 for Retirement

Posted by Kate Spears on April 23, 2012 in No Category
Are you planning for retirement? Many factors go into retirement planning, but one of the main questions you have to answer is, “Where will you live?” Since important things like living near family and home ownership weigh heavily in the decision, you may be set on your retirement location.  But, it also may be interesting to know how our great State of Tennessee rates against other states as a place to retire. A 2011 study by MoneyRates.com ranked the top 10 states for retirement, and Tennessee came in as No. 9.  ... read more
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Tips for Selling a Home in Knoxville in 2012

Posted by Kate Spears on April 20, 2012 in No Category
Are you selling a home in Knoxville Tennessee in 2012? The Knoxville market remains stable, recently benefiting from competitively low mortgage interest rates and the homebuyers’ tax credit. Are you interested in selling tips to make your home sell as quickly and efficiently as possible?  Here are a few excellent tips from an About.com article: Check Your Reasons. Be certain that you have thought through all of your reasons for selling your home and (presumably) buying a new one. Before you proceed very far ... read more
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Confederate Memorial Hall, also known as Bleak House, is one of Knoxville’s most popular antebellum homes. With a history that dates back to the 1800’s, the setting of the Confederate Memorial Hall is one of the many beautiful scenes along the Tennessee River. The property includes the antebellum mansion, gardens and sights of the Tennessee River beyond. Tennessee River at Knoxville, Tennessee Make plans to visit this beautiful home near downtown Knoxville. The website states,“Unlike many historic homes, all of the... read more
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