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Guided Knoxville Food Tour Weekends in 2012

Posted by Kate Spears on May 30, 2012 in No Category
If you are Knoxville resident who loves to learn about the history of well known city neighborhoods, and visit locally owned restaurants — the upcoming guided Knoxville Food Tours are for you! Running every weekend until Dec. 16, the Knoxville Food Tour will start at 2:30 pm at the Knoxville Visitor Center on 301 South Gay Street. It will run for about two hours and travel approximately .6 – .8 miles. Parking is available at the State Street Garage. Vendors that have been included in the Tour in the pas... read more
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Don’t miss the upcoming 2012 Relay For Life of Metro Knoxville, TN on Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16, from 7:00pm to 7:00am at the World’s Fair Park in Knoxville. The Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7:00pm, with the following event schedule: Survivor Lap: 7:30pm Fight Back: 8:00pm Luminaria Ceremony: 10:00pm Closing Ceremony: 7:00am The Relay for Life is made up of teams of people camping out at the Park and taking turns walking or running around the track. Because cancer never sleeps, Relays ... read more
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Have you noticed more green home products and technologies being used in the homes of family and friends recently? A May 2012 Realty Times article entitled, “Real Estate Outlook: Green Construction Predicted to Grow” by writer Carla Hill references a recent report by McGraw-Hill Construction which shows that green products and building technologies will expand substantially in the next few years. The McGraw-Hill Construction report states that the green home market share will increase from the 2011 leve... read more
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Are you considering a relocation to the Knoxville, Tennessee area this year? You are headed in the right direction! A recent survey by ManpowerGroup of more than 18,000 businesses in 100 metropolitan areas published by Forbes.com has rated Knoxville, Tennessee as one of the best cities for jobs in 2012. Rhonda Rice, executive vice president of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, says, “Through our existing industry visits we have seen companies beginning to hire again. As the economy has picked up, even if onl... read more
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Knoxville Tennessee home buyers and sellers may look at home appraisals and wonder if the numbers they have received are really accurate. An excellent recent Realty Times article entitled, “Understanding Appraisals” by writer Carla Hill outlines exactly what goes into an appraisal. The author writes, “Appraisals are a tricky business. They are objective and are easily influenced by local market factors. Your local area’s market conditions directly affect the appraised value of your home.” Real estate professi... read more
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