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Knoxville – The Home of the University of Tennessee

Posted by Kate Spears on March 28, 2012 in No Category
Are you proud to be a resident of Knoxville, TN? One reason to be proud is that Knoxville is the home of the University of Tennessee, a public service oriented university that strives to serve the community, “…through many partnerships, ranging from an annual statewide high school science and humanities symposium to scholarship programs to recruit and retain students from under served populations.” Not only is the University of Tennessee a great university, it has a powerful positive impact on the region. UT was fo... read more
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Don’t miss Knoxville’s ‘Rhythm N’ Blooms: A Celebration of American Roots Music’ held annually in association with the Dogwood Arts Festival at venues throughout downtown Knoxville from Friday, April 2012, through Sunday, April 22. Let’s look at the artists, events, venues and tickets for the weekend event: Artists. There is a great line up of artists for 2012. Local talent will include The Black Lillies, Kevin Abernathy Band, and Jeff Barbra & Sarah Pirkle. From far-away are Amos Lee, Darrell Scott, Dann... read more
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Aging In Place Upgrades for the Home Seller

Posted by Kate Spears on March 20, 2012 in No Category
Rumors from around the country abound about new activity in the housing market, and especially regarding the current low inventory of houses for sale. This news has prompted many homeowners to reconsider listing their homes on the market to sell. The big question? What upgrades are really worth the investment? Which of the many possible upgrades to be done will actually show a return on the money invested? Consider aging in place improvements. Improvements that involve aging in place features are becoming ever more... read more
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Knoxville’s 52nd Annual Dogwood Arts Festival

Posted by Kate Spears on March 16, 2012 in No Category
Don’t miss the 52nd anniversary of the Dogwood Arts Festival with events and exhibits running throughout April and May of 2012. The annual Dogwood Arts Festival celebrates the blooming of the dogwood trees in Knoxville and east Tennessee.  The event presents a wide array of exciting opportunities for Tennesseans to enjoy art, food, and nature. It is an annual Knoxville, Tennessee celebration that highlights the blooming of the dogwood trees. Quoting the worldnews.com website, “It includes a parade, a house an... read more
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Do you consider yourself to be someone who is savvy about financial investments and retirement planning, or are you aware that you have a lot to learn? If you are in either group, or are simply approaching retirement, you will enjoy the mid-April Retirement Finances Course coming up at Knoxville’s Pellissippi State. Course Description. Our economy has had many ups and downs during the last few years in particular, and may continue to for awhile. The course description includes the following topics of interest: Succ... read more
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