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Baker helped turn wilderness area into Big South Fork
Published 03/09/2014 at 5 a.m.
Then Sen. Howard Baker helped push legislation creating the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Near the 40th anniversary of the signing of that legislation, Big South Fork is thriving.
Fred Brown: Snake handlers may be misunderstood, but devotion unquestioned
Published 02/23/2014 at 3 a.m.
Why do they do it? I have often encountered this question in my association with the “signs followers,” or “snake handlers” as they are known in the secular world.
Lessons of war await at Normandy
Published 01/25/2014 at 6 a.m.
In June, Michaela Williamson and her Cosby High social studies teacher, Hillery Griffin, will take part in a study of D-Day.
Love in war: Through letters, survivors, Knoxville man reconnects with French love
Published 12/27/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
The World War II romance between Charlie Brakebill and Anthelmette Guillard is the stuff of which dreams and movies are made. Sixty-nine years after they first met, the Knoxville man finally learned what had happened to his long-lost love.
Battle of Fort Sanders re-enactment planned
Published 10/04/2013 at 4 a.m.
Civil war re-enacters pledge to fulfill 'higher purpose' with 4-day history event.
Fred Brown: Coal Creek Miner's Museum to preserve community's cultural history
Published 09/08/2013 at 2 a.m.
Last month, the Anderson County Commission, backed by support from the Lake City mayor and City Council, rendered a historic vote.
September 1863: The Union reclaims Knoxville
Published 08/31/2013 at 3 p.m.
Military maneuvering in the Confederate army left Knoxville wide open for the Union to reclaim it in September 1863, 150 years ago this week.
Moving the past to the future: Relics of Civil War documented
Published 08/15/2013 at 9:56 p.m.
Think of it as the Tennessee Civil War Antiques Roadshow, complete with experts and surprises that just walk through the door.
Teddy Roosevelt look-alike contest slated
Published 08/14/2013 at 7:52 p.m.
It’s time to pamper and perfect your “Bull Moose” mustache. And don’t neglect the wardrobe or that touch of bravado. Points are on the line.
Bell taken from Old No. 154 engine
Published 08/02/2013 at 6:15 p.m.
Old No. 154 has lost is sassy, brassy bronze sound. Southern Engine 154, built in 1890, once owned by the City of Knoxville and displayed at Chilhowee Park, was victimized by thieves recently.
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