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Oh What Fun

The Dogwood Arts Office on Jackson Avenue in the Old City was abuzz with the holiday spirit with artists, volunteers, sponsors, family and friends gathered to celebrate the season. Held as a way to say “thank you” to their patrons, the annual holiday celebration, themed this year “Oh What Fun!,”..

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East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

The Knoxville Museum of Art presented the annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition at the museum featuring artwork created by East Tennessee middle and highschool students...

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Evergreen Ball

“Our Mountain Home” was the theme for the 17th annual Evergreen Ball held recently at Cherokee Country Club. Following a silent auction, three course dinner, and a live auction, guests enjoyed music by the Smoky Mountain String Band and an After Party.

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Light and Warmth Come Together in Grace Jansen's Home in Northshore Town Center

Grace Jansen, ready to downsize and move from West Knoxville to downtown, was skeptical when her realtor suggested stopping by Northshore Town Center first.

“I said, ‘There’s nothing left there,’” she remembered, “but my timing was brilliant. Construction [in the planned urban-style suburban neighborhood] takes place in phases. They were just getting ready to start Phase 2. Phase 3 will start soon.”

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Maryville College: Noble, Grand & True

The threads that run through history – whether it be your own personal history or the history of a storied institution – are seldom continuous. Storylines frazzle, fray or get knotted up, and another picks up. For Maryville College, which is finishing up a year-long bicentennial celebration next month, the thread of inclusive values runs consistent.

VIProfile: Ashley Capps

Native Knoxvillian Ashley Capps, founder of A.C. Entertainment, has made his mark on the world through music: from his first shows at the Bijou and the Tennessee Theatre to the concert venue Ella Guru’s to Bonnaroo and the Big Ears Festival He can’t recall a time when music was not an important part of his life...

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February Issue

Editor's Letter

In this issue we clearly had marriage on our minds. There’s that beautiful cover. And then pages and pages of beautiful weddings. The venues ranged from the church down the street to tropical islands, but no matter the place, each couple’s wedding included things special to them.

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Markman's Makes Donation to Survivor Fitness Foundation

Steve Markman, President of Markman’s recently presented a check for $3,000 to Meg Grunke, Co-Founder and Executive Director for Survivor Fitness Foundation. The check was presented as a result of two recent fundraisers held at Markman’s flagship location at 6932 Kingston Pike in Knoxville...

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SmartFinancial, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Progressive Financial Group, Inc.

SmartFinancial, Inc., parent company of Progressive Savings Bank, has announced their entry into an agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which SmartFinancial will acquire Progressive. As of September 30, 2019, Progressive had approximately $296 million of total assets, $258 million in deposits, $190 million in net loans and six branches across Cookeville, Crossville, Jamestown, and Wartburg, Tennessee...

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