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Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to serve time. Originally built of wood in 1896 and arranged in the shape of a cross, the prison was completely…

Wes Stowers… Leadership in Action

A walk through the buildings known as Stowers Machinery Corporation shows the growth, the hard work done daily and the future, which is a constant of innovation. Most notable is that Wes Stowers is speaking to each employee, by name and that is the definition of this man. The humble…

Welcome to Tellico Plains

The gateway to the Cherohala Skyway and the Cherokee National Forest. Here in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, a simpler way of life prevails. Enjoy the bakery and the other shops in town that sell fine arts, crafts and furnishings. There are plenty of restaurants and places to stay.…

Tiger Pride of Monroe County

It is hard to find anyone in East Tennessee unaware of the Hiwassee College fate, closing its doors after 170 years. However, it should not be dismissed in memory but remembered for the men and women of character that held it an honor to attend the educational institution. That is…

Hawks Cay

The Florida Keys are the subject of much folklore, a romantic yet mysterious destination located at the southern tip of the United States. With non-stop flights from Knoxville to South Florida, it's also an easy getaway. Just book a flight, rental car and head down the Overseas Highway to Ernest…

Chimney Rock State Park, NC

Today, reaching the top of Chimney Rock takes driving up a three-mile winding road to a large parking area, followed by climbing 500 steps or riding the elevator to the top. The reward, on a clear day, are the 75-mile views overlooking Lake Lure and the Hickory Nut Gorge. The…

Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to serve time. Originally built of wood in 1896 and arranged in the shape of a cross, the prison was completely…

Wes Stowers… Leadership in Action

A walk through the buildings known as Stowers Machinery Corporation shows the growth, the hard work done daily and the future, which is a constant of innovation. Most notable is that Wes Stowers is speaking to each employee, by name and that is the definition of this man. The humble…

Welcome to Tellico Plains

The gateway to the Cherohala Skyway and the Cherokee National Forest. Here in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, a simpler way of life prevails. Enjoy the bakery and the other shops in town that sell fine arts, crafts and furnishings. There are plenty of restaurants and places to stay.…

Tiger Pride of Monroe County

It is hard to find anyone in East Tennessee unaware of the Hiwassee College fate, closing its doors after 170 years. However, it should not be dismissed in memory but remembered for the men and women of character that held it an honor to attend the educational institution. That is…

Hawks Cay

The Florida Keys are the subject of much folklore, a romantic yet mysterious destination located at the southern tip of the United States. With non-stop flights from Knoxville to South Florida, it's also an easy getaway. Just book a flight, rental car and head down the Overseas Highway to Ernest…

Chimney Rock State Park, NC

Today, reaching the top of Chimney Rock takes driving up a three-mile winding road to a large parking area, followed by climbing 500 steps or riding the elevator to the top. The reward, on a clear day, are the 75-mile views overlooking Lake Lure and the Hickory Nut Gorge. The…

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