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What an impact – Natalie Haslam lauded for life’s work

Every year, the East Tennessee Community Design Center recognizes a local leader with its Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award, named after its founder. “It is presented with the goal of celebrating and perpetuating both the quality of life in East … Continue reading

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Crush of events makes exciting year-end

As 2016 hurtles to its conclusion, holiday and other kinds of special events literally have tumbled on top of one another. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a busier year-end season in Knoxville. The Knoxville Symphony League threw its annual … Continue reading

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Folks were begging to spend $700!

Jim Haslam, the founder of Pilot Travel Centers, said he wants the Knoxville Symphony to continue doing this event. “This is exactly the kind of thing they should be doing,” he said. And David Gensterblum, CEO of Aqua-Chem, said he … Continue reading

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