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Coach Pruitt scores with Knox leaders

With the University of Tennessee football season starting in about a month, you can feel the excitement growing in the Knoxville air with each passing day. I see more people wearing orange. And I definitely hear more discussion of the … Continue reading

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A Big Orange welcome for new athletics director

More than 200 community and business leaders gathered at the Knoxville Convention Center last week to be utterly charmed by the University of Tennessee’s new athletics director, John Currie. For his part, Currie seemed equally enamored with Knoxville.

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Imagination soars at library’s three-ring circus

If ever an event took full advantage of a venue, “Under the Big Top,” a recent fundraiser for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Knox County, did. Held at the Mill & Mine, a new-ish concert and event space at 227 … Continue reading

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Knoxville Restaurant Week is upon us! Yum.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent some quality time today “smiling and dialing,” as they say. Why? Because the eateries participating in this year’s Knoxville Restaurant Week were announced last night in an event at The Emporium, and … Continue reading

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What happened in Mox Vegas!

We said on the invitation that what happened in Mox Vegas might end up on the Blue Streak. And, sure enough! The 21st annual Moxley Carmichael mid-winter client party was last Friday. And, in case you were ever wondering what … Continue reading

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Feuding editor and mayor bring down the house at 34th annual Front Page Follies show

Lord knows the 34th annual Front Page Follies show had plenty of raw material this year. The annual spoof of news makers produced and performed by the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (and friends) is a series … Continue reading

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Business community warmly embraces Lady Vols Coach Holly Warlick at festive reception

The Knoxville business community gave new Lady Vols Basketball Coach Holly Warlick and her staff a warm reception last week at a well attended cocktail party at the Knoxville Convention Center. In return, Warlick made three commitments that surely gave … Continue reading

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