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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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Grandiose ‘Gilded Age Gala’ greets 2018

Talk about an evening that had it all! That’s what the folks at Knox Heritage aimed for more than a year ago when Kim Trent, the preservation organization’s executive director, came up with the idea for an extravagant New Year’s … Continue reading

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Knoxville community welcomes new campus leader

Beverly Davenport, UT-Knoxville’s new chancellor, charmed more than 200 Knoxville business and community leaders recently with her enthusiasm and openness at a reception held in her honor at the Knoxville Convention Center. Costs of the reception were paid for entirely … Continue reading

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‘Great’ Lyle Lovett charms Tocqueville Society

Country singer Lyle Lovett was in Knoxville the other day providing a concert for a small gathering of Knoxvillians at the Mill & Mine on Depot Avenue. The occasion was the annual Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner, a “reward” for … Continue reading

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Regas Square wows at preview party

It was a heck of a preview party that launched the new Regas Square development on Wednesday evening at the Mill & Mine with more than 270 in attendance and great news coverage. (Disclosure: Moxley Carmichael helped with the function.) … Continue reading

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Business crowd likes what it sees as new UT prez is introduced at a packed downtown gathering

• “He said all the right things.” • “He seems like a good guy. And he’s from UT!” • “He doesn’t seem like a loose cannon!” Those were some of the comments heard in the crowd of nearly 300 business … Continue reading

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Wine tasting: big steaks and scorched earth

We took it as a good sign last night when we walked onto the upstairs porch of Steve and Becky South’s stunning lakefront home and saw chef David Pinckney throwing 2-pound t-bones onto the grill. They looked like Fred Flintstone’s … Continue reading

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