Tag Archives: Phillip Fulmer

Kellie Harper receives rousing welcome at reception

Even though it’s not football or basketball time in Tennessee, local stores may have noticed a run on orange clothing and accessories recently. That’s because five area companies banded together to host a community welcome reception for new Lady Vols … Continue reading

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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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Ken Burns: U.S. needs ‘less pluribus; more unum’

Historian Ken Burns was in Knoxville recently, appearing on behalf of the East Tennessee Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law. The $300 per seat dinner at the downtown Hilton featuring Gov. Bill Haslam interviewing Burns was … Continue reading

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Wow! Who knew golf tourneys were so much fun?

This is just a quick follow-up post to the last one about still ANOTHER fabulous party associated with the News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot. This one was Monday night at Smoky Mountain Brewery in Turkey Creek. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Knoxville Stars: These gutsy folks rocked the floor for Children’s Hospital

Last year, I went to this great event by myself and had a really fun time. This year, my husband Alan went too and after experiencing it — and seeing the dancers’ outfits — he’s ready to buy tickets for … Continue reading

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Wow! That was one expensive football!

The Evergreen Ball, a fundraiser for Friends of the Smokies, was held at Cherokee Country Club Feb. 12th after being postponed from its original date by inclement weather. Of course there was the usual silent auction, dinner, live auction, dancing routine. But my … Continue reading

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