Monthly Archives: August 2014

Knoxville Hosts Nation’s Largest Fireworks Show at Boomsday

The Nation’s LARGEST Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Show Knoxville’s Boomsday Festival will take place on SATURDAY, AUGUST 30th and feature live performances by Rodney Atkins, Fairview Union, Sweetwater Rain, Native Run and a host of entertainers. On the water, you’ll witness the water stunts of Ben Merrell from Fly Life Xtreme Productions. Rain or shine, BE HERE Read More

Beat the Heat in the Great Smoky Mountains

Walk behind a waterfall to cool off in the refreshing spray at Grotto Falls. A 2.6 mile round-trip hike will get you to this popular summertime destination in the Roaring Fork area. The hike to the waterfall is considered moderate in difficulty.To reach the trailhead, turn at traffic light #8 in Gatlinburg and head up Read More

These Boomers Run Their Whole Town

Volunteer power gives residents service and saves their village money! There’s just one rule for volunteers in the 200 or so clubs and organizations at Tellico Village in east Tennessee:  Do your job! A great article on Next Avenue highlights the hundreds of volunteers that help Tellico Village run smoothly. The payoff for those volunteer hours? Community involvement that benefits everyone…read the Read More