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Fun DIY Mother's Day Crafts

Lindsay Ruggieri from Custom Love Gifts shows us how to make a beautiful gift basket for mom.

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

Enter now for your chance to show off your musical know-how and win 2 tickets to see Memphis, a roof-raising rock'n'roll musical, at the Tennessee Theater on December 16th.

For your chance to win, all you need to do is submit a 150 character or less essay on how music has impacted your life.

All entries must be received by December 1st.

The winner will receive 2 tickets to see Memphis at the Tennessee Theater.

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

It’s Secret City Festival time again in Oak Ridge! The bands have been selected, the schedule is filling up, and tickets to this year’s headliner concerts go on sale Monday, May 6.  Tickets are priced at an early bird rate of $17. After June 7, ticket prices go up to $20.  
            

Step back in time at Historic Rugby Village Pilgrimage

Step back in time at Historic Rugby Village Pilgrimage

An event this weekend features a community that blends British and Appalachian heritage.

You have a chance to explore the Historic Rugby Village Pilgrimage.

English gentry founded the town in the 1880s with the goal of creating a classless society.

Michael Harris is the interim Executive Director of the preservation group called Historic Rugby

Big South Fork storytelling festival hits 20th year

Big South Fork storytelling festival hits 20th year

For two decades, thousands of people have traveled to Big South Fork to be spooked at the nationally known, Haunting in the Hills storytelling festival.

The event attracts around 3,000 people each year to its site near the Fentress and Scott County line. There, hundreds of attendees sleep overnight in the nearby Bandy Creek Campground.

National Park Service Superintendent Niki Stephanie Nicholas said it is an event they would like to see even grow more in the future.

"Stories must be told, or they are lost", she said.

Jellico's history unfolds on mural

Jellico's history unfolds on mural

A plain wall in the heart of an East Tennessee town has a fresh new look thanks to fresh paint.

The wall tells the history of Jellico.

Jellico High School Art Teacher Dee Day said, "I got a phone call from the mayor of Jellico and he was asking if we could put something on this huge wall."

The answer was yes.

City workers painted the wall white then Dee Day sketched in some murals reflecting the town's history.

LaFollette opens new public library

LaFollette opens new public library

LaFollette held a grand opening for their brand new public library Wednesday.

City council helped fund the new building, along with fundraising efforts by the community.

The library director says the library needed more breathing room.

"Everything was just jam packed; it felt like you were a sardine in a cracker box. Compared to here, you have room to breathe," said Nancy Green.

The old library was inside the city hall, but the new building is three times its size.