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Cedar Grove Baptist members gather for information, support

Cedar Grove Baptist members gather for information, support

"Good people, nice people, all around good-nature place you'd want to come," was how Rhonda Byrd described the Cedar Grove Baptist Church in rural Blount County.

 

Maple Lane Farms' Corn maze opens Friday

Maple Lane Farms' Corn maze opens Friday

Maryville College graduate Bob Schmidt has supported his alma mater in different ways over the years.

This fall, he's transformed 10 acres of Maple Lane Farms in Greenback. It is a corn maze in the shape of Anderson Hall bell tower image, a distinctive building on the Maryville College campus.

Maple Lane Farms' 14th Annual Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch will open to the public Friday September 14th and continue through Halloween.

Non-profit children's ministry displaced by Maryville fire

When Missy Johnson saw her office building Monday morning, she says she started to pray.

An early morning fire badly damaged the Law Building near Downtown Maryville.

For about a year, Johnson has been working for non-profit Kingdom Design Ministries out of a basement office.

"We do dream room make-overs for children who've experienced some devastation," said Johnson.

Firefighters estimate between 80,000-100,000 gallons of water rained down on the building as they tried for hours to extinguish all the hot spots. 

Montvale Airpark is home to pilots and their planes

Montvale Airpark is home to pilots and their planes

Some golfers live on a golf course, some boaters live on a lake, and some East Tennesseans live on a runway.

Thomas Clanton's enjoys living at Montvale Airpark in Maryville.

"I've got a lot of flight ratings and I've always worked around airports. I just love it. I'm living my dream now," he said.

People park their planes at their houses instead of at rented hangars.

"It makes it so convenient. You can pull it out and fly it right here at the house," Clanton said.

Tommy Rowe moved there almost 20 years ago.

It's Football Time in Tennessee!

It's Football Time in Tennessee!

 

It's the day Vol fans have been waiting for, the start of the 2012 football season.    

It's been a long offseason for the team having to dwell on a loss to Kentucky for the last eight months.

But today the Vols open up the season against NC State.

The arrived in Atlanta yesterday afternoon.

This is the first time in 73 years that the team has played a regular season game on a Friday.

The Vols will take on the Wolfpack tonight at the Georgia Dome at 7:30 p.m.

The game will be aired on ESPU-U.

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

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Maryville tops Alcoa in ESPN-televised game

ESPN brought one of East Tennessee's best rivalries to the national stage on Sunday afternoon.

Maryville and Alcoa moved their annual match-up to a noon kickoff on Sunday to accommodate ESPN.

About 9,000 fans were in attendance to witness two of the state's best programs playing in front of a national audience.

Maryville came out on top, defeating Alcoa 42-24.