Blessing boxes going up in Harlan County

Harlan County has had two new blessing boxes go up in the last month. Those who have built the boxes say there has been a need for them for a long time in the county.Bledsoe started #withlovefromharlan, a non-profit organization. She along with others built the first two boxes in hopes of supplying meals for kids who need them...


Trout troubles on Tellico River, TWRA looks to change fishing season

Fishermen faced tough times on the water at Tellico River as trout suffered an unhealthy trend over the past several years."The fishing is not very good because the fish are just struggling to survive and they're not going to bite very well anyways," ..


Mountain Tough Youth Ambassadors rebuild for a brighter future

While families rebuild in Gatlinburg after devastating November 2016 wildfires, a group of teenagers at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School have worked to help others like them find their own paths after the wildfires...


University of Tennessee to close 2-year-old White Hall for repair work

The University of Tennessee said one of its dorms will close temporarily just two years after it opened in order to fix an exterior brick veneer...


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    Dolly Parton's Mountain Soul vocal competition open for entries

    The fourteenth annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition honoring Dolly Parton's songwriting began calling for entries.The competition was established to honor Parton by encouraging contestants from across the nation to sing one of the more than 3,000 songs she's written over the years..



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    Multilayered Photos Capture the Energy of 10 International Cities

    How can you capture the rich culture of a city in one image? The Big Domain, a UK-based company specializing in holiday rentals around the world, attempted to give us a taste of well-known cities “in a split second” through the use of composite photography....


Tech Bites

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    Facebook’s ‘Secret’ File on You Is Bigger Than You Think — Here’s How to View It

    Facebook’s user data gathering prowess has been common knowledge for some time now, but one journalist’s impromptu experiment suggests it is even more ubiquitous and pervasive than previously believed. Nick Whigham, a reporter for the New Zealand Herald, decided to test out a feature on Facebook that allows users to download a ‘secret’ file showing how much personal history the company has gathered about them...