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Knoxville and East Tennessee considered ‘climate haven’

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The view of the Smoky Mountains and downtown Knoxville’s attractions aren’t the only things making the city a place people want to live. According to experts, it’s also for the low risk of natural disasters happening. Dr. Rachel Lloyd, who researched climate change at UT, said it’s all luck. “We’re in… Keep Reading

Tennessee Community Assistance Corporation has resources for low-income homeowners

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It is no secret that there’s an affordable housing shortage across the state. But Tennessee’s Community Assistance Corporation housing director said there is help for homebuyers. Retha Patton, the housing program director for Tennessee’s Community Assistance Corporation, said more people in Tennessee could get housing assistance. She said the biggest problem is… Keep Reading

When do Great Smoky Mountain National Park campgrounds reopen?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WATE) — From wildflowers to wildlife, spring is a great time to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The season also marks many openings with the park. Below you can find out when frontcountry, group and horse campground open as well as when picnic areas and roads reopen.   Continue reading on Keep Reading

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Dogwood Arts starts tree sales for Bazillion Blooms

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Dogwood Arts is selling dogwood trees again for its annual Bazillion Blooms program. Bare-root trees (2-4ft tall) are on sale now for $25 each (or $20 each when five or more are purchased), according to Dogwood Arts. The trees are disease-resistant, April-blooming and available in either white or pink flowering varieties. Trees… Keep Reading

BYOB as you experience the Tennessee River — and game day — with new Knoxville Cycleboats

Whether you are a biker, a beginner or just along for the booze, Knoxville Cycleboatswill be able to accommodate you and up to 19 friends with a new pedal-driven experience on the Tennessee River. Similar to the self-driven, multi-person bicycle cabs found in larger cities, the vessel coming to Knoxville’s main waterway will allow customers to party as they pedal.… Keep Reading

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