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Twenty-two years after her first visit in 1995, our writer went to the Cumberland Gap to see what had changed…and what had stayed the same. more

Jan 2, 2018 11:09 AM Features

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Tennessee Aquarium

After studying aquatic life around the world, biologist Dr. Anna George found her true calling: protecting the creatures that live in her own backyard. more

Jan 2, 2018 11:01 AM Features

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For Logan and Georganna Seamon, hiking the Appalachian Trail led to a life-changing business opportunity. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:54 AM Features 1 Comments

The 2018 Blue Ridge Country Travel Guide explores the joys of discovering this great region’s natural wonders and curiosities. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:48 AM Features

The Ocoee River ran uninterrupted until 1913, when a dam was built to generate power, broke free in 1976, hosted Olympic events in 1996, and is now gauranteed to run free for about 100 days a year for the next 15 years. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:37 AM Features

Camp Toccoa, a WWII training camp from 1942 until 1944, is now home to a museum, and presents the opportunity for the fit among us to replicate the six-mile run undertaken by recruits hoping to become part of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:35 AM Features

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Joe Tennis

When the Tennessee Valley Authority inundated the land near Hiawassee in 1941, some relatives came to rescue buried remains of relatives from land that would become an island; and some did not. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:34 AM Features

The once-avant-garde structure has, since its 1858 construction, undergone many challenges and changes. A new effort may save it for all. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:26 AM Features

Caverns’ owner T. C. Northcott was obsessesed with the 54-degree cave air, and was convinced of its restorative benefits. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:24 AM Features

A 6-year-old in Burke County, North Carolina in 1931 may not have realized what an enlightened punishment he received for a derailment that injured four, ripped up some 100 yards of track and cost about $15,000 to repair. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:22 AM Features

As you read this magazine, Baby Ellie Quirin is nearing the end of her trek. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:10 AM Features

It was at times treated rather casually by its owner. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:03 AM Features

There was a patent for a "flying apparatus" a quarter century before the Wright brothers. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:48 AM Features

Up and down the mountain region, preparations for Christmas and other winter holidays are building. Here’s a potpourri of people, places and things to enjoy. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:28 AM Features

Tony Urban's book is full of odd places in West Virginia. We visit two of them. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:34 AM Features

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The hardships of the region have inspired its musical artists. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:30 AM Features

From wine to cheese, from music to quilts, we provide the routes to your favorites. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:27 AM Features

Our on-the-road contributing editor is back with a bounty of experience-filled excursions. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:23 AM Features

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Bob Grytten

The population at Cataloochee in the Smokies has grown and thrived. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:16 AM Features

These two restaurants take the commitment to new levels. more

Jun 26, 2017 4:42 PM , Features

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