Marla Hardee Milling

David and Annie Colquitt, along with their children, Will and Ruby: They have a long tie to the Swag, and now ownership.

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David and Annie Colquitt, along with their children, Will and Ruby, have a long tie to the Swag, and now ownership. more

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Stunning Glass Color Added to Gardens and Grounds more

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In the second of our 30th Anniversary revisits to stories over those years, a new look at a broken life ended with a fire. more

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Downtown Sylva, North Carolina, is home to several buildings that served as settings in the movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” more

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Beans are the star of the show at the A.J. Bush & Company General Store in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee. more

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You've never seen Titanic like this - in fashion and Legos! more

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


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


There’s a rising star on the old time traditional music scene. more

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After her 10-year marriage, she left the Asheville, North Carolina estate, never to return. more


After an ad in Parade magazine, a little factory was pushed to keep up with nationwide demand. more


It's all about the heritage of the region, and this year the Shindig has added a few special things to celebrate its 50th. more

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Throw in a great place to eat and a cozy place to rest and you're ready to hit the road. more


Away from the estate, there are many smaller agricultural and farming undertakings. more


Learn more about the Farmyard at Antler Village and touring the West Side. more

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Biltmore Estate makes the perfect setting for the costumes from “Downton Abbey.” more

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At the end of a country road called Kelly Lane, in Knox County, you’ll find Tennessee’s newest state park, the Seven Islands State Birding Park, a 416-acre place where visitors may linger freely among hundreds of bird species. more

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Winter Getaways: Where to Cut, Ski, Hike, See the Lights and More

Photos credits, clockwise from top left: Chetola Resort, Grandfather Mountain, Biltmore House and Matthew Morse.

Whether you’re ready to brave the cold to cut a tree or a path, or prefer to stay warm with a visit to A home tour or a SIP OF A unique winter brew, we’ve got the places and the specifics. more



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Our contributing editor grew up shopping at department stores and eating at the Woolworth’s lunch counter. My my, how (delightfully) things have changed. more


The Grove Park Inn’s classic Great Hall retains its warmth after renovation. more

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