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                                                       Located just north of Knoxville in Halls is a unique residential development. The perfect "green development" as Cobia Partners recycled a defunct quarry into an emerald jewel. Minutes from Knoxville or Interstate 75 and Norris Lake this is a...
This jewel sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mts. and English Mt. Great fishing and boating pleasures come from these tranquil waters. The lake separates Jefferson and Sevier Counties.  Crappie and Bluegill fishing are spring rites in East Tennessee and Douglas Lake is one of the premier sites....
Built in 1904 this antique school is offered for sale at $29,900. Located in Grainger County near Puncheon Camp this two room school is on 1.5 acres and includes a rundown farmhouse too!  The structure is original and has a well on site. Norris Lake is 10 mintes away as well as Clinch Mt. Winery....
The Holston River is where I grew up as a child. I have been fortunate to always have the opportunity to relive these great experiences. The Holston river starts in Virginia and runs through East Tennessee until it meets the French Broad river in Knoxville. These two rivers join to become the Ten...
Cherokee Lake is located at a historical crossroads in East Tennessee. The major route from Washington D.C. to New Orleans was Lee Highway. Lee Hwy. runs through Grainger county and is parallel to Cherokee Lake. The passage west from North Carolina was Cumberland Gap and to access that route one ...
Grainger County has the second oldest brick jail in the state of Tennessee. The archives of Grainger County have finally found a climate controlled home. The old Rutledge high school now houses the archives and the museum. Make plans to visit, you will not be disappointed.
The end of March brings the harbinger of Spring around the Clinch Mountains. Morels have started showing up in the low areas this week. I was able to transplant  the first ones of this year. They were moved from their cold damp beds to the heat of my cast iron skillet. I will be out again this we...
Located on the Holston River in Grainger County is East Tennessee's newest airpark. The landing strip is 3,000 ft. long and has home sites adjacent to it for licensed pilots. A golf course and restaurant are planned for the next phase. There is also 4,000 ft. of river frontage that features great...
Sarting in December I get ready to hike and enjoy the Clinch Mt. range. These beautiful unspoiled and less traveled peaks run through Grainger County. I particularly enjoy the solitude of roaming these mountains as I never see anyone. Clinch Mt. is a wild mountain range that starts at Signal Poin...

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