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Top of the Rock Tops in Tennessee

Congratulations to the Top of the Rock Restaurant on Jasper Mountain. People magazine has named the eatery as the most beautiful restaurant in Tennessee. The restaurant is only 5 years old and is located at the entrance of Jasper Highlands just above the Town of Kimball. Top of the Rock offers amazing views of the Sequatchie …

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Dolly Days in Ringgold, GA

Dolly Parton fans have an excuse to put on their best blonde wigs and cowgirl boots on May 11 to celebrate the Queen of Tennessee. The third annual festival to celebrate Dolly will be held in Ringgold, GA, where the star tied the knot almost 58 years ago with Carl Dean. The packed Sunday will …

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It’s Cornbread Festival Time in South Pittsburg

This week is the National Cornbread Festival. The carnival has begun, and the official festival runs Saturday and Sunday. Come on out and play games, ride rides, and enjoy wandering through the booths that line the streets of historic South Pittsburg, TN. Stroll down Cornbread Alley, where you can taste all the different recipes using …

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Valley Fest May 4 & 5 in Dunlap

Don’t forget that more fun and entertainment is coming to Sequatchie Valley. Valley Fest is a two-day Family Festival in the heart of Dunlap. This annual event features a Carnival, Food, Crafts and Artisans, and fantastic Music. This is the 12th year for Valley Fest, and this year’s event will be held on May 4 …

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Tivoli Theatre Receives Grant

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced the recipients of Tennessee Historic Development Grants on Monday. “The Historic Development Grant program assists in preserving and revitalizing some of Tennessee’s most historic and notable buildings so that they once again have the opportunity to serve as a hub for commerce and tourism,” said TNECD …

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Soaky Mountain Waterpark to Open for 2024 Season on May 11

Soaky Mountain Waterpark officials today announced its 50-acre waterpark, located at 175 Gists Creek Road, will officially open for the 2024 season on May 11 and 12 and then open daily starting May 17. A season pass holder celebration is planned for Friday, May 17, from 10 am to 6 pm. All pass holders who …

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Solar Eclipse has Come and Gone; Next Up 2044

The solar eclipse took place Monday afternoon. The moon covered the sun at around 91% in our area, and many gathered outside to witness the phenomenon. The partial eclipse began around 12:45 PM CT and ended just after 3 PM. We also had a solar eclipse in 2017, but the next event will not occur …

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June Jam is June 1 in Fort Payne, Alabama

ALABAMA’s Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry will be joined by special guest performers Old Dominion (six-time reigning ACM and CMA “Group of The Year”), GRAMMY Award-winning Shenandoah, Lee Greenwood (“God Bless The U.S.A.”), Montgomery Gentry Featuring Eddie Montgomery, Mark Wills, Exile, John Berry, Taylor Hicks, The Malpass Brothers and The Castellows June Jam begins at …

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Eggstravaganza is Friday in Jasper

The Town of Jasper will have its Eggstravaganza this Friday with inflatables, face painting, food, and more from 6-8 PM. The Egg Hunt will begin at 7 PM with grand prize eggs. All activities will take place at the ball fields in Jasper. There will be four age groups: 0-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. You …

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We are Happy to be Corrected; Ketner’s Mill Country Fair will take place

We stand corrected. Despite various reports, including ours, the Ketner’s Mill Country Fair will occur in October. Frank McDonald Jr. is retiring and has decided to sell Ketner’s Mill in Whitwell. The asking price is $2.5 million. McDonald confirmed with Sequatchie Valley Now that he is putting together a team so that the Ketner’s Mill …

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