(Photo: Getty Images) Jennifer Nettles definitely got this one past me – and everyone else, it seems. Without a lot of fanfare and without a lot of guests, Jennifer and Justin Miller got married. What I’ve read so far said the marriage took place in a chapel nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. [...]Tags: cma awards, corner, Forge, former model, Getty, getty images, Images, Jennifer Nettles, justin miller, model, Nov, pigeon forge tenn, Smoky Mountains, Want
There’s hardly a day goes by that I don’t receive an e-mail from the public relations firm of a new artist, asking me to listen to their music and write something about the artist. If it’s not in my e-mail, there will be something in my mailbox – usually a CD accompanied by a bio [...]Tags: album, Bomshel, Chocolate, country career, country radio, debut album, fun, fun song, Hank Williams Jr., music, pigeon forge tenn, song, Trick, trick pony
We have a lot going on in our area on July 4 – and July 3, and even July 2. It’s going to be a fun holiday no matter how you choose to celebrate. Around here we have a few choices for July 3 – one, of course is the Independence Day Fireworks celebration in [...]Tags: band, Brinley, Day, fireworks celebration, Forge, jonesborough days, picnic dinner, Pigeon, pigeon forge tenn, unicoi tennessee
About six weeks ago, I was in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., I went down for Dolly’ Parton’s 25th annual parade. Of course Dolly was there, and the weekend proved to be a really fun time for all the visitors to both Dollywood, and the surrounding Smoky Mountain tourist towns as well. I went to Gatlinburg, which [...]Tags: Dolly, doobie brothers, Jim Croce, jim croce song, Johnson City, Knoxville, Lee Ann Womack, Logan, logan murrell, Market Street, N.C., night, Patsy Cline, Pigeon, pigeon forge tenn, Shallotte, show, Smoky Mountain, Tenn.
On March 26, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., opened to season ticket holders and the media. This is the 25th anniversary of Dollywood. The theme park opened to the general public on March 27. I’ve been there a number times since it became Dollywood, and before that – when it was Silver Dollar City. But [...]Tags: City, Dolly, Dolly Parton, Dollywood, dollywood in pigeon forge, Joel, Knoxville, March, Michael Patrick, Mo., park, pigeon forge tenn, season ticket holders, Silver Dollar, silver dollar city, Tenn., theme