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White supremacists to gather in East Tennessee

White supremacists to gather in East Tennessee

A group of white supremacists is heading to East Tennessee this weekend.

Organized by "Stormfront," the oldest and best known website devoted to the "white pride, white power" movement, the private gathering will take place in the Smoky Mountains and will only be open to a limited number of members.

Southern Poverty Law Center is a non-profit organization that tracks "hate groups" throughout the country.

Major gospel music event coming to Pigeon Forge in 2014

Major gospel music event coming to Pigeon Forge in 2014

A major gospel music convention is coming to Pigeon Forge in a couple of years.

The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism announced Wednesday that the National Quartet Convention (NQC) will be held at the soon-to-open LeConte Center in 2014 and 2015.

East Tenn remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

East Tenn remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

It will be a somber day Tuesday as we mark the 11th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

From Ground Zero, to the Pentagon, to a tranquil field in Pennsylvania, thousands will gather to remember those they lost. Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks.

President Obama has proclaimed Tuesday "Patriot Day" and the "National Day of Service and Remembrance."

Thousands of Tennesseans have fought for our country since the 9/11 attacks.

Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival is days away

Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival is days away

 

White supremacists to gather in East Tennessee

White supremacists to gather in East Tennessee

By Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean 

A Caucasian heritage and $75 are the price of entry into next week's international conference for white supremacists in East Tennessee organized by Stormfront, the oldest and best known website devoted to the "white pride, white power" movement.

10 About Town: September 7-9

10 About Town: September 7-9

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7

Kenny Owens with Annabelle's Curse will perform on the WDVX Blue Plate Special. The free broadcast begins at noon at the Knoxville Visitor Center.

Gatlinburg arts festival raises money for school art programs

Gatlinburg arts festival raises money for school art programs

Families enjoyed Downtown Gatlinburg by taking in some arts and crafts Saturday.

The Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival featured artists from all over the country along with Appalachian music from the area.

The outdoor event was free to the public, but money raised from arts and craft sales went toward art education in elementary, middle and high schools.

One potter from Oak Ridge says art education should be a priority for all schools.