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Scenic City Tops in Mountain Biking And the Winner for the best commercial is...The Land of More Rutherford County Receives All Star Award Opry House Celebrates 40 Years April 2014 E-Clips Construction to Begin on Smokies History and Archive Facility Bristol and Columbia Tennessee win Best Festival Awards Nashville, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Recognized as Meetings Destinations Tonya Brotherton to Lead Bird Dog Foundation March e-Clips Great Smoky Mountains National Park Honored With Quarter Two TN Civil War Documentaries Awarded Mid-South Regional Emmys GSMNP Superintendent Dale Ditmanson Retires The Inn at Christmas Place Travelers’ Choice The Bristol CVB Service Award Goes to a Long Time Advocate Tennessee Named State of the Year Best Place to Live in Tennessee Can’t Miss Destinations in 2014 Nashville Farmers' Market Gets New Director Pigeon Forge expands Wilderness Wildlife Week Tennessee Listed in Best Websites Gatlinburg One of Best Cities to Own a Vacation Home January 2014 E-Clips Linda Caldwell Retires from the Overhill Ruby Falls Recognized for Sustainable Tourism Efforts Civil War Marker Dedicated in Polk County Blackwoods inducted into Memphis Music Hall of Fame Numbers High for Bristol Rhythm & Roots Discovery Park Sees High Attendance in First Weekends Spring City Celebrates “Property of the Year” Townsend Campground Takes National Honor December 2013 E-Clips Civil War Marker Dedicated in Shelbyville Oct. 30 Tennessee Honored The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge Bristol Motor Speedway Releases 2014 Dates Brown’s Ferry Federal Road Dedication Ricky Skaggs Selected as 2013 Artist Cherokee Removal Memorial Park November e-Clips Grizzlies are #1 2013 Americana Music Awards Memphis Music Hall of Fame to Honor 2013 Inductees NBC Nightly News Spotlights Bluegrass Underground Tennessee's First State Birding Park Announced Tennessee's Quilt Trail Launches First Quilt App Tennessee Aquarium Assists in Restoring State's Only Native Trout Gatlinburg and Other TN Festival and Events Take Gold, Silver and Bronze October 2013 E-Clips Dollywood Company Announces $300 Million Investment Jack Daniel’s Prepares for $100 Million Expansion Memphis Claims Second Recognition Wilderness at the Smokies Resort Debuts High Tech Bracelet Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial Grand Opening Tennessee Theatre Joins National Broadway League Chattanooga Selected as 1 of 11 U.S. Cities to Host Ironman Event Over $1.6 Million in Parks and Recreation Grants Awarded Two Tennessee Cities Named Best Destinations by USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice polls PIO and Legislative Liaison Named for Tourist Development September e-Clips Memphis Burgers Nation’s Best TBB Iron Man Team Training in Tennessee Metal Museum in Memphis Celebrates Apprentices Dr. Carroll Van West Appointed Tennessee State Historian 10 New Towing Museum Signs Installed The Band Perry Loves Greeneville LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge Names Phil Campbell Facility Manager Visit Knoxville Announces New Mural Hattiloo Breaks Ground in Overton Square Lotz House Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence The Island In Pigeon Forge Is Open Ocoee River Most Popular Whitewater Rafting River The Hermitage Receives TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence River Gorge Explorer Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Baymont Inn & Suites Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Completed Bridge on Foothills Parkway Historic Birth at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Mountain City Chosen as teamTBB U.S. Training Site Land Between The Lakes Association Receives National Award Incredible Christmas Place wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Design Sensory Awarded a National Addy Nashville’s Music City Center Now Open Three Tennessee Lakes Make Top 20 Bassmaster Magazine's 100 Best Bass Lakes Ocoee Named No. 1 Whitewater River Joseph Lenn named 2013 James Beard Award Best Chef Southeast Tennessee Ranked Best for Retirement Prince’s Hot Chicken Receives James Beard Award Fort Anderson On Militia Hill Added To The National Register Of Historic Places Johnny Cash Museum Opens Chattanooga Among Top 10 Views and Scenic Stops in the U.S. Hiwassee River Heritage Center Opens Lewanski Honored with Tourism Award Morgan County Opened New Visitor Center in Wartburg Kingsport Aquatic Center Opens NETTA 2013 Pinnacle Awards Memphis One of Top 15 “Emerging” Downtowns Blount County Starts State’s First Certified Tourism Ambassador Program Bon Appétit Names Blackberry Farm The Number 1 Resort For Food Lovers Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Receives Award Casey Jones Museum Staffers to Retire STS Marketing College Recipients Mona Herring Retires James Beard Foundation Loves Prince’s River and Spires Hits Gold Historic Lebanon to Encourage Revitalization Clarion Inn Pigeon Forge Ranked Among Top Hotels Tennessee Proclaims March 14th “Casey Jones Day” Tourist Development Addition Project Team Wins Award For Tennessee River Trail & Scenic Byway Underground Utilities Project Wins Award Marble Springs Receives A 2013 TAM Award Tina Turner Graces the Cover of German Vogue Chamber Selects New V.P. of Convention and Visitors Bureau Polly Page Recipient of Award Day Trippin Campaign Unveiled at MAAG Annual Meeting Carnton Plantation Receives “Best of Weddings” Award from The Knot Charlie Daniels Records PSAs for Tennessee UT's Green Efforts Recognized by EPA Tennessee Valley Fair Named STS Top 20 Event Looking Over Jordan: African-Americans and the War Memphis Restaurant Makes GQ List James Beard Awards and Finalists in Tennessee TN Civil War 150 Project Emmy Winner Nashville Zoo Experiences Record-Breaking 2012 Visits to Great Smokies Park Up Chattanooga Convention Center and CVB Honored With Awards New Book on Tennessee Celebrities and Visionaries on Sale Gatlinburg Falls Resort Wins Customer Satisfaction Awards Chez Philippe, Restaurant Iris Among Nation’s Most Romantic 35,000 Downloads and Counting Wilderness Resort to Open Racing Slide Memphis Zoo Experiences Baby Boom Nissan Leaf Production Underway Condé Nast Traveler Names Nashville a Top 5 Best Place in the World to Visit in 2013 First State Bank to Sponsor Discovery Park Children’s Area Historical Smokies Album Gets Grammy Nod Village Chapel Restoration Complete Entrepreneur Magazine Names Memphis-Based Hampton Hotels No. 1 New Movie Brings $8 Million to Tennessee Karen Robertson Joins Gatlinburg CVB Gatlinburg's Christmas Parade Among 100 Best Events for 2013 Original Emancipation Proclamation Comes to Nashville TDOT Introduces New SmartWay App Pigeon Forge Tourism Commercial Up for Emmy Award TN Civil War Videos Added to Electronic Learning Center Memphis Named Best of the World 2013 by National Geographic Traveler Trip Advisor Announces Spooky Getaways Rocky Fork to Become State's Newest Park Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Named Festival of the Year Ruby Falls Named Travel Attraction of the Year by STS Civil War Trail Dedication in Minor Hill Best Outdoor City Lee University Choir to Sing at Inauguration MOMO Wins Again Sumner County Lands 2013 BassMaster Weekend Series Prichard’s Distillery Opening Second Distillery TripAdvisor Names Travelers' Choice Destinations On The Rise Williamson County Visitor Center Opry Mills Named Top Shopping Destination Bill Dance Catches 110-pound Catfish Chattanooga Airport Lands $3 million Grant Providence House to Celebrate Grand Opening New Pigeon Forge Events Center Brings Boom to Local Economy Union Gives $50,000 to Museum Sen. Alexander Received 'Order of Rising Sun' Sevierville Event Kicks off The Smoky Mountain Winterfest Nov. 5 Top 40 Hotels in the South Smokies Visits About 9 Percent Ahead Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Inductees Gov. Haslam Awards $6.9 million in Grants Knoxville's Church Celebrates 220th Anniversary Old Country Store Opens Cafe at Music Highway Crossroads Old Country Store Receives Award at Tennessee Hospitality Association Conference CNN.com Lists Shiloh as a Top Civil War Battlefield Visit Knoxville Selected to Continue Marketing Knoxville Top 100 Announced by ABA National TV Puts Pigeon Forge Tennessee in Spotlight National Quartet Convention Moves to Tennessee 2012 Golden Ticket Awards Civil Rights Museum Gets Gates Foundation Grant Visitation Numbers Up Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Welcomes 15 Millionth Visitor The Women of Haywood a New Book International Visitation Up 1 Percent in May Tennessee Aquarium Welcomes Penguin Chicks TDOT Grant Gives Scenic Byways a Boost Two Buildings at University of Tennessee Added to Historic Registry Chester County Dedicates Civil War Marker Kingsport CVB Relocates to Brand News Offices Governor Announces TDOT Enhancement Grants for Collierville, Dickson, Memphis and Parker’s Crossroads Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Video Awarded New Cherokee National Forest Map Top Forty for the Future Hyatt Place Coming to Nashville SETTRA Wins Award at TTRA Conference Gatlinburg Creates New CVB Greene County Hospitality Awards Lakeway Civil War Preservation Association Given 2012 Merit Award Confederate Cemetery Re-Dedicated The Hermitage Hotel Makes Top 100 White County Joins Retire Tennessee STS Marketing College Scholarship Winners Ruby Falls Named No. 2 Cave Waterfall on Earth Dyersburg Gets Trail Grant Copperhill Making A Comeback TN Highway 18 Proclaimed “National Bird Dog Highway” by Legislature Taylor Swift Exhibit Opens Tennessee Ranks First for Retirees Extended-Stay Hotel in Chattanooga Receives Award Tennessee’s Best Largest Exhibition of Elvis Presley Fan Art Debuted at West Tennessee Regional Art Center NETTA Annual Pinnacle Awards Greater Knoxville Tourism Awards Tennessee Ranks 5th in Green Jobs Rock City Celebrates 80 28 Historic Preservation Fund Grants Announced Red Carpet Screening of Walking Tall TVA Visitor Centers Open Reader’s Digest Awards Tourism Staff Honored

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