Local businesses are beginning to think outside of the box to improve sales in an ever dwindling economy.The Pineapple Tea Room in Cumberland Gap, Tenn. is one of the most recent additions to the small town’s business community. Owner Sue Bain runs the restaurant as well as the neighboring store Nothin’s Perfect — a retail store that sells primitive items.In addition to their regular hours, The Tea Room is now open for numerous types of private parties. Recently both businesses were transformed into a wonderland of pink chiffon, bubbles and princesses dressed in beautiful gowns. The business owner decided to host a “princess party” to boost business.
Photo submittedThe Kiwanis Club of Pineville recently donated $500 for the 2014 Repair Affair event coordinated by Bell-Whitley CAA Inc. to be held on Saturday. Ron Gilley and Norman Cornelius, Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency housing director. Those wanting to help can send a tax-deductible donation to: P.O. Box 159, Pineville. The deductible needs to be made out to Bell County Repair Affair.
The dream of becoming a homeowner for the first time is not only filled with hope and anticipation but it is also filled with questions and concerns. The fear of the unknown will often steer individuals from pursuing their dreams of home ownership.The certified housing counselors at Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency offer these encouraging words to individuals with this dream “Yes, You Can Own a Home.”“Yes, You Can Own a Home” is a free seminar...
The word “sustainability” can be linked to a lot of our local activities these days — whether it’s reusing or recycling products that otherwise might be tossed out, shopping locally at our farmers markets and area small businesses in Claiborne County, or making a commitment to buy American-made products. Needless to say, there are a lot of ways to go local and build a more sustainable world.While all of this is great, have you thought about what these activi...
When everyone else fails, Jesus is your most trusted friend.[The Lord’s] compassions fail not. They are new every morning. — Lamentations 3:22-23
This year will mark the 18th year for the Golden family reunion taking place April 25-27.On Friday, attendees will gather in the breakfast area of Hampton Inn in Williamsburg from 5-9:30 p.m. Plan to arrive on schedule and bring a sack dinner from your choice of restaurants at 6 p.m.A copy machine will be available to share copies of your history with others until 9:30 p.m. Bring your family history, photos and stories.Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and co...
Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsJust Family Adult Daycare held an Easter egg hunt to celebrate the holiday weekend. Denver England and Jennifer Bauer were the first and second place winners, respectively, of the event.
Commercial Bank’s Golden Presidential Club Directors Nadean Meredith of the Middlesboro office and Carolyn Valentine of the Barbourville office attended the Bank Travel Conference on March 29 in Huntsville, Ala.Bank Travel Conference is a membership organization associated with bank loyalty program directors, a nationwide group that often plans trips and other events for their bank customers.The conference is an annual meeting designed to increase the knowledge of ...
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