Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Justin Bieber in trouble again

(AP) — Detectives searched Justin Bieber’s home looking for surveillance footage that might serve as evidence the pop star was involved in an egg-tossing vandalism case that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a neighbor’s home, an official said Tuesday. Roughly a dozen investigators searched Bieber’s home and arrested one member of the singer’s […]

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” review

  (AP) — Marketed as Ben Stiller’s bend toward drama, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” finds the actor, who also directed the feature, seemingly exuding super-human strength while jumping between buildings and battling his nemesis as they surf asphalt. The lampoon-like scenarios seem far too fanciful when attempting to take Stiller seriously. But these […]

Talk of the Town

By: Martha Woodward According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of four in 2012 is $50. This number barely changed from 2011, but it is significantly higher from $43.47 in 2010 and $42.91 back in 2009. The menu for such a meal would include a 10 […]

Paula Deen back in the news

Submitted by Judith Alexander   Paula Deen is back in the news (again!) with speculation and rumors about her “on-off marriage.” After successfully weathering the scandal that followed her alleged racist comments, which left her financial empire facing meltdown, 66-year-old celebrity cook Paula Deen is faced with yet another crisis. According to the November 6th […]


WITH A FULL ROSTER OF SPECIAL EVENTS    When the weather turns cooler and the days get shorter Gatlinburg gears up for Smoky Mountain Winterfest with a full slate of special events.  Gatlinburg Winter Magic welcomes in the holidays with special activities for the entire family. “We have something for everybody to celebrate the holiday […]

George Strait rides again

Submitted by Sam Nelson (AP) — They’re not letting the cowboy ride quietly into the sunset in Music City. Whether he likes it or not, the usually reclusive George Strait is the center of attention this week. Strait is up for entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards. Will the 6,000-plus voters […]

Veteran’s Day, November 11 offers some freebies for veterans

Submitted by Nancy Morris On Monday, Nov. 11, the country will mark Veterans Day — a day to honor those who have served in the armed forces. Many restaurants and businesses will honor veterans with free meals, appetizers, car washes, oil changes and other deals. The following deals have been verified for 2013. Note, some […]

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