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A vehicle identification number, or VIN, is more than just a unique code that distinguishes a car from other vehicles. The VIN can actually tell drivers things about the car as well. By examining the VIN, a driver can learn where his or her car was assembled, the model year of the vehicle, the manufacturer of the vehicle and even […]

Whitewater U



Students who will become certified with the American Canoe Association (ACA) as instructor trainers gather as instructor Kent Ford begins the last day’s lessons at the King’s Bend classroom. The classes, which run for five days and last 10 hours a day, provide prospective instructors a framework for better understanding kayak paddling technique, theory, safety, and how to become better […]

Russian fairytale set on display



Ed and Beverly Herd, of Oneonta, pictured with friend and collection admirer Edna Thomas, left, have loaned their Russian fairytale dinner set to the Blount County Memorial Museum to allow the public to view the collection in its entirety. In the coming weeks, the 1981 set, made by Boris Zvorykin, will be on display. The Herds said their love of […]

‘Angry’ apt for courtroom classic



The cast fully achieved the promise of the play’s title Twelve Angry Men in a production of the stage and movie classic staged by a local troupe in the main courtroom of the Blount County Courthouse. In what may have been the first time the play was performed in an actual courtroom, the cast delivered a solid ensemble performance of […]

2015-04-29 E-Edition