News for Tellico Plains & Coker Creek TN

4th of July Fun
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July 4th falls on Tuesday this year, so Independence Day celebrations are stretched over many days, with fun beginning the weekend before. Tellico Plains will celebrate on Saturday, July 1, 2017, with its Annual Dance on the Square and Independence … READ MORE...

Cherohala Skyway Festival
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Celebrate Autumn and the Cherohala Skyway The 2nd annual Cherohala Skyway Festival will be held this year on October 28, 2017, in celebration of the Cherohala Skyway’s 21st anniversary. The Charles Hall Museum and Monroe County Tourism are hosting this … READ MORE...

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Coker Creek
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Bring the family and celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Coker Creek Welcome Center. This event is Saturday, May 27th, through Monday, May 29th, 2017, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Live music, artist demonstrations, vendor booths with locally made arts and … READ MORE...

Swarming Bee Rescue Squad
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Have you ever seen a whirling mass of bees in the air, or a bee swarm on a tree branch or some inconvenient place? It is important to use caution, so don’t attempt to move or destroy or spray the … READ MORE...

Weather Extremes
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We’re not halfway through March yet, but we’ve had a wide range of weather this month, from 70 degrees just last week to below 20 degrees this week. As the weather cleared today, the nearby mountains looked especially beautiful, since … READ MORE...

Christmas Parade in Tellico Plains
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The annual Tellico Plains Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec 17, 2016, at 3 pm. Lots of new activities premier this year. Leading the parade and riding in an antique sleigh will be WBIR-TV weatherman Todd Howell. New Parade Route … READ MORE...

Quarry Creek Fire Update Nov 20
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US Forest Service Wildfire InformationNovember 20, 2016 - 8 A.M. The Quarry Creek fire is at approximately 645 acres and is 75% contained. This forest fire was detected early November 16, 2016 off State Highway 165 (Cherohala Skyway) about two … READ MORE...

Quarry Creek Fire Topo Map
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Topo Map of Quarry Creek Fire as of November 19, 2016 provided by the US Forest Service. This forest fire was detected early November 16, 2016 off State Highway 165 (Cherohala Skyway) about two miles from State Highway 68 in … READ MORE...