News for Tellico Plains & Coker Creek TN

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...

Candlelight Walk 2016
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Planing your holiday activities? Join an evening filled with the Christmas spirit. Stroll through streets of downtown Tellico Plains, illuminated by the glow of candlelight. December 3, 2016 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Historic Downtown Tellico Plains TN Veterans Memorial … READ MORE...

Live Music at Cherohala Skyway Festival
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Live Music at Cherohala Skyway FestivalSaturday, October 22, 2016, from 11am - 3pmUnder the big tent at the Charles Hall Museum229 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains TN 37385 The first Annual Cherohala Skyway Festival features two local bands for continuous musical … READ MORE...

Beast Feast at the Rafter Fire Dept
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Rafter Fire Hall Beast Feast October 29, 2016 – Noon to 5:00 Dinners- Adults-$8.00  Kids 10 & Under-$5.00 Live Music including:  Faith Willin’ & Two Dog Ranch Bluegrass Band Auction & Raffle, Games for Everyone, Get Your Beast Feast T-shirt. … READ MORE...