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Carriage House Players’ latest production, Willy Wonka, enters into its last weekend with shows on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Pictured are the Candy Man, portrayed by Andrew Neal, Wilder Posey as Charlie Bucket and Ben Spears, who plays Willy Wonka. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

Willy Wonka enters last weekend

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Carriage House Players’ Willy Wonka enters into its last weekend of performances. Shows are slated for July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at Adnia Rice Theatre at Lincoln County High School. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, and are available at all regular ticket outlets: Bagley and Bagley Insurance, Carter’s Drug Store, The Book Inn, The Flower House, Sissy’s

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  • CHP’s Willy Wonka opens this week

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 6:06 am

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    Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka opens this Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional dates are July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. This production is directed by Mickey Johnson, assisted by Jennifer Taylor, with Lisa Adams as musical director. This musical spectacular stars Wilder Posey as

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  • State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

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    Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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  • CHP’s Willy Wonka nears

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    The Oompa Loompas are working hard, getting ready for your arrival on opening night, July 24, 7 p.m., at Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka. Pictured (front, from left) are Meredith Harrington, Luci Hunt, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, McKenna Davis, Gavin Williams, Rachel Benson, (third row) Trace Williams, Tessa Aldridge, Trinity Lones, Sonya Williams, Caleb Beard, (fourth row) Marae Miller and Reagan Brady.

    Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka is set to open Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. All performances of Willy Wonka will be at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional performances will be July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at regular ticket outlets: Bagley &

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  • Vanntown Fourth of July fun

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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      Once again this year folks in the Vanntown community gathered for the annual Fourth of July Parade along Mason Road. The event started several years ago with a small gathering, but it has since grown tremendously, involving a large number of people and becoming very special to the community. Here (above), Lola and Ellie Davis, the daughters of Andy and Casey Davis, enjoy the parade, while (below) Billy Ogle

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  • Holland’s film selected for festival

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Blake Holland (right) is pictured at the Nashville Film Festival with Christin Sites and Brian McPherson. Blake’s short film, “Rust”, was cho-sen to be included in NaFF held in Nashville. His film was selected from over 3,100 entries because of its unique quality.

    While at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film in Nashville, Lincoln County native Blake Holland created a film that was selected for the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF). Holland’s short film, “Rust”, was included in NaFF held recently in Nashville. Notification of his film being chosen, in part, read, “Your film was selected from over 3,100 entries because of its unique quality and because we felt it best suited our

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  • Fannin accepted at top film school

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 6:51 am

    Daril Fannin and wife, Erin, are making prepara-tions to move to California, where Daril will at-tend Loyola Marymount University’s film school.

    In less than three decades, Daril Fannin’s God given motivation to excel has helped him accomplish some worthy achievements, and this month, he’s about to embark on a new challenge in Hollywood. On June 30, Daril ended his eight years of service in the Tennessee Army National Guard. During his service, he earned the titles of Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year (Non Commissioned Officer). He served

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