Today begins the second year of was launched a year ago today. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to our success in writing more than 250 stories about the East Tennessee region and posting another 800 plus links to articles of interest elsewhere. Keep those ideas coming. There are many stories that still need to be written and progress reports that need to be told.

Tom Ballard

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