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Story by Georgia Smith | Contributing Writer At the age of 7, Amanda Stine began working her first carnival game. By then she was already immersed in carnie life because her parents ran carnivals, traveling across the country each year. She followed in their footsteps.  “I had so many family members in this business, and …

Story by Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer Beans Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Huntland was rocking. The energetic choir swayed as they sang. Sweat beaded the preacher’s face and the 50 or so church members were on their feet, clapping. Though the congregation was small, their sound was large. For good reason: it was indeed …

Story and Photos by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor Winchester, Tennessee – Walking onto Devils Step Island, a few miles from downtown, offers a glimpse into the early history of Franklin County. Across the span of blue water a few hundred yards away, the noise of a busy dock on the bank of Tims Ford …

Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor This time of year the water released from the bottom of Tims Ford Dam is biting cold, just right for trout fishermen from across the region who come to catch rainbows, browns and brookies. Many arrive at dawn, when fog settles on top of the water and cool …

Story and Photos by Georgia Smith | Contributing Writer On South College Street in Winchester, sandwiched between a convenience store and a pet groomer, is Jane’s Hair Salon. To many passersby, the location might be mistaken as just another gas fill-up spot, but to the patrons of the salon it’s been a place of friendship, …

Story and Photos by Kailee Shores | Assistant News Editor Jerry Anderson surveyed the road ahead. “I’m probably one of the only people in this town that can tell you exactly how wide that bridge is,” he said, pointing to the bridge across Boiling Fork Creek as he rode from his house on South College …