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Manhattan Project / Real Estate Market #22-27

Manhattan Project, Knoxville Real Estate Update In East Tennessee, U.S. History and family histories intersect in Oak Ridge. On this episode of Around the House, we remember August 6th and the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Dawn's first guest, the executive director...

Fall Festivals / Caregiving #22-26

Blount County Events, Empowering Health Options Did you know 1 in 5 Americans are providing care to a senior member in their family? The AARP estimates the value of in-home caregiving to be $470 Billion in the U.S. But, having mom or dad move in with you comes with...

Little Fixes / Dollywood #22-25

Girl Power: 2 Female-Owned East Tennessee Companies "Who runs the world? Girls!" ~ Beyonce In this episode of Around the House, Dawn features two businesses launched by women. Leona Skiles began Little Fixes - a handyman company - during Covid when she became...

AAA Club / Trade School #22-24

AAA, TN College of Applied Technology We begin this episode of Around the House by looking into the garage…and the economics of owning a car.  Dawn's guest for the first hour is Megan Cooper, a PR Specialist with AAA – the Auto Club Group. Then, three representatives...

Food Budget / Fire Protection #22-22

UT Extension Office, Rural Metro Vince Thompson and Danny Sturdevan from Master Remodelers co-host this episode of Around the House. Their guests are a family and consumer sciences specialist from the UT Extension Office who shares ways to stretch your food budget....

The Longest Day / Fathers’ Day #22-21

Alzheimer's Association, HVAC Sisters June is Brain Awareness Month - a time to focus on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The Alzheimer's Association has selected the first day of Summer - The Longest Day - as a day to shine a light on dementia and...

Home Team Inspection / Junk Galaxy #22-20

Home Inspector, Haul-off and Moving Got a mess on your hands from a remodeling job or other debris? In this episode of Around the House, Dawn talks with a new company that launched during the pandemic about their haul-off and local delivery services. Also, a home...

Knoxville Events / Knox Co Property Assessor #22-19

Knoxville Tourism, Property Assessment Appeals Dawn's guests for this episode of Around the House are Kim Bumpas, president of the Knoxville Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Knox County Property Assessor John Whitehead. Stream this program for information on summer...