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2014-04-12 23:02:10

A family owned and operated business, 2014 marks twenty-five years of providing gourmet sauces and salsas to the masses for Pepper Palace, Inc. Sevierville, TN (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Pepper Palace Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of gourmet sauces, is pleased to announce that 2014 will round out their first quarter century in business and has marked the occasion by unveiling a commemorative 25th Anniversary Hot Sauce. Since opening their first kiosk in Wisconsin in 1989,...

2011-05-24 14:14:00

GATLINBURG, Tenn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors who stop by the Mall of Georgia on Saturday, May 28 can experience the City of Gatlinburg and its summer attractions. The City of Gatlinburg will provide free rock climbing to children of all ages as well as putt putt, taffy, fudge and more! Attendees can also meet Sharky from Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and enter to win a trip to Gatlinburg and prizes from Gatlinburg's hotels, restaurants and attractions. Visit...

2010-12-02 00:00:44

American Patriot Getaways, leading Smoky Mountains cabin rental company, achieves measurable increase in revenue due to low-cost social media marketing campaign. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 American Patriot Getaways, the premier host of Tennessee's Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabins and chalets recently used the winning combination of social media marketing and good old sweepstakes to not only boost connections with their customer base online, but also to bring in more revenue than...

2009-06-15 08:10:00

Weekend Celebration Set For June 27 & 28 GATLINBURG, Tenn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Cooter's Place," the Dukes of Hazzard shops, just keep on growing. "Cooter" himself, Ben Jones, will be at the Grand Opening of the huge new Gatlinburg location on the weekend of June 27th and 28th, and he couldn't be more proud. When Jones and his wife Alma settled in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains back in 1998 he had a simple plan. After achieving fame as "Cooter" on the television...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'