History is in Session!

In the 1920s, the hills of Northeast Tennessee were alive with the sound of country music. And when Ralph Peer headed to Bristol in 1927 to record authentic “hillbilly” artists, the future of this genre was changed for good.   Of course, country music had been recorded commercially for years, but the best artists in… Read more »

Spring In Full Bloom

The 21st Annual Festival will be Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th. There are an average of 25,000 visitors who are drawn to the dozens of delicate varieties of food, the stages of traditional entertainment and the rich history of the region. The Greene County Iris Festival was created in 1994 and has since… Read more »