Titanic Explorer To Host Dive And Dine Wilderness Wildlife Week Event In Pigeon Forge

Monday, October 21, 2013 - by Amanda Stravinsky

John Joslyn, co-leader of the first live television show that took viewers to the Titanic wreck site in 1987, will relive his team’s 33 Titanic dives during a Dive & Dine Wilderness Wildlife Week event at 5 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2014 at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge.

As a pioneering expert on all things Titanic, Joslyn will take adventurous guests back to Titanic’s beginning, from her launch and maiden voyage, to the iceberg, her loss and her discovery. 

This year’s new Dive & Dine excursion will include an escorted tour of the Titanic Museum Attraction and a first-class dinner. Tickets are $45.

Also new in 2014, a tribute gallery dedicated to one of the Titanic’s most colorful passengers, Margaret “Unsinkable Molly” Brown will open. Her great-granddaughter, Helen Benziger, will visit the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge Valentine’s weekend.

For more information, visit www.titanicattraction.com or call 800 381-7670.


3rd Annual Tennessee Medieval Faire Begins May 13

Darkhorse Entertainment, LLC invites you to go back in time and get medieval at the third annual Tennessee Medieval Faire.  The festival is located in Harriman near I-40 just 30 miles west of Turkey Creek.  This rugged outdoor festival will come to life on May 13 and run the last three weekends in May, including Memorial Day.   “Our Medieval Faire is a theatrical ... (click for more)

Tennessee Tourism Round Up For March 17-26

Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit  tnvacation.com/calendar . Ongoing Nashville – Backstage Nashville Live! Daytime Hit Songwriters Party  features Jim Lauderdale, Bill Lloyd, Cory Batten, Ray Stephenson and Jeremy Campbell beginning  12:30 p.m. CT  at 3 rd ... (click for more)

Pet Dog Dies In Trailer Fire Near Signal Mountain Road

A pet dog died in a trailer fire off Signal Mountain Road on Wednesday night.   Chattanooga firefighters responded to a structure fire around  9:30 p.m.  in a mobile home park at 174 Bledsoe Terrace. The woman who lived there told Battalion Chief Carlos Hampton that she had just left for work when the fire was discovered. The firefighters got the ... (click for more)

Judge Bales To Ask Governor Haslam For Disability Leave

General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck said he received a letter from Judge David Bales Tuesday evening, saying he was in the process of preparing a letter to Governor Bill Haslam requesting he be placed on disability leave until he has received clearance from his doctor to return to the bench.   Judge Bales said that his doctors are preparing their recommendations ... (click for more)

Repeal Obamacare, Congressman Fleischmann - And Response (2)

Chuck: I'm writing to express my strong opposition to the plan that is being rolled out by Paul Ryan to replace Obamacare. And as I'm writing this, I'm remembering all the times you and all of your Republican colleagues over the last six years campaigned on REPEALING  Obamacare and used that call to action as the basis for your reelection. And I'm also remembering the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: You, The Bald-Headed Lady

You were wearing a pretty sweat shirt and blue jeans when I saw you outside the Infusion Center at Erlanger Hospital on Wednesday. You were the one who was nearly bald and I was the guy you greeted with a huge smile as we said hello in passing. You reminded me exactly of my brother Franklin. Years ago when chemotherapy began to rob him of his hair, Franklin was pretty devastated ... (click for more)