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Familiar names and well-know faces. Get to know Tennessee’s sons and daughters even better with WBIR’s Homegrown. Presented by WBIR’s Beth Haynes, Tuesdays at 5PM on 10News. Homegrown is brought to you by Enrichment Federal Credit Union.

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HomeGrown: Ashley Capps, founder of AC Entertainment

HomeGrown: Ashley Capps, founder of AC EntertainmentThe son of a concert pianist, Ashley Capps was born with a love of music. Today, he's the mastermind behind booking the industry's top headliners through AC Entertainment and putting on the internationally acclaimed, 4-day summer music festival... Middle...
  • Downtown - UT
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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HomeGrown: Paul Brewster- bluegrass singer & songwriter

HomeGrown: Paul Brewster- bluegrass singer & songwriterPaul Brewster has played the Grand Ole Opry hundreds of times. As harmony vocals and rhythm guitar, he's been with Ricky Skaggs and the Kentucky Thunder for 19 years.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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HomeGrown: Garrett Reynolds

HomeGrown: Garrett ReynoldsFor Reynolds, professional football may seem like a given especially with his pigskin pedigree.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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HomeGrown: Sports & Entertainment Media

HomeGrown: Sports & Entertainment MediaEast Tennessee company puts NASCAR fans in the driver's seat with sponsorship and coordination of in-car cameras.
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  • 6 months ago
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HomeGrown: Ken Sparks, Carson-Newman head coach

HomeGrown: Ken Sparks, Carson-Newman head coachKen Sparks is only the 11th man in college football to win 300 games, but that's just one of many highlights in his career.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Maryville - Blount

HomeGrown: Alcoa

HomeGrown: AlcoaAlcoa is the world's third largest producer of Aluminum. Alcoa, Tennessee is a big part of that success.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Homegrown: Phil Leadbetter

Homegrown: Phil LeadbetterPhil's talent for playing the dobro is a gift he treasures now more than ever. Two years ago, he gave up music to fight Hodgkins Lymphoma.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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HomeGrown: Carol Aebersold, co-author of 'Elf on the Shelf'

HomeGrown: Carol Aebersold, co-author of 'Elf on the Shelf'At Christmas time, adoptable pixie-elves take up residence in millions of homes around the globe. The red-clad creatures are Santa's eyes and ears and a holiday hit from TV to social media.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
North Knoxville

HomeGrown: Ashley Monroe, singer & songwriter

HomeGrown: Ashley Monroe, singer & songwriterWith every note, you can hear, even feel Ashley Monroe's soulful Appalachian spirit. Not only has it set her apart, it's attracted country music's elite from Willie Nelson to Vince Gil.
  • North Knoxville
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Maryville - Blount

HomeGrown: Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers wide receiver

HomeGrown: Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers wide receiverGreen Bay Packers Randall Cobb grew up in Alcoa, Tennessee
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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HomeGrown: Smokey X

HomeGrown: Smokey XFor more than half a century, Smokey the bluetick hound has guarded the end zones inside Neyland Stadium. It's a Rocky Top tradition that began in 1953 with a hunting dog named Blue Smokey.
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  • 11 months, 4 weeks ago
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Homegrown: Jack Hanna

Homegrown: Jack HannaJack Hanna grew up in Knoxville, started at our local zoo, on the way to heading up the Columbus Zoo and his own tv show
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  • 1 year ago
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Homegrown: Tennessee legend John Ward

Homegrown: Tennessee legend John WardJohn Ward was the Voice of the Vols for more than 30 years.
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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HomeGrown: Kim Williams, Country Hall of Fame songwriter

HomeGrown: Kim Williams, Country Hall of Fame songwriter From some of country's hottest songs to Nashville's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Kim Williams has made a great living doing what he loves.
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HomeGrown: Holly Warlick, Lady Vols head coach

HomeGrown: Holly Warlick, Lady Vols head coach After a season of highs and lows, Holly Warlick rebounded and finished her first year as Lady Vols head coach strong.
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Homegrown: Bob Corker

Homegrown: Bob CorkerFrom a Chattanooga construction site to Capital Hill, the Tennessee Senator is making an impact in Washington, D.C.
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Homegrown: Levi Kreis

Homegrown: Levi KreisLevi Kreis is an accomplished singer-songwriter, musician and actor from Oliver Springs.
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HomeGrown: Rodney Atkins

HomeGrown: Rodney AtkinsRodney Atkins is a familiar voice in country music. There's no doubt the back roads of East Tennessee have shaped his music career.
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HomeGrown: DeRoyal Industries

HomeGrown: DeRoyal IndustriesIf you've ever had a broken bone, you'll appreciate this East Tennessee company. That's because 40 years ago, DeRoyal revolutionized the cast. Now, with thousands of health care products and 70 patents, the homegrown business is mending people.
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Homegrown: Scripps Interactive

Homegrown: Scripps InteractiveIn two decades, Scripps Networks Interactive has grown from a home and garden channel to six networks, two magazines, a restaurant concept and dozens of spinoff lines from home decor products to cookware.
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HomeGrown: Pilot Flying J

HomeGrown: Pilot Flying JWith 1.3 million customers filling up at 650 plus retail locations coast to coast everyday, Pilot Flying J has cornered the market on interstate travel, selling 9 billion gallons of petroleum a year.
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HomeGrown: Crescent Sock Company

HomeGrown: Crescent Sock CompanyEveryday, hundreds of socks-- different styles, softness, sizes and colors-- are sewn and seamed in Niota, a tiny East Tennessee town with just one traffic light.
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Homegrown: John H. Daniel

Homegrown: John H. DanielThe John H. Daniel Company is a family business with an international reach, from Navy uniforms and sports stars to hundreds of designer labels.
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HomeGrown: Davis Tarwater, Gold Medalist

HomeGrown: Davis Tarwater, Gold Medalist "I've dreamed of the Olympics my entire life. It's been something that was worth fighting for, a dream that was worth having."
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HomeGrown: Sen. Lamar Alexander

HomeGrown: Sen. Lamar Alexander Senator Lamar Alexander is not only a familiar name in Tennessee politics, but across the country.
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HomeGrown: The Band Perry

HomeGrown: The Band Perry From the Grand Ole Opry to a benefit concert in East Tennessee, The Band Perry is one of the hottest country music acts in the world.
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HomeGrown: Claire Donahue

HomeGrown: Claire DonahueFrom the world's most competitive stage to the White House, Gold Medalist Claire Donahue is living beyond the dream.
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HomeGrown: The Black Lillies

HomeGrown: The Black Lillies From Country Music Television to the Grand Ole Opry, The Black Lillies' Americana sound resonates on radio charts.
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HomeGrown: Rocky Goode, S.E.C. Replay Official

HomeGrown: Rocky Goode, S.E.C. Replay Official For two decades, Rocky Goode lined up in the backfield with a front row seat to S-E-C football.
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HomeGrown: Jeff Joslin, Actor

HomeGrown: Jeff Joslin, Actor You could say Jeff Joslin has come a long way from Cedar Bluff Elementary.
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