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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: Jennie, the top-winning female Welsh Terrier of all time

HomeGrown: Jennie, the top-winning female Welsh Terrier of all timeAt first glance, you might mistake Jennie for a regular house pup, but don't let her playfulness fool you. Just months ago, a game of fetch was beneath her.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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HomeGrown: Cellular Sales

HomeGrown: Cellular SalesWith clients coast to coast, Cellular Sales is the nation's largest retailer for Verizon Wireless products and services.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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HomeGrown: Goo Goo Cluster

HomeGrown: Goo Goo ClusterMade right here in Tennessee, the Goo Goo Cluster has a national following.
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HomeGrown: Del Bryant, Former CEO of BMI

HomeGrown: Del Bryant, Former CEO of BMIBorn to songwriting royalty (his parenbs wrote Rocky Top) Del Bryant has kept the family name at the top of the music industry.
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HomeGrown: Bill Frist, heart surgeon & former senator

HomeGrown: Bill Frist, heart surgeon & former senatorFrom the operating room and Capitol Hill to third world countries, Bill Frist has built his life on saving lives and serving others.
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HomeGrown: Kippy Brown, Seattle Seahawks assistant coach

HomeGrown: Kippy Brown, Seattle Seahawks assistant coachFrom a Super Bowl win to a street named in his honor, 2013 ranks pretty high for Seattle Seahawks Wide Receivers Coach Kippy Brown.
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HomeGrown: Todd Helton

HomeGrown: Todd HeltonAt 5 years old, Todd Helton dreamed of being a first baseman in Major League Baseball.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Downtown - UT

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
  • 11 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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HomeGrown: Garrett Reynolds

HomeGrown: Garrett ReynoldsFor Reynolds, professional football may seem like a given especially with his pigskin pedigree.
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  • 11 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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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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  • 1 year, 2 months 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
  • 1 year, 2 months 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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  • 1 year, 2 months 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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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
  • 1 year, 5 months 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
  • 1 year, 5 months 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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Life

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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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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  • 1 year, 3 months 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: Jennie is a top show dog

Homegrown: Jennie is a top show dogJennie the Welsh terrier is a bona fide show dog. Retired now, she always had a champion's pedigree. April 7, 2015
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