The Rev. Ray Powell, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church priest, far left, speaks with 80 parishioners during an outdoor mass and picnic held Sept. 9 at the Tugaloo Pavilion. He welcomed participants of the church's Adult Faith Formation classes and small groups and encouraged their dedic…

Students enrolled in Tellico Village University’s “Acting for Non-Actors” class sat in a dimly lit theater room at the Tellico Community Playhouse, observing the events of an improvisation sketch unfold.

Editor’s Note: Understanding Tellico Village real estate market performance and the investment required to maximize it is important to all property owners. The following is the second in a series of three articles that will answer questions most frequently asked of the Tellico Village market…

Members of the Community Church at Tellico Village placed hands on the Rev. Jennifer Rutter and prayed Sunday evening to welcome her as associate pastor.

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about geriatrics doctors? My father, who’s 82, takes eight prescription drugs for different health issues but hasn’t been feeling himself lately. I’m wondering if he would benefit by seeing a geriatrician in place of his regular primary care physician. —

The sun glistened over the cool, calm water early morning Sept. 11 as a small group of paddleboarders and kayakers headed four miles down Tellico Lake to soak in nature and reflect on one of the most tragic days in history.

First Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 member Peter Kraslawsky, left, sports a cow costume while VFW member Larry Schaeffer, right, awards Chick-fil-A operator Justin Young with a certificate of appreciation for donating a portion of the restaurant’s Sept. 6 lun…

Women socialized and viewed fashions last week at the Yacht Club when the Tellico Village Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show kicked off a new season.

With clear skies above, members of the community walked around the Tugaloo Pavilion parking lot visiting vendors before making their way to grab a bite to eat Saturday for Little Italy of Tellico Village’s festival and low country shrimp boil dinner.

Villagers invaded the Wellness Center on Thursday to practice slow movements, deep breathing and heavy concentration in an attempt to reduce stress and become more flexible.

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about senior home-sharing programs? I’m 76 years old and am interested in renting out a spare room in my house for extra cash and for some help around the house. —

A story in the Aug. 28 edition of The Connection about the 4Bs Festival contained an error. Villagers raised $100,000 to restore The Public Library at Tellico Village after a flood last year.

Editor’s Note: Understanding Tellico Village real estate market performance and the investment required to maximize it is important to all property owners. The following is the first in a series of three articles that will answer questions most frequently asked of the Tellico Village marketi…

Fort Loudoun Medical Center is one of several locations where Covenant Health is expanding telehealth technology to offer specialized medical services.

The summer proved busy, but memorable, for members of the Tellico Village Roadrunners RV Club.

Villagers have another restaurant choice after The Big Cheese opened in Village Square.

Yacht Club staff is working to stabilize its wedding business after Andy Fox, AWE Hospitality president, recently told the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors the facility had lost thousands of dollars.

Sept. 4 — Public Services Advisory Committee, POA conference room, 9 a.m.Sept. 5 — Architectural Control Committee, POA conference room, 9 a.m.Sept. 6 — Communications Advisory Committee, POA conference room, 9 a.m.Sept. 10 — POA Board workshop, POA conference room, 1:30 p.m.Sept. 11 — Havin…

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about electric bicycles? A friend of mine, who’s almost 70, recently got one and absolutely loves it. He told me he rides more now than he ever did his regular bicycle. —

Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors during its August meeting gave the go-ahead for a communications policy as well as a list of policies and procedures for the new Kahite Community Center.

Beau is a medium-sized mixed Australian Shepherd with a huge grin. He is about 3 years old but still has a puppy personality.

A group of Villagers got together Aug. 17 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival, which was originally held Aug. 15-18, 1969, in Bethel, N.Y. Pictured, from left, are John Astrop, Jeanette Denton, Gary and Cheryl Hofeldt, Jerold and Bev Brinker, Lisa Timmer an…

More than 100 golfers and volunteers descended Saturday upon Toqua Golf Course to participate in the 20th annual Kiwanis Club of Tellico Village Charity Golf Outing.

Villagers will gather next month at The Public Library at Tellico Village to enjoy barbecue, bluegrass, beer and books during the Friends of the Tellico Village Library’s 4 Bs Festival.

With the new school year underway, the Tellico Village Kiwanis Club has begun work with students in the classroom.

Dear Savvy Senior: What do I need to do to get Social Security disability benefits? I’m 60 years old and have some health problems that won’t allow me to work, but I’ve read that getting disability benefits is difficult. —

Veterans and their families lined up at WindRiver Marina on Saturday to board the boats of volunteers for a day of tubing, fishing and fun on Tellico Lake during the Tellico Village Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135’s annual Boat Rides 4 Vets.

After a hearing in Roane County between the city of Greenback and the Greenback Volunteer Fire Department and former Mayor Tom Peeler, both sides agreed to take the matter to chancery court.

Each week the twang of guitars is common in the Yacht Club as Villagers come together with a thirst for learning.

More than 100 people gathered Thursday morning outside the putting greens at The Links at Kahite to witness the unveiling of a new, long-awaited community center.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 Commander Tony Newton, right, presents longtime VFW Department of Tennessee employee Nancy Cartwright a certificate of appreciation Aug. 3 during a District 2 VFW Flying Squadron training session. Beginning in 2015, Cartwright’s efforts were instrumental i…

Loudon Utilities Board engineer Ed Adame traveled this month to the remote Guatemalan village of La Reforma to help provide access to clean water.

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend some tips on finding and choosing a good financial planner? My wife and I are both in our late 50s and would like to get some professional advisement to help us better prepare for our retirement years. —

Although still several months away, members of the Tellico Village Lions are busily preparing to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club’s founding.

The weather was perfect Saturday when golfers from greater Knoxville descended on Tanasi Golf Course for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 golf tournament.

Each month a group of space enthusiasts gather in hopes of learning more about the stars and planets as part of the Tellico Skywatchers.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team gathered Saturday at the Community Church at Tellico Village to present a check to the Tellico Village Woodworkers Club after racking up donations during a June 14 swim-a-thon.

The Tellico Men’s Senior Softball League is looking for men 55 and over that reside in Loudon County and surrounding communities.