Tellico Village Vintage Vehicles Club President Jerry Mauch, left, and club treasurer Mike McCoy, right, present a $500 check to Loudon High School auto shop instructor Billy Bivens, Loudon County Mayor Rollen ‘Buddy’ Bradshaw and LHS Assistant Principal Sonya Winstead for the school’s auto …

Hundreds of people flowed through the Yacht Club on Nov. 6 as they perused vendor tables and enjoyed fine cuisine during the Tellico Village Ladies Luncheon’s annual Shoppes of Christmas.

Visitors had their pick of festive items for purchase Saturday during the Tellico Village Community Church Crafters’ fall sale.

Food given to First Baptist Church in Tellico Village should go a long way toward feeding local children in need.

Born Nov. 7, 1919, in Erie, Pa., Pete Weber II’s life has included decades dedicated to aviation, moves to 68 different homes and completion of a Guinness World Record.

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The Tellico Village Ladies Luncheon, which supports local charities, showcases area vendors by annually sponsoring The Shoppes of Christmas.

It’s fall and that means it’s time to make your annual contribution to the United Way of Loudon County campaign.

Forty-three members of the Ford Retiree Club attended the group’s annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 16 at the Tugaloo Beach Pavilion. The club’s Oktoberfest was started 17 years ago by Mike Kittle, who recently moved away from Tellico Village. This year’s gathering was coordinated by JoEllen and La…

Eight cooks put their chili to the test when Villagers gathered at the Tugaloo Beach Pavilion for a Tellico Village HomeOwners Association cook-off.

Dozens of visitors and honored guests braved the cold and huddled close Friday to take part in a ceremonial ribbon cutting to officially open the new Toqua Golf Course clubhouse.

Summit Medical Group at Tellico Village has served our community for a little more than two years. In addition to comprehensive primary care, they offer convenient on-site lab work and X-rays, as well as physical therapy.

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Ingrid Warren, a member of the Volunteer Clowns of Tellico Village, entertains passersby Friday during the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Fall Festival behind the Community Church at Tellico Village.

Tellico Village Lions Club member Glenna Hutchens stirs chili during the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Fall Festival behind the Community Church at Tellico Village.

Families were treated to a spooky good time Saturday when the Community Church at Tellico Village opened its doors for trick-or-treating just in time for Halloween.

Before the sun rose Oct. 22, a handful of swimmers were splashing and racing through the Wellness Center pool to condition their bodies and set personal times as part of the newly formed Silver Tarpons swim team.

Four candidates seeking one of the three Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors seats took the stage Thursday at the Community Church at Tellico Village for a forum that allowed residents to get to know candidates’ backgrounds, their stances on local issues and what t…

Vehicles entered the Lakeside Real Estate parking lot Friday so drivers could find a better fit for safety and comfort.

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First Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 Commander Tony Newton, left, and John Lacko, service officer, right, present $4,000 to Robin Bowen, Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding representative, for the academy’s Horses for Heroes program at the post’s Oct. 16 …

First Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 Commander Tony Newton, left, and John Lacko, service officer, right, present $1,000 to Cindy Black, Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County executive director, at the post’s Oct. 16 meeting.

First Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 Commander Tony Newton, left, and John Lacko, service officer, right, present $500 to Rebecca McKnight, public relations and communications coordinator for the Helen Ross McNabb Center, at the post’s Oct. 16 meeting.

Ladies dressed in flowing dresses and extravagant hats carried signs and marched down Grove Street in downtown Loudon on Oct. 15 to reenact what life was like for women in the 1920s.

As the biannual pancake breakfast fundraiser nears, Kiwanis Club of Tellico Village members want residents to know what the money goes toward in the community.

Third- and fourth-graders calmly sat in their seats, with the occasional laugh, as performers from the Tellico Community Players acted out “Charlotte’s Web” in the hopes of sparking interest in reading and theater.

Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors showed unanimous approval Oct. 16 for funding a 500,000-gallon water storage tank design for the Coyatee Hills subdivision after discussing concerns about sole sourcing and tank capacity.

These individuals were misidentified in a photo in the Oct. 16 edition of The Connection about Fire Prevention Week. Cindy Polewach, left, and Peggy Devers, right, chat with Tellico Village Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Linda Jumer on Oct. 9 at the fire hall.

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Tellico Village University director Marilyn Olander, from left, STAYinTV president Scott Mathot and Bill Hartman, CarFit event chairman, display a CarFit banner in front of Lakeside Real Estate Group. STAYinTV and TVU are co-sponsoring CarFit, a free vehicle safety event for older drivers 10…

Volunteers were strewn across the First Baptist Church in Tellico Village sanctuary floor Oct. 8, crying out for help as Tellico Village Volunteer Fire Department emergency medical technicians took them to safety, far from the fake active shooter scenario.

The weather was perfect Friday when Tellico Village golf professionals took to the greens for a friendly competition to benefit a worthy cause.

Amateur Tellico Village photographers gave their best shot in a community contest in which winners were announced Oct. 8 at the Yacht Club.

Toys for Tots volunteers locally have for decades ensured children don’t go without on Christmas morning.

The 20th annual Walosi neighborhood block party was recently held at the Tugaloo Beach Pavilion. The gathering was hosted by Ray and Juanita Wright, who were assisted by Gay and Bob Williams and Jan Schmidt. The picnic featured the Baker Creek Band for the 67 people in attendance.

Tellico Village Volunteer Fire Department representatives welcomed visitors Oct. 9 at the fire hall to sip coffee, enjoy free donuts and learn about fireproofing their homes as part of National Fire Prevention Week.

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Tellico Village Ladies Golf Association 9-Hole League President Carol Moehrke, right, presents the 2019 League Championship trophy to Cindy Klann following the league’s recent championship tournament. Klann participated in a two-day tournament at Tanasi Golf Course.

Tellico Village Ladies Golf Association 9-Hole League President Carol Moehrke, right, awards Jackie Burton the league’s Forward Tees Championship Trophy. Burton participated in a two-day tournament at Tanasi Golf Course.