According to Benhower, fireplaces make up 95 percent of new home sales, and the few wood burning fireplaces going in often have gas logs in them from day one. Gas fireplaces have grown in popularity, he believes, because they much easier and quicker to start and extinguish. Also, the chimney doesn need to be cleaned, and carting in wood and taking out ashes is a non factor..

Shields was one of only three players from a power conference to average 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in 2014 15, joining National Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin) and Tyrone Wallace (Cal). Shields has 56 career games in double figures, including 14 career 20 point performances and a pair of 30 point efforts. He scored a career high 35 against Omaha (11/25/14) and had 33 points against Illinois (2/14/14).

Logan Coykendall, president and chief executive officer of Hospitality Solutions, Inc., later told a reporter with the Knox News Sentinel, “Once we found out what [the press conference] would be about, we didn’t want to be part of the negative rhetoric.” Coykendall continued, “This isn’t about Gatlinburg. This is about their 15 minutes of fame. It frustrates me when a few people seem to get their voice heard over so many.” Later that day, hotel manager Treadway reportedly released a statement from the hotel to the media.

“It’s definitely changed here people don’t stay like they used to,” he said. “The thinking is that when people stay inside, they are having fun with other people and feel like part of the bar environment. When I step outside, I’m divorced from the environment.

From histories handed down to mysteries that remain, the new feature exhibition at the Museum of East Tennessee History provides visitors the opportunity to learn the “stories in stitches” from the quilts that have been entrusted to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Stories in Stitches features more than two dozen quilts with dates ranging from c. 1820 to 2001.

Police accuse Coadney of hitting a 49 year old man in the back of the head with a rock on the Rail Trail, near South Main and Broad streets. On the section of the trail. Police said the original report was a male being stabbed in the head. The county issued a press release last week reiterating the prohibition, which applies to rural areas not within the boundaries of any incorporated city or town as well as unincorporated communities like North Auburn, Foresthill, Granite Bay, Kings Beach, Meadow Vista, Newcastle, Penryn and Tahoe City.drought conditions make the fire dangers extremely high this year, and we want to remind all citizens that fireworks are a common cause of summer fires, Program Manager John McEldowney said, speaking for the Placer County Office of Emergency Services.According to the press release, anyone who violates the fireworks ban could face misdemeanor charges and a $2,000 fine.are some years when we have no issues at all, and there are other years when we actually had to haul things off in boxes and give to them to the sheriff office to dispose of them at times, he said. The most part, the neighborhoods are really good. Where we have the most situations are in the parking lot at the fairgrounds, or people who are waiting for the big fireworks to go off.