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Dogwoods gone by…

Nick Della Volpe
Features columnist

Spring has burst onto the scene with a dazzling array of color. For the past two weeks breath-taking blooms in purple, pink and white have covered the trees, have brought smiles to even the dourest of curmudgeons.

Flowering pears, redbuds and cherry blossoms let us know that those dogwood buds are closely behind. Soon the Dogwood Trails and Festival will begin, with multiple venues and varied events to visit.

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Magnolia gem may shine again

Nick Della Volpe
Features columnist

Nick Della Volpe is excited about the city’s plans to revitalize Magnolia Avenue, and he’s offering a suggestion for a way to integrate the former Swan’s Bread bakery into the campus of Pellissippi State Community College, located across the street.

Anyone who has walked or driven Magnolia Avenue can appreciate its generous design, with sidewalks and a center turn lane.

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