- Archie Campbell
- Archie Campbell, nationally known comedian and country music artist, was born in Bulls Gap, a small railroad town in Hawkins County. He began his performing career on several Knoxville radio stations.... Continue Reading »
- Lester Raymond Flatt
- Tenor and guitarist Lester Flatt is best know as half of the famous duo Flatt and Scruggs, credited for pioneering and popularizing bluegrass music. Born in rural Overton County, Flatt moved with his ... Continue Reading »
- Joseph H. Hamilton
- Joseph H. Hamilton, the Landon C. Garland Distinguished Professor of Physics at Vanderbilt University, was born in Ferriday, Louisiana. Hamilton has led research into the discovery that nuclei of atom... Continue Reading »
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