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Ken grew up about an hour away in Mitchell County, yet made stops in Mississippi and Tennessee before ending up in Asheville. Clearly, Ken is terrible at geography, but was somehow a Mitchell High valedictorian, which we really think he should stop mentioning. He started in radio at the age of 16 at WTOE in Spruce Pine. After several years as a TV news reporter, producer, and weather man, he joined our station in 2003, and co-hosted the morning show for almost eight years.

In that time, we managed to get him through dating and marriage. After the birth of his second child, Ken decided to leave the morning show to become a mostly stay-at-home dad.   He’s shifted to Mix Middays, where he now counts on the bosses taking an early lunch so they don’t see him turn the studio into a daycare center.

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Tuesday, August 26, 201408/26/2014

World’s Most Expensive Hot Dog

It’s $169, but hey – at least it’s a footlong.  The toppings, well, they’re questionable.  I think you’d have to…

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Tuesday, August 26, 201408/26/2014

Ice Bucket Costume

Could be the coolest Halloween costume.  You can now trick-or-treat as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Seriously.

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Tuesday, August 26, 201408/26/2014

Festival Fun

Big fun all around the mountains this weekend.  Get details of what’s happening at two returning favorites, the Smoky Mountain…

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Friday, August 22, 201408/22/2014

Back To School Tips For Pets

Just when I thought I was being a great parent, sharpening my daughter’s number two pencils and preparing her a…

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Tuesday, August 19, 201408/19/2014

Meet The Teacher

It was a tough lesson in letting go.  Taking my daughter to kindergarten for “meet the teacher” day.  You make…

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Tuesday, August 19, 201408/19/2014

A Nice Apology

He didn’t have to say he was sorry.  But he did.  Probably because he was tired of being offered “special…

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Monday, August 18, 201408/18/2014

Most Regrettable Tattoos

Did you see the story in the news about the most regrettable tattoos?  According to doctors who do tattoo removals,the…

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Monday, August 18, 201408/18/2014

Dealing With Growing-Up Kids

So if you’re like me, and sending a child to kindergarten, you may feel a little conflicted.  After all, public…

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Wednesday, August 13, 201408/13/2014

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival

So if you enjoy songs from Avicii, Mumford & Sons, and Phillip Phillips, you no doubt love the music that…

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Tuesday, August 12, 201408/12/2014

Don’t Say It On An Interview

I’m guilty.  How about you?  Find out why you should never say you’re obsessed about anything during a job interview,…

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