The Sevier County School System recently announced the recipients of the Teachers of the Year award. As the local paper, the Herald felt it was merited to provide local coverage of the announcements and present profiles of the recipients from each Seymour school. This week, Seymour Primary School Teachers of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
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By Joe King, email@example.com Mention this article and get a discount. When it comes to health, having a local pharmacy you can count on makes all the difference and The Medicine Shoppe is dedicated to doing just that. Located at 4206 Chapman Hwy., the Medicine Shoppe offers normal pharmacy services[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, firstname.lastname@example.org Due to numerous inner-party challenges from most of the Sevier County Commission seats representing Seymour, the local political landscape could look very different come the end of the May Primary Election. In fact, all but one seat, District 9, Seat A, currently held by Buster Norton,[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, email@example.com The driver accused of killing two local residents and injuring multiple others during a Sept. 2012 crash was sentenced to 100 years in prison on armed robbery charges March 3. Tyler James Schaeffer, 22, was presented for judgment before the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan in federal[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, firstname.lastname@example.org The proposed expansion of the Seymour Library is still combating challenges, most of which have proven to be financial hurdles related to purchasing the necessary land, and now Sevier County has been asked to step in. Recently funds needed for the expansion were the subject of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, email@example.com Three people were taken into custody Feb. 28 following two separate but related search warrants executed by the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force in Blount County. The warrants were executed in the Springbrook community in Alcoa following an investigation into a hallucinogenic mushroom growing ring. The[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, firstname.lastname@example.org For Catholics, Lent is the longest of all official religious observances and Seymour’s Holy Family Catholic Church is using the opportunity as a way to help others halfway across the globe. “The Lenten Season is about three things: prayer, almsgiving, and fasting,” said Karen Burry, who[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
In an effort to keep the community clean, Seymour’s spring Roads and Rivers Day will be held March 15, from 9 a. m. until Noon. Keep Sevier Beautiful sponsors this twice-a-year event for removing unsightly litter from the area’s roadsides, rivers banks, and public areas. Since Seymour occupies portions of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
Circuit Court Judge Richard R. “Dick” Vance has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for re-election as Circuit Court Judge, Part II, to continue serving the people of the Fourth Judicial District, which includes Sevier, Jefferson, Cocke, and Grainger Counties. “For the past sixteen years, it has been an[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
The City of Maryville introduced a new automated garbage truck March 4. “The Python,” the first of its kind in the area, will allow the driver to operate a mechanical arm to collect receptacles. City officials said the purpose behind the automatic trucks is to improve safety conditions for workers[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!