Articles by: Joe King

Hundreds Flock to Fitness Challenge

Hundreds Flock to Fitness Challenge

Preparing to launch for months clearly served Get Fit Seymour well, as the community fitness challenge attracted more than 300 people to the event April 5. Held in Seymour Intermediate School’s gym, the room reached capacity with enthused participants, fitness coaches, and two fitness-oriented celebrities. “Everybody was eager to start[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Community, Featured, News, Seymour
Judge Dick Vance: Truth, Justice, and Equality

Judge Dick Vance: Truth, Justice, and Equality

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com Judge Dick Vance has been a valued figure in Sevier County and his reelection campaign is serving to highlight his numerous accomplishments and the esteem of his experience. “Having the right amount of experience is vital,” Vance said. “We’re the general trial court for four counties,[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Meet the Candidates at Public Forum

Meet the Candidates at Public Forum

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com A public forum will be held at Seymour High April 17 at 7 p.m. that will give residents a chance to hear from and meet the candidates who are running for local office in the upcoming Republican Primary. The event will focus on those running for[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Spin It to Win It: Second Chance to Advance

Spin It to Win It: Second Chance to Advance

The Herald is offering a second chance to anybody who wasn’t able to make it to the Spin It to In It Prize Give Away this week. Due to an overwhelming amount of available prizes, resident will have a second chance to win gifts such as a free oil chance,[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, News, Seymour
Thousands Raised in Rummage Sale

Thousands Raised in Rummage Sale

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com The annual First Baptist Church spring rummage sale was deemed a big success by organizers as the one day event took in about $9,000. As anticipated by organizer Frank Enter, Seymour residents were lined up outside the door and through the length of the parking lot[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Spreading Blaze Quelled

Spreading Blaze Quelled

A fire that was quickly spreading out of control was taken care of by the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department and other assisting agencies the afternoon of April 2. According to SVFD Executive Director John Linsenbigler, a call came in to dispatch in regard to several cars on fire with the[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, Knox County, News, Seymour
Wanted: Seymour’s History in Previously Unpublished Pictures

Wanted: Seymour’s History in Previously Unpublished Pictures

Submitted by Anna Garber Do you have photos in your attic or in an old scrapbook that show the Seymour way of life as it was before 1950? If so, they could soon be starring in a historic calendar whose sales will benefit the Sevier County Public Library System. Photos[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, News, Seymour
Health and Wellness Fair Planned

Health and Wellness Fair Planned

Pellissippi State Community College is inviting the community to participate in a Health and Wellness Fair at the Blount County Campus April 16. The fair features health-care exhibitors providing demonstrations, materials and health checks. The free event is 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the main lobby of the campus, 2731 W.[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Blount County, Events
Business Encourages Others to Succeed

Business Encourages Others to Succeed

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com A second location to an already existing business has set up shop in South Knoxville with the idea of leading it’s concept to local economic growth. Yester Years Vintage, which has its first location at 238 W. Young High Pike, has opened a second store in[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 News, South Knox
Strong Arm Robbery on Riverside

Strong Arm Robbery on Riverside

The Knoxville Police Department is currently searching for two male suspects believed to be connected to robbing a 48 year old woman on Riverside Dr. According to KPD Sgt. James Lockmiller, at about 9:15 a.m. April 1 officers responded to Sevier Ave. near the James White Pkwy. regarding a possible[Read More...]

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April 10, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox