Area News

Sevier County Clock to be Replaced

Sevier County Clock to be Replaced

A staple of the Sevierville skyline will soon be getting a makeover. Work is currently underway to replace the more than 100 year old clock tower that stood above the Sevier County Courthouse since Tennessee’s centennial in 1896. The original tower was removed last week by S. Laney & Sons[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News

Rare Plays in Knoxville

Three rarely-performed plays by Samuel Beckett will be performed in Downtown Knoxville starting this weekend. Presented by local theatre artists Dennis E. Perkins, Caroline King and Zack Allen, “Catastrophe at the Hive,” will take place at The Hive, located at 854 N. Central St. next to Magpies Bakery. The plays[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News
TSB Donates to Friends of the Smokies

TSB Donates to Friends of the Smokies

Todd Proffitt, President and CEO of Tennessee State Bank presented James Hart, President of the Friends of the Smoky Mountains with a check for $18,000. This donation was made possible by the annual contribution of TSB customers who carry the Smoky Mountain Debit and Credit Charity Cards. All proceeds are[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo has become somewhat of a staple in Tennessee, with people traveling far and wide to experience a weekend at the farm. This year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which takes place in Manchester, will be headlined by Eminem, The Killers and Muse. Other performers include Future, Dua Lipa, Khalid,[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News
Shop with a Cop

Shop with a Cop

The Sevierville Police Department held its “Shop with a Cop” event on Tuesday. Children joined the officers at the McDonald’s on Dolly Parton Pkwy. for breakfast followed by a day of bowling at the Sevierville Community Center. Officers also took the children Christmas Shopping.   Submitted Photo

Dec 25, 2017 Area News
4-Her Awarded

4-Her Awarded

Jason Whitaker was recently recognized with the 2017 Friends of Sevier County 4-H Award. 4-H appreciates the support of Whitaker and the Sevier County Farm Bureau. Pictured with Whitaker are 4-H Honor Club Officers Tessa Herndon and Maverick Trent.   Submitted Photo

Dec 25, 2017 Area News

Knoxville Residence Robbed

On Thursday, officers with the Knoxville Police Department along with EMS responded to a robbery at about 7:23 p.m. According to reports, the robbery occurred in the 2500 block of Parkview Dr. in East Knoxville. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a single gun shot wound to[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Area News

Artist Sought to Create Piece

The City’s of Knoxville’s Public Arts Committee is inviting artists to submit their qualifications to create an iconic, site-specific piece of permanent public art to be installed in the Cradle of Country Music Park downtown. The major piece of art, to be commissioned for up to $500,000, will help transform[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Area News
TN Valley Fair Raises Money

TN Valley Fair Raises Money

The Tennessee Valley Fair was proud to present the Love Kitchen a $3,500 donation Monday morning. Food City, Wade Shows, Inc., WBIR Channel 10 and the Knoxville News Sentinel were sponsors of Love Kitchen Day during the 98th annual Tennessee Valley Fair which ran Sept. 8-17 this past year. Love[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Area News

Sevierville Hiring Police Dispatchers

The City of Sevierville is hiring dispatchers. The starting salary for this position is $31,578 and the position offers superior fringe benefits, a pension plan, an excellent training program and an accredited agency. Those applying must be able to treat all people in a professional manner, work effectively with groups[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Area News