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South Knoxville caregiver honored at health care convention

Island Home Park’s Cole named district Caregiver of the Year KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – LPN Gracie Cole of Island Home Park Health and Rehab in Knoxville was recently honored as the Tennessee Health Care Association’s (THCA) Knoxville District Caregiver of the Year. She received the award Aug. 25 during THCA’s Convention[Read More...]

August 30, 2014 Community, Guest
Return to School Brings Traffic Backups

Return to School Brings Traffic Backups

Aug 15 marked the beginning of the new school year in Seymour, bringing with it the return of extreme congestion along Boyd’s Creek. Cars begin lining up for the four schools at the intersection of Pitner Rd and Boyd’s Creek before 2 p.m., creating traffic that lasts well past 3[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Seymour Man Gives New Life To Decaying Classics

Seymour Man Gives New Life To Decaying Classics

Southgate Auto is located on Chapman Highway across from Floyd’s market, and is home to more than standard auto sales. Glen Bailey, owner and operator of Southgate Auto, is also in the business of restoring cars. “I’ve loved old cars ever since I was a kid. I like to build[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Seymour Woman Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Seymour Woman Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Federal and local authorities arrested Seymour resident Naomi Jean Justice at an undisclosed location in Rockford, TN on charges of Production and Distribution of Child Pornography. The FBI-led task force included members of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Knoxville Police Department. With the assistance of the Blount County[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Featured, News, Seymour
Boomsday Event Explodes

Boomsday Event Explodes

Boomsday, a Knoxville tradition, will once again take over the Henley St Bridge this year on Aug. 30. Nationally recognized as the largest Labor Day fireworks display in the country, Boomsday has been an annual event since 1988 and more fireworks will be added to this year’s event, making the[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Calendar, Entertainment, Events, Knoxville, News
Local Historic Sites Offer Discount to Students

Local Historic Sites Offer Discount to Students

Penny4Arts is an affordable arts program instituted by the Knoxville Arts and Cultural Alliance to serve the greater Knoxville area. Each year, arts and history organizations and companies are asked to participate in the program, which provides for a variety of discounts to students throughout the current school year. This[Read More...]

Drugs Uncovered in Sevier Co Home

Drugs Uncovered in Sevier Co Home

A Sevier County man has been arrested after a search of his home yielded a large amount of marijuana and an undisclosed amount of cash. Lee Harold Arwood was previously out on bond and on community corrections at the time of his arrest stemming from a previous charge for marijuana[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 News, Sevier County, Sevierville
Vehicle Sought in Hit and Run

Vehicle Sought in Hit and Run

Sevierville police are searching for the vehicle and driver that was involved in a recent crash with a seven-year old boy who was riding a bicycle. The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug 15 at the intersection of Old Knoxville Highway and One Way Street. Earlier witness reports[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 News, Sevier County, Sevierville
Corker Convenes with Local Chambers

Corker Convenes with Local Chambers

The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce and the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation joined together to host United States Senator Bob Corker at a joint legislative event last Wednesday. The meeting was a continuation of the Two Chambers One Voice Initiative, giving members of both organizations and communities the opportunity to[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Business, Community, Featured, News, Politics, Sevierville
Seymour Library Hosts Home School Clubs

Seymour Library Hosts Home School Clubs

The Seymour Branch Library of the Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) will offer Home School Reading and other programs to all area home school students. The reading program is designed to provide students the opportunity to study both contemporary and classical authors in an in-depth way.Students will also have[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Calendar, News, Seymour