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Seymour Women Robbed at Gunpoint

Seymour Women Robbed at Gunpoint

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at The Willow Massage Therapy studio. According the Sheriff Ron Seals, a 911 call was made at approximately 11:47 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 14. The caller stated they had been robbed. Officers responded[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Resident Frustration Continues

Resident Frustration Continues

Nearly eight months after the completion of Knob Ridge Apartments, Seymour residents are still expressing frustration. When the development was announced in the Spring of last year, area property owners were concerned for a number of reasons. Town meetings were filled with residents warning of traffic increases, property value decreases[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Seymour Childcare & Learning Center Expands

Seymour Childcare & Learning Center Expands

Teresa Black, owner and operator of Seymour Childcare and Learning Center, has been in the business of childcare for nearly her entire life. “My family had childcare in our home when I was growing up and when I started having my own children, I knew that’s where I wanted to[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Baker Makes Cancer Care Packages

Baker Makes Cancer Care Packages

This past Saturday, patrons of the Seymour Grille may have noticed a basket of candy apples with a sign reading “Candy Apples 4 A Cure.” They were placed there by Dixie Cristal’s owner and operator, Laura Brewer. “I just put them out Saturday and I know I’ve seen a couple[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Community, Sevier County, Seymour
Pumpkin Patch Adds Children’s Fair

Pumpkin Patch Adds Children’s Fair

Plans for the annual Seymour United Methodist Pumpkin Patch changed out of necessity this year due to delayed arrival of pumpkins. “We had a little setback,” said Michelle Hurton, Children’s Director at Seymour United Methodist, SUM. After their Wednesday arrival, the pumpkins are available for purchase now through Oct 31[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Community, Sevier County, Seymour
Ijams Hosts Fairy House Festival

Ijams Hosts Fairy House Festival

Ijams Nature Center, located in South Knoxville on Island Home Ave, will host their annual Fairy House Festival Saturday from 10am-12pm. “We take over Joe’s Grove and we have little building plots. We turn that natural area into a congregation of fairy houses and gnome homes, whatever kind of creature[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Calendar, Community, Events, Knox County, News, South Knox
Student Found Dead in Cabin

Student Found Dead in Cabin

Friday, Oct 14 at approximately 10:06 p.m. Pittman Center Police responded to a call for a potential cardiac arrest. Officers arrived at the cabin at 419 Pinnacle Vista Rd to find an unresponsive male, later identified as Dayton University student Thomas J. Marshall, age 21. According to a report from[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County
Seymour Writer Publishes Again

Seymour Writer Publishes Again

Thelma Lee Hartigan of Seymour may be known to parents of small children by another name entirely: Jean Leigh Claudette, author of several popular children’s books. In reality, Jean Leigh Claudette is the nom du plume of Hartigan and her twin sister, Wilma Jean Valentine. The sisters have been writing[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
South-Doyle Routs Cherokee

South-Doyle Routs Cherokee

By: Lee Ramsey The South-Doyle football express just keeps on rolling down the track as the Cherokees demolished the Cherokee Chiefs 48-0 at South-Doyle. The win runs the Cherokees’ record to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in District 2-AAA keeping their undefeated season alive. For the second week in a row,[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Lions Devour Patriots 44-8

Lions Devour Patriots 44-8

By: Lee Ramsey The King’s Academy Lions football team kept up their winning ways by pounding the Union County Patriots 44-8 last Friday in Maynardville. Chandler Viscardis and Ridge Palmer led the Lions in standout performances. The two players accounted for 139 receiving yards. On the defensive side, Palmer had[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports