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4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol, responded to the scene of an extensive accident on Sunday, Dec 14. The crash, located on Chapman Hwy near Simmons Rd, involved four vehicles. According to SVFD Chief Nunn, four people were pulled from[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour

Seymour Gets in the Spirit

Seymour residents gathered along Chapman Hwy this past Saturday under a clear blue sky to watch as locally made floats and performers made their way down the road. The 21st Annual Seymour Community Christmas Parade kicked off at 3 p.m., led by a Seymour Volunteer Fire Department truck. Sponsored by[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

During the holiday season many families celebrate with a variety of personal traditions. From preparing certain foods to opening gifts in a particular way, these traditions can be as different as the people enacting them. One older tradition that is less common in modern holidays is the act of Christmas[Read More...]

South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

The South Knox Business Alliance, an organization comprised of business owners and citizens interested in promoting local businesses in South Knoxville, held an open holiday mixer this past Monday. The event was intended to draw attention to the organization and its goals. Held at Labor Exchange on Chapman Hwy, the[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Fire Destroys Home, Displaces Family

Fire Destroys Home, Displaces Family

On Tuesday, Dec 16 Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 914 Chris Haven Dr. According to SVFD executive administrator John Linsenbigler, firefighters arrived at the scene at 2:34 a.m. to find the fire, which began in the basement of the home, had spread from the garage[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Blount County, Community, News, Seymour

SVFD and Santa Join Forces

This year the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department is continuing their long term partnership with Santa Claus to bring some additional holiday cheer to the members of the Seymour community. According to SVFD Chief Kevin Nunn, this tradition dates back to the earliest years of the SVFD. On Christmas Eve volunteers[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
SHS Forensics Wins; Holiday Show Closes Season’s First Half

SHS Forensics Wins; Holiday Show Closes Season’s First Half

The Seymour High School Forensics Team has been very busy these last six weeks. In early November, students travelled to Morristown West High School where they competed and placed in a variety of events. Team member Chandler Jernigan took 6th place in impromptu speaking, Zoe Flenniken took 1st place in[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Renovations at the former Burger King location on Chapman Hwy are progressing. The building has begun to resemble a Dunkin’ Donuts with stripes of orange and a sign on the building itself. The location at 2800 Chapman Hwy has been under construction for several weeks, transitioning into a new Dunkin’[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Winter Blues Affect Millions

Winter Blues Affect Millions

While the winter holidays conjure thoughts of twinkling lights, Christmas carols and gatherings with family for many, a significant segment of the population will find themselves down in the dumps. Seasonal Affective Disorder, while not the only cause of holiday depression, is a likely culprit. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD,[Read More...]

S Knox Nature Center Booms

S Knox Nature Center Booms

Ijams Nature Center, a feature of South Knoxville and a portion of the South Loop of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness, has had a good year. A release issued by Paul James, executive director of Ijams, chronicles some of the nature center’s achievements this year. In early spring of this year, Ijams[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox