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Forum Leaves Questions

Forum Leaves Questions

The long-promised forum on the status of Chapman Highway’s proposed roadwork left some area residents with more questions than answers. The forum, contrary to what many expected, was dedicated to explaining in detail a singular road project in its preliminary stages. The project TDOT planned to discuss was a proposed[Read More…]

Boot Drive Raises Needed Funds

Boot Drive Raises Needed Funds

by Meredith Cordle Seymour’s Volunteer Fire Department took to the streets to raise funds and generate support during their Spring Boot Drive. The intersection of Chapman Highway and 411 was filled with volunteers taking donations for the Fire Department. Executive Administrator John Linsenbigler said drives like the twice-annual Boot Drive[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Community, Events, News, Seymour

Library Seeks Answers To Survey

The Friends of The Seymour Library are asking the community to take a survey to determine what changes and upgrades folks in the Seymour area would like to see. As many residents are aware, Seymour’s library has planned for expansion of their existing property. According to Lucy Henighan, President of[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Community, News, Opinion, Seymour
Golf Tournament A Success

Golf Tournament A Success

by Meredith Cordle CROSS hosted its golf tournament on April 23 at Creekside Plantation Golf Course in Seymour. Executive Director Shawn Stutz said the event was a great success in its return after a yearlong hiatus. The event hosted 13 teams comprised of 51 golfers from the area. Stutz said[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Community, Events, News, Seymour
Snake In The Yard with Beaz

Snake In The Yard with Beaz

by Comedian Killer Beaz “There’s a snake in the yard!” My wife’s voice was shrill with terror. “What kind of snake?” I asked. (already knowing the one word answer)…“Big!” “Where did it go?” (once again rhetorical)…“I don’t know, I ran!” I hate snakes! Snakes are scarier than Freddy Krueger, creepier[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Entertainment, Guest

Cook Up A Mother’s Day She’ll Remember

Mother’s Day is a time for wining, dining and celebrating moms everywhere. Make this Mother’s Day one to remember by hosting a special brunch get-together for the special ladies in your life. Although quality time together is the true purpose of the day, you can add some special touches to[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Entertainment, Family, News

Home Financing Matters: Building Credit For Your Children

by Richard Swan We all want to help our kids get ahead in this world and have a better life than we did when we were young. One of the best things you can do for your children is to teach them how to use and manage credit during their[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Business, Family, Guest
Thousands Attend Festival

Thousands Attend Festival

The Rossini Festival, Knoxville Opera’s celebration of the art form, hosted the event for the fifteenth year in a row. Stretching over 14 city blocks, this year’s festival required crews to work overnight to set up dozens of tents for the festival. The event featured over 800 entertainers, as well[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Entertainment, Events, Knoxville, News
Fire Ruled Arson; Arrest Made

Fire Ruled Arson; Arrest Made

Investigators believe a Sunday evening fire at a home on E. Red Bud Road in South Knoxville was arson. At approximately 5:00pm on Sunday, April 25, KFD crews were dispatched to a home in the 300-block of East Red Bud Road on report of a fire. When firefighters arrived they[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 News, South Knox

Coach’s Wife Arrested

The wife of a former assistant South Doyle High School football coach was arrested and accused of having sex with a high school football player. Kelsey McCarter, 26, was charged with six counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and one count of exploitation of a minor by electronic[Read More…]

Apr 29, 2016 Community, News, Schools, South Knox, Sports