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Local Gym Welcomes Families

Local Gym Welcomes Families

Fit Factory, located at 3814 Boyds Creek Hwy, is not a typical gym. The front door does not open on an endless line of treadmills and stair machines, topped with 25 year olds reading magazines as they leisurely work out. Fit Factory patrons have the option of a standard treadmill[Read More...]

SVFD Spreads Awareness

SVFD Spreads Awareness

This past weekend, the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department hosted their semi-annual “boot collection” at the Home Federal Bank. In keeping with SVFD tradition, the collection was partnered with a safety awareness event this time focusing on car seat safety. “We inspected 14 car seats. Of those car seats, seven were[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Local Firefighters Honored

Local Firefighters Honored

Each year the Insurance Professionals of Greater Knoxville gather to award one Knoxville area firefighter with the title of Firefighter of the Year. This year’s banquet was held at Bearden Banquet Hall, where the three nominees were invited. Captain Casey Mink of the City of Knoxville Fire Department was nominated[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic Hosts Open House

Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic Hosts Open House

Regular readers of The Herald and customers of Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic have known for some time of the clinic’s planned relocation. Operating in Seymour for 26 years, the Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic has moved to a newly built facility at 11212 Chapman Hwy behind Little Caesars. The new facility[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
TKA Receives National Recognition

TKA Receives National Recognition

Recently, Seymour’s King’s Academy was honored by TheBestSchools.org in their list of the 30 Best Christian Boarding Schools in America. The King’s Academy began in 1840 as “a school of sorts” according to their website, entitled “Owl College.” In 1881 a charter was drafted with the State of Tennessee and[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Seymour Woman Holds Blanket Drive

Seymour Woman Holds Blanket Drive

Brandy Stultz, owner and operator of Seymour’s Nest Egg, announced her intentions to host a blanket drive via social media late last week. Entitled “Comforts in the Cold,” inspiration for the blanket drive struck Stultz out of nowhere. “It just kind of popped in my head one day and I[Read More...]

Exercise Benefits Seniors

Exercise Benefits Seniors

As the seasons change and the holidays approach, more and more people turn their thoughts toward their health, particularly senior citizens. Many adults over the age of 65 spend on average of 10 or more hours each day sitting or lying down, making them the most sedentary demographic and contributing[Read More...]

Area Teens Become Eagle Scouts

Area Teens Become Eagle Scouts

The Eagle Scout is the highest rank a member of the Boy Scouts of American can achieve. It is the culmination of years devoted to scouting and community service. Recently, four area Scouts were awarded the Eagle Scout award. Franklin Darnell, age 16, of Pigeon Forge High School, received his[Read More...]

Seymour Home Destroyed in Fire

Seymour Home Destroyed in Fire

On the night of Monday, Oct 27, firefighters from the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call regarding a house fire on Mutton Hollow Rd in Seymour. According to reports, when the responders arrived, flames were shooting through the roof. SVFD volunteers stated the home was 75-80% involved when[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Business, Community, Sevier County, Seymour
Renowned Magician Comes to Pigeon Forge

Renowned Magician Comes to Pigeon Forge

In keeping with the recent expansion of entertainment facilities and shows in Pigeon Forge, The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater recently announced a new addition to their lineup – nationally known magician Darren Romeo. Romeo, also called “The Voice of Magic,” is the protégé of renowned magicians Siegfried & Roy. Fee/Hedrick[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Community, Entertainment, News, Sevier County