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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...]

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
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
PF Fire Department Honored

PF Fire Department Honored

Recently, the Pigeon Forge Fire Department was presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention efforts in 2013. “The heroic efforts of our local fire service aren’t limited to rushing into burning buildings to save families. They also present educational information to local schools and other community[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County
Pilot Customers Donate $25K

Pilot Customers Donate $25K

On Thursday, Oct 16, Pilot presented checks to Emerald Youth Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, totaling more than $25,000. The funds were contributed directly by Pilot customers through the purchase of paper fliers for each organization, priced at $1. The fliers were available at Pilot stores throughout the[Read More...]

October 23, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Downtown Autobody Celebrates 5 Years

Downtown Autobody Celebrates 5 Years

Five years ago, on Oct 26 of 2009, Downtown Autobody opened in Seymour. Originally owned by Dave Clark of Maryville, the business was purchased in 2012 by its current owner, Monte Jones. Jones has been working on cars for over 30 years. “I started working in my uncle’s garage when[Read More...]

October 23, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Business Park Updates Sign

Business Park Updates Sign

Common wisdom suggests that updates increase property values in every category, be it commercial, industrial or residential property. Particularly with regard to retail or service industries, updates can drive more traffic to those businesses. One local area property, Seymour Business Park, has recently updated its street sign, adding the names[Read More...]

October 23, 2014 Business, News, Sevier County, Seymour
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
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
Police Search for Missing Teen

Police Search for Missing Teen

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek public assistance in locating a missing girl. Megan Evans, age 17, was last seen wearing a black Adidas sweatshirt, black leggings and black sweatband and hoop earrings. Evans is described as 5’5” with brown hair and eyes. According to reports she was[Read More...]