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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
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...]

Storms Cause Power Outages

Storms Cause Power Outages

A series of fall storms swept through the Seymour area early this week, bringing sporadic power outages. Forecast to last throughout the week, rain was expected off and on in the affected area but was originally expected to be mild. “The rain took us by surprise. We were expecting little[Read More...]

Emery’s To Open in March 2015

Emery’s To Open in March 2015

South Knoxville’s Emery’s 5 and 10, located on Chapman Hwy, has decided to delay opening of their new store in Pigeon Forge. Originally planned for this month, the last remaining store of Emery’s chain is now scheduled to open for business at The Island in March of 2015. “It’s all[Read More...]

Food City Named Retail Marketer of the Year

Food City Named Retail Marketer of the Year

Certified Angus Beef® recently announced the winners of their marketing and leadership awards, designed to “recognize retailers’ dedication to quality”.  Food City was named Retail Marketer of the Year within the large chain category.  The winners were recognized at the annual brand conference, held September 17-19 in Marco Island, FL.[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Building Demolished

Building Demolished

Seymour residents may have noticed a recent change on Chapman Hwy. In the lot next to Walker’s Collision repair, a building has been removed. One Herald employee was told the building was mistakenly demolished by an out of town contractor. Local social media posts expressed curiosity as to the disappearance[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Willie’s Debuts New Menu

Willie’s Debuts New Menu

In June of this year, Seymour restaurant Willie’s was sold by its original owner to New Jersey transplant Dave Garagozzo. An experienced restaurateur, Garagozzo has operated multiple Italian restaurants in the Northeast, predominantly in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. After several springs in Knoxville consulting for area restaurants, he decided to[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Seymour VFD Educates

Seymour VFD Educates

Fire Prevention Week began Monday in Seymour with a series of awareness events hosted by the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, including visits to area schools. According to Seymour VFD representative John Linsenbigler, the fire department considers awareness and prevention its primary mission. “We’re trying to work ourselves out of a[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Sevierville Convention Center Showcases Local Business

Sevierville Convention Center Showcases Local Business

On Wednesday, Oct 1 the Sevierville Convention Center hosted the 2nd Annual Sevierville Chamber Business Showcase. After a busy summer, Sevier County is heading into its busiest time of year as guests from across the country will journey to the Smokies to take in this year’s fall foliage. With over[Read More...]

October 2, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville