Business

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...]

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