Business

Little Caeser’s Robbed by Armed Assailant

Little Caeser’s Robbed by Armed Assailant

Sunday, Sept 14 at approximately 8:52 a.m. Little Caeser’s Pizza located at 11212 Chapman Hwy experienced an armed robbery. According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals, two employees were inside the locked store preparing for opening when they heard a noise at the back door. Reports stated one employee opened[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Seymour Shop Offers A Sweet Variety

Seymour Shop Offers A Sweet Variety

Seymour Sweets N Treats is the first shop of its kind in the Seymour area. Located at 101 Huskey Valley Rd, the storefront opened for business July 11 of this year. “As Seymour Sweets N Treats, we’ve been in business for about 7 years. We were attending arts and crafts[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, News, Seymour
Emery’s Relocation Plans on Schedule

Emery’s Relocation Plans on Schedule

  Long-time residents of the South Knoxville and Seymour area are already familiar with Emery’s 5 and 10. E. L. Emery opened the first store on Summit Hill in 1927, with the Chapman Hwy location to follow in the 1950s, according to store employee Vickers Johnson. Johnson enjoys providing customers[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, South Knox
Saturday South Succeeds

Saturday South Succeeds

The South Knoxville Alliance hosted the first in a series they’ve entitled Saturday South, events designed to generate awareness and interest in the businesses in the South Knoxville area. The group’s Facebook page describes their purpose, stating “Our objective is to come together as business owners, neighborhoods and active community[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, South Knox
Seymour Burger King Opens Doors

Seymour Burger King Opens Doors

The highly anticipated opening of Seymour’s new Burger King has arrived. Located in front of the Food City on Chapman Hwy, the newest branch of this national fast food chain will open its doors to customers for the first time on Monday, Sept 15 at 2 p.m. When asked about[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Business, Community, Featured, News, Seymour
New Owners Take Over White’s Hardware and Farm Supply

New Owners Take Over White’s Hardware and Farm Supply

White’s Hardware and Farm Supply has been in business with the Seymour community since 1977 when original owner Bobby White first opened its doors. Since then the store has passed to Jack Thomas and, as of May 19, 2014, Jessica and Travis Cardwell. The Cardwells owned and operated See Through[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Business, News, Seymour, South Knox
Alleged Abduction at Great Smokies Craft Fair

Alleged Abduction at Great Smokies Craft Fair

The Sevierville Police Department is investigating an alleged attempted abduction and purse theft that was reported Saturday August 9. SPD officers responded to the Great Smokies Craft Fair on West Dumplin Valley Road at approximately 12:00 p.m. According to SPD Officer Mike Odom, the 11-year old female victim reported that a[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters will speak to members of the Sevier County Tea Party at the courthouse August 21 starting at 6:30 p.m. Waters accepted the offer to speak to the Tea Party prior to being reelected in the August primary. Waters has served 34 years as mayor but,[Read More...]

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

By Jay Miller, [email protected] Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call August 6 at approximately 11:30 a.m. from Highland Funeral Home on Simpson Rd. in South Knoxville near Chapman Hwy. When crews arrived flames could be seen from the roof of the funeral home near the steeple above the[Read More...]

Hercutt Murder Remains Unsolved After Five Years

Hercutt Murder Remains Unsolved After Five Years

Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals put out a statement this week reminding residents August 3rd 2014 will be the 5 year anniversary of the death of Shannon Hercutt. Hercutt was the victim of a homicide in Sevier County in 2009. Her body was found inside her Cadillac Escalade down an[Read More...]