Business

Seymour Man Gives New Life To Decaying Classics

Seymour Man Gives New Life To Decaying Classics

Southgate Auto is located on Chapman Highway across from Floyd’s market, and is home to more than standard auto sales. Glen Bailey, owner and operator of Southgate Auto, is also in the business of restoring cars. “I’ve loved old cars ever since I was a kid. I like to build[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Corker Convenes with Local Chambers

Corker Convenes with Local Chambers

The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce and the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation joined together to host United States Senator Bob Corker at a joint legislative event last Wednesday. The meeting was a continuation of the Two Chambers One Voice Initiative, giving members of both organizations and communities the opportunity to[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Business, Community, Featured, News, Politics, Sevierville
Seymour Business Owner Launches Smartphone App

Seymour Business Owner Launches Smartphone App

In June of this year, Jack Frost Heating and Air of Seymour, TN, joined a larger national trend by launching a new business-specific smartphone application. Designed by Jack Frost owner Don Horenzy, the app functions as an avenue for improved customer service, giving clients of Jack Frost Heating and Air[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Business, News, Seymour
Food City Kicks Off Annual School Bucks Program

Food City Kicks Off Annual School Bucks Program

As students in Seymour, TN head back to school, Food City is gearing up for the kick-off of their 2014-2015 School Bucks Program. “We’re committed to giving back to the communities we operate in and we take the education of our youth very seriously,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Business, Schools
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, jay@heraldnewstn.com 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...]

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

The Blount Partnership, along with officials from Koide Tennessee, Inc., announced the company is expanding its operations in the Stock Creek Development Technology Park in Blount County with the construction of a 76,000 square-foot manufacturing facility. The announcement represents an investment of $10,106,000 and the creation of 32 new positions in[Read More...]

August 7, 2014 Blount County, Business, News, Real Estate
KPD Recognizes Red Light Safety Week

KPD Recognizes Red Light Safety Week

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch announced today the City of Knoxville will observe National Stop on Red Week, which runs August 3 – 9, by reminding residents that red light safety cameras are part of a comprehensive effort to improve traffic safety in our community for all motorists, residents, families[Read More...]