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4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol, responded to the scene of an extensive accident on Sunday, Dec 14. The crash, located on Chapman Hwy near Simmons Rd, involved four vehicles. According to SVFD Chief Nunn, four people were pulled from[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour

Seymour Gets in the Spirit

Seymour residents gathered along Chapman Hwy this past Saturday under a clear blue sky to watch as locally made floats and performers made their way down the road. The 21st Annual Seymour Community Christmas Parade kicked off at 3 p.m., led by a Seymour Volunteer Fire Department truck. Sponsored by[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

The South Knox Business Alliance, an organization comprised of business owners and citizens interested in promoting local businesses in South Knoxville, held an open holiday mixer this past Monday. The event was intended to draw attention to the organization and its goals. Held at Labor Exchange on Chapman Hwy, the[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox

SVFD and Santa Join Forces

This year the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department is continuing their long term partnership with Santa Claus to bring some additional holiday cheer to the members of the Seymour community. According to SVFD Chief Kevin Nunn, this tradition dates back to the earliest years of the SVFD. On Christmas Eve volunteers[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Renovations at the former Burger King location on Chapman Hwy are progressing. The building has begun to resemble a Dunkin’ Donuts with stripes of orange and a sign on the building itself. The location at 2800 Chapman Hwy has been under construction for several weeks, transitioning into a new Dunkin’[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
S Knox Nature Center Booms

S Knox Nature Center Booms

Ijams Nature Center, a feature of South Knoxville and a portion of the South Loop of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness, has had a good year. A release issued by Paul James, executive director of Ijams, chronicles some of the nature center’s achievements this year. In early spring of this year, Ijams[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Standoff Ends in Death

Standoff Ends in Death

On the evening of Friday, Dec 12 Sevierville Police responded to a domestic dispute call which escalated into an armed standoff. A report released by the City of Sevierville Police Department stated officers were dispatched to a home on Ernest McMahan Rd in response to a call from a woman[Read More...]

Chapman Hwy Claims Another Life

Chapman Hwy Claims Another Life

On the morning of Friday December 5th, at approximately 6:32 a.m., the Knoxville area lost another citizen to a collision on Chapman Hwy. According to the report released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Danny Dodson, age 50, of Knoxville was killed after stopping on Chapman Hwy. Dodson’s Ford Ranger was[Read More...]

December 11, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Air Bag Recall Inflates

Air Bag Recall Inflates

Monday Dec 8, Honda Motor company expanded their current recall based on defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. The recall campaign, originally isolated to certain regions, has now expanded to a national effort. Currently affected are 2001-2011 Honda and Acura vehicles, creating a new total of 5.4 million vehicles from[Read More...]

Auction to Benefit Chapman Hwy Victim

Auction to Benefit Chapman Hwy Victim

Seymour residents may already be familiar with the story of Sammy Morgan and his family. This past October, Mr. Morgan was involved in a collision on Chapman Hwy in front of Valley Grove Baptist Church. According to reports, Morgan was pinned inside his vehicle and suffered serious injuries leading to[Read More...]

December 11, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour