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Woman Crashes Car Into Pigeon Forge Chocolate Shop

Woman Crashes Car Into Pigeon Forge Chocolate Shop

A woman from Delaware crashed her vehicle into The Chocolate Monkey store in Pigeon Forge on Monday morning. Her 2008 Honda Civic smashed through the front glass window front glass window at about 10:35 a.m. “She was actually planning to go inside the store, and when she pulled up, she[Read More...]

July 25, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County
South Knoxville Alliance Launches Photo Contest

South Knoxville Alliance Launches Photo Contest

The South Knoxville Alliance recently launched a photograph competition for residents and visitors to the South Knoxville area. “We are looking for photographs of South Knoxville parks, landmarks, and scenery,” said Debra Bradshaw of the South Knoxville Alliance. The photo contest will run until September 14, the day after their[Read More...]

Thief Test Drives, Steals Car from Seymour Dealership

Thief Test Drives, Steals Car from Seymour Dealership

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Southgate Auto Sales in Seymour reported a stolen vehicle to police July 14 after a man posing as a customer stole a vehicle in front of dealership employees. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. “A man, who posed as a customer but was in fact[Read More...]

July 25, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour

Kroger Hosts School Supply Drive

Kroger is hosting a School Supply Drive now through August 5th to help support public schools in East Tennessee.  Customers are encouraged to purchase a $6 pre-assembled school supply kit or any other school supply items of their choice and place the donations in the special drop-off bins at the[Read More...]

July 25, 2014 Business, Community, News, Schools, Seymour

Tennessee Tax-Free Holiday August 1-3

This year’s tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m on Friday, August 1 and ends Sunday, August 3 at 11:59 p.m. The State of Tennessee’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. During the holiday, clothing with[Read More...]

Early Voting Begins in Seymour

Early voting for the Sevier County General Election at the Seymour Branch Library begins July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Residents will be able to cast an early vote until Saturday July 26. Hours for voting on Saturday will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Early[Read More...]

Organic Farm Produces Locally

Organic Farm Produces Locally

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Organicism Farms and Foods is an organic farm in Seymour that specializes in growing and preparing foods for local residents. Jessica Hammond operates the farm on Keener Rd. with the help of her mother. They have a lush 28 acre plot of farmable land near the[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour, South Knox
Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

The Smoky Hills Homeowners Association and other area residents convened July 10 to discuss ways to combat a proposed plan by Verizon Wireless to construct a communication tower in Seymour. The property where the tower is to be built is located at 272 Keeble Rd. northwest of the intersection of[Read More...]

Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewtn.com Excavating crews are working at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in South Knoxville on phase one of a master plan for the school. Included in the master plan is the construction of a new high school on the campus that will allow the school to[Read More...]

Maryville Announces Final Foothills Fall Festival

Maryville Announces Final Foothills Fall Festival

After 15 successful years, the City of Maryville has announced this year’s Foothills Fall Festival will be the final year of the festival. This year music superstars Tim McGraw, Chris Young and Dustin Lynch will perform for fans at Maryville’s Theater in the Park, along with a full range of[Read More...]