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Coalition Removes 50 Violent Offenders From East Tennessee Streets

Coalition Removes 50 Violent Offenders From East Tennessee Streets

A four-day joint initiative between The U.S. Marshals Service, Knox County Sheriff, and Knoxville Police Department with assistance from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office and The Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force culminated in the arrests of more than 50 sex offenders and violent criminals in East Tennessee. The initiative, called[Read More…]

July 4th Car Show Celebrates Veterans

July 4th Car Show Celebrates Veterans

Seymour will pay tribute to Veterans on July 4th from 10am til 2pm with a free car show at Celebration Church in Seymour, located at 10402 Chapman Highway. All are welcome. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles can register for trophies and prizes in the 20 judged categories. The first 100 registrants[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Calendar, Events, Family, News, Seymour
Fireworks Fun Illegal in Local Areas

Fireworks Fun Illegal in Local Areas

By Meredith Cordle The Fourth of July is a time for celebrating the independence of the United States. Cookouts are a popular way to spend the day, but many anticipate an explosive evening with fireworks being the most popular way to end any Fourth celebration. In certain counties and cities,[Read More…]

Local Church Seeks to Motivate and Unite Youth

Local Church Seeks to Motivate and Unite Youth

By Meredith Cordle One Seymour church is seeking to unify and inspire youth. The One Conference at Eden Chapel Church in Seymour encourages local youth groups to band together. The church will host what Pastor Aaron Case refers to as “a revival before the school year,” which invites youth from[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Calendar, Community, News, Seymour, South Knox
Seymour and South Knox Get Own Directory

Seymour and South Knox Get Own Directory

By Meredith Cordle Residents of Seymour were pleasantly surprised when Choice Directory chose the community as the next area to receive its very own directory. Bob Becker, Advertising Consultant for Choice Directory, said the company wanted to be able to represent local businesses in Seymour for several reasons. “Basically, we[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Business, Community, News, Seymour, South Knox
Buds Gun Shop Carries Something for Everyone

Buds Gun Shop Carries Something for Everyone

By Meredith Cordle A friendly, knowledgeable staff and a clean, organized store await gun enthusiasts and newcomers alike at Buds Gun Shop located at 2270 Two Rivers Boulevard in Sevierville. General Manager Travis Ferguson explained that the store opened nearly a year ago and Sevierville was the perfect place for[Read More…]

Vehicle Crashes into Pole

Vehicle Crashes into Pole

by Meredith Cordle A single vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the corner of Old Sevierville Pike and N. Pittner Rd. on June 19 at approximately 1:40 pm. The female driver of the vehicle left the roadway, traveled through the ditch and across the street before crashing into the phone pole.[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 News, Seymour
TDOT Plans to Open New Interchange at  Exit 407

TDOT Plans to Open New Interchange at Exit 407

By Meredith Cordle The way tourists and locals navigate around the 407 exit off of I-40 getting to and from the Smokies is changing and TDOT wants to make sure motorists are aware of the new traffic pattern. The Diverging Diamond Interchange is set to open on June 30th, but[Read More…]

Seymour Hoops Club Seeks Coaches

Seymour Hoops Club Seeks Coaches

By Meredith Cordle The Seymour Hoops Club, a part of Sevierville Junior Basketball League, is looking for coaches to donate their time and skills to 3rd and 4th grade boys and girls basketball teams. Dean Cruise, of the Seymour Hoops Club, said that it’s sometimes difficult to find enough coaches[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Community, News, Seymour, Sports
SHS Debate Students Compete in Dallas

SHS Debate Students Compete in Dallas

By Meredith Cordle Three Seymour High School students represented Tennessee at the World Schools Debate Invitational during the National Forensic League’s Annual Competition held this year in Dallas, Texas. Graduating Seniors Cheyenne Nieman and David McConnell, III, and rising Junior Chandler Jernigan competed in the largest competition World Schools Debate[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 News, Schools, Seymour