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Benefit Car Show Exceeds Expectations

Benefit Car Show Exceeds Expectations

The Providence Baptist Church Car Show to benefit the Woodruff family took place this past Saturday, hosting 65 cars and over one hundred spectators, according to Providence Baptist pastor Dave Burnette “It was just an absolutely awesome day,” said Burnette. “It was a picture perfect day.” Festivities included concessions, a[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Seymour Vet Relocates

Seymour Vet Relocates

Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic has been operating in Seymour for 26 years, the last 12 of which have been spent at the current 10718 Chapman Hwy location. However, in a little over one week, the clinic will relocate into a brand new facility behind Little Caeser’s Pizza. According to owner[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Collision on Chapman Hwy

Collision on Chapman Hwy

Early Tuesday morning on Chapman Hwy traffic was halted as police dealt with a car accident near the intersection at Zion Hill Rd. Reports stated a Pontiac entering Chapman Hwy from Zion Hill struck a Chevy Trailblazer on the passenger side, causing the Trailblazer to overturn at least one and[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Everything Mushrooms Cultivates Growing Trend

Everything Mushrooms Cultivates Growing Trend

With the rising interest in homesteading and local food production, it’s no surprise that more and more consumers are turning to home gardening. As a result, the mushroom is experiencing a moment of increased attention. Mushroom production and consumption has been steadily increasing since 2010, according to the U.S. Department[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Business, News, South Knox
Wrestlers Reunite for Exhibition

Wrestlers Reunite for Exhibition

In the last week of the Tennessee Valley Fair, attendees were treated to a rare event; a reunion and exhibition by Southeastern Championship Wrestling. After 25 years of working together, members of the organization got together for a question and answer session with fans and photo opportunities. The exhibition took[Read More...]

Second Woman Charged in Seymour Murder

Second Woman Charged in Seymour Murder

A second person has been charged in relation to the shooting death of Donald Gregory, according to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office. April Gregory, the victim’s daughter-in-law, was indicted by a grand jury and has been charged as an accessory after the fact due to giving what the Sheriff’s Office[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Girl Scout Project Helps Sick Children

Girl Scout Project Helps Sick Children

Local Girl Scout Caroline Tippitt recently reached a major achievement for scouts in her age group. Tippitt completed a project with LeConte Medical’s Emergency Department, in an effort to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award. To meet the requirements for the award, she had to commit a minimum of 50[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Knoxville Museum Hosts Art Event

Knoxville Museum Hosts Art Event

This past weekend, the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art hosted Art Fair KMA 2014. The event’s stated purpose, according to the KMA website, is “to raise money for museum programs and engage a broad and diverse segment of the community in museum activities.” Art Fair KMA 2014 actually[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, Knox County, Knoxville, News
Demolition Continues at Former Hospital Site

Demolition Continues at Former Hospital Site

Demolition at the former home of Baptist Hospital is ongoing. JW Demolition, the company hired to complete the removal of the old facility and debris, has been continuing work on the site with a crew of 15 demolition workers, four supervisors and 16 abatement workers. Their work, as of Sept[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Community, News, South Knox
Search For Child Leads to Drug Find

Search For Child Leads to Drug Find

Charges are pending against an Alcoa couple, according to Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong, after officers discovered marijuana growing in their home, as well as several weapons and thousands of dollars in cash. Reports say Alcoa police were dispatched to the home after the couple reported their 13 year[Read More...]

September 25, 2014 Blount County, Community, News