Sevierville

Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

During the holiday season many families celebrate with a variety of personal traditions. From preparing certain foods to opening gifts in a particular way, these traditions can be as different as the people enacting them. One older tradition that is less common in modern holidays is the act of Christmas[Read More...]

Winter Blues Affect Millions

Winter Blues Affect Millions

While the winter holidays conjure thoughts of twinkling lights, Christmas carols and gatherings with family for many, a significant segment of the population will find themselves down in the dumps. Seasonal Affective Disorder, while not the only cause of holiday depression, is a likely culprit. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD,[Read More...]

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...]

Tis the Season for Safety

Tis the Season for Safety

Now that the holidays are in full swing, decorating and decoration related accidents are on the rise. In 2012 alone, more than 15,000 Americans suffered holiday décor related injuries. While that number may seem daunting, a few simple precautions can ensure a safe and injury free holiday. During the winter[Read More...]

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...]

Prevent Holiday Break-Ins

Prevent Holiday Break-Ins

As shoppers head out in large numbers this holiday season, so too do thieves. The Sevierville Police Department responds to calls regarding theft from vehicles throughout the year, but in a release earlier this month the SPD indicated that number increases this time of year. Often a crime of opportunity,[Read More...]

Ramsey House Expands Workshop

Ramsey House Expands Workshop

In keeping with tradition, Historic Ramsey House will open its doors to visitors on December 13th for their annual wreath-making workshop. Taught by experienced florist Julia Shiflett, the workshop is a popular event at Ramsey House. The facility has historically been filled to capacity, leading Ramsey House to enlist assistance for[Read More...]

Area Residents Deck the Halls

Area Residents Deck the Halls

With Thanksgiving past, Seymour and South Knox residents are turning their eye toward the next holiday. Decorating has begun and many are searching for the perfect Christmas tree. Live Christmas trees are extremely popular in the area, and many residents have turned to local nurseries and Christmas tree farms for[Read More...]

BJR Keeps It Clean

BJR Keeps It Clean

In Sevierville, off the beaten path, intrepid home mechanics can find what they’re looking for at BJR Auto Recycling. Owned and operated by Randy Gammon, BJR’s office rests on the side of a hill covered with the remnants of a variety of vehicles. “Most of the cars we buy come[Read More...]

November 26, 2014 Business, News, Sevier County, Sevierville
Annual Food Drive Begins

Annual Food Drive Begins

Last week, Sevierville Kiwanis Club announced they will be participating in their annual holiday food drive, once again in conjunction with Sevier County Bank. The drive is designed to provide assistance to local families in need of food. The drive will accept donations of canned goods and other non-perishable items,[Read More...]

November 26, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour