Sevierville

Ride Commemorates Fallen

Ride Commemorates Fallen

The Smoky Mountain Thunder Memorial Ride will return to Sevier County for the 15th year on Sunday, May 24th. Founded in 2001 by Ron and Sandy Giddis, a pair of local motorcycle enthusiasts with a passion for increasing awareness of veteran sacrifice, the ride seeks to honor fallen service members[Read More…]

Police Camp for Kids Offered in Sevierville

Police Camp for Kids Offered in Sevierville

The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) has scheduled a Police Camp for kids from Monday, June 8, 2015 through Friday, June 12, 2015. Camp will take place daily from 8:00AM – 4:00PM. The purpose of Police Camp is to provide the opportunity for young men and women, 12 -14 years of[Read More…]

SVFD Recruits Graduate

SVFD Recruits Graduate

Last week the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department and members of the community celebrated some new additions to the SVFD numbers. On Friday, May 8, 15 new recruits participated in the first ever SVFD graduation ceremony. The graduates devoted a combined total of 2,400 hours to training, which exceeded the state[Read More…]

Bluegrass Blooms in Sevierville

Bluegrass Blooms in Sevierville

Sevierville’s annual Bloomin’ Barbeque and Bluegrass festival returns this weekend for another year. With events scheduled from Friday to Saturday, the festival is sure to have something for everyone. Five music stages will be scattered throughout the heart of downtown Sevierville, featuring performers from different genres of music including bluegrass,[Read More…]

Post Office Feeds Community

Post Office Feeds Community

Post Offices throughout East Tennessee are asking for the community’s support on May 9th as they join America’s letter carriers and Feeding America in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Created in 1993 and hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the[Read More…]

GSMNP Closes Popular Trail

GSMNP Closes Popular Trail

This week, Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the beginning of a two year trail restoration project on Alum Cave Trail. Beginning on Monday, May 4, the restoration will necessitate the closing of the trail and its associated parking areas from May 4 through Nov 19. The closure excludes[Read More…]

Dollywood Announces 30 Days of Prizes

Dollywood Announces 30 Days of Prizes

Over the weekend, Tennessee’s much loved Dolly Parton announced Dollywood’s 30 Days of Thanks, a month-long celebration dedicated to recognizing loyal park guests for 30 years of patronage. For the month of May, every park operating day will feature daily giveaways and prizes, including 2016 Dollywood season passes. 30 daily[Read More…]

Home Invader Sought by Police

Home Invader Sought by Police

The Sevierville Police Department is requesting information on a suspect after a reported armed robbery at Windy Creek Apartments. According to police, SPD officers and members of the Emergency Response Team responded to the call at approximately 1:27 p.m. on April 22. Witnesses told police a man entered the open door[Read More…]

Herald Distribution Expands

Herald Distribution Expands

The Herald distributed an additional 28 newspaper boxes throughout the Seymour and South Knoxville coverage area this week. Painted bright orange, the boxes will allow for increased availability of the newspaper to local area residents. “With nearly 200 distribution locations, we’re able to blanket the area better than anyone else,” said[Read More…]

Distracted Driving Kills 48

Distracted Driving Kills 48

Distracted driving has been a steadily rising problem across the country for the last several decades. Beginning with the phones in brick-sized bags all the way through devices the approximate length of a postcard, as technology advances and introduces new features, drivers find themselves with an ever increasing number of[Read More…]

April 23, 2015 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville