Sevierville

Protecting Online Privacy

Protecting Online Privacy

In the last decade, more and more Americans are spending a significant amount of time online. Whether for email, social media or shopping, the average adult spends two to five hours online each day, during which their personal information may be subject to theft. Keeping a few simple tips in[Read More...]

Sevier County Schools Honored

Sevier County Schools Honored

The Sevier County School System has been awarded a place on the 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll by the College Board. Inclusion on the Honor Roll is based on three years of collected AP data across 34 AP exams, including world language and culture. “I am pleased that the[Read More...]

November 20, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour
More Charges Levied Against Dogfighters

More Charges Levied Against Dogfighters

Additional charges were handed down last week in a Sevier County dog fighting case. According to a report from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, a grand jury returned an additional 50 counts of dog fighting and three counts of animal cruelty against Mark, Kimberly and Jacob Heatherly of Sevier County.[Read More...]

November 20, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour
4th Annual Santa Hustle Smokies 5K and Half Marathon Coming to Sevierville

4th Annual Santa Hustle Smokies 5K and Half Marathon Coming to Sevierville

Santa Hustle Smokies 5K and Half Marathon is coming to Sevierville on Sunday, December 14 starting at 7:30 a.m. Thousands of Santas will be running through Wilderness at the Smokies, the streets of Sevierville for the 5K, as well as out to Pigeon Forge for those racing in the half[Read More...]

November 17, 2014 Calendar, Events, Guest, Sevier County, Sevierville
Wheatlands Plantation Honored

Wheatlands Plantation Honored

Each year the East Tennessee Preservation Association gives awards to local citizens and organizations for their efforts in preserving the history of East Tennessee. Awards can focus on a variety of areas including restoration, heritage tourism and adaptive re-use. This year, Wheatlands Plantation was given an award for their efforts[Read More...]

Social Media Lowers Barriers

Social Media Lowers Barriers

In the last two decades, social media has gone from a niche hobby utilized by the tech savvy to keep in touch with friends to a worldwide tool used by millions to topple regimes, market business and, yes, keep in touch with friends. With the sudden rise in usage and[Read More...]

Early Snow Sweeps Through Smokies

Early Snow Sweeps Through Smokies

A blast of precipitation moved across the Seymour and Sevierville area over the weekend. Originally predicted as snow showers, parts of the area received a moderate dusting accompanied by traffic congestion and road closures. Mt LeConte experienced a record snowfall for this time of year with 16 inches. The previous[Read More...]

November 6, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour
Local Gym Welcomes Families

Local Gym Welcomes Families

Fit Factory, located at 3814 Boyds Creek Hwy, is not a typical gym. The front door does not open on an endless line of treadmills and stair machines, topped with 25 year olds reading magazines as they leisurely work out. Fit Factory patrons have the option of a standard treadmill[Read More...]

Area Teens Become Eagle Scouts

Area Teens Become Eagle Scouts

The Eagle Scout is the highest rank a member of the Boy Scouts of American can achieve. It is the culmination of years devoted to scouting and community service. Recently, four area Scouts were awarded the Eagle Scout award. Franklin Darnell, age 16, of Pigeon Forge High School, received his[Read More...]

Sevierville Convention Center Showcases Local Business

Sevierville Convention Center Showcases Local Business

On Wednesday, Oct 1 the Sevierville Convention Center hosted the 2nd Annual Sevierville Chamber Business Showcase. After a busy summer, Sevier County is heading into its busiest time of year as guests from across the country will journey to the Smokies to take in this year’s fall foliage. With over[Read More...]

October 2, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville