Sevierville

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
Area Ministry Opens Store

Area Ministry Opens Store

The Live-It Ministry thrift store in Seymour has opened for business. Located at 11935 Chapman Hwy, the store is housed in a moderate warehouse space. The original Live-It thrift store opened in Sevierville two years ago. Since that time donations have swelled, allowing a second store to open. An extension[Read More...]

Football Jamboree Leaves Questions with Eagles

Football Jamboree Leaves Questions with Eagles

By: Lee Ramsey The 2014 Sevier County Football Jamboree was an overall success as usual. It’s football’s version of a three ring circus with multiple 15 minutes games which include freshman, junior varsity and varsity games. The jamboree includes most of the high schools in Sevier County: Seymour, Sevier County,[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Schools, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour, Sports
Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation celebrates 25th Evening of Elegance

Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation celebrates 25th Evening of Elegance

This Saturday, August 16, the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation will celebrate the 25th year of its signature event – the Evening of Elegance ball and auction – with a sparkling night of tributes to the health of Sevier County.  Themed “To Your Health!”, the 2014 Evening of Elegance will honor the[Read More...]

SPD to Hold Child Car Safety Seat Checkpoint

SPD to Hold Child Car Safety Seat Checkpoint

The City of Sevierville Police Department has scheduled a Child Car Safety Seat Checkpoint from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. August 16 at Tennessee State Bank located at 642 Dolly Parton Parkway at the intersection with North Henderson Ave., just west of the Post Office. Many families travel by car during the[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour
SPD Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards for June Rescue

SPD Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards for June Rescue

Several City of Sevierville police officers and firefighters received Lifesaving Awards at a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Monday, August 4, 2014, Officers Graham Ownby, Mike Lequire, Eric Denton and Thomas Thompson, and Firefighters Andrew Wilson, John Satterfield and Andy Johnson were all recognized by the Board of Mayor and[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Community, Events, News, Sevier County, Sevierville
County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters will speak to members of the Sevier County Tea Party at the courthouse August 21 starting at 6:30 p.m. Waters accepted the offer to speak to the Tea Party prior to being reelected in the August primary. Waters has served 34 years as mayor but,[Read More...]

Area Wildlife Refuge Holds Hidden Splendor

Area Wildlife Refuge Holds Hidden Splendor

Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge is one of the area’s hidden natural landscapes with rolling grasslands, river wildlife, and well maintained trails. According to the refuge website it is home to 180 species of birds at various times of the year and is known as a premier birding destination. The refuge[Read More...]