Seymour

4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

4 Injured, 1 in ICU from Chapman Hwy Collision

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol, responded to the scene of an extensive accident on Sunday, Dec 14. The crash, located on Chapman Hwy near Simmons Rd, involved four vehicles. According to SVFD Chief Nunn, four people were pulled from[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour

Seymour Gets in the Spirit

Seymour residents gathered along Chapman Hwy this past Saturday under a clear blue sky to watch as locally made floats and performers made their way down the road. The 21st Annual Seymour Community Christmas Parade kicked off at 3 p.m., led by a Seymour Volunteer Fire Department truck. Sponsored by[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
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...]

Fire Destroys Home, Displaces Family

Fire Destroys Home, Displaces Family

On Tuesday, Dec 16 Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 914 Chris Haven Dr. According to SVFD executive administrator John Linsenbigler, firefighters arrived at the scene at 2:34 a.m. to find the fire, which began in the basement of the home, had spread from the garage[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Blount County, Community, News, Seymour

SVFD and Santa Join Forces

This year the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department is continuing their long term partnership with Santa Claus to bring some additional holiday cheer to the members of the Seymour community. According to SVFD Chief Kevin Nunn, this tradition dates back to the earliest years of the SVFD. On Christmas Eve volunteers[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
SHS Forensics Wins; Holiday Show Closes Season’s First Half

SHS Forensics Wins; Holiday Show Closes Season’s First Half

The Seymour High School Forensics Team has been very busy these last six weeks. In early November, students travelled to Morristown West High School where they competed and placed in a variety of events. Team member Chandler Jernigan took 6th place in impromptu speaking, Zoe Flenniken took 1st place in[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
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...]

South-Doyle Tops Seymour

South-Doyle Tops Seymour

By: Lee Ramsey The effort was there but the Seymour Eagles basketball team just couldn’t quite match up with the South-Doyle Cherokees losing by a score of 73-60 at Seymour. It was the Eagles second attempt at getting their first District 2-AAA win but they fell somewhat short. The Eagles[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports