Seymour

Family Evacuated After House Fire

Family Evacuated After House Fire

A one-story Seymour home on Tucker Rd. caught ablaze early Sunday morning due to an apparent stove related fire, according to Seymour Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Linsinbigler. The structure’s five occupants safely evacuated their home before members of the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene at 1:32[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Featured, News, Seymour
Seymour Schools Participate in East TN PBS Scholar’s Bowl

Seymour Schools Participate in East TN PBS Scholar’s Bowl

High school students from across the Seymour area will showcase their academic knowledge in the coming weeks as a part of the 34th annual East Tennessee PBS Scholar’s Bowl. The televised events will feature competing student teams from across East Tennessee and Southeast Kentucky testing their knowledge in a series[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 News, Schools, Seymour, South Knoxville

Free Gardening Classes Coming

Seymour Farmer’s Market is presenting its annual free gardening class series starting on Jan. 25. The first class will be presented by Rennie and Glenn Baisden, who will give participants information about building their own hoop houses, or greenhouses. Phil Baker will also be present to give information about home[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 News, Seymour

Young Marines to Hold Orientation

Eagleton Elementary School will play host to the Young Marines orientation session Saturday, Jan. 20 at 9 a.m. as a part of an effort to inform parents and children of the youth program. Open to children ages eight through high school, the orientation session will allow parents the chance to[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 News, Seymour, South Knoxville
Seymour Middle School Flooded

Seymour Middle School Flooded

BY: AMBERLY SELLERS HERALD NEWS [email protected] Seymour and South Knoxville experienced record breaking low temperatures throughout the New Year’s holiday, and Seymour Middle School was affected firsthand. According to Assistant Superintendent of the Sevier County School System Debra Cline, Seymour Middle School principal David Loy was made aware that a[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Featured, News, Schools, Seymour

2 Resolutions Approved at County Commission Meeting

The Sevier County Commission unanimously approved two resolutions Monday as a part of the continued response to the devastating wildfires that swept through Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg last year. The first resolution clarified Dec. 31 as the deadline for property owners to apply for permits to remove wildfire debris from[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour

No Road Closures for Holiday

BY: AMBERLY SELLERS HERALD NEWS [email protected] The holidays can be a time full of traveling place to place, and, luckily, there won’t be any road construction slowing down the drive time. The Tennessee Department of Transportation released a statement Wednesday stating that all road work will be halted during the[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Featured, News, Seymour, South Knoxville
Church Brings Hope to Victims

Church Brings Hope to Victims

BY: TANNER HANCOCK HERALD NEWS [email protected] In the wake of a devastating apartment fire that destroyed eight units and left nine people without homes, Seymour Heights Christian Church is helping to resettle those families affected by the tragedy. The fire burned in the early morning of Wednesday, Dec. 13 at[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour
Church Children Hold Play

Church Children Hold Play

Children at the Providence Baptist Church, located at 5766 Sevierville Rd. in Seymour, put on a Christmas play for those attending the church on Sunday. A group of girls dressed up as angels to celebrate the birth of Jesus in front of the crowd, and the adorable baby stole the[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour

Plane Crashes in Yard

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD NEWS On Tuesday, Dec. 19, a small plane crashed in an East Knoxville Family’s front yard. Sergeant Sammy Shaffer with the Knoxville Police Department stated that there were three people onboard the plane and that “all three were transported non-emergency to the hospital.” The plane crashed[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Featured, News, Seymour