Seymour

Rob Ailey Announces Re-Election Bid for Republican Committeeman’s Post

Rob Ailey Announces Re-Election Bid for Republican Committeeman’s Post

Long time Sevier County Republican Activist Rob Ailey is announcing his re-election bid for the 2nd District Republican Republican Committeeman’s post. This district includes both Sevier Blount Counties. Ailey is a lifelong resident of the Seymour community. Having grown up in a conservative Republican family and community he develops a[Read More...]

July 22, 2014 Community, News, Politics, Sevier County, Seymour

Two Seymour Residents Killed in Wye Rd. Accident

Two Seymour residents were killed in a one-vehicle accident in Sevier County on Monday night. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on the 800 block of Wye Drive. Troopers say 43-year-old Anthony Torbeck, of Seymour, was driving his 2000 Toyota westbound on Wye Drive[Read More...]

July 22, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Seymour Residents Lose 1,000 Pounds in Competition

Seymour Residents Lose 1,000 Pounds in Competition

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Get Fit Seymour participants rallied June 7 at the Seymour Middle School to celebrate the conclusion of the two month competition. Close to 200 people were in attendance for the closing ceremonies. During the ceremony each participant was asked to conduct a final weigh-in. Those people[Read More...]

July 22, 2014 Community, Events, News, Seymour, Sports
Accident Leads to Arrest

Accident Leads to Arrest

A two car accident at the intersection of Boyds Creek Hwy. and Old Sevierville Pk.  July 11 sent one driver to the hospital and the other to jail. Sevier County Sheriff’s Department and Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to the accident at approximately 12:20 pm. A  red Mini Cooper and[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Organic Farm Produces Locally

Organic Farm Produces Locally

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Organicism Farms and Foods is an organic farm in Seymour that specializes in growing and preparing foods for local residents. Jessica Hammond operates the farm on Keener Rd. with the help of her mother. They have a lush 28 acre plot of farmable land near the[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour, South Knox
Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

The Smoky Hills Homeowners Association and other area residents convened July 10 to discuss ways to combat a proposed plan by Verizon Wireless to construct a communication tower in Seymour. The property where the tower is to be built is located at 272 Keeble Rd. northwest of the intersection of[Read More...]

Seymour Chamber of Commerce Planning Local Events

Seymour Chamber of Commerce Planning Local Events

The Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting breakfasts and planning meetings for upcoming events to be held here in Seymour. The SACC has monthly Breakfast Networking meetings every third Thursday of the month. “These meetings allow one of our members to host the meeting at their business location,[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Community, Entertainment, Events, News, Seymour
Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

By: Lee Ramsey Seymour Places Six on All-County Team Lauren Irwin is Sevier County Prep Softball Player of the Year for 2014. The selection was really no surprise as she pretty much dominated the County, Region and State. She is also committed to play for the University of Tennessee next[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 News, Schools, Sevier County, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Prostitution Uncovered

Seymour Prostitution Uncovered

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Department reported three women have been arrested after an undercover operation at the Royal Spa located at 10520 Chapman in Seymour on Monday July 7. The women are being charged with promoting prostitution and impersonation of a licensed professional. Officers raided the business after undercover officers[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Bicycle Tour Cruises Through Seymour

Bicycle Tour Cruises Through Seymour

DeCycles, a bicycle group from Bloomington, IN, passed through Seymour July 9 on their way to Indiana from Key West, FL. The group pedaled their way from Asheville July 7 through the Great Smoky Smoky Mountains National Park into Gatlinburg July 8. They enjoyed an off day in Gatlinburg and[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 Community, Entertainment, News, Seymour, Sports, Travel