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Annual Fall Festival Returns

Annual Fall Festival Returns

The Townsend in the Smokies Heritage Fall Festival will be held September 26-27 and offers visitors opportunities to experience firsthand some of the area’s great arts and crafts. The festival brings together visitors and locals to celebrate the fall season and the Great Smoky Mountains culture. It will include bluegrass music from[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Blount County, Community, Entertainment, Events, News
Civil War Event in Seymour

Civil War Event in Seymour

By Jay Miller, [email protected] Wheatlands Plantation in Seymour held their annual Civil War Event July 19 and July 20 despite the presence of inclement weather. The first day of the events kept dozens of expected visitors away when over two inches of rain came down on the plantation.  Things were[Read More...]

Hidden Cash Found in Seymour

Hidden Cash Found in Seymour

The first round of the local Hidden Cash game commenced at 5:00pm on August 8. Within two hours, the cash was found and claimed by Gary and Marie Flanagan. This week’s Hidden Cash will take place in two locations: Seymour and South Knoxville. Follow us on Facebook.com/HeraldNewsTN or Twitter @HeraldNewsTn for clues[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Community, Entertainment, Events, Featured, News, Seymour
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...]

South Knox Band to Perform at Seymour Branch

South Knox Band to Perform at Seymour Branch

The Mule Creek Muleskinners will perform “hard-driving traditional bluegrass” at the gazebo next to Seymour Public Library on August 15. The concert will be the third and final of the Friends of the Library “Summer Sounds and Sweets” series for the year. The performance will begin at 7:00 pm and[Read More...]

Seymour Blood Drive Set For August 19

Seymour Blood Drive Set For August 19

Medic Regional Blood Center has announced a blood drive in Seymour August 19. The blood drive will be held at the Kroger in Macon Crossing Shopping Center at 10721 Chapman Hwy. The drive will be facilitated by a “Bloodmobile” parked in the Kroger Parking lot from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00[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...]

Hummingbird Festival Returns to South Knoxville

Hummingbird Festival Returns to South Knoxville

The fourth annual Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival will take place at the Ijams Nature Center Saturday, August 23. Residents and visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the fascinating lives of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and see them up-close at the banding table. The festival will treat visitors to renowned speakers on[Read More...]

Seymour Library Presents “Aunt Liddy”

Seymour Library Presents “Aunt Liddy”

“Aunt Liddy,” a mountain woman who lived a long and remarkable life in the Smoky Mountains from 1840 to 1926, is coming to life again Tuesday, August 19 at Seymour Public Library. Ruth Carr Miller will take on the character of Lydia Kear Whaley, known as Aunt Liddy, at 7:00[Read More...]

Ober Gatlinburg Announces New Mountain Coaster

Ober Gatlinburg has announced a new adventure attraction called the ADG Mountain Coaster. The ride is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014. Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area sits just below the peak of Mt. Harrison, offering guests a new thrill with panoramic views. Ober Gatlinburg is[Read More...]