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Hummingbirds Return to Ijams

Hummingbirds Return to Ijams

Ijams Nature Center, home of Bat Night and Ijams Creature Feature, will host Chicago author Joel Greenberg, and local wildlife experts, for the upcoming Hummingbird Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, August 23, 8am to 5pm, this is the fourth installation on the annual event. “It’s a chance to learn stuff, but[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Calendar, Entertainment, Events, News, South Knox
Music Festival Features Emerging Artists

Music Festival Features Emerging Artists

Gatlinburg will host the 3rd annual Smoky Mountain Songwriter’s Festival, August 21-24, 2014. The four day event includes a songwriting workshop and contest, as well as hours of performances and band playoffs. The Smoky Mountain Songwriter’s festival provides an opportunity for songwriters to share their original work and the story[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Calendar, Entertainment, Events, Sevier County
Civil War Event in Seymour

Civil War Event in Seymour

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com 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...]