Entertainment

Gomez seeks treatment in Seymour

by Nathaniel Howard According to multiple reports, popular singer and actress Selena Gomez has spent the past few weeks in Seymour at Brookhaven Retreat, a female-only rehab facility. Gomez, who has battled the auto-immune disease Lupus for the past several years, announced the cancellation of her “Revival Tour” August 30.[Read More…]

Oct 27, 2016 Entertainment, Seymour
Television star visits local festival

Television star visits local festival

by Nathaniel Howard Don Pedro Colley, who played the Sheriff of Chickasaw County in The Dukes of Hazzard, attended the Wears Valley Fall Festival the weekend of October 14-16. Colley sat at a booth signing autographs next to the General Lee and a Chickasaw County patrol car. Colley, who appeared[Read More…]

Community remembers marble history

Community remembers marble history

by Nathaniel Howard The Candoro Arts and Heritage Center will host a free Homecoming Chili Supper Sunday Oct. 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will honor former Knoxville marble workers and give the community a chance to participate in remembering local history. The Center hosts weddings, events and[Read More…]

Movie adaptation thrills

by Charlie Higdon Do you ever have one of those moments when you forget something that happened to you? You take a look at one thing and in a split second the memory is gone? In life people have a tendency to blackout at times and forget what happened or[Read More…]

Oct 20, 2016 Entertainment

KFD To Host Fire-Safety Event

by Nathaniel Howard The Knoxville Fire Department will host An Evening With The Firefighters, Thursday Oct. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Market Square Mall as part of the National Fire Prevention Association’s annual Fire Prevention Week. The week, which serves to educate the public on fire safety and[Read More…]

Miss Peregrine Proves Entertaining

Miss Peregrine Proves Entertaining

Fans of Wheatlands Plantation can learn more about its fascinating history when one of its owners reveals newly discovered information about the Boyds Creek property’s storied past. Richard Parker, who with John Burns bought the Wheatlands mansion six years ago, will discuss the antebellum home’s history and outline their latest[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Entertainment
Sevierville Based Group Produces Spooky Show

Sevierville Based Group Produces Spooky Show

by Meredith Cordle A new reality show hopes to hit television screens in the near future, with a concept different from any seen before. Wrestling With Ghosts is a new show from Justin Richards, a true paranormal believer. According to Vinnie Vineyard, also known as “Funkmaster V”, the show combines[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Entertainment, Events, News, Sevier County
Local Dancer Inspires, Entertains

Local Dancer Inspires, Entertains

by Nathaniel Howard Tempers are often short as motorists make their way through one of the busiest intersections in Seymour- the junction of Chapman, Boyds Creek and Maryville Highway. Today, passersby smile and wave. An old man in a pickup truck honks his horn in a friendly manner. Trevon Thaxton,[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Entertainment, News, Seymour
Storms at Sea with Killer Beaz

Storms at Sea with Killer Beaz

by Killer Beaz Yesterday marked my 15th ocean cruise this year! Mother Nature chose to mark this event with heavy thunderstorms all over the western Caribbean! What, at first, seemed to be a buzz kill of a day, instead, turned into a “below decks” adventure. It’s easy to forget (while[Read More…]

Oct 7, 2016 Entertainment, Guest
A Brief History of Marbles

A Brief History of Marbles

by Victoria Osborne Playing a game of marbles is pretty much a thing of the past unless you play the video game. A lot of the younger generation wouldn’t know what you were talking about. But marbles were around hundreds of years ago in ancient Egypt. At that time they[Read More…]

Oct 7, 2016 Entertainment, Guest