Events

Boomsday Event Explodes

Boomsday Event Explodes

Boomsday, a Knoxville tradition, will once again take over the Henley St Bridge this year on Aug. 30. Nationally recognized as the largest Labor Day fireworks display in the country, Boomsday has been an annual event since 1988 and more fireworks will be added to this year’s event, making the[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Calendar, Entertainment, Events, Knoxville, News

Beth Moore Simulcast hosted by Seymour First Baptist Church

LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to simulcast well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore live from Fort Wayne, IN, on September 13th. Seymour First Baptist Church is serving as a host location for the Seymour area. Living Proof Live, sponsored by Nashville-based publishing company LifeWay Christian Resources, will feature[Read More...]

August 25, 2014 Calendar, Events, Guest, Seymour
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
Special Escort Planned for Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Pigeon Forge Arrival

Special Escort Planned for Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Pigeon Forge Arrival

A caravan down the Parkway to mark the arrival of a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been added to a multi-day salute to America’s veterans in Pigeon Forge this month. The major events are Aug. 21-24 and include the Celebrate Freedom Welcome Home Vietnam Parade on Aug.[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Calendar, Community, Events, Featured, News, Sevier County
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...]

SPD Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards for June Rescue

SPD Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards for June Rescue

Several City of Sevierville police officers and firefighters received Lifesaving Awards at a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Monday, August 4, 2014, Officers Graham Ownby, Mike Lequire, Eric Denton and Thomas Thompson, and Firefighters Andrew Wilson, John Satterfield and Andy Johnson were all recognized by the Board of Mayor and[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Community, Events, News, Sevier County, Sevierville
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...]