Events

Ijams Hosts Hike for Public on the South Loop Trail

The Ijams Nature Center will lead hikers into the Urban wilderness once again July 30 with a hike into South Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness The Urban Wilderness series of hikes helps residents explore a variety of trails around Ijams Nature Center and South Knoxville while enjoying beautiful warm weather and scenic[Read More...]

July 23, 2014 Community, Entertainment, Events, News, South Knox
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
Maryville Resident Reflects on Hiking All Trails in GSMNP

Maryville Resident Reflects on Hiking All Trails in GSMNP

When Elise Eustice realized she was about to turn 40 she decided, like many people, to do something special to commemorate it. Unlike many people, however, Eustice decided she was going to hike every mile of trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in one year while maintaining a full-time[Read More...]

Maryville Announces Final Foothills Fall Festival

Maryville Announces Final Foothills Fall Festival

After 15 successful years, the City of Maryville has announced this year’s Foothills Fall Festival will be the final year of the festival. This year music superstars Tim McGraw, Chris Young and Dustin Lynch will perform for fans at Maryville’s Theater in the Park, along with a full range of[Read More...]

SPD offers Collision Avoidance Training to Young Drivers

SPD offers Collision Avoidance Training to Young Drivers

The Sevierville Police Department has scheduled a Collision Avoidance Training seminar on August 15 and 16 the Sevierville Convention Center. The seminar is an effort to improve the driving abilities and overall safety of younger drivers. Drivers age 16 to 20 who have a valid driver’s license, able to provide proof of insurance[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Events, News, Sevier County, Sevierville
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
Seymour Studio Teaches Clogging Tradition

Seymour Studio Teaches Clogging Tradition

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Southern Sounds Studio in Seymour is offering local residents clogging lessons at Clogging Camp 2014 to be held July 21-25. The studio opened in November 2013. Instructor Amanda Barwick says they have seen a steady increase in students since the inception of the studio. “We went[Read More...]

Local Musician to Perform at Seymour Library

Local Musician to Perform at Seymour Library

Harpist Julia Stark will perform  from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 18 at the newly finished gazebo at Seymour Public Library. The performance is free and open to the public. The library suggests visitors bring a blanket or lawn chair. It is an informal event, and visitors are welcome[Read More...]

Sevierville Photographer Presents “Yellowstone in Winter”

Sevierville Photographer Presents “Yellowstone in Winter”

Jerry Whaley, an internationally published photographer from Sevierville, will present “Yellowstone in Winter” for the LeConte Photographic Society July 26 in Sevierville. Whaley uses both state-of-the-art digital cameras and a 4×5 large-format camera to capture the rich diversity of images in the US National Parks, especially Great Smoky Mountains National[Read More...]

New Student Registration in Seymour

New Student Registration in Seymour

Registration for Seymour schools will be held July 16 and 17 at each school location. The registration is for new students only. All Sevier County Schools will be holding early registration from 12:00 to 5:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday. “They just come in to the office and we will have[Read More...]