Events

Sevier County 4-H Members Shine at State Conference

Sevier County 4-H Members Shine at State Conference

Sevier County 4-H was represented by three members this year at State 4-H Roundup and All Star Conference.  Delegates included Victoria Clements, SCHS- State Finalist Level II in the Personal Development Project; Angel Chaffin, Gatlinburg Pittman High School – State Finalist Level II in the Entomology Project and Alexis Hall,[Read More...]

South Knoxville Native Performs for Seymour Library Expansion

South Knoxville Native Performs for Seymour Library Expansion

Harpist Julia Stark performed Friday, July 18 at the Seymour Public Library. Stark is a 16-year-old South Knoxville native. The performance was intended to be outside on the newly finished pavilion but weather forced the crowd indoors. The show was free for visitors and sales from refreshments went to fund[Read More...]

South Knoxville Alliance Launches Photo Contest

South Knoxville Alliance Launches Photo Contest

The South Knoxville Alliance recently launched a photograph competition for residents and visitors to the South Knoxville area. “We are looking for photographs of South Knoxville parks, landmarks, and scenery,” said Debra Bradshaw of the South Knoxville Alliance. The photo contest will run until September 14, the day after their[Read More...]

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...]