Events

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...]

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...]

County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

County Mayor Larry Waters to speak to Sevier County Tea Party

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters will speak to members of the Sevier County Tea Party at the courthouse August 21 starting at 6:30 p.m. Waters accepted the offer to speak to the Tea Party prior to being reelected in the August primary. Waters has served 34 years as mayor but,[Read More...]

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call August 6 at approximately 11:30 a.m. from Highland Funeral Home on Simpson Rd. in South Knoxville near Chapman Hwy. When crews arrived flames could be seen from the roof of the funeral home near the steeple above the[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...]