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Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo has become somewhat of a staple in Tennessee, with people traveling far and wide to experience a weekend at the farm. This year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which takes place in Manchester, will be headlined by Eminem, The Killers and Muse. Other performers include Future, Dua Lipa, Khalid,[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News
TSB Donates to Friends of the Smokies

TSB Donates to Friends of the Smokies

Todd Proffitt, President and CEO of Tennessee State Bank presented James Hart, President of the Friends of the Smoky Mountains with a check for $18,000. This donation was made possible by the annual contribution of TSB customers who carry the Smoky Mountain Debit and Credit Charity Cards. All proceeds are[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Area News, News

2 Resolutions Approved at County Commission Meeting

The Sevier County Commission unanimously approved two resolutions Monday as a part of the continued response to the devastating wildfires that swept through Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg last year. The first resolution clarified Dec. 31 as the deadline for property owners to apply for permits to remove wildfire debris from[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour

No Road Closures for Holiday

BY: AMBERLY SELLERS HERALD NEWS [email protected] The holidays can be a time full of traveling place to place, and, luckily, there won’t be any road construction slowing down the drive time. The Tennessee Department of Transportation released a statement Wednesday stating that all road work will be halted during the[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Featured, News, Seymour, South Knoxville

Welch Swears into City Council

Five new members of the Knoxville City Council took their oaths of office Saturday, marking the first time in city history the council will be comprised of at least four women. In total, 11,735 votes were cast in the November election, which did not feature a mayoral candidate on the[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, South Knoxville

S. Knox Rape Proved Fake

Last Wednesday, a woman told Knoxville Police Department officers that she was brutally raped while walking home from work in South Knoxville. She said the incident occurred two nights before, and the individual who raped her was a stranger. The incident was alleged to have occurred near Sevierville Ave., according[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, South Knoxville
Church Brings Hope to Victims

Church Brings Hope to Victims

BY: TANNER HANCOCK HERALD NEWS [email protected] In the wake of a devastating apartment fire that destroyed eight units and left nine people without homes, Seymour Heights Christian Church is helping to resettle those families affected by the tragedy. The fire burned in the early morning of Wednesday, Dec. 13 at[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour
Church Children Hold Play

Church Children Hold Play

Children at the Providence Baptist Church, located at 5766 Sevierville Rd. in Seymour, put on a Christmas play for those attending the church on Sunday. A group of girls dressed up as angels to celebrate the birth of Jesus in front of the crowd, and the adorable baby stole the[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 News, Seymour
Veteran Graves Decorated with Wreaths for Holidays

Veteran Graves Decorated with Wreaths for Holidays

With help from Wreaths Across America, the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, located at 2200 E. Governor John Sevier Highway in South Knoxville, was decorated for Christmas. Photo by: Tanner Hancock

Dec 25, 2017 Featured, News, South Knoxville

Plane Crashes in Yard

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD NEWS On Tuesday, Dec. 19, a small plane crashed in an East Knoxville Family’s front yard. Sergeant Sammy Shaffer with the Knoxville Police Department stated that there were three people onboard the plane and that “all three were transported non-emergency to the hospital.” The plane crashed[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Featured, News, Seymour