Real Estate

Seymour Real Estate Keeps Pace

Seymour Real Estate Keeps Pace

In the waning months of summer as school begins and families settle in for the next term, real estate experiences what is referred to as the “autumn and winter slowdown.” The National Association of Realtors indicates that home sales generally experience a dip in September of approximately 16.4%. Prior to[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Community, News, Real Estate, Seymour
Civil War Event in Seymour

Civil War Event in Seymour

By Jay Miller, [email protected] 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...]

Four Men Injured in Blount County Construction Accident

Four Men Injured in Blount County Construction Accident

The Blount County Sherriff’s Office reported that four men were injured, one seriously, at a home construction site in Maryville August 7. The incident occurred near Chota Rd. at approximately 4:00 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of injuries at a home under construction on Griffitts Mill Circle. Witnesses[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Blount County, News, Real Estate

Overbey Secures $98,000 for Park Improvements

State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) announced today that the City of Gatlinburg will receive a $98,000 Local Park and Recreation Fund grant from the Department of Environment and Conservation.  The funds will be used to make improvements to Mills Park. “Our parks are a very important part of our communities,” said Senator Overbey.  “I congratulate[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Community, News, Real Estate, Sevier County
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...]

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

By Jay Miller, [email protected] 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...]

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

The Blount Partnership, along with officials from Koide Tennessee, Inc., announced the company is expanding its operations in the Stock Creek Development Technology Park in Blount County with the construction of a 76,000 square-foot manufacturing facility. The announcement represents an investment of $10,106,000 and the creation of 32 new positions in[Read More...]

August 7, 2014 Blount County, Business, News, Real Estate
Cabin Burglar Caught, Two Suspects Still on the Run

Cabin Burglar Caught, Two Suspects Still on the Run

According to Sevier County Sheriff’s Department, a Sevier County man has been arrested after a string of rental cabin burglaries occurred on Wednesday, July 30. SCSD states that at approximately 2:00 pm they received a call from a cabin rental maintenance worker at 1241 Secona Way. The employee stated he[Read More...]

Church to Commence Building After 8 Years

Church to Commence Building After 8 Years

After eight years of holding worship without a permanent home to call their own, Blount County Community Church has announced they will begin construction on their first building in 2014. Blount County Community Church launched in 2006 on the campus of Maryville College. At the time they were utilizing the[Read More...]

August 5, 2014 Blount County, Community, Events, News, Real Estate
Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

Property Owners Continue Fight against Verizon Tower Plan

The Smoky Hills Homeowners Association and other area residents convened July 10 to discuss ways to combat a proposed plan by Verizon Wireless to construct a communication tower in Seymour. The property where the tower is to be built is located at 272 Keeble Rd. northwest of the intersection of[Read More...]