Seymour

Fundraiser Planned for Library

Fundraiser Planned for Library

For those who are tired of preparing a hot meal after a hard day of work, the Seymour Branch Library has the solution. Next Thursday, Feb. 15, residents are able to pick up an easy weekday meal of home-made food that will help raise funds for expanding Seymour’s small library.[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 News, Seymour

The Hogs Ride to Seymour Grille

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD NEWS On Tuesday, Feb. 6 the Rocky Top HOG Chapter celebrated their monthly “Dinner Ride” with a trip to Seymour Grille. Motorcyclists met at the Rocky Top Harley Davidson at 5:45 p.m. and biked to Seymour Grille from there. The group planned to arrive at Seymour[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 Featured, News, Seymour

Ministry Holding Dinner

Seymour’s Cross Food Ministry is always looking for ways to help the community while also bringing the locals together in creative and fun ways. On Friday, March 9, the ministry will be hosting a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser for just that purpose. The event will include live entertainment, a raffle[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 News, Seymour

Police Scam Bribes Money Out of Locals

A man has been calling Sevier County residents’ phones claiming to be a police officer to solicit money from victims. The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints pertaining to a telephone scam where somebody states that he is a representative from the SCSO named Lt. Stone. According to[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 News, Seymour
Abandoned Vehicle Found in Flames

Abandoned Vehicle Found in Flames

First responders with the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the flames from a burning and evidently abandoned vehicle near the Sevier Knox County line Saturday, according to SVFD Chief John Linsenbigler. Six firefighters were dispatched at 11:08 p.m. on Saturday to investigate a burning Mercury SUV positioned to the side[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 Featured, News, Seymour
Driver Without Lights Causes Crash

Driver Without Lights Causes Crash

Although it is illegal in the state of Tennessee to drive without headlines while its raining, one man attempted but failed to do so safely last Thursday night. At approximately 10 p.m., a subject traveled down Chapman Highway for several miles without his headlights on, which ultimately resulted in a[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 News, Seymour
Another Fire Erupts in the Stables Mobile Park

Another Fire Erupts in the Stables Mobile Park

Following suit from a fire that took place last week, yet another fire has destroyed a trailer in Stables Mobile Home Park. Saturday night at 8:42 p.m., the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Seattle Slew Way in the Stables for a structure fire. S-517 arrived at 8:48 p.m.[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 News, Seymour

Connie’s Serving Dinner

Popular country-style restaurant Connie’s Kitchen will now begin opening for dinner two nights a week. Originally only open for breakfast and lunch, a recent Facebook poll from the company highlighted the demand from Seymour residents to have the business open later. On Thursday and Friday’s, Connie’s Kitchen will now be[Read More…]

Feb 5, 2018 News, Seymour
One Injured in House Fire

One Injured in House Fire

A possible electrical fire to a residential structure near Floyd’s Market Tuesday left one occupant with minor injuries, according the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department. SVFD first responders arrived at the home on Stott Ln. at approximately 10 a.m. One occupant of the home was treated for smoke inhalation by Sevier[Read More…]

Feb 5, 2018 News, Seymour
Floyd’s Market Adds Game Room

Floyd’s Market Adds Game Room

Floyd’s Market convenient store off Chapman Highway has added a game room expansion to its existing site. The renovated space now features two pool tables, a dart board, arcade machine and jukebox open to adult customers. Mark Statts, manager at Floyd’s Market, said the addition came at the suggestion of[Read More…]

Feb 5, 2018 News, Seymour