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Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:39 PM

Ground broken for Sevierville trampoline park

The people behind a new trampoline park planned for Governor's Crossing hope it will help make the commercial area a good destination for a full day of fun.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:22 PM

Sevierville library closes for renovations

King Family Library was closed Wednesday while construction crews worked on third-floor renovations in the building. The library was set to reopen Wednesday, but the third floor will remain closed at least through Friday.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:51 PM

Schools' TCAP scores improve in 7 of 10 subjects

Sevier County Schools officials are pleased with the overall results from the state's comprehensive assessment testing this spring.


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Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Sevier County's Dorian Banks selected to All-American Bowl

 It’s hard for Dorian Banks to believe his high school career is winding down.

 

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Spencer Cross tied for seventh at Stallings

 Spencer Cross shot a 2-under-par 70 to stay in contention after the second day of the Under Armour Scott Stallings Championship on Wednesday.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

Spencer Cross tied for 11th at Stallings tournament

 Spencer Cross had a fantastic opening day at the Scott Stallings Under Armour Championship, eagling the fifth hole and coming within two shots of the lead.


Opinion View All »

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Editorial: New effort helps support victims of domestic violence

Just over a month ago in this space we discussed the struggles for both our community and the state of Tennessee to combat the scourge of domestic violence.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:16 PM

Letter: Reader urges public to think before voting

I agree with the letter written in the July 23rd paper, Obama is no different now than when he was elected.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 11:31 AM

Michael Collins: Finding the gold standard of papaws

I never had a papaw when I was growing up.


Mountain Life View All »

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Public Pulpit: Do we live for Jesus Christ?

I was deeply moved by two paintings I saw in the Hermitage museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. One was by my favorite painter, Rembrandt, and is called "The Return of the Prodigal." It shows the biblical scene of the father embracing the wayward son who had returned home.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:29 PM

Upland Chronicles: Sevier County Korean War soldier remains missing in action

On Feb. 1, 1950, Norman Edgar "Eddie" Flynn, eight months away from his 18th birthday, lied about his age and signed up for the Army. For basic training, he was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 12:46 PM

Doll Parts, Brooklyn-based Dolly Parton tribute band, to play Wears Valley

The idea originated in a dream. It came to the husband of Julia Sirna-Frest, who sings and plays ukelele with Doll Parts, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Dolly Parton tribute band.


Crime Report View All »

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 02:43 PM

Arrests July 30, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Arrests July 29, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Arrests July 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.