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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Schaeffer sentenced in fatal Chapman Highway crash

A Sevierville man admitted Tuesday he was responsible for a 2012 collision that took two lives and caused multiple injuries on Chapman Highway.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Driver sought in apartment collision

A vehicle ran into an apartment building at Richard Howard Village Sunday night in Sevierville, breaking through a living room wall of one apartment, according to Kathy Fesperman, who lives in the apartment.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Rod Run events challenge Pigeon Forge police

With two upcoming Rod Run events in Pigeon Forge, Shades of the Past Rod Run XXXII Sept. 5-6 and Pigeon Forge Rod Run Sept. 11-13, the city will be welcoming thousands of visitors the next two weekends.


Sports View All »

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

Taylor Lane's goal gives Seymour 1-0 win at Gatlinburg-Pittman

Seymour had plenty of opportunities but only Taylor Lane’s first-half strike beat Gatlinburg-Pittman goalkeeper Sydney Perry on Tuesday.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:42 PM

Sevier County seventh in first AP football poll

Sevier County is seventh in the first Associated Press Prep Football Poll of the season released Tuesday.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Seymour's Blaise Rooney dealt injury blow

Debbie Rooney says her son’s biggest dream is to play college football.


Opinion View All »

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

Ask the Doc: Don't discount the love drug

A 91-year-old patient of mine recently received a very powerful drug. The effect was remarkable.  He looks and feels almost 20 years younger.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Editorial: Prescription drugs, not alcohol, biggest challenge for state

A week ago we wrote in this space of the difficulties facing state law enforcement, medical professionals, hospitals and legislators caused by the rampant abuse of prescription drugs in our state.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Guest editorial: Where does LeConte name come from anyhow?

Mount LeConte, at 5,593 feet above sea level, is the highest peak in Sevier County, Tennessee.


Mountain Life View All »

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

New book tells story of Sevier County centenarian

Is Martha Whaley, 104, Sevier County’s most senior citizen?


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Upland Chronicles: Labor balladeer had Sevier County roots

On Sept. 14, 1929, Ella Mae Wiggins and other labor supporters drove to a union meeting in Gastonia, N.C. When they arrived, they were met by an armed mob and turned back. After driving about five miles they were stopped by a car, and armed men jumped out and began shooting. Wiggins, a single mother of five, was shot in the chest and killed.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Jake Old: Bring on the fantasy football

It's getting to be that time of year again. Late August and early September mean the transition from summer to autumn; kids are getting back to school; summer tourism, and the traffic it brings, are winding down.


Crime Report View All »

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Arrests Sept. 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Arrests Sept. 2, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Arrests Aug. 30, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.