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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:28 PM

Snowstorm may hit Smokies

Don't look now, but there's a chance of snow in the forecast.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Emergency responders get Ebola training

For the past few weeks, emergency responders from the Pigeon Forge Fire Department have received training on how to deal with people reporting symptoms of Ebola.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Investigator: Both drivers contributed to fatal park accident

Two years after a fatal wreck in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the National Park Service has released investigative reports from the incident after a second Freedom of Information Act request by The Mountain Press.


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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Brody Rollins, South-Doyle end Sevier County's district dominance

South-Doyle showed on Thursday it’s more than Jocquez Bruce.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

Seymour aims to end season with a victory

Regardless of last week’s loss in Morristown, Seymour has a real chance of finishing its season on a high note with a long trip to Rogersville to take on district rival Cherokee (1-8, 0-6 District 2-AAA) in both teams’ season finale tonight.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman, Pigeon Forge ready for showdown

 Two weeks ago, after a heartbreaking loss to Carter in the final minutes, Gatlinburg-Pittman head coach Benny Hammonds addressed his team.


Opinion View All »

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Editorial: Halloween should be fun, but put safety first

Every year around the last week of October, The Mountain Press receives a slew of press releases about keeping kids safe on Halloween.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Editorial: Don't give up on Butch Jones, Vols

Rumors circulating about the University of Michigan being interested in the Volunteers' Butch Jones, a Saugatuck, Mich., native, as a possible replacement for Brady Hoke — who's still coaching the Wolverines — are premature.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Letter: Reader touts ballot amendments

Before going to the polls to vote this fall, I needed to find out about the 4 amendments. State Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) explained these amendments to us:


Mountain Life View All »

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Carl Mays: Halloween, a time of scary fun – and Christian reflection

The jack-o'-lanterns glow, witches sway in the wind, ghosts, goblins and other assorted spooks and creatures scamper around to celebrate and enjoy Halloween, the scariest night of the year.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Upland Chronicles: Stained glass windows offer view of history

As the Methodist movement spread throughout England, John Wesley wanted the revival fires to burn over the colonies in America as well. In 1771, he sent Francis Asbury to preach in America. Faced with this huge task, Asbury asked, “What shall I tell them?” Wesley responded, “Offer them Christ.”


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Jeff Farrell: Siezed dogs weren't the least bit aggressive

The main thing that I'll remember about Tuesday's raid on an alleged breeding operation for fighting dogs was how well the dogs behaved.


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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Arrests Oct. 31, 2014

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


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 03:16 PM

Arrests Oct. 30, 2014

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


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Arrests Oct. 29, 2014

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