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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Forge police seek robbery suspect

The Pigeon Forge Police Department has named a suspect in last Tuesday's robbery of RiverStone Resort.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Gilchrist is new Humane Society president

The Sevier County Humane Society has announced the new president of its board of directors.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:47 PM

Convenience center worker adds color to often-dreary locale

It's not often anyone would describe a trip to a convenience center — commonly referred to as a garbage dump — as pleasant, but some visitors are finding the Pigeon Forge convenience center on Tiger Drive next Pigeon Forge High School a bit more bearable these days.


Sports View All »

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:53 PM

Historic seventh victory for TKA

The King’s Academy rode a strong second half, and a ball-hawking defense to pass a historic milestone in a 42-14 win over Cosby High School on Friday.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:52 PM

Seymour shut out by Morristown West

 The Seymour Eagles dropped their eighth straight game with a 52-0 loss at the hands of the Morristown West Trojans on Friday night at Burke-Toney Stadium.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:51 PM

Sevier County wins fourth straight, 63-10

Sevier County stayed perfect in District 2-AAA on Friday night by blasting visiting Jefferson County, 63-10.


Opinion View All »

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Letter: Reader: Planned Parenthood's greatest ally is ignorance

In an effort to understand Planned Parenthood, we should begin with a brief history of the group.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Editorial: Three cheers

Every October, like clockwork, the results would come in.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Letter: Food ministries blessed with new freezer

God continues to richly bless Sevier County Food Ministries as we strive fulfill our mission to ensure no one in our community goes hungry.


Mountain Life View All »

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

'Elf on the Shelf' coauthor based the concept on family lore

If you're a parent with young kids, you probably already have it. If you're not, you likely noticed when it took over your Facebook feed last December, and the December before that.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Carl Mays: Treat people with respect – just ask Mary Kay

Driving down I-40 last week, I met a tractor-trailer transporting a dozen new cars. The pink SRX Crossover Cadillac sparkling in the bright sun caught my eye. There was no doubt in my mind that some Mary Kay Cosmetics superstar would soon be beaming just as brilliantly as she drove away in one of the most easily recognized sales incentives in the world. The scene brought back memories from 1986, when Mary Kay Ash, Jean and I shared a banquet table – and stories.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Upland Chronicles: Fergusons' pottery helped mold Pigeon Forge

In the 1940s, Pigeon Forge was a sedate farming community – little more than a thoroughfare for tourists traveling to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. On May 15, 1946, Douglas and Ruth Ferguson opened the Pigeon Forge Pottery and unwittingly became a catalyst in the town's transformation from a pastoral village into a popular vacation destination.


Crime Report View All »

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Arrests Oct. 24, 2014

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


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Arrests Oct. 23, 2014

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


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

Arrests Oct. 22, 2014

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