The 13th annual Saddle Up event turned out one of its best years to date, returning popular cowboy entertainment and activities while adding a few new attractions.
When the next round of auditions comes around for “American Idol,” one Sevier County teen won’t have to wait in long lines to get her time in front of judges.
The driving beat pounded out a rhythm the group of about 30 did their best to keep up with. But even if they didn't, that was OK — just as long as they kept moving.
For one it was a labor of love that lasted about eight months. For another the gestation period was 13 years.
Ralph and Dot McNutt Egli met about 60 years ago after each started working in Oak Ridge. She came from Alabama as a teacher after graduating from Auburn University. He came from Indiana and worked as an engineer after graduating from Purdue.
It's not just Valentine's Day that's turning things pink around Sevier County these days. It's a new campaign to help provide mammograms to uninsured women and to teach the importance of early detection when it comes to breast cancer.
Sawdust competed in vain with the smell of fertilized soil Tuesday in the courtyard at Wellington Place, where a group of young professionals spent several hours building raised planters the residents can use when the spring planting season rolls around.
About 100 people gathered to kick off the 2013 fundraising year for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Sevier County. The annual event will be held May 31-June 1 at Patriot Park.
About 100 people gathered to kick off the 2013 fundraising year for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Sevier County. The annual event will be held May 31-June 1 at Patriot Park.
Local artist Frances Ostergren, was honored recently by Friends of King Family Library during its annual membership meeting.
Regen Morris, a 12-year-old Pi Beta Phi Elementary School student who has been in hospitals since Nov. 5, 2012, after being diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer called anaplastic astrocytoma, has gained unprecedented support during a very uncertain time in his and his family's life.
Here are photos from The Mountain Press Relay For Life team's Holdiay of Hope pageant, held Jan. 26, 2013 at Sevierville Civic Center.
The only thing better than seeing your child shine on stage, is knowing that they are doing it for a good, personal cause.
A club whose influence can still be seen today in the hanging baskets and planters that dot downtown Sevierville celebrated its 25th anniversary last week. There was about one person present for each of the years the Sevierville Garden Club was celebrating on Wednesday.
There are many moments in life that a mother and daughter can share together. Walking across the same stage to receive a college degree on the same day, however, isn’t a common occurrence.
A new offering in the heritage programs served up at Wilderness Wildlife Week let attendees use their sense of taste to step back in time.
A child saying the word “Mom” or kissing her on the cheek may seem like normal, everyday occurrences, but those are not things the parents of Regen Morris are taking for granted these days.
Tishia and Daniel Morris of Sevierville are grateful for each milestone — no matter how small — their youngest son, 12, has made since an encroaching illness made its presence known.
A rescue dog known as “Amazing Greyson” has been adopted by a Pigeon Forge businesswoman.
Leah Avril’s sister and niece are honoring her memory by helping to see that kids who find themselves at the local domestic violence shelter have toys.
Amy Thomason, Avrils’ sister, and Haley, Leah’s 9-year-old niece, were just hoping to get 100 toys to take to SafeSpace when they started seeking donations this past November. They got more than 300.
Some ways of beginning a new year are better than others. James and Kristin Ogle know all about that.
The couple gave birth to their fourth child, Akiyra Leanna Ogle, on New Year's Day 2013.
"It’s a great way to start off the new year, really," Kristin said.
The Tabb Family ministry held its third annual Christmas giveaway at the Sevier County Fairgrounds Saturday, giving food, toys and spiritual service to more than 700 people.
The Good Tidings Christmas Giveaway for the Needy, organized by Sean Tabb, Clifford Veals and Rex McCarter, began with Tabb as The Mountain Santa Clause in eastern Kentucky. He brought the program to Sevier County in 2010 with the help of Veals and McCarter.
The CROSS Ministries of Seymour held a Christmas craft and bake sale with a raffle twist Saturday at a future warehouse on Boyds Creek Highway, with proceeds benefiting the ministry and its projects.
SEVIERVILLE — For Sevier County High School's Lisa Stone, teaching is just one part of her job.