According to a new report from the National Park Service, the 10 million visitors to the national park last year spent more than $800 million in communities near the park, and that spending supported more than 12,000 local jobs in those communities.
Early voting has started for two of this year's three municipal elections, but so far officials say turnout has been light.
Paula Deen's Family Kitchen welcomed its celebrity namesake Friday afternoon for a day of VIP events and sneak peaks of the restaurant, which officially opens next week on the Island at Pigeon Forge.
Tunes and Tales, the popular street entertainment featuring musical performers, storytellers and artisans, has received funding for its summer and winter programs this year.
The Fort Sanders Sevier Senior Center hosted the annual Senior Expo Friday. More than 400 attended, filling the parking lot.
A local man allegedly stabbed his estranged girlfriend and cut himself after an argument Wednesday in an incident that both survived.
The city's annual Earth Day Celebration took place Thursday at Mynatt Park, and for the first time, students from Pi Beta Phi Elementary School took field trips to participate in educational activities, games and crafts.
Police believe they now know the identity of the man who robbed and attacked a local woman in her Burden Hill home Wednesday, and they're asking for the public's help in finding him.
Sevier County Water is raising its rates to try to make sure the utility breaks even, as required by state law.
Jake Thomas Road will be closed from 4 p.m. today to 11 a.m. Sunday to accommodate bus parking for the Women of Joy Conference being held in the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge this weekend.
In a meeting Tuesday, the Gatlinburg City Commission ratified and approved Chapter No. 0001 of the Private Acts of 2015, which made changes to the city charter.
DARE classes have evolved over the years, from teaching students about the dangers of drugs to also including components on bullying, safe use of the Internet and other issues that weren't part of the program's original focus.
Sevier County education officials hope to answer Gov. Bill Haslam's call to increase teacher pay statewide.
Police are asking for help finding the suspect in a violent home invasion robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon on Burden Hill Road.
Paula Deen's Family Kitchen is set to open at the Island in Pigeon Forge April 27, and only last-minute preparations remain. Members of media were given the opportunity to walk through the facility Tuesday afternoon.
With no vocal opposition, the Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the final reading of an ordinance to change the city's beer laws Monday night at the group's monthly meeting.
An open casting audition for the "Rootin' 4 Regen" movie will be held Saturday, 2-6 p.m., at First Baptist Church.
A short car chase that started when a driver fled police on Chapman Highway almost ended in disaster when he lost control of his car trying to turn onto Ingle Hollow Road. The car struck two parked vehicles, coming just short of an occupied house at the intersection.
In a meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m., the Gatlinburg City Commission will consider a request from the Convention and Visitors Bureau regarding funding for the Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales 2015 program.
Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center is hosting Fun & Safety Day Saturday at Sevierville City Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in honor of April being recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Growers looking for an outlet for their crops this summer will have a new resource starting in June, as the Sevierville Commons Association launches a new farmers market downtown.
Residents will have the chance Monday to tell the Board of Mayor and Aldermen their opinion on proposed changes to the city's regulations for the sale of beer.
At its regular meeting Monday, Sevier County Commission will consider staggered increases in the rates charged to customers of the county's water department.
The Jake Thomas Road extension project, in which the road would be constructed to connect from its intersection at Teaster Lane to Veterans Boulevard, could be critical to Pigeon Forge further developing away from the Parkway, according to city officials.