On the day set aside nationwide to honor prisoners of war and service personnel who are missing in action, Jessica Lynch — who will be remembered forever as the first rescued female American prisoner of war — spoke to the Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce at its monthly breakfast meeting at the RiverStone Resort.
A former Food City pharmacist has admitted she stole prescription pills from her old workplace, but could get her the charges removed from her record if she completes four years of probation.
Sevier County Sheriff's deputies arrested a local woman Friday after a grand jury returned a sealed presentment this week charging her with being an accessory after the fact in the alleged murder of her father-in-law by her mother.
For the third time since Dale Ditmanson retired as superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late last year, the local treasure has a new acting superintendent.
Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster opened Sept. 7 on the north side of the city, beside Hillbilly Golf at traffic light two. The attraction lets visitorsride in a single- or two-person cart along hilly terrain.
The Sevierville Commons Association is hosting an art crawl in downtown Sevierville Sept. 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., featuring artwork from local students, live music, food from local restaurants and beverages from local wineries and distilleries.
Five days after a police officer fatally shot a man in a fast food restaurant on a busy weekend for this tourist destination, authorities have released few details of the incident.
A Sevierville woman is accused of burning down her father's home shortly after he divorced her mother, and her mother is charged with aiding in the plan after a July 6 fire destroyed the house on Conner Drive.
One of this community's most dangerous intersections now has a traffic light and other improvements, and Wednesday state and local officials came together to mark the years-long effort to get the work completed.
Six bond recovery agents are facing criminal charges in relation to a July 24 incident in which they allegedly went too far in bringing in a man facing charges that he violated his bond conditions.
Officials at Wears Valley Ranch, which provides homes, education and counseling to children in crisis situations, have long wanted to place a covered bridge on the property to revamp the entrance at Lyon Springs Road. Drainage pipes at the location were rusted and warped after years of use, and at a minimum, those needed to be replaced.
In an open house event beginning Wednesday at 10 a.m., Pathways Church will unveil renovations to the lobby area of its Wagner Drive facility, as well as a new children's play area outside the church. In total, the renovations span about 10,000 square feet.
The man accused of robbing a Little Caesar's restaurant Sunday was already wanted for aggravated kidnapping and domestic assault after an incident with his mother and grandmother in August.
The second annual Destination Vacation Senior Olympics, which took place Tuesday at Freedom Baptist Church in Pigeon Forge, was a resounding success, Chairperson Glenda Trentham said.
Sevier County Commission voted to approve new committees Monday, including a reshuffled beer board that will be reviewing questions related to its new distance requirement.
In the final moments before a fatal confrontation with local police, a man and woman wanted in connection with a Campbell County murder posted a picture of themselves on Facebook with the caption, "Last pic...will love u till the end."
With the National Quartet Convention beginning this weekend, and other events on tap for the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge through the end of the year, staffing for the event center is increasing.
The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with federal, state and local organizations to host a veterans outreach event and job fair Sept. 24.
Sheriff Ron Seals said Monday a person of interest has been arrested in relation to an armed robbery that happened Sunday at the Little Ceasar's Pizza on Chpaman Highway.
Pigeon Forge Police officers were approaching two people wanted for questioning in relation to a murder in Campbell County Saturday evening, and the confrontation turned violent. One of the two is now dead and the other is in custody, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
An as yet unidentified man is dead and TBI is investigating what it's calling an officer-involved shooting that happened at about 9:40 p.m. on the Parkway during a busy Rod Run weekend.
It appears relocating here from Louisville, Ky., will mean increased attendance for the National Quartet Convention, as the overall attenance for the week-long event is expected to be among the top three in its 57-year history.
Although many city officials are excited at the prospect of the National Quartet Convention attracting many people during a slow tourism week — potentially as many as 40,000 during the course of the event, Sept. 21-27 — there is some concern for parking and traffic.
The scope of the National Quartet Convention, scheduled for Sept. 21-27 in the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge and other sites, is massive.
Sevier County has seen an uptick in both residential and commercial building permits over the past few years, according to recent data.