What was meant to be an informational meeting about incorporating this community in northwest Sevier County disintegrated under loud opposition, to the point that organizers took questions from the crowd that, for the most part, they couldn’t or didn’t answer during the meeting.
Pigeon Forge set another record for tax receipts in 2013, Mayor David Wear said in his state of the city speech Thursday.
Sam Venable, humor columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel, is the keynote speaker for the Rose Glen Literary Festival, which will be held at the Sevierville Convention Center on Saturday.
County Commission will have at least five new faces after the upcoming elections, as five commissioners opted not to seek re-election.
With a little more than a month left, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts needs $800,000 to pay the $8.5 million asking price on its campus. The deadline is March 31.
In the largest gathering of political office seekers so far during this election cycle, 23 candidates spoke at the monthly Sevier County Republican Party meeting Tuesday night at the courthouse.
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is now accredited through a program that sets standards for polices and procedures at law enforcement agencies in Tennessee.
The Old West-themed Saddle Up festival kicked off Wednesday morning at the LeConte Convention Center with a songwriters' workshop, which featured songwriters Ray Doyle and Joyce Woodson performing their songs and sharing tips on how to become a better songwriter.
Ruth Russell, 93, is one of the most reliable volunteers at the Sevier County Food Ministries. She's there every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 4 p.m.—like clockwork.
The Douglas Lake marina damaged by a storm in 2012 will get a new landlord and, it's hoped, some new loans to help with repairs under an agreement with the county.
The 14th Annual Saddle Up event kicks off in Pigeon Forge Wednesday and runs through Sunday, with Western-themed activities scheduled at the LeConte Center and surrounding areas in the city.
Sevier County lost one of its most dedicated volunteers last week when James “Chief” Atchley died. He was 86.
Disgraced Sevier County Clerk Joe Keener, on probation for embezzling funds from his former office, is now facing new charges after a DUI arrest here.
Hard Rock Cafe will soon move from Gatlinburg to Pigeon Forge, according to Keith Widmer, president of First Commercial Real Estate, the company that is helping to facilitate the move.
Five years ago, Sevier County native Joe Baker and two associates, fellow attorneys Cory Cottongim and Tony Breeden, began working on a dream.
Sevier County Commission will consider an agreement Monday to pay Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts $750,000 as part of the complex negotiations that could allow the county to take ownership of the Pi Beta Phi Elementary School property in Gatlinburg even as Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts buys its own campus.
When the group looking to incorporate this community meets Thursday, it will display new proposed borders for the city, and it will prepare to take signatures on petitions to have the proposal put on the ballot of the general election in August.
Following this week’s snow, Sevier County schools have now missed 12 scheduled days of class because of the white stuff.
The Sevier County Choral Society performed Valentine’s Day-themed songs for various community members as it traveled through the county on Friday afternoon, trying to raise money for its scholarship program.
On Thursday afternoon, disabled veteran Jason Seaton sat next to the fireplace in his Sevierville home and looked out the window on his recently acquired property. It marked exactly 18 years to the day since an snow-tubing accident shattered several vertebrae in his neck, rendering him wheelchair-bound.
Despite a large amount of wet snow falling in Sevier County Wednesday night, only one small outage was reported, Allen Robbins of Sevier County Electric System said. The outage occurred on Campbell Hollow Road in Sevierville and affected 12 customers.
A little snow can’t stop Valentine’s Day. Can it?
Forecasters said roads Friday morning could once again be treacherous, as snow and slush that melted Thursday could refreeze overnight. A new weather system could dump a little more snow on the area Friday night before temperatures start to rise into next week.
Susan Carrichner Rexrode founded Shooting For Women Alliance to help women who might find themselves helpless in the face of a physical attack—whether from a stranger or a loved one—but untrained and unable to use deadly force for self-defense.
With the tourist industry in its off season and students out of school for several days due to poor road conditions, many families have been struggling lately to put food on their tables. Those factors may be contributing to increased activity at Sevier County Food Ministries, which last week saw its second highest demand ever.