For two to three months a year — November through February, specifically — school children across the country become amateur meteorologists.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for snow in Sevier County in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday. A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow are expected or occurring, but should be light. Snow could linger through Wednesday night, and accumulation could be one to three inches.
For the less fortunate people of Seymour, CROSS — Christians Reaching Out Serving Seymour — is often the difference between a good meal and going without.
Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries is Sevier County’s largest local, charitable agency aimed at helping families or individuals that fall under the poverty line.
The “Senior Outreach Sevier” program, or SOS, at the Sevier County Senior Center helps home-bound seniors through visits from volunteers who bring necessities and provide various forms of assistance for seniors.
The Atlantic Canada Best Practices Mission visited Sevier County this week to learn more about the area's success in attracting multi-generational tourism.
The main hall of the Mills Conference Center in Gatlinburg slowly filled with trees. Some were stiff, fresh from storage. Others were decorated, glowing with a variety of lights. Christmas tunes played quietly.
The Department of Children’s Services is reconsidering how it reviews academic credentials submitted by employees at private care providers after The Mountain Press raised questions about diplomas submitted by an official at the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home.
Sevier County tourism has made a continued bounce-back this year from the recession of the last decade, according to Steve Morse, economist and director of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program in the College of Business at Western Carolina University.
After more than a week of searching, a random encounter at a gas station ended the search for the last of three fugitives who escaped from the Grainger County Jail
A scattering of unopened newspapers near the front entryway, a locked door and an empty parking lot indicate that Damon's Grill, once a staple of dining in Sevierville, has closed.
One of the city’s newest retail developments is set to be auctioned off on the steps of the Sevier County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Tuesday, but the change reportedly won’t affect tenants.
Clearing and grading work is under way at the site of the county’s next industrial park, and it’s already drawing interest from potential new industries. Now the Economic Development Council is considering whether to give it a name that reflects its proximity to Interstate 40.
There are signs at the Sevier County Courthouse warning about the presence of asbestos, but the material is in shingles being replaced on the building’s roof and isn’t a threat to people who stay out of restricted areas, according to county spokesman Perrin Anderson.
The gunman charged with robbing a local lingerie and adult novelty shop was allegedly on a spree that started Sunday at a gas station in Asheville, N.C. It continued Monday, when he robbed a woman in the parking lot of the Pigeon Forge Food City, then robbed the adult store and led police on a brief chase along with three other people.
Ideas for fundraising to expand Seymour’s crowded public library will get an airing Tuesday, Nov. 19.
After a video of a photographer who was approached and headbutted by an elk at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park went viral recently, reports indicate that the elk in the video was euthanized Friday.
The drug rehabilitation court for the Fourth Judicial District is set to take a big step forward as it’s preparing to buy an 18-acre tract where it will have transitional housing for participants.
A grandmother and granddaughter lost their lives in a Thursday morning wreck on Chapman Highway. An initial report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol gave an incorrect birth date for 16-year-old Caitlyn Coates, who was junior at Seymour High School.
Town Hall Tennessee held a meeting Thursday evening at the Sevierville Civic Center aimed at informing community leaders and citizens on Sharia law and the perceived threat of "political Islam."
Two fugitives hiding out at a local hotel Wednesday after escaping the Grainger County Jail are now in custody after U.S. Marshals caught up to them at about 9 p.m. that evening.
The smell of fresh-cooked chili accompanied the sights and sounds of the season Wednesday night in Gatlinburg as the city hosted its annual Gatlinburg Winter Magic event as a kickoff to Smoky Mountain Winterfest.
Sevier County schools got some good marks and some average grades on the latest state report card.
Jayden Eugene Justice came into this world at a unique time. Yesterday was Nov. 12, 2013, or 11/12/13. And he was born at 2:15 p.m., or 14:15 in military time. This made his birth time a rare sequence: 11/12/13, 14:15.