After struggling for years to reduce problem loans and increase its capital, Mountain National Bank shut its doors for the last time under that name Friday.
Mountain National Bank was closed Friday afternoon by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into
Steel beams help level the bridge that connects folks who use Licklog Hollow Road to Jones Cove Road. One of the supports has sunk into the east fork of the Little Pigeon River, which the bridge crosses. Cracks run from one side of the road to the other on either side.
Sevier County Public Library System kicked off its summer reading program yesterday. The program is open to all ages. This year's theme for kids through sixth grade is Dig Into Reading; for kids in grades seven through 12, it's Beneath the Surface; and for adults, it's Groundbreaking Reads.
The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved, on third and final reading, two new hospitality taxes and the decrease of a third, making restaurants and amusements in the city a little more expensive.
Representatives from Smoky Mountain Children's Home, Sevierville Rotary Soccer Park and the city of Sevierville met last Wednesday to discuss the soccer league's future with the fields behind the home.
Judge Richard Vance gave the maximum sentence of 25 years to an Indiana man convicted of especially aggravated kidnapping for holding his girlfriend prisoner in a Pigeon Forge hotel room in March 2010.
American Eagle Foundation staff and volunteers rescued two juvenile bald eagles Monday after a Sunday storm sent their nest plummeting 75 feet to the ground.
City officials and locals gathered at Patriot Park near the Old Mill and the trolley stop to unveil a new historical marker that commemorates the site where the Pigeon Forge Iron Works operated.
Sevier County Public Library System, in partnership with Keep Sevier Beautiful, has been awarded a $5,000 grant through Lowe’s Charitable Educational Foundation. The money will be used for the development of community gardens at King Family Library and the Seymour Library.
When Denise Buckner signed up for an aerospace teacher’s workshop two years ago, the program ignited a passion in her that she has been able to pass along to her third grade students.
Police here arrested a local teen for an April incident in which he allegedly tried to use a BB pistol to rob a person.
Numerous teams and local businesses met at Patriot Park Friday and Saturday to make this year’s Relay for Life a success.
Sevier County’s Relay for Life raises more money than any other Relay event in the state, and you don’t have to look far or wait long to see why.
KNOXVILLE — After being rescheduled four times, former Sevierville attorney Jerry Kerley stood before a federal judge Thursday ready to receive his sentence for a mortgage fraud scheme. But at the last minute, Judge Thomas Phillips' decision was delayed once again.
Belk Inc. celebrated its 125th anniversary Wednesday, and in conjunction Belk Sevierville has selected a local school as a beneficiary.
A fugitive from Alabama wasn’t armed when U.S. Marshals and Sevier County Sheriff’s deputies caught up to him here Tuesday, but investigators found several stolen firearms in his camper.
Hundreds of students and their families flooded the halls of Northview Academy Tuesday evening, as an open house heralded the school's official opening in August for the 2013-2014 academic year.
At its meeting Tuesday, the city's Regional Planning Commission approved a request to maintain the roads in Starr Crest Resort on Upper Middle Creek Road as private, not public.
A judge from outside the county will handle criminal charges involving an alleged exorcism gone wrong.
Dozens gathered at the courthouse Monday morning for a Memorial Day program that included speeches by Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters and Circuit Judge Rex Henry Ogle, as well as the traditional roll call of deceased Sevier County veterans.
Sevier County Missions, in conjunction with other area churches, is collecting items to benefit tornado victims in Moore, Okla.
American Legion Post 104 sponsored Poppy Days over Memorial Day weekend, distributing approximately 1,500 poppies at the Kodak Food City, Smoky Mountain Knifeworks, and Sevierville Kroger.
A search for two fugitives led to a brief lockdown at Wearwood Elementary before the pair were safely taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday.
At its meeting Tuesday evening, the Pigeon Forge City Commission will consider a concessionaire contract with Bullfish Grill to provide concession services at the LeConte Center.