Retrieving a victim from a trench collapse isn’t as simple as jumping into the pit and dragging the person out.
Emergency responders have to make sure the earth doesn’t collapse again on themselves and the victim, and might have to make sure the person’s getting proper medical attention in the meantime.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia will adopt a new set of benchmarks for education known as the Common Core, with full implementation at all grade levels to take place in the 2013-2014 school year.
What this means for educators and students, however, is less certain. Debra Cline, director of curriculum and instruction for Sevier County Schools, said due to state mandate, the switch to Common Core has been swift.
The investigation into a fatal wreck last year in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is still going on, and the final report on the wreck is not yet a part of the public record.
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe talked about life in Washington and the effects of a weak economy when he spoke to fourth-graders at Sevierville Intermediate School on Friday.
Chapman Highway was closed in both directions for hours Friday as firefighters from several local departments fought a blaze at a set of businesses in the area of Shiloh Church Road and Sugarloaf Road.
Chapman Highway was closed in both directions and firefighters from several local departments were responding to a fire at a business in the area of Shiloh Church Road and Sugarloaf Road Friday afternoon.
Pigeon Forge City Commission candidate Randal Robinson filed a formal complaint with the Sevier County Election Commission on Wednesday concerning an election-related card mailed to city residents.
The man charged with causing a fiery, fatal wreck on Chapman Highway pleaded guilty this week to federal charges involving a series of robberies, including some that happened in Seymour and charges that could relate back to the wreck.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will have a new look starting Monday.
Since he was a sophomore in high school, Bruce Wilson knew what he wanted to be: a teacher and coach. “I know that's unusual, “ he said. “But I just knew.”
Arrowmont and Ole Smoky Moonshine have partnered to present Shine, Wine & Dine, the school's third annual art and wine auction, Friday at 5:30 p.m. on the Arrowmont campus.
A former employee of the public library system is suing Sevier County, and the attorney filing the suit is seeking other county employees to join it as a class action.
Dollywood's Robert F. Thomas Chapel will hold two special 15-minute prayer services for guests and employees in recognition of Thursday's National Day of Prayer.
Sevier County Commissioner Jimmy Ray Keener was arrested Monday for an incident of domestic assault that occurred Sunday.
The 8th Annual Flower & Garden Show and Sale, hosted by the UT Extension Service and the Sevier County Area Master Gardeners Association, was held Saturday at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the sale will offset the expense of an intern at UT Gardens and provide camp scholarships to 4-H students.
A joint venture of the Sevier County Library and the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association, The Storytelling Resource Center held its grand opening at King Family Library on Saturday.
Business service provider Quality Solutions Group announced Monday that it will be expanding, adding new jobs, more space and a large capital investment.
Members of First Baptist Church got going early Saturday morning to pack Zawadi bags for the Orbit Village Project, coordinated by Director Cyndy Waters.
City officials and contractor representatives will gather Monday morning to break ground on the $27.7 million wastewater treatment plant in the baseball field area of the original City Park off Library Road.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., commonly known as ‘The Wall,’ was dedicated in 1982 as a tribute to all who served within the U.S. armed forces in the Vietnam War.
A grandfather who admitted to killing his son-in-law — but claimed he did it to protect his grandkids from being molested — was heading back to prison Friday after Judge Richard Vance overruled his motion for post-conviction relief.
The city’s Regional Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals this week approved two items related to the proposed Xtreme Racing Center, 3144 Parkway, on the condition that certain staff recommendations be met.
Sevier County firefighters responded to two residential fires within hours of each other Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The occupants were unharmed, but the flames destroyed both homes.
A man charged with breaking into two homes last week and sexually assaulting teenaged girls in both homes led police on a foot chase across the Little Pigeon River and down the Parkway before they could arrest him.
In an effort to raise funds for Sevier County Relay for Life, Smokies Baseball has partnered with Sevier County Economic Development Council to host Night at the Ballpark on Friday at 7:30 p.m.