For over half a century, Harold Wright has been a fixture at Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen.
Multiple generations of tourists have seen Wright, 75, operating and maintaining the machinery to craft the business's famous taffy in downtown Gatlinburg.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider a moratorium Monday on new digital billboards inside the city.
The city's only digital bill board currently sits at the intersection of Gists Creek Road and Highway 66 and was built by Wilderness Resorts, located nearby on Old Knoxville Highway.
Challenger, a non-releasable bald eagle that lives in Pigeon Forge, had quite a week to end November.
The 25-year-old bird, cared for by the American Eagle Foundation, met a former United States President and first lady, soared through a packed NFL stadium and became something of an Internet sensation in the process.
The Boy Scouts of Troop 119 were waiting to help customers bright and early Friday at their fresh Christmas tree lot adjacent to the Sevier County Rescue Squad.
Students at Sevierville Primary School gathered outside Tuesday for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony for the school's new arboretum. It was established in conjunction with the environmental Keep Sevier Beautiful, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the UPS Foundation.
Almost 2,300 local families got to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this week, thanks to the Sevier County Food Ministries.
The Santa Fund campaign is underway.
A 16-year-old girl missing after a fire at her home early Tuesday morning was located by police in Sevierville that evening.
With Black Friday weekend fast approaching, preparations have been made in anticipation of large crowds at Tanger Outlets this holiday weekend, General Manager Angela Harness said.
Police were searching Tuesday for a 16-year-old girl missing after a fire destroyed her home in the early morning, saying they found no sign of her inside after the fire was extinguished.
In a meeting Monday, the Pigeon Forge City Commission approved the city's role in a plan to coordinate traffic lights with the city of Sevierville. Lights are to be coordinated from Interstate 40 through the Conner Heights Road intersection on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.
Crew members from the television show "Tanked" were at the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show last week constructing a large aquarium in the shape of a moonshine still.
The Festival of Trees begins today and runs through Saturday. At the annual fundraising effort for the Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries, dozens of lighted and decorated trees are shown off at Mills Conference Center.
Two local churches are working together this year to make sure more people have a place to eat a Thanksgiving meal on the holiday.
Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed in this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Ober Gatlinburg kicked off the resort’s 52nd winter season with its third-annual Back in Blue Rail Jam on Friday night.
In a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m., the Pigeon Forge City Commission will consider an inter-local agreement with Sevierville regarding the synchronization of traffic lights through both cities.
Every holiday season, we see them. Standing there beside the red kettle, ringing a bell to gain your attention, they often offer a friendly smile or a “Merry Christmas.” They’re the bell-ringers of The Salvation Army.
The weather may soon turn frightful, but for Ober Gatlinburg, that’s delightful.
This week, Sevier County Food Ministries will see the second-most demand for food the group receives all year.
As part of a plea agreement entered Friday, a former University of Tennessee police officer said he joined a Pigeon Forge police detective in running security and protection for what they believed was an illegal, high stakes poker game in Sevier County.
Pigeon Forge Police Detective David Joyner remains on suspension while facing a federal indictment for allegedly protecting an illegal, high-stakes poker game, and Chief Jack Baldwin said Joyner's cases have been or are being reassigned.
A misleading solicitation is being mailed out to businesses and corporations across the state, including ones in Sevier County.
A new traffic light has been installed at Northview Academy on Highway 66, allowing for more easy passage onto the busy roadway from the county's newest school.
Keep Sevier Beautiful, in conjunction with the cities of Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, is honoring veterans by planting 130 trees and 3,000 bulbs in the median of Veterans Boulevard, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Lowe's Foundation.