Seymour High School senior Ashley Heatherly won the Boys & Girls Club’s Tennessee Youth of the Year award Wednesday in Nashville.
United Way of Sevier County reached its fundraising goal for the campaign year Tuesday night at the group's annual Leadership Dinner at Music Road Hotel.
Get Fit Seymour is hosting a free, 60-day fitness and weight-loss challenge starting Saturday.
The King Family Library is hosting commemorative events on April 16 and 17 related to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, featuring a variety of activities and speakers.
Already facing a federal sentence of 100 years in prison for a run of stickups, Tyler Schaeffer is asking for his day in court on charges he caused a fiery wreck with a church van in 2012.
As the deadline for making an $8 million payment for their downtown campus arrived Monday, officials at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts said they had reached the goal but are still fine tuning the agreement with attorneys.
It has been more than a year since the sale of liquor by the drink passed in a special election in March of 2013. Although it is too early to know what any long-term implications might be, tax money from liquor by the drink had a financial impact on the city in the first full year.
A lawsuit challenging the implementation of backcountry camping fees in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will go on after a federal judge denied the National Park Service’s motion to dismiss.
On Monday, the City of Pigeon Forge authorized the purchase of an aerial platform truck for the fire station. The new truck replaces the current, 24-year-old ladder truck.
The status of state funding for Sevier County schools is a "travesty," according to Dr. Jack Parton, Sevier County Schools superintendant. "We send the most money to the state of Tennessee per capita," he said, "and receive the least amount of money per child."
Sevier County’s hunter safety class doesn’t aim to create a new generation of hunters as much as it does to teach students how to handle guns safely.
Clutching a teddy bear, the mother cried for her missing 3-year-old son.
The Pigeon Forge Regional Planning Commission welcomed its newest member, Tom Marsh, at its meeting Tuesday afternoon. Marsh was appointed to the board by the city commission Monday.
This bedroom community between Sevierville and Knoxville was ranked fifth in an online consumer site’s list of top neighborhoods in Tennessee for home ownership, coming in as the most affordable of all the communities ranked in the top 10.
Officials from the Great Smoky Mountains Association released details last week about more than $1.5 million in contributions made to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for 2013.
Just prior to the Pigeon Forge City Commission meeting Monday afternoon, there was a bit of whispering among the city commissioners. It was 5:30, the meeting was scheduled to start, and all the commissioners were present. Something was holding up the meeting.
The city’s agreement to build an $8 million road that would serve a proposed commercial development along Interstate 40 is still in place for now, pending the results of an upcoming auction.
Sevier County Bank and other lenders involved in the Dumplin Creek retail project are foreclosing on the property to make the transaction simpler for parties looking to buy it, according to the CEO of Sevier County Bank.
A Knoxville man was arrested outside Seymour Middle School Monday after allegedly threatening himself with a knife inside the building, while he demanded money from a relative.
Fans turned out in droves Saturday afternoon to hear the Soggy Bottom Boys first live performance at Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in downtown Gatlinburg.
They weren’t disappointed.
First Baptist Church was giving back to the community this weekend.
Although Dollywood opens to the public Saturday, the park opened to VIP members on Friday morning and Dolly Parton herself was present to kick off the first public reveal of the new FireChaser Express roller coaster.
Since its introduction in 2007, the BEP funding model has been a bane to Sevier County Schools.
Next Thursday a group of concerned business leaders will host an open meeting with the school system, state and local governmental officials and the public to discuss a course of action to help remedy the situation caused by Tennessee's Basic Education Program.
In a room full of Santa Claus look-alikes at the Gatlinburg Convention Center on Tuesday morning, Bob Boyer, dressed in red with a long, white beard, stood on a stage with a microphone. He was introduced as “Santa Bob,” a Santa comedian.
It was a day much like today, a high temperature in the mid-60s, with signs of spring all around.
But there was one big difference. Just minutes from Pigeon Forge city limits, a fire was raging on a hillside, consuming nearly everything in its path.