Despite a large amount of wet snow falling in Sevier County Wednesday night, only one small outage was reported, Allen Robbins of Sevier County Electric System said. The outage occurred on Campbell Hollow Road in Sevierville and affected 12 customers.
A little snow can’t stop Valentine’s Day. Can it?
Forecasters said roads Friday morning could once again be treacherous, as snow and slush that melted Thursday could refreeze overnight. A new weather system could dump a little more snow on the area Friday night before temperatures start to rise into next week.
Susan Carrichner Rexrode founded Shooting For Women Alliance to help women who might find themselves helpless in the face of a physical attack—whether from a stranger or a loved one—but untrained and unable to use deadly force for self-defense.
With the tourist industry in its off season and students out of school for several days due to poor road conditions, many families have been struggling lately to put food on their tables. Those factors may be contributing to increased activity at Sevier County Food Ministries, which last week saw its second highest demand ever.
After serving on the Pigeon Forge Planning Commission for more than 25 years, Robert "Bob" Young resigned from his position last week.
The owners of the Pigeon Forge Krystal franchise agreed Wednesday to pay $2.3 million to the family of a mentally disabled teen who was sexually assaulted in the restaurant by an employee who was a violent sex offender.
Jim Johnson, who passed away on Sunday of brain cancer, just weeks after being diagnosed, had a great impact in the community. He touched the many lives through his years of charitable work, and church and his business endeavors. He and would have turned 79 on Saturday.
A local teacher has been removed from the rolls of possible substitute teachers for Sevier County schools after she allegedly grabbed a Sevierville Middle School student by the throat and shoved him to the ground during classes Friday.
The group looking to incorporate the Seymour community in western Sevier County is reconsidering its plans after learning that a large portion of the proposed city is designated a rural area — which is not currently eligible for incorporation into a city.
Why do some people want to incorporate Seymour?
Supporters of a plan to incorporate Seymour say the move would protect it from the threat of annexation by Sevierville or Knoxville, but the area is far outside the regions either city has designated for possible annexation in growth plans required by the state and neither has expressed an interest in annexing it.
Aaron Humber, Elijah Belew, Darwin Nunn and Katie Traynelis have varying backgrounds, social lives and interests, but the four Boyds Creek Elementary students each have at least two things in common — a love of history and an impending trip to Atlanta.
The 17th annual Sevier County Job Fair is expanding. The event, slated for March 19 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, will split into two sessions, for tourism and non-tourism jobs.
The Kodak Branch Library of the Sevier County Library System offers a job seekers' workshop every Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Area firefighters had a busy strech from Wednesday evening to Thursday afternoon.
Thursday at the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center, professionals who work to counter child abuse and support its victims gathered for the two-day Child Protective Investigative Team training event.
New Salem Baptist Church, the oldest brick building still standing in the city of Sevierville and a significant historic landmark in Sevier County's African-American community, needs renovation to be preserved after years of chronic flooding has left the building badly damaged. The New Salem Renovation Task Force is a group that was formed in order to try to gather funds and community support.
Jarrett Sharp, pastor of a new church in Kodak called The Way, wants to help provide a new option for the homeless in Sevier County. His church has launched a building campaign to put together what they are calling The Sanctuary, which will provide temporary housing for up to one month for a small number of homeless people.
SEVIERVILLE — With the deadline approaching for candidates to return petitions to be on the upcoming ballots, it looks as though many local candidates might not face opposition.
The city announced Friday that it has discontinued one of its two trolley routes due to low ridership.
The Sevier County Election Commission selected a familiar face to take over as interim administrator of elections in the absence of Ronee Flynn.
Gail Cook was trying to enjoy a cup of coffee Friday morning when a car that had gone off the road crashed through her kitchen wall, making a hole in her apartment but leaving Cook and the driver unhurt.
Three people were transported to medical facilities Saturday night in Gatlinburg after a gas explosion at Tree Top Condos on Sherman Clabo Road.
Cherish the Child Foundation, the fund-raising arm of Smoky Mountain Children’s Home, has settled a lawsuit it filed against the marketing group that helped organize a disastrous fund-raising event headlined by commentator Glenn Beck in 2011.