After a video of a photographer who was approached and headbutted by an elk at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park went viral recently, reports indicate that the elk in the video was euthanized Friday.
The drug rehabilitation court for the Fourth Judicial District is set to take a big step forward as it’s preparing to buy an 18-acre tract where it will have transitional housing for participants.
A grandmother and granddaughter lost their lives in a Thursday morning wreck on Chapman Highway. An initial report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol gave an incorrect birth date for 16-year-old Caitlyn Coates, who was junior at Seymour High School.
Town Hall Tennessee held a meeting Thursday evening at the Sevierville Civic Center aimed at informing community leaders and citizens on Sharia law and the perceived threat of "political Islam."
Two fugitives hiding out at a local hotel Wednesday after escaping the Grainger County Jail are now in custody after U.S. Marshals caught up to them at about 9 p.m. that evening.
The smell of fresh-cooked chili accompanied the sights and sounds of the season Wednesday night in Gatlinburg as the city hosted its annual Gatlinburg Winter Magic event as a kickoff to Smoky Mountain Winterfest.
Sevier County schools got some good marks and some average grades on the latest state report card.
Jayden Eugene Justice came into this world at a unique time. Yesterday was Nov. 12, 2013, or 11/12/13. And he was born at 2:15 p.m., or 14:15 in military time. This made his birth time a rare sequence: 11/12/13, 14:15.
Seymour Primary School second grade students got to express their gratitude to members of the U.S. Armed Forces just two days after the country celebrated Veterans Day Wednesday.
A local man was cited for disregarding a traffic signal and could be facing more criminal charges after allegedly causing a wreck that killed and grandmother and granddaughter Thursday morning.
With winter coming, Sevier County is prepared to clear major routes of snow and ice, according to Road Superintendent Jonas Smelcer.
The third annual Salute to Veterans Parade began Winterfest activities in Pigeon Forge Tuesday afternoon, beginning on Jehu Street and culminating with the illumination of Winterfest lights in Patriot Park.
Winterfest kicked off here with some of the coldest weather so far this fall, but lots of people still pulled on some warm clothes and came to the Municipal Complex for the Music, Lights and Magic event.
For the Veterans Day ceremony at the Sevier County Courthouse Monday, there was lots of reflection on what it means to be a veteran.
U.S. Army Veteran Eddie Holbrook, from Gadsden, Ala., was one of a dozens of veterans gathered outside Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg Monday morning for the city's annual Veterans Day ceremonies.
Former U.S. Navy SEAL member and area business owner Dan Schreder considers Veterans Day a perfect time to remember the people who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
In addition to special services at area churches today and events held at local high schools this past Thursday and Friday, a number of events are scheduled in observance of Veterans Day tomorrow and Tuesday.
The Sevier County Grand Jury returned dozens of indictments when it met this week at the County Courthouse.
A hearing coming up Nov. 21 to discuss the issuing of a $41-million bond by the Health, Education and Housing Facilities Board of Sevier County does not involve a commitment of funds by the county or any local government, according to all sources contacted by The Mountain Press.
When "A Country Christmas Story" premieres on Lifetime Saturday evening, Marvin E. West won't be watching – even though he was cast as an extra in the movie, which features Dolly Parton and was filmed at Dollywood.
A new report shows Tennessee students are leading the nation in academic growth.
Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic is in need of volunteers with medical experience or training. The clinic is the only health care ministry in Sevier County to exclusively treat the uninsured, offering primary medical care, limited dental care and help for patients applying for pharmaceutical assistance.
Teen Christmas, a program for teenagers from low-income families, will be accepting applications for teens in need at the King Family Library on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The parking lot and rooms of a condemned motel on Ski Mountain Road sat mostly empty Wednesday, but a few residents have not yet moved. That includes some who were given 10 days to leave before the city starts fining them for living in condemned property.
A noted former solider will help commemorate Veterans Day next week when she speaks at a joint associations meeting of the Sevier County Hospitality & Lodging Alliance (SCHLA).