Federal court documents indicate the man charged with Monday's robbery of a Sevier County Bank was convicted for robbing another of the bank's locations in 2008.
Finance website NerdWallet released a study this week that found Seymour to be among the 10 best communities in the state for young families.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced Tuesday that beginning in March, only heat-treated firewood that is bundled and displays a certification stamp by the United States Department of Agriculture or a state department of agriculture will be permitted to be brought into the park.
The Sevier County Food Ministries had another busy year, with 2014 numbers that were similar to 2013's. According to Director Jim Davis, the agency gave away about 82,000 bags of groceries during 2014, compared to about 81,000 in 2013.
The staff at a local used car dealership say a robbery suspect may have used one of their vehicles as a getaway car, then returned it while police were starting the search for him.
Like each year before it and each year in the future, Sevier County suffered some tough losses in 2014.
Extreme cold temperatures in the early days of January resulted in high electric bills for local residents and damage to several area buildings as water pipes burst.
Pigeon Forge, its elected officials and citizens had lots of reasons to smile in 2014.
Flu season is fully underway in Sevier County, with some area physicians reporting an increase in cases especially over the past holiday weekend, and many patients complaining that they're getting sick in spite of getting flu shots.
One of the most distinctive celebrations of the new year will be in Sevier County tonight, as the clock strikes midnight in downtown Gatlinburg.
A Sevier County man racked up more than a dozen charges over the past few months, starting with an October incident in which he allegedly assaulted the mother of his child, and ending with a chase through Pigeon Forge Friday and his arrest Sunday.
With Christmas in the past, people in Sevier County are taking down lights, wreaths and decorations in preparation for the new year.
Each Christmas a number of Sevier County children face a holiday without gifts under the tree. That’s where Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries comes in.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts has announced staff changes and additions that are to take effect in early 2015.
Leadership Sevier's new executive director will be a member of its first class.
A Dollywood employee was recovering at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Friday after being struck by one of the theme park's trolleys while directing traffic in the parking lot earlier in the day.
The city will be welcoming two large faith-based youth ministry events this weekend and next week, as Scott Dawson Ministries’ Strength to Stand Student Bible Conference and The Ramp come to the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge.
As part of the National Defense Authorization Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law, a bill spearheaded by Rep. Phil Roe that was attached to the act will help to create a memorial for veterans who served in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
Some shoppers waited until the last minute to get their Christmas shopping finished. Even in Wednesday morning’s rain, people were browsing the shops at Tanger Outlets.
Santa came early this year for more than 100 children in Sevier County's Boys & Girls Club organizations, as he passed out gifts during a special breakfast at the Old Mill Restaurant Tuesday morning.
Although it is spearheaded by Richardson's Cove Baptist Church, the annual Christmas Baskets for Christ ministry, which sees boxes of food delivered to families in need, has become a staple of the holiday season for everyone in the community, according to Terry Moneymaker, who is in charge of the ministry.
Another large gift has come in to the further the cause of the annual Santa Fund.
The Gatlinburg-Pittman Drama Department presented a holiday tale from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle last week at the high school.
Each year the Midway Family Community Education group loads up 20 stockings for the the children at Douglas Dam Head Start and passes them out shortly before school ends for the holidays.
After it was announced that Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales would be placed on hiatus for 2015 by the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, local business owners took it upon themselves to gather more than 1,100 signatures of local businesspeople who want to see the popular street entertainers stay.