Bill Landry, host of "The Heartland Series," started Friday's portion of the 2013 Sevier County Public Library System Annual Genealogy Conference with his speech "Tying the Stories Granny Told into Research for Family Genealogies."
The 2013 Sevier County Public Library System Annual Genealogy Conference, which began Thursday, has been enteraining and informative, according to several of the attendees.
Halloween turned out not to be the day for a special judge to hear the case of an alleged exorcism gone awry, but he did admonish all the parties involved that if they pulled any more tricks, he’d threat them to a stay in the Sevier County Jail.
The city received a Halloween treat Thursday afternoon when the ghosts of people who met untimely deaths in Sevierville history visited the downtown gazebo to tell their stories. Not even the threat of bad weather could keep these ghosts away.
The Gathering, one of Sevier County’s largest churches, has relocated to the Grand Majestic Theater on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge and sold its 30-acre campus and state-of-the-art worship center to a local bank in lieu of foreclosure.
The city’s tourism website will soon have a booking engine designed to keep more online visitors staying in local hotels, campgrounds, cabins and condos.
Cynthia Shular, who serves on the local board of directors at the Boys & Girls Club in Sevierville, was presented the Beverly Burton Award, which recognizes the outstanding new board member in the state of Tennessee.
The new Branch Director of the Sevierville Boys & Girls Club, Eric Harper, has a unique perspective on how things should be run in the local branch.
The mother of an infant who was scalded when the child’s father squeezed hot water onto the baby’s face is also facing charges of aggravated child abuse.
Years after his death, the city of Gatlinburg honored E.L. Reagan Monday afternoon, naming the Poplar Lane bridge over Roaring Fork Creek for the local businessman.
The city could take the next step Monday toward adding a booking engine to the Department of Tourism web site.
The landlord of a condemned motel used as weekly rental lodging in Gatliburg isn’t in his first confrontation over codes enforcement at his property, here or outside Tennessee.
Sevier County Food Ministry Director Jim Davis is always looking for inexpensive ways to supply the county's needy families with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Black bears have been increasingly active over the last few weeks in Sevier County, according to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer David Sexton, who works in the Sevier County area.
Two alleged cabin burglars couldn’t escape for long Tuesday after a renter spotted them fleeing in a red sports car.
The Great Smoky Mountains Association said Thursday that this month's federal government shutdown cost the group more than $550,000 in revenue.
The city judge gave residents of a condemned motel turned weekly rental 10 days to clear out without facing a fine Wednesday, while the owner of the motel was found guilty for renting rooms while the building was under condemnation.
The city approved first reading of new regulations that would allow amusement rides within 50 feet of the Parkway between lights 1 and 3.
Parts of the new Rocky Top Sports World complex are starting to take shape, especially in the portion on the Gatlinburg-Pittman High School campus, where the new baseball field is nearing completion and Proffitt Road has been relocated.
Summer was wrapping up on that day seven years ago at Neyland Stadium.
The city has worked out an agreement that should allow a local youth sports league to keep using soccer fields at the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home campus, with police providing security.
A local man is facing charges of rape and sexual assault for an incident in May 2012 in which he allegedly attacked the teenaged stepdaughter of an acquaintance.
A recent action by Gatlinburg against a former motel used as rental housing drew new attention to the conditions of people living in those kinds of facilities, and a new program from Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries could offer a way out.
A Pigeon Forge landmark has new owners.