A police officer who fatally shot a murder suspect is back on active duty after District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn cleared him of wrongdoing in the case, finding that the suspect acted as though he was reaching for a weapon in a crowded fast food restaurant as officers approached.
Just a week prior to Sevier County teachers sharing their education concerns with U.S. Rep. Phil Roe in a town hall-style meeting at Northview Academy, fellow teacher Heather Burkhart met with officials in Nashville to give voice to those concerns.
Two years after he caused a wreck that took the life of a Pittman Center man, Nicholas Swaggerty learned he would not face prison time for the accident after the victim's family urged the judge not to incarcerate him.
Efforts are ongoing to save 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.
Sevier County High School's Spanish National Honors Society hosted a Hispanic fair Monday afternoon at King Family Library, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
A former Realtor who was serving 10 years of probation for defrauding customers and friends is now in jail after failing to meet an unusual requirement in his plea agreement.
Construction on the inclusive playground at Wear Farm City Park began last week, and city officials hope it will be ready for public use soon.
This year, the national park has seen an increase in visitors compared to 2013. Park officials hope the trend will continue.
Some relatively new technology is allowing Pigeon Forge Police to do a better job of seeing who visits the popular tourist destination.
Entering the tight quarters of an older home, it doesn’t take long to realize expansion or relocation is needed.
Due to the effects of frost and drought in Sevier County earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that emergency loans for farmers, ranchers and operators are available through the Washington County office of the Farm Service Agency.
The Great Southern Gun and Knife show will take place this weekend at the Sevierville Convention Center, marking the first time a dedicated gun and knife show has been held at the center.
There was no public opposition Thursday to a measure that would allow retail distilleries along Highway 66, as well as wholesale distilleries in areas zoned for manufacturing.
Ask members of the Seymour High School Forensics team what their classmates think they do, and you're sure to hear some entertaining responses.
The Kodak church the Way and local organization Smoky Mountain Family Matters are still trying to raise money to fund the Sanctuary, a project, announced earlier this year, that would aid locals in dire financial circumstances.
The Sevier County Republican Party hosted Sen. Lamar Alexander at a lunch event in the Sevierville Civic Center Thursday, roughly a month before Alexander seeks a third term as one of Tennessee's two senators.
About 75 businesses came together Wednesday at the Sevierville Convention Center for the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce's Second Annual Chamber Business Showcase.
With Election Day just over a month away, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will be in town today for a free lunch event for all Republicans.
A grant from the state could help about 50 homes in the Nun's Cove area get water service from the county.
A proposed zoning regulation governing distilleries here would allow them downtown and along the Parkway.
For 16 days last October, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was closed. Park spokesperson Dana Soehn said that while the park and its surrounding communities took a financial hit, the personal impact for park employees was also great.
Tourism grew in Sevier County cities this summer, according to city officials. Sevierville Chamber of Commerce CEO Brenda McCrosskey said the city's lodging tax saw an increase of 11 percent this summer compared to summer 2013.
Sevier County's bear hunting season started this week, and as of Monday evening, two black bears had been taken by hunters.
The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce will let the community learn about member businesses when it hosts the Chamber Business Showcase. The second annual event is free and open to the public and takes place Wednesday at the Sevierville Convention Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.