Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park reopened at 10 a.m. Monday, a month ahead of the May 15 contract deadline.
Gatlinburg Police Chief Randy Brackins says he's not running against State Rep. Dale Carr next year and doesn't know who might be behind a telephone poll conducted in recent days that asked people what they thought of him as a challenger to Carr.
As Sevierville Middle School teacher Mandy Young heard the loud booms echo through Boston on Monday, her first thought was that the sounds were coming from the festivities surrounding the city's 117th marathon.
Dr. John Hood had finished his eighth Boston Marathon and retrieved his complimentary bag in which his clothes and cellular telephone were stashed before the race began. He was about two blocks away when he heard the first bomb go off.
Mark and Amy Ross were at the Boston Marathon to see a friend run her first — and last— one. Five minutes after the friend crossed the finish line, the first bomb went off.
In an effort to raise spending money for international travel, members of Girl Scout Troop 20265 hosted their Clean for Green yard sale on Saturday at First United Methodist Church.
On Saturday, First Baptist Church held its biannual rummage sale for missions. Proceeds from the sale will be used to help fund an upcoming trip to Nigeria.
Early on the morning of April 15, 1912, a high pitched tone with a musical quality could be heard for a few hundred miles across the North Atlantic. As the ship approached its demise, that sound was a shriek of despair from Titanic's five-kilowatt Marconi installation.
In commemoration of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, and in memory of her sister, Leah Avril, Amy Thomason has organized a memorial walk, Footprints on The Heart. The walk, which is scheduled for Saturday, will take place at the Sevierville City Park's river walk at 11 a.m. The walk is open to anyone who has lost a loved one due to violent crime.
Three candidates are running for two open seats on the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen, with the election set for May 2.
Incumbent Alderwoman Maxine Ownby, 77, took the seat after her husband, Claude, died in office. But she doesn’t plan to walk away after finishing out the term this year; instead, she’s seeking reelection.
“I want to stay involved, not just retire and stay at the house,” Ownby said.
Jim McGill seeks to add another job to his list of Sevierville official positions.
McGill, running for a seat on the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen, currently works as membership coordinator for the city’s Chamber of Commerce. The 62-year-old has been with the chamber eight years and says he took membership up from 350 to 650.
Robbie Fox, former Sevierville Police Chief and current director of safety for Dollywood, was straightforward about what he hopes to accomplish as a city alderman.
Dozens of park officials, partners and visitors gathered at the entrance to the Sugarlands Visitor Center Friday morning for a ribbon cutting that marked the completion of the center's renovations.
Only grass skirts, leis, and palm trees swere missing during lunch at Pigeon Forge Middle on Friday.
Picture a quaint town, reminiscent of Mayberry. No shopping malls or slabs of concrete. No cars or machinery to detract from the natural landscape. Where Five Oaks now sits, visualize a picturesque farmhouse. Across the street, imagine acres of fields and uninterrupted woodlands.
Three years ago, Chad Stevens, an eighth grader from Augusta, Ga., was diagnosed with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that develops in connective tissues.
Tourism has grown faster in Sevier County than in competing destinations such a Branson, Myrtle Beach and Panama City, a University of Tennessee economist told local hospitality industry members Thursday.
Construction to repair the 200-foot void on Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is nearly complete, a park official said.
A park spokeswoman said a prescribed, or controlled, burn set for Wednesday in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been postponed.
Regen Morris is coming home.
Industrial Development Board members and local business owners met at the construction site of LeConte Center Tuesday afternoon for a luncheon, a meeting and a tour of the city's forthcoming events center.
A Lifestar helicopter flew a Sevierville man to UT Medical Center after he was involved in a head-on collision at the intersection of Dolly Parton Parkway and Veterans Boulevard Monday morning.
Since 2005, an international phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder has been killing off large numbers of bees that pollinate many crops grown for commercial use. Deaths have sharply risen over the past year.
Police arrested a Kodak man at a Sevierville lodge Sunday evening for crimes involving his cell phone.