A house fire Tuesday morning on Arch Rock Drive resulted in a total loss of the home, according to firefighter Michael Rhea of the Sevier County Fire Department.
Sevier County’s only Interstate interchange was set to have a new look today, just in time for one of its busiest holiday weekends.
The Pigeon Forge Fire Department recently completed training in a program called Direct On Scene Education, which is designed to help prevent infant deaths caused by unsafe sleeping environments in the home.
Country band Diamond Rio headlines Saturday’s Patriot Festival in Patriot Park. The celebration is set to feature a day of free entertainment, culminating with a firework display Saturday night.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a special-called meeting Monday to review a handful of items including changes to water fees and the city's insurance contracts.
Sevier County, like much of East Tennessee, remained pro-Union while the rest of the state supported the Confederacy during the Civil War — and residents here paid a price, according to county historian Carroll McMahan.
Multiple market research firms representing local cities have found that the tourism industry in Sevier County is just as welcoming for minorities as it is for Caucasians.
While Friday’s Supreme Court decision knocked the controversy surrounding the Confederate battle flag from much of the nation’s consciousness, it’s still a hot topic in Sevier County.
In the 24 hours following the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial ruling which struck down same-sex marriage bans in 13 states, only one same-sex couple sought a license from the Sevier County Clerk.
Hours after the United States Supreme Court made same sex marriages legal throughout the United States, Sevier County Clerk Karen Cotter said her office was issuing licenses to all couples that came to her office.
Press releases from throughout the state poured in Friday afternoon in the hours following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Tanco v. Haslam and Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down 13 states’ ban on same-sex marriage.
Here is a sampling of what state officials had to say on the decision some are calling the biggest since Roe v. Wade:
Filming began this week for “Rootin’ 4 Regen,” a movie made by faith-based movie production company JC Films that will tell the story of Regen Morris and the community’s efforts to support the Morris family.
The pit bulls taken from an illegal breeding operation in Sevier County last year have been rehabilitated and taken to new homes out of state, but the owners of two of the puppies found at the home say the dogs are affectionate and loving their new families.
Authorities were searching Thursday for a Sevierivlle man who went missing during a family vacation North Carolina.
A Kentucky woman is suing the owners of the local Holiday Inn, saying that a waterfall feature at the hotel’s pool contributed to the brain damages her child suffered suffered in a near-drowning after he slipped away from her husband while the man was playing video games.
A wildlife technician from the Great Smoky Mountainous National Park was the first to report seeing a five-foot wall of water coming down mountain streams that go through the Cosby and Greenbrier areas.
Charges could be pending against the second driver after an alleged drag race ended in the death of a Kodak man on the stretch of Highway 129 that’s become known as “The Dragon.”
Robert Rhea and Stephen Rayborn are old friends who went through basic training in the U.S. Army at Fort Knox, Ky., about 43 years ago.
In a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m., the Pigeon Forge City Commission will consider the second and final reading of the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget. Commissioners have discussed the budget at length in three different work sessions. It was approved in the first reading, at a meeting June 8.
For over a year the Sevierville Commons Association has been striving to revitalize downtown Sevierville for the good of local citizens and the continued progress of the city.