Walters State Community College has named Dr. Jama Spicer-Sutton as the interim dean for the Sevier County Campus following the retirement of Sue Frazier, who served as dean since 2000.
In the 14 years that Sue Frazier has served as dean of Walters State Community College's Sevier County Campus, the relationships she built with community members and school faculty stand out to her above all else.
The Sevier County Commission will consider a resolution to opt out of allowing distilleries in unincorporated areas and a change in the county’s distance requirements for establishments that sell beer next Monday, June 30, as well as voting on the 2014-15 budget..
A group of East Tennessee veterans is taking complaints about the regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center to their local congressional delegation and other federal officials, while administrators there say they have already been trying for some time to address the group’s concerns.
After he failed to get a response to correspondence with the official elected to represent him, it was like a switch flipped inside Dan Hartley.
In a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m., the Pigeon Forge City Commission will consider the second and final reading of the city's budget.
The Appalachian Home Educators Conference, a gathering aimed toward helping those with an interest in home-schooling, will take place the Music Road Convention Center in Pigeon Forge June 26-28.
A group looking to revitalize downtown won’t be getting help this year from the state, but leaders say they plan to go ahead with their plans despite that setback.
Once his hearing started to fade, Larry Nickell, a preacher and evangelist, was unable to take part in some of his favorite activities, such as singing at church.
Paula Deen's 20-show tour of "Paula Deen Live" kicks off in Pigeon Forge this weekend, with live shows Saturday and Sunday at LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge.
The Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Council and Sevier County Hospitality Alliance are holding a county-wide hospitality workshop about Winterfest's 25th anniversary on June 24 at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge.
The Gatlinburg Municipal/Regional Planning Commission will meet Thursday at 5 p.m. in City Hall.
America's Last Stand, the political event originally planned for Smokies Stadium on June 26, will instead be held at the Sevierville Convention Center.
City employees will get their first raises in several years starting next month after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the 2014-15 budget on final reading this week.
Sevierville firefighters were already trained to fight structure fires, and now they have specialized training for dealing with wildfires as well.
At a work session on Tuesday afternoon, the Pigeon Forge City Commission discussed the fiscal year budget with the heads of several different departments. This was the second work session in which the budget was discussed. Commissioners will vote on the budget at the next regular commission meeting.
The Pigeon Forge City Commission previously considered the funding of six new light poles in the median of the Parkway, but in a budget discussion Tuesday afternoon, Mark Miller of the public works department said that he needed to know what color the poles should be before the project could go forward.
Summer doesn’t officially start until Saturday, but temperatures area already climbing into the 90s this week.
From the tiny micro-organisms to the black bears that represent the Great Smoky Mountains, Discover Life in America is tasked with inventorying and studying all of the animal and plant life in the national park.
Dawn James was 16 weeks pregnant when she found out her unborn baby, Elijah, was diagnosed with rachischisis, the most severe form of spina bifida in which vertebrae on the spine are unfused and open, with the spinal cord exposed.
The investments of LeConte Village LLC, Bob McManus, Darby Campbell and the city of Pigeon Forge appear to be paying off.
In a meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m., the Gatlinburg City Commission will consider the second reading of an ordinance appropriating funds to cover the necessary expenses of the various departments, offices and boards of the city, pending the final passage of the budget.
The Pigeon Forge Board of Commissioners will hold a work session Tuesday at 4 p.m. at City Hall to discuss the budget of various city departments.~~
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said Friday that lawmakers have an opportunity to “change the culture” of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Park Ranger Caitlin Worth’s passion for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park can be traced back to her childhood, when she eagerly awaited news of major events in the park from her father, Bob Miller, a long-time spokesperson for the park.