A former Sevierville resident who blamed local law enforcement for the death of his wife during an eviction proceeding is now facing more than four years in a federal prison for income tax evasion.
In a meeting Monday evening, the Pigeon Forge City Commission authorized the city manager to execute the closing documents for the sale of two city-owned properties, each by a three-to-one vote.
Members of local police and fire departments will square off Jan. 27 in a charitable lumberjacking competition, Climbing for Hope. The event benefits Mountain Hope Good Shephard Clinic and will be hosted by Lumberjack Feud.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers are searching in the Park for a Sevierville, TN man wanted in connection to a first degree murder charge in Pinellas County, FL where authorities have issued a warrant for his arrest.
As part of its "Geek the Library" campaign, the Sevier County Public Library System is preparing a special Easter-themed promotion. A life-sized stuffed rabbit, sporting a Geek the Library shirt, will visit several local businesses, along with tickets for the special Easter story time events at the local libraries.
Most elected positions for Sevier County will be up for grabs this year, and would-be candidates have already started returning petitions to be on the ballot.
A full slate of activities are scheduled for Sevier County’s ninth annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 20 after a week of events lead up to the day set aside for the slain civil rights leader.
The Sevier County Humane Society's dream of a modern, spacious animal center grew one step closer to being fulfilled Thursday.
Students in Sevier County schools received an extended winter break thanks to the severe cold and icy precipitation early in the week.
The idea of making the unincorporated community of Seymour into a city met with some resistance at an information meeting on the topic Thursday evening, including a county commissioner who questioned whether the discussion was premature.
The Smoky Mountain RV Show returns to Sevier County this weekend for a third time. This year the event is split betwen the Sevierville Convention Center and the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. It runs Friday from 1 to 8 p.m., and continues Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Tennessee Historical Commission announced Thursday that Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church has been selected as one of eight state sites for addition to the National Register of Historic Places.
Officials at a local church are no longer facing civil or criminal proceedings brought by a local businessman who had claimed they assaulted him during an exorcism gone awry.
Two buildings on the Walters State Community College campus suffered water damage after pipes froze amid extremely low temperatures.
Judge Ben Strand dismissed assault charges Wednesday against pastors of a local church who were alleged to have attacked a member of their congregation during what he claimed was an exorcism gone wrong.
The city of Sevierville Monday night accepted, in a unanimous vote, a $1.978 million bid by Southern Constructors, of Knoxville, for the first phase of the McCroskey Island wastewater treatment plant expansion project that will ultimately double the city's wastewater capacity.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts took a big step toward its goal of reamining downtown this week when its board of directors entered a contract to buy the land from Pi Beta Phi, the women's fraternity that has owned the land since 1912. But the school needs to raise about $2 million before March 31 to complete the transaction.
The Grand Majestic Theater is relocating. It is set to move into what is now the Smith Family Dinner Theater (2330 Parkway), which is undergoing renovations in preparation for the move. Organizers plan to open the new theater on Feb. 13 with the "Soul of Motown" show.
Local emergency responders said there weren't many calls during the frigid weather of the last few days because it appeared that for the most part, people hunkered down in the warmth of their homes.
It may never get too cold for skiing, but it got a little too cold for comfort Monday night at Ober Gatlinburg.
The cold spell that has hit the East Tennessee area has hit historic lows, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown, with single-digit temperatures on Monday that were expected to dip below zero Tuesday. The last recorded date on which the temperature dropped below zero in Sevier County was Feb. 5, 1996.
A local firefighter says he and his family are touched by the way the community has rallied to help his 14-year-old daughter, who is recovering from severe injuries in a wreck that left her in a coma.
Like many kids his age, Kendall Ryan Sanders, 16, enjoys playing video games, swimming, singing and playing the guitar and piano. He likes going to church and hanging out with his friends, and he even helps out at the family business, Your Scrapbook Superstore, in Sevierville.
Sheriff's deputies are alleging that a local man took the concept of a "repeat offender" in several directions at once.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen could move ahead Monday with a long-delayed plan to expand capacity of the city's wastewater treatment plant.