The newest group of county commissioners and other elected officials will take their oath of office at 10 a.m. Friday in the Sevier County Courthouse.
In a meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Pigeon Forge Regional Planning Commission considered the site plan of a prospective Parkway restaurant that would include a brewery, winery and distillery, before it was eventually pulled from consideration by Brent Collier, the owner of the property.
City Attorney Jim Gass and Community Development Director David Taylor sat on one side of the room, Brent Collier and several attorneys representing his interests on the other, all arguing over a persistent Pigeon Forge issue: should there be distilleries on the Parkway?
In addition to being charged on a variety of counts by the sheriff's department, the Sevier County students involved a scenario that resulted in a school lockdown last week likely face discipline from the school system.
Local governments and agencies scored more than $700,000 in grants for projects to help improve air quality in Sevier County, but the one that might cause the deepest sigh of relief could also improve traffic flow in the Parkway.
Residents waiting for the intersection of Huffaker Road and the Parkway to reopen will have to wait until at least the end of next month.
In a meeting Monday, the Pigeon Forge City Commission approved a resolution authorizing the issuing of general obligation bonds not to exceed $26 million, which will pay for construction and pre-opening services for the Ripken Experience youth baseball facility.
The bull market for firearms in Sevier County is still going strong.
A federal judge dealt a fatal blow to a former Pigeon Forge police detective’s wrongful arrest claim against his old colleagues, issuing a summary judgement that effectively ended the complaint.
In a meeting Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m., the Pigeon Forge Regional Planning Commission will consider a proposed municipal ordinance to restrict distilleries from locating on the Parkway.
City officials are excited at the prospect of LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge hosting an event that will attract as many as 40,000 people during a slow tourism week at the end of September, but parking for such an event could be an issue.
In a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m., the Pigeon Forge City Commission will consider two resolutions regarding a $26 million bond to cover various costs in the construction of the Ripken Experience youth baseball facility.
Sevier County investigators tracked down the last of five stolen guns late Friday, eliminating concerns that the gun was hidden somewhere on the campus of Sevier County High School.
LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge will host its largest event to date when National Quartet Convention 2014, the world’s largest annual gospel music event, comes to town on Sept. 21-27.
When Harriet Berrier first became the principal of Sevierville Primary School 15 years ago, there wasn’t a whole lot of diversity in the school.
A machine fire at an industrial facility just outside the city caused minor damage to the interior Thursday night, but the manager said Friday that no one was hurt and the business was operating again that same night.
Sevier County High School was on lockdown Friday while Sevier County sheriff's deputies searched for a gun stolen from a Kodak gun range earlier in the week. No weapon had been found by the time students were dismissed and allowed to leave, but Sheriff Ron Seals said they were returning to search again later.
In parts of Pittman Center, the Great Smoky Mountains look much like they did decades ago, before the commercial interests and flashing lights of sister communities made Sevier County into a thriving tourist mecca.
Like Gatlinburg and Sevierville before it, Pigeon Forge is now poised to have the wine in grocery stores measure on its November ballot.
In a meeting Thursday, the Gatlinburg Municipal/Regional Planning Commission approved a commercial site plan for Ober Gatlinburg that accounts for a new alpine slide planned for the attraction.
Alberta Trentham was looking out from from her camper at a TVA campground near Douglas Dam Wednesday when lightning struck a pipeline carrying liquid oxygen into the waters, causing a dangerous fire. It led to an evacuation that lasted several hours.
Former County Commissioner Tony Proffitt died Wednesday, just days after completing his last term. He was 71.
The Second Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Parade in Pigeon Forge on Saturday is the centerpiece in a group of veteran-themed events in the city this weekend.
The Tennessee Department of Education released its annual school accountability lists earlier this week, naming the state's highest- and lowest-performing schools.
According to a study released Monday by the nonprofit group Feeding America, about one in seven Americans relies on food initiatives such as food banks.