With the Smoky Mountains' natural beauty, it's no wonder millions of visitors pour into the area each year to catch a glimpse of the often awe-inspiring views.
The new man at the helm of the Tennessee Vols basketball team seemed to be a likable fellow in his first interaction with Knoxville yesterday. And he also seemed to know the score.
If you work in a newsroom for any length of time you can see them coming from a mile away.
This past week Leadership Sevier and Leadership Tomorrow, two county groups created to help cultivate leadership qualities in promising individuals gathered to tour Sevier County and learn from government leaders about issues facing the county.
The Sevierville Commons Association’s plan to revitalize downtown Sevierville should be commended.
The 108th Tennessee State Legislature adjourned Thursday afternoon after an up-and-down session for Gov. Bill Haslam.
Twenty-three days ago in this spot (March 25 issue), we predicted the tough regular season and intense scrutiny placed on third-year Tennessee Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin might drive him to seek employment elsewhere after the Vols’ successful NCAA tournament run.
The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services has been embroiled in controversy the past few years because a number of children died after their cases were brought to state attention.
When an adult dies in an accidental tragedy, it’s horrible for family, friends and the community where such an event happens.
Last week some incredible, unexpected news came down from the Great Smoky Mountains Association.
On the surface, Tennessee House Bill 1295 looks like a winner.
Veta King does it with Helping Others Prepare through Education.
A day after the UConn women’s basketball team passed the Lady Vols for all-time basketball national championships another, even more saddening event transpired.
While Gov. Bill Haslam has enjoyed strong support throughout the years in the Sevier County area, a recent move has some local tourism professionals asking his administration to rethink decreased funding for tourism marketing.
As the cold weather moves out and the sunny days of spring are ushered in, people across the county will look to get outside and get active.
Thursday afternoon it was official — Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg had reached its $8 million fundraising goal for the purchase of its 13-acre campus, ending years of speculation about the school’s future in the mountain city.
Sevier County people, by nature, seem to be charitable, giving and genuinely concerned about their neighbors.
Governor Bill Haslam has been a leader behind a tough move across Tennessee to set higher academic standards in our classrooms for students, teachers and administrators.
You hear a beep from the passenger seat. Having just left work, you’re sure it’s a text from a coworker or your boss, alerting you to some “t” you’ve left uncrossed or some “i” left undotted.
Gov. Bill Haslam has announced some big initiatives over the past year when it comes to higher education.
Dollywood’s latest coaster, FireChaser Express, pleased a lot of theme park fans, young and old, last weekend, as it was designed to cater to kids and adults from 39 inches tall up.
There’s nothing quite like a hike through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a warm and clear spring day.
To the surprise of almost no one, the deadline for signing up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act has been deemed flexible.
The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Tennessee State Senator Frank Niceley has said a compromise on legislation delaying for two years the further implementation on Common Core education standards, is close.
One week is in the books in the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and the Tennessee Volunteers have officially danced their way into the Sweet 16.