Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com caused quite a stir in the media over the holiday weekend with the announcement that the company seeks to develop drone delivery of packages in the next few years.
Last month, during his budget presentation to Gov. Bill Haslam, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn said Tennessee was on its way to becoming the home of more methamphetamine labs than any other state.
With this column I'm going to take you back several years to WWI and the time leading up to that war. I'm going to show you that things have not changed in regard to war except for the amount of money being spent. Even though most of those around at the time of WWI are now dead, others have come along and have taken their place. I will show you the myth of ending war.
Once they return from war, U.S. combat veterans are often exposed to another battle at home.
The Northview Kodak Volunteer Fire Department met a nice new threshold recently, earning an Insurance Office Service rating of 5 throughout its coverage area.
Cub Scout Pack 212 of Middle Creek United Methodist Church in Pigeon Forge took on quite a task this Thanksgiving when it chose to feed first responders from across the county as a show of thanks to the dedication of area firefighters, police and other emergency service workers.
With wintry weather threatening the area Tuesday night into Wednesday, it's almost impossible not to be an armchair quarterback when it comes to the status of Sevier County schools.
As many pundits get on their soap box about businesses opening on Thanksgiving and the damage and moral decay it's sure to cause, others are looking differently at the decision by several national stores to extend the holiday shopping creep into Thanksgiving Day.
Friday was a day of smiles and a few tears for many in Knoxville as the University of Tennessee unveiled Pat Summitt Plaza and the new statue of the legendary coach.
Sevierville Police made quick work of four suspects Monday afternoon following a robbery at a city business.
With the growing distrust in the national government, a story reported from Canada this week has gotten legs in the U.S. media. Though the event actually occurred last year, it’s really taken off of late.
While Tennessee made great leaps in academic progress this year according to the recent NAEP Nations Report Card, the state is still behind the rest of the country in another worrying category — suicide.
What is it about social media, message boards and the comments section below online news stories that brings out the worst in people?
As anyone that works in the animal care or outdoor recreation industry knows, there are occasions that arise that require tough decisions be made.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park made just such a decision last week when it euthanized an elk that had lost its fear of humans and had demonstrated aggressive behavior toward park guests.
A recent Tennessee appeals court decision ruled unanimously that “high governement officials” can keep documents secret if they feel those documents are part of their “decision-making process.”
With the launch of the Smoky Mountain Winterfest this week throughout the county, Sevierville, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge pulled out all the stops for their kickoffs to the annual celebration of the holiday season in Sevier County.
Sevier County schools, their teachers and students deserve hearty applause for their scores on the state's annual report card, which was released Wednesday afternoon by the state.
There are times even Democrats and Republicans can agree.
At what point, as a society, did we decide that if we don't like an opinion someone expressed — or even a joke someone made — then that individual should be scorned, fired or otherwise reprimanded?
Sevier County’s Humane Society has been in need of a new facility for years, and now it appears they may just get one.
It’s been nearly 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919.
Thursday afternoon it was announced that the state of Tennessee had made great strides in the rankings of the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
Just about an hour northwest of here, a small Tennessee town was voting last night on whether or not to change its name.
With increasing frequency the term “bullying” is met with rolled eyes and sighs, thanks to its overuse by the media and the thousands of conferences and meetings held nationwide each year to discuss its impact.
With November's arrival comes the joy and festivities associated with the holiday season — specifically Thanksgiving and Christmas.