After months of construction and preparation, Dolly Parton's DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge is open.
Just over a month ago in this space we discussed the struggles for both our community and the state of Tennessee to combat the scourge of domestic violence.
With the Friday announcement that Gary Wade is stepping down from the Tennessee Supreme Court effective Sept. 8, a longtime ambassador of the city of Sevierville will return home.
Congratulations to the Pittman Center Community Volunteer Fire Department for its recent efforts at the inaugural Firehouse Expo Fire-Rescue Competition earlier this month in Baltimore.
The Chattanooga tragedy last week is a heartbreaking reminder of the dangers faced both abroad and at home for our military men and women.
The Thursday shooting in Chattanooga has left Tennessee and the nation reeling.
A visitor to the area, Angela Hansen of Unadilla, Ga., wrote a letter to the editor (Wednesday, July 15) thanking local emergency service workers Jeff Ayers and Todd Spence, police officer James Fox and dispatcher Patricia Fog for their efforts in helping her mother during a medical situation earlier this year.
It's been said that if there's a opportunity to make money from specific venture, Sevier County will find a way.
Six local athletes earned all-state honors in recent weeks.
Being an newborn isn't easy.
Tax increases are rarely met with applause, but some credit is due the Sevier County Commission for its courage in facing a fiscal crunch in the upcoming year.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling last month, there has been outpouring of opinion both against and for the court’s controversial 5-4 decision.
According to Rasmussen Reports, that close margin is reflected throughout American society.
As the Fourth of July approaches, firework stands have popped up across the county.
As is often the case, people love to pick a side.
All too often, fathers are cast as irresponsible, uncaring and grumpy buffoons in popular media.
After a busy week of rescues, bear attacks and the ever-popular synchronous firefly events, our local national park staff members deserve a pat on the back.
Almost every day, our published arrest report includes at least one arrest for domestic violence in Sevier County.
Summer is here, and locals and tourists are venturing into the wilderness and the peaceful grandeur of the Great Smoky Mountains.
It’s not an easy time to be a teacher.
With always changing state and federal guidelines, it’s becoming more and more difficult to do the most important job an educator is tasked with: teaching their students.
Congratulations to Northview Intermediate student McKenna Layman on her win at the National Cornbread Festival’s 4-H Cornbread Cook-off.
Since the governor's Insure Tennessee plan failed in the last legislative session, there's been a full-court press to expose just how much is spent annual by state taxpayers to insure those very legislators through state insurance plans.
The Sevier County Relay for Life's signature event — the annual Relay — is today at Patriot Park.