Everyone is invited to show support for our National Guard Troops on the Texas Border.
The efforts of the Pigeon Forge Rotary Club and the Forever Parks foundation to construct an all-inclusive playground in Pigeon Forge are to be commended.
Every year around this time, tourists and other visitors from throughout the country descend on Sevier County and the Great Smoky Mountains for one of nature’s ultimate art shows: the changing of the colors of the autumn leaves.
As Sevier County teachers and administrators met with U.S. Rep. Phil Roe Monday night at Northview Academy, some things were abundantly clear — morale in Tennessee public education is low, teachers are fed up with burdonsome bureaucratic oversight, and there are no clear answers on how to fix the problem.
According to the Tennessee Children's Advocacy Centers, every hour of every day, there is allegation of child abuse in Tennessee.
The Sevierville Downtown Commons Association is doing yeoman’s work in trying to re-establish downtown Sevierville as a place to be.
The FBI paints a dismal picture of the lives of some of the United States’ most exploited residents.
When the news came down late Tuesday that Federal Communications Commission Chariman Tom Wheeler was looking into a possible ban of the word “Redskins” from broadcasts of Washington Redskins games, every journalist in America should have noticed.
In this hectic digital age, where seemingly everything is connected, we all must be ever-vigilant against frauds previously unimaginable.
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Jessica L. Wright, under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, issued a memo that’s being discussed around the county.
Often, getting officials to comment quickly about a bad situation is a reporter’s worst nightmare — especially in a tourist area.
It seems that almost every day a new story surfaces in which some freedom, some inalienable right for U.S. citizens, is slowly being chipped away.
Hang around Sevier County long enough and you’ll hear tales of the figurative walls built between the local municipalities in years past during the free-for-all for tourism dollars.
Whether it's the torrential flooding that’s possible in the springtime in Sevier County, or the ever-present threat of snow and ice in the higher elevations during winter, there are times mother nature’s fury can present locals with challenges.
The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge will begin hosting the biggest event in its relatively short history beginning tomorrow.
The National Football League's trademark logo shield, it seems, is coated in Teflon.
Friday morning’s assembly at Seymour Middle School, which saw two Vietnam Medal of Honor winners speak to the entire student body and faculty, should be an experience that lives in the minds of those in attendance forever.
“A Baptist Christian” cites the gender arrangements of Noah’s Ark in a presumable smear against same-sex marriage and mandatory model for humans today (Sept. 5 letter from Gary Allen, Jones Cove).
Congratulations are due to Johnnie Faye Newman McClure, who was named the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Citizen of the Year.
The challenge the U.S. and other nations face with the rising threat of ISIS, or ISIL, in Iraq is great.
Thirteen years ago today, the day started much like any other.
News came out over the weekend that President Obama, thought by many to be eyeing a unilateral policy shift on immigration, will wait until after the November election cycle before making any move on that front.
With state and federal elections looming in November, September has been proclaimed National Voter Registration Month.