Every year around the last week of October, The Mountain Press receives a slew of press releases about keeping kids safe on Halloween.
Rumors circulating about the University of Michigan being interested in the Volunteers' Butch Jones, a Saugatuck, Mich., native, as a possible replacement for Brady Hoke — who's still coaching the Wolverines — are premature.
Before going to the polls to vote this fall, I needed to find out about the 4 amendments. State Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) explained these amendments to us:
As Co-chair of the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sevier County team, I would like to thank everyone for their generosity and support. Over 300 volunteers joined our 2014 Team and raised $221,615 to help save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
I was scared of my closet as a child. After an addition to our home moved my brother out of our shared bedroom across the hall to mom and dad’s old bedroom, it became a bigger problem.
I found columnist John Stossel’s “War on poverty is fatally flawed” piece (Oct. 11) to be a mixed bag.
It’s no secret that the Sevier County economy is growing.
Writing about death is one of the most difficult things a journalist encounters.
People are important.
In an effort to understand Planned Parenthood, we should begin with a brief history of the group.
Every October, like clockwork, the results would come in.
God continues to richly bless Sevier County Food Ministries as we strive fulfill our mission to ensure no one in our community goes hungry.
To promote National Child Health Month in October, two Sevier County primary schools participated in a Child Health Fair.
After reading Jeff Farrell’s story on the dog breeding bust for the front page of today’s paper, I was compelled to write an editorial with a personal touch.
True to my Sevier County roots, I have been getting my hair cut by the same stylist for nearly a decade.
New studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety have found that it’s experience, not age, that determines the success and safety of a young driver.
“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.”
Plans were revealed last week for Sevier County and Sevierville to jointly purchase the former Mountain National Bank operation center property off Pittman Center Road in efforts to attract a four-year university to the county.
This week Sevier County Rotarians delivered 1,200 Merriam-Webster Dictionaries to third-graders in all our local schools as part of the organization’s National Dictionary Day.
As we prepare to go the the polls in Tennessee, there are four amendment initiatives on the ballot. All four are important and every citizen should take a few minutes to read, understand, and make an informed decision. This goes for any ballot you cast; take the time to make an informed decision. Vote in accordance with your "educated" conscience; do not just pick the candidates with an R or a D in front of their names.
As the Nov. 4 election approaches, the Sevier County Election Commission is open now for early voting.
Ebola is getting big headlines throughout the national media, and for good reason.
Lately, there have been some thought producing, although somewhat laughable to me, letters to the forum.
With heartfelt gratitude, Sevier County Right to Life would like to publicly thank all the many people who made our Luau for Life dinner and auction such a success.
It is becoming routine to read the news and think I am reading a Robin Cook or Tom Clancy book from twenty years ago. An airplane as a weapon of mass murder? Clancy in 1994. An outbreak of a virus that not only kills quickly but in a terrifying manner of hemorrhaging? Robin Cook's "Outbreak" in 1987.