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.
Recently I was told by a young woman who was encountering obstacles and delays in enrolling her child in TennCare that the problem in doing so was because of The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). This is not true.
It was a hot and sultry Saturday, but thanks to many local folks and businesses the Rafting & Rhythm Festival proved to be a cool way to raise funds for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic on Aug. 23.
Dear friends and neighbors, greetings in Christ. This November (only weeks away) we will all be asked to do our civic duty and make informed decisions on leaders and issues that affect our day-to-day lives. I would like to help you make an informed decision on Amendment 1 to our state’s constitution because Christians and the church should speak loudly on the issue of protecting innocent life.
The National Football League's trademark logo shield, it seems, is coated in Teflon.
Thank Bill Dayton for me. His letter (Sept. 10, "Reader weighs in on Ferguson, gun debate") was very insightful!
I fully agree with Pigeon Forge city officials’ efforts to protect the family nature of our fair city.
During the very week Knoxville was hosting an incredible Medal of Honor Convention, the state released some sobering statistics about the difficulties of Tennessee veterans.
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.
As I was growing up, my parents chased the economy.
The tragedy that occurred in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9 precipitated chaos that leaves divisions drawn but responsibility shared.
In today’s Mountain Press (Sunday, Sept. 7) the readers can note another Obama government power play that is hidden from the public. It seems that the government agency for immigration has “dumped” 88 or more illegal children in Sevier County.
On January of 2008 in the city of Pigeon Forge, a small group of Hispanics started to gather to receive Bible studies in the Aleman’s Family home.
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.
If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all. It’s cliche, for sure, but often describes me perfectly.
On behalf of Director Steve Layman, Lt. Joe Brown and all correctional staff at the Sevier County Juvenile Facility, I would like to thank our friends at the Sevier County Public Library, Townsend Press and all who made the donation of books and videos to our facility possible.
I would like everyone to ask themselves just one question.
With state and federal elections looming in November, September has been proclaimed National Voter Registration Month.
A 91-year-old patient of mine recently received a very powerful drug. The effect was remarkable. He looks and feels almost 20 years younger.