A very recent conversation with a veteran about his major cardiovascular surgery at a Veteran's Hospital here in Tennessee was enlightening, and not a surprise.
Get Fit Seymour, the two-month weight-loss challenge that concluded this past weekend, has been an inspirational display of just how much a group of like-minded individuals can accomplish when they put their minds together on a common goal.
The Caton’s Chapel-Richardson Cove Volunteer Fire Department broke ground Friday on its Station No. 2.
Seventy years ago today was a monumental day in world history.
On April 17, 2014, students at Boyds Creek Elementary celebrated literacy as special guest speakers visited our school to share about various books they had authored.
May is pretty darn hectic for a school kid’s parents. Multiply that times four and you get a feel for the gauntlet that my wife and I have just treaded.
Tablets and textbooks are both very excellent ways to educate kindergarten through 12th graders, but I believe textbooks would benefit children much more.
There's no doubt about it, the abuse of prescription drugs in Tennessee is an epidemic.
At what age do people die in Sevier County?
We would like to thank everyone who was involved with the fundraiser that was given recently for our family at Fox United Methodist Church.
Over the weekend, reports surfaced that an American solider, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, had been rescued after spending five years as a captive of the Taliban.
As summer approaches, people get more and more exposure to the sun.
Back in 1974, when I was 40 years younger, I watched the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. I watched it regularly!
Paul Reagan's resignation as head coach of the Pigeon Forge High School girls basketball team came as a surprise this week.
Once again, a killing spree has spurred some nationwide soul searching on the topic of mental illness. This time we might not be asking the right questions.
On behalf of the Appalachian Relief Fund, I am asking for your help.
Parents of teenage drivers are often torn between granting their children a slice of freedom and protecting their safety.
An interesting, and possibly disturbing, battle over the Tennessee Supreme Court is in full swing.
Doc: I fear losing my memory more than anything else. What can I do to not get Alzheimer’s?
As the summer reading program announcements from around the county come into The Mountain Press, I can’t help but get excited for our local children.
Imagine taking a call or receiving a letter telling you that your child, in the prime of their life, had died on foreign soil serving the country they loved.
The city of Sevierville's new mobile app "My Sevierville" is an intriguing idea, that, if executed correctly, could help streamline citizen/government interaction.