Pittman Center Mayor Glenn Cardwell, the Pittman Center Heritage Museum and Sevier County Historian Carroll McMahan have each been notified of their selection for honors this month.
For the 20th consecutive year, your generous donation can make a difference in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, made possible by our local postal carriers.
Yesterday we addressed the NBA’s decision to ban Donald Sterling for life — a move it was essentially forced to make — because of the giant backlash over the owner’s stupid, insensitive and blatantly bigoted comments.
My Easter message is simple: Born of a virgin or non-virgin, married or unmarrried, Jesus is still the son of God.
On Tuesday the National Basketball Association handed down one of its biggest disciplinary actions ever — undoubtedly the most drastic ever taken against a sitting owner.
Doc: Why are all my doctors now using computers instead of dictating? Seems like he looks more at the computer than me now.
Last week in Coalfield, Tenn., a high school baseball game made regional news broadcasts after a player took a couple of postgame swings at an umpire, landing one shot on the ump’s face.
For years, the American Eagle Foundation, headquartered in Pigeon Forge, has been doing yeoman’s work for injured, sick and endangered birds of prey — including the bald eagle, America’s national bird.
I would like to commend you for publishing the columns of David Limbaugh and John Stossel. I enjoy both very much. Although some may disagree with them that should not be a cause for censorship, as no one is forced to read their columns. I disagree with Mark Shields, so I just skip his column — a simple fix without censorship.
The May 1 meeting of the Sevier County Right to Life is of the utmost importance to parents, grandparents and all those who care about children and young people.
We all like to think our kids are different. Special somehow. Honest to a fault. Obedient at all times.
With the Smoky Mountains' natural beauty, it's no wonder millions of visitors pour into the area each year to catch a glimpse of the often awe-inspiring views.
The new man at the helm of the Tennessee Vols basketball team seemed to be a likable fellow in his first interaction with Knoxville yesterday. And he also seemed to know the score.
The recent death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman shocked many throughout the country. Indeed it was a tragedy but not all that unique.
If you work in a newsroom for any length of time you can see them coming from a mile away.
This past week Leadership Sevier and Leadership Tomorrow, two county groups created to help cultivate leadership qualities in promising individuals gathered to tour Sevier County and learn from government leaders about issues facing the county.
I, again, was interested to read Dick Dierenbach’s recent letter (April 11) expounding the virtues of judging the behavior or beliefs of ones neighbors. The author of a sign at a church building in Seymour was referred to as “perpetrator,” i.e., one who commits or carries out a crime.
The Sevierville Commons Association’s plan to revitalize downtown Sevierville should be commended.
Selling books at $1 or less doesn’t sound like a winning proposal. However, thanks to the efforts of many committed volunteers, the Friends of Sevier County Public Library System raised $3,747.46 at its used book sale at King Family Library April 1-5. That’s a lot of books!
The 108th Tennessee State Legislature adjourned Thursday afternoon after an up-and-down session for Gov. Bill Haslam.
As one of your readers, I’d like to ask if you’d consider enriching the op-ed content with something more than the syndicated cycle of conservative boilerplate from O’Reilly, Stossel and Lopez. The intellectually thin, uniform, and predictable nature of these columns are contributing little to the intellectual life of readers.
Twenty-three days ago in this spot (March 25 issue), we predicted the tough regular season and intense scrutiny placed on third-year Tennessee Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin might drive him to seek employment elsewhere after the Vols’ successful NCAA tournament run.
The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services has been embroiled in controversy the past few years because a number of children died after their cases were brought to state attention.
About a year ago I wrote to you about the activity of the local airport.