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Apr. 18, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

Public hearing, final reading of beer ordinance Monday

 Residents will have the chance Monday to tell the Board of Mayor and Aldermen their opinion on proposed changes to the city's regulations for the sale of beer.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

Commission to consider water rate increases Monday

 At its regular meeting Monday, Sevier County Commission will consider staggered increases in the rates charged to customers of the county's water department.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 02:49 PM

Jake Thomas Road extension is a key to Pigeon Forge's growth

 The Jake Thomas Road extension project, in which the road would be constructed to connect from its intersection at Teaster Lane to Veterans Boulevard, could be critical to Pigeon Forge further developing away from the Parkway, according to city officials.


Sports View All »

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 05:07 PM

Player of the Year Drew Fugate shows poise in the clutch

Drew Fugate learned a lesson the very first day of practice.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 10:33 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman rallies for draw after falling behind early

Zach Schrandt pulled his entire starting lineup — save for keeper Gabe Hinton — off the field early in Friday night’s matchup with Concord Christian.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 09:07 PM

Dannie Luczak makes big strides during senior season

 Dannie Luczak was already a starter as a freshman at Jefferson County before she transferred to Gatlinburg-Pittman.


Opinion View All »

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Jason Davis: IDDCS is a real, self-afflicting condition

Leaving the seat up. Not using the hamper. Close-talking.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

Editorial: Three cheers

Joann Jordan, who organizes the annual National Day of Prayer ceremony in Sevier County, puts in a considerable amount of work each year, not only to keep the prayer event going, but to help nurture the county's spiritual leaders.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 06:10 PM

Letter: Tea party legislature hurting state

I appreciate Gov. Haslam’s reasonableness and moderation as well as those in congress that have the same values. My representatives: Sen. Overbey has been reasonable at times, I do not know about Rep. Carr.


Mountain Life View All »

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

Photos: Outside the Rod Run

The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run concluded Saturday in the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge, but uninitiated observers may have thought it was a citywide event. Some of the liveliest ancillary activity took place along the Parkway, where droves of car enthusiasts parked their souped-up vehicles. Here are some scenes from outside Spring Rod Run 2015.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 02:11 PM

Jake Old: I can't wait to watch 'Game of Thrones' unfold

HBO's popular fantasy television show "Game of Thrones," based on a series of books by George R.R. Martin, is back. And for the first time in a few years, I'm anxious about what is going to happen.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Upland Chronicles: Smoky Mountain Queen sailed to New Orleans

Carrying the message "Happy Birthday America," a flatboat, the Smoky Mountain Queen, docked at Poydras Street Wharf in New Orleans on Saturday May 29, 1976, after a 1,600-mile trip along the rivers of mid-America.


Crime Report View All »

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Arrests April 18, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Arrests April 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Arrests April 16, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.