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Mar. 28, 2015 @ 11:24 PM

Tennessee: Remember, burn permits are needed

 Sevier County, like many throughout the state, has been victim to a number of wildfires in recent years — thanks to perfect spring conditions and careless burning.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 11:22 PM

Man accused in crime spree files motions

 The Kodak man charged with robbing two local businesses and raping employees in one has filed a motion in court to represent himself during his trial and is asking for security footage from the courthouse hallways during his preliminary hearing.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

Teen writes three Titanic books

About five years ago, Sabrina Copas and her family visited the then-newly-opened Titanic Museum. Her son, Luke, was fascinated by the history of the Titanic.


Sports View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 06:53 PM

Sevier County's Garrett Gay delivers in win over Easley

 Garrett Gay is starting to collect game-winning plays.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:09 PM

Sevier County soccer team completes sweep of Morristown

You can make it a Morristown sweep for Sevier County.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 09:41 PM

Sam Trentham comes up big at the plate for Seymour

In a one-run game, Jessica Sterling just wanted Sam Trentham to put a bunt down to move Taylor Erjavec over a base.


Opinion View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 11:25 PM

Jason Davis: Convenience comes with a hefty price tag

“There’s sucker born every minute.”


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 11:24 PM

Another April, another coaching search for UT

Another season, another search for a head coach at the University of Tennessee.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 03:21 PM

Editorial: Three cheers

Thursday's appearance of a Knoxville Symphony Orchestra quartet at the King Family Library was just the most recent in a long line of wonderful educational and cultural experiences ushered into the community by the Sevier County Public Library System.


Mountain Life View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

With a regional win, eighth grader heads to the National Spelling Bee

Caitlyn Marentette recalls her introduction to the world of competitive spelling. “It goes back to third grade,” she said.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 12:31 PM

The Smoky Mountain Gourmet sets the table for six

Those of you who read my Valentine’s Day column about a month ago know I am engaged. Space constraints kept me from mentioning a very important part of the situation: my fiancée has four children who will be moving in as well and, I suppose, will expect to be fed.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 12:12 PM

Jake Old: I'm surprised I like 'Better Call Saul'

Recently I've been enjoying the new AMC television show "Better Call Saul." It's a spinoff of AMC's successful show "Breaking Bad," which centered on a high school teacher turned drug dealer.


Crime Report View All »

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Arrests March 28, 2015

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


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Arrests March 27, 2015

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


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Arrests March 26, 2015

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