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Aug. 03, 2015 @ 06:12 PM

Zip line employee injured in 50-foot fall

A 50-foot plunge from a local zip line attraction sent an employee of the business to the hospital Monday morning and has Sevier County Sheriff's deputies investigating.


Aug. 03, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

Husband charged in sword attack

When Sevier County Sheriff's deputies located a woman Sunday who had been reported missing for more than a week, she told them she'd been hiding after a domestic dispute that ended in her husband attacking her with a sword.


Aug. 03, 2015 @ 06:01 PM

Gatlinburg to consider redevelopment authority

In a meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m., the Gatlinburg City Commission will consider a resolution to create the Gatlinburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority.


Sports View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Spencer Cross posts best AJGA finish in Oak Ridge

 A day where Spencer Cross found his share of problems on the greens didn’t seem to be getting much better.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Sevier County's Dorian Banks selected to All-American Bowl

 It’s hard for Dorian Banks to believe his high school career is winding down.

 

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Spencer Cross tied for seventh at Stallings

 Spencer Cross shot a 2-under-par 70 to stay in contention after the second day of the Under Armour Scott Stallings Championship on Wednesday.


Opinion View All »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 10:28 PM

Jason Davis: ‘Sleeping with the Sharks’ makes for fun under sea

In old gangster movies, sleeping with the fishes is never a good thing. 

 

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 01:18 PM

Editorial: Three cheers

After months of construction and  preparation, Dolly Parton's DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge is open.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

Letter: AP story on Planned Parenthood shows bias

In response to the Associated Press story on page 3 of your Wednesday edition.


Mountain Life View All »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 01:53 PM

Jake Old: Progress on learning to read music is slow

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my plans to learn to read music on the guitar, and the trepidation I had going into that journey. Unfortunately, I'm already reconsidering that decision.


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 01:40 PM

Public Pulpit: A break during a long drive, and a story

We had a crew who were very excited about a hiking retreat in the Colorado Rockies. They were less excited about the long drive from Illinois to Colorado.


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 01:06 PM

Upland Chronicles: Dr. Robert F. Thomas Chapel showcases local history

Each year, thousands of visitors walk through the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Chapel located in Craftsman's Valley at Dollywood. Some attend Sunday morning worship services, and others casually pass through while visiting the theme park. No doubt, many visitors familiar with the lyrics written and recorded by Dolly – "Dr. Robert F. Thomas/May his name forever stand/Dr. Robert F. Thomas/ was a mighty, mighty man" – assume Dolly Parton personally chose to build the chapel in memory of the beloved physician who attended her delivery. But that is not the case.


Crime Report View All »

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

Arrests Aug. 4, 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.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 06:23 PM

Arrests Aug. 1, 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.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 04:10 PM

Arrests July 31, 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.