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Sevier County 4-Her’s Selected for Academic Conference

Sevier County 4-Her’s Selected for Academic Conference

Sevier County 4-H members Andrew Spinosa and Mason Valentine recently took part in the State Junior High 4-H Academic Conference at the University of Tennessee. They were selected to attend based on their 4-H Project Work. Andrew attended in the Poultry Project and Mason in the Garden/Home Horticulture Project. Both will be eighth graders this [...]

Volunteers Needed for Rainbow Falls Trail Rehabilitation

Volunteers Needed for Rainbow Falls Trail Rehabilitation

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is currently recruiting for volunteers to assist the Trails Forever trail crew for a rehabilitation project on the Rainbow Falls Trail. Volunteers are needed every Wednesday from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers must register at least one week in advance by contacting Trails and Facilities Volunteer Coordinator, Adam [...]

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

The Smoky Mountain Opry  Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., gave $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital this week. Jim Hedrick, co-owner of the Smoky Mountain Opry  Theater and senior vice president of Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group said, “Our own little employee family has been greatly helped by the amazing medical care they have received from [...]

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Twenty-three Sevier County 4-H members have been recognized this past year for their volunteer efforts with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award. The Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation created the Volunteer Service Award Program to recognize Americans who have made a commitment to volunteer service. Sevier County 4-H is proud to partner with the [...]

WSCC Sevier County Campus Hosts “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

WSCC Sevier County Campus Hosts “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

You might have some bad memories of spelling bees from your elementary school days – sweaty palms, a nervous stomach and all those spelling rules circling in your mind. Walters State’s Sevier County Campus will help you shake off those memories and replace them with the fun and quirky contestants featured in “The 25th Annual [...]

Young Eagles Take To The Sky

Young Eagles Take To The Sky

Saturday was a good day to take to the air and several area children took the opportunity to do just that, as the Moore-Murrell Airport in Morristown hosted the Experimental Aircraft Association. The annual event is a wonderful way to spotlight the Young Eagles, a program designed to promote an interest in aviation in young [...]

Sevier County 4-H members at Sub Regional 4-H Achievement Day Competition at Carson Newman

Sevier County 4-H members at Sub Regional 4-H Achievement Day Competition at Carson Newman

Sevier County 4-H members recently brought home honors from the Sub Regional 4-H Achievement Day Competition at Carson Newman.  From top Kestrel Troutman, Pi Beta Phi, placed first with her Interactive Exhibit and first with her Portfolio and was named the Premier Exhibitor in the Line & Design Project; Lindsey Hedrick, Homeschool,  placed second with [...]

Vipers In The Streets Of Gatlinburg

Vipers In The Streets Of Gatlinburg

The annual Alabama-Tennessee Viper Club Car Rally was in Gatlinburg over the weekend, bringing around 75 exotic automotive beauties to the Burg. Visitors lined the streets on Saturday afternoon to enjoy the sights and sounds of Vipers, Lamborghinis, Ferraris and other exotic cars, as they paraded through the streets of downtown Gatlinburg. The Greystone Lodge [...]

WSCC To Offer Clean Energy Technology in College Express Format

WSCC To Offer Clean Energy Technology in College Express Format

Walters State’s unique Clean Energy Technology Program will be offered this fall under the popular College Express format. With College Express, the associate’s of applied science degree can be completed in two years attending classes only one or two nights a year. “This format is ideal for adults already working in manufacturing, facilities management, contracting [...]

Biblical Times Theater Kicks off new season with New show

Biblical Times Theater Kicks off new season with New show

The Biblical Times Dinner Theater in Pigeon Forge has kicked off its second full season with a new show featuring amazing holographic technology and a meal of Biblical proportions. The new show is entitled “Moses Mountain of God” The show is a unique Biblical production that combines live performers with amazing holograph technology. Written by [...]

Rocky Top Sports World Scores with 19 New Events

Rocky Top Sports World Scores with 19 New Events

Rocky Top Sports World, managed by The Sports Facilities Advisory, announced today that it has contracted to host 19 tournament events for the 2014-15 season. These will encompass a variety of sports including lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, soccer and football. Rocky Top Sports World General Manager, Steve Daugherty said, “These youth and amateur sporting events will [...]

Veterans and Bikers Unite In Annual Toys For Tots Ride

Veterans and Bikers Unite In Annual Toys For Tots Ride

Over the past twenty years, Toys for Tots has become a household name as a charity organization centered on the Christmas season which provides toys for underprivileged children throughout the nation. What most people do not know, however, is this organization, founded in 1947, has a military background and basis. After World War II, the [...]

Jefferson County Motorcycle Club 4-Way In No Way Out Raises Money for Christmas Presents for Children in Need

Jefferson County Motorcycle Club 4-Way In No Way Out Raises Money for Christmas Presents for Children in Need

The Jefferson County Motorcycle Club 4 – Way in No Way Out, along with the New Market Grocery and Deli, hosted their first annual motorcycle ride to raise money for Christmas presents for the children in need  in Jefferson County. The club played poker at each stop, drawing another card for the best hand. The [...]

Northview Academy Receive American Flag, Courtesy of Modern Woodmen

Northview Academy Receive American Flag, Courtesy of Modern Woodmen

Modern Woodmen of America representatives, Richard Hall and Larry Shessler, present an American Flag to Northview Academy principals, Greg Clark and Kevin DeBow.  This presentation was made on the teacher’s first day back at school.  The American flag will be proudly flying as the students begin their first day of classes at the brand new [...]

Local Teachers and Students Become Park Rangers

Local Teachers and Students Become Park Rangers

Great Smoky Mountains Park officials announce the completion of two unique summer programs engaging selected high school students and teachers as park rangers. The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher and the High School Student Intern programs are six-week paid work experiences where participants learn a great deal about the park through on-site training exercises that enable them to perform [...]

Country Music Legend Bobby Bare to perform at Country Tonite

Country Music Legend Bobby Bare to perform at Country Tonite

Over the years country music hall of famer Bobby Bare has become something of an expert on the life of voodoo priestess Marie Laveau. “Over the years people have sent me all kinds of stuff about her,” Bare said. “I have gotten photos of her, her tomb, you name it. She actually started out as [...]

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