Archive for September, 2014

Pigeon Forge’s Winterfest among top seven Tennessee events listed by the American Bus Association

Arts & Culture September 24, 2014 at 9:29 pm Comments are Disabled

By Amanda Stravinsky Tennessee is well represented with seven events featured on the newly released American Bus Association’s 2015 Top 100 Events list. Tennessee events highlighted include the 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration Blue & Gray Reunion & Jubilee in Knoxville, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol TN/VA,Read More

New on Blu: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Entertainment September 24, 2014 at 9:24 pm Comments are Disabled

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is Marvel’s second solo film for their star spangled man. The film takes place after “The Avengers” and follows Captain America and Black Widow as they attempt to solve how and why former Nazi extremist group “Hydra” has infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D., not to mention just howRead More

New developments in “Assassin’s Creed” film adaptation

Entertainment September 24, 2014 at 9:15 pm Comments are Disabled

It was announced last year that video game developer Ubisoft was setting off on a new multimedia strategy that would attempt to bring its video games to the screen in film adaptations. The first of these films that was announced was “Assassin’s Creed.” The video game follows Desmond Miles asRead More

House forecast

Politics September 24, 2014 at 9:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Predicting House races is usually the most difficult part of any election. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up every two years. All of these races contain many factors, most that are hard to statistically quantify. The location of the district, the money garnered by both candidates,Read More

Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch celebrates one year anniversary

Business September 24, 2014 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Ever wish you could step into a time machine and go back to a simpler era where things run a bit slower, family and friends have time to sit on the porch and enjoy each other’s company? No longer do you have to wish it, as Chuck and Jenny StarrittRead More

Facebook scams leave Internet users at risk

News September 24, 2014 at 8:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Internet users are being warned of two Facebook scams that could leave users’ personal information and money at risk. The scams could also leave computers vulnerable to a virus that will potentially affect their hard drives. According to, one of the scams promises a free iPhone 6. To receiveRead More

Debt Smart

Opinion September 24, 2014 at 8:50 pm Comments are Disabled

By Scott Biker Scott, I had a card that had a fixed rate of 5% on my balance. I closed the account years ago when I started taking control of my debt. Since this was the lowest rate of the cards I had, I was only paying the minimum andRead More

Citizens Police Academy kicks off new classes

Local News September 24, 2014 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

The Sevierville Police Department kicked off the 2014 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) Thursday with a class that includes retirees, security guards, marketing directors and teachers. The CPA is an outreach program designed to build a bridge of communication and cooperation between the Sevierville Police Dept. (SPD) and Sevierville citizens. TheRead More

Chris Rock’s “Top Five” a surprise mega hit at Toronto Film Festival

Entertainment September 24, 2014 at 8:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Over the past few days, the Toronto Film Festival has been screening several dozen films for its annual extravaganza. Every year, filmmakers from around the world hope they will be one of the standouts that will be bought up by major film studios in order for the whole world toRead More

Attention girls! You’re invited to a Titanic sleepover

Entertainment September 24, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Sleepover is taking on a whole new meaning. The Titanic Museum on the Parkway is preparing for its second all girls sleepover. You might want to leave the smartphone at home for this event and give your thumbs a rest. Participates will explore the museum at night,Read More