Archive for October, 2014

President’s Award presented to Deputy District Attorney Marsh

President’s Award presented to Deputy District Attorney Marsh

News October 29, 2014 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—Deputy District Attorney William Brownlow Marsh was presented with the 2014 President’s Award, which is given each year to one Assistant District Attorney in the State of Tennessee. The recipient of this award is decided by the Tennessee District Attorney General’s Conference in Nashville. “This award is wellRead More

The best night of the year

The best night of the year

Entertainment October 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I remember in years past my siblings and I would start to get ready for best night ever as soon as we were out of school. Most of our costumes were made out of an old steamerRead More

Pets for adoption

Pets for adoption

Local News October 29, 2014 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Holly is a three year old Poodle Mix waiting for a good home. Webby is a four month old Tuxedo Cat also hoping to be adopted. Adoption fee for Holly is $100 and $50 for Webby. Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The Gnatty Branch AnimalRead More

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort reaches construction milestone

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort reaches construction milestone

Business October 29, 2014 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Construction crews placed the final spire atop Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort’s entrance tower marking an important milestone for the stunning 307 room property which opens in the summer of 2015, next door to Dollywood’s award-winning theme parks. During the topping out ceremony crews finished the last major projectRead More

Citizens Police Academy: the ravages of meth, part six of 10

Citizens Police Academy: the ravages of meth, part six of 10

Local News October 29, 2014 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

 Citizens Police Academy is a ten week course detailing the operations of the Sevierville Police Dept. The class is an outreach program offered free to the public by the SPD.   The ravages of crystal methamphetamine was the primary focus of week six of the CPA. According to Det. KevinRead More

Business profile: Brian Winchester, Reality Based Tactical Training

Business profile: Brian Winchester, Reality Based Tactical Training

Business October 29, 2014 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

Brian Winchester is an intense person. He looks people in the eyes with a steely gaze. When he talks about a family’s safety he means business. He has a wife and three kids are trained to protect themselves. Why? “It Comes out of my faith,” he says. “In the ChristianRead More

Annual Houdini Séance to be held on Halloween

Annual Houdini Séance to be held on Halloween

Arts & Culture October 29, 2014 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

The 87th annual Harry Houdini Séance will be held Halloween day at 1:26 p.m. at the Houdini Museum in Scranton, Pa. The annual séance is held at numerous locations across the nation to commemorate the efforts of the legendary magician and to discredit phony mediums who he regarded as charlatansRead More

Alabama’s Million Dollar Band rehearses in Sevierville

Alabama’s Million Dollar Band rehearses in Sevierville

Entertainment October 29, 2014 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

While several hundred people were inside Sevier County High School’s Smoky Bear Stadium Saturday afternoon, Terry Rowell and his crew from Chick-fil-A were setting up outside the stadium to serve 450 bagged lunches. The hungry participants were members of the University of Alabama’s Million Dollar Band who were inside theRead More

Senior Appreciation Day at Lumberjack Feud

Senior Appreciation Day at Lumberjack Feud

Entertainment October 29, 2014 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—The Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge will offer discounted tickets for Senior Appreciation Day November 5, 2014. Guests ages 50 and up will be able to purchase tickets for a 2:00PM matinee show for $28.18 including tax. Lumberjack Feud is kicking off its Christmas showRead More

Midterms bring political newcomers to Congress

Midterms bring political newcomers to Congress

Politics October 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

One of the most notable changes that could come from the midterm elections is the sheer number of new people that will be representing the American electorate on January 3, 2015. There are a record number of retirements this year. In the Senate, eight will be retiring and 24 fromRead More