Archive for April, 2015

Connie’s Kitchen: Not your ordinary cheesecake bites

Connie’s Kitchen: Not your ordinary cheesecake bites

Connie’s kitchen April 9, 2015 at 3:14 am 0 comments

By Connie Emmons   In search of something new and or unusual?. We’ve got that covered.  This recipe is not only delicious but oh so easy. I was searching for something new, easy and unique.   My search began at the grocery store where I started really looking at whatRead More

Gatlinburg farmers market vendor registration now open

Gatlinburg farmers market vendor registration now open

Arts & Culture, Local News April 9, 2015 at 2:39 am 0 comments

By Alex Shelton   The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is inviting vendors to register for the five-month event held every Saturday from May 16, 2015 to Oct 17, 2015. Gatlinburg Farmers Market begins every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and lasts until 12:00 p.m. at the Covered Bridge in the Great SmokyRead More

Katie Stagliano to speak at Pigeon Forge Chamber event

Katie Stagliano to speak at Pigeon Forge Chamber event

Arts & Culture, Education, Local News April 9, 2015 at 2:17 am 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Katie Stagliano is a very impressive young woman who started the non-profit Katie’s Krops before she was ten years of age. Her credits include being featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, USA Today, Times Magazine for Kids and People Magazine.  At age fourteen, sheRead More

THP trooper discovers large quantity of prescription pills on traffic stop

THP trooper discovers large quantity of prescription pills on traffic stop

Local News April 9, 2015 at 1:59 am 0 comments

By Dalya J. Qualls   Trooper Jonathan Scott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s East Bureau Interdiction Plus team initiated a traffic stop that led to the discovery of approximately 600 prescription pills and the arrest of an Ohio woman on felony drug charges in Knox County. Trooper Scott stopped aRead More

Taxpayers cry out for federal tax reform

Taxpayers cry out for federal tax reform

National News, News April 9, 2015 at 1:52 am 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—With some certainty, you can almost bet that around tax time each year the cries for tax reform can be heard from coast to coast. This year is no different. The Pew Research Center completed a poll Saturday that says just that. As the April 15 incomeRead More

Pets for Adoption

Pets for Adoption

Local News April 9, 2015 at 1:32 am 0 comments

Daisy is a 3 year old Terrier Mix waiting for a good home and Winston is an 8 month old Domestic Short Hair Mix also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Daisy is $100 and $50 for Winston.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The Gnatty Branch Animal Shelter is openRead More

Haslam announces federal disaster assistance for 35 counties

Haslam announces federal disaster assistance for 35 counties

Local News, State News April 9, 2015 at 1:14 am 0 comments

Response to worst ice storm in two decades, Sevier County included   By David Smith   Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the federal government will provide assistance to 35 counties still recovering from the severe winter storm of February 15 to February 22, 2015, that took 30 lives and causedRead More

Adopt-A-Trail volunteer recruitment

Adopt-A-Trail volunteer recruitment

Local News April 9, 2015 at 12:55 am 0 comments

GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting volunteers to participate in the Adopt-a-Trail (AAT) program, an effort that helps to maintain the park’s 800-mile trail system.  The Volunteers in Parks (VIP) program has integrated volunteerism into many of the park operations, including trail maintenance that covers everything fromRead More