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Gladys Faye Cole Taylor

Gladys Faye Cole Taylor

Obituaries February 2, 2016 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

Obituary July 19, 1921 – February 1, 2016 Gladys Faye Cole Taylor, age 94 of Gatlinburg, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016. She was born in the Sugarland area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence M. Taylor, Sr.; son, ClarenceRead More

Emma Eloise Pitner

Emma Eloise Pitner

Obituaries February 2, 2016 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

Obituary July 28, 1922 – January 31, 2016 Emma Eloise Burnett Pitner went to her home in Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, family members, and many friends at age 93. She was a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church in Knoxville (1929-1946 and 1964-present). FromRead More

James Carlisle Smith

James Carlisle Smith

Obituaries February 2, 2016 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

Obituary February 1, 1921 – January 30, 2016 James Carlisle Smith, age 94 of Sevierville, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. Mr. Smith was Lt. Commander in the United States Navy and a veteran of World War II. He received commendations for distinguished service in air sea rescue with 27Read More

Rachael Leigh Wall

Rachael Leigh Wall

Obituaries February 2, 2016 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

Obituary August 10, 1987 – January 29, 2016 Rachael Leigh Wall, 28, of Nashville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016. She was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, niece, granddaughter, and friend. Rachael was born August 10, 1987 in Lexington, KY. She graduated from Christ Presbyterian Academy and Daymar Institute inRead More

Gary Hollar

Gary Hollar

Obituaries February 2, 2016 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

Obituary January 1, 1945 – January 28, 2016 Gary Hollar, 71, of Sevierville passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 after a year-long battle with cancer. He served in the Navy during the Viet Nam Era. He was a Police Officer in London, Ohio and Miami, Fla before moving to Tennessee.Read More

The end of an era?

The end of an era?

Sports February 2, 2016 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

By Kayla D. Putman Is the era of Peyton Manning coming to a close? At 39 years old, Manning is currently the oldest starting quarterback in the league. Although he has repeatedly insisted that he never makes definitive decisions about his future until after March physicals, it is natural toRead More

Two parties no longer enough

Two parties no longer enough

Politics February 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm 1 comment

By Frederick Anthony The two-party system of American politics has outgrown its skin. While not without historical significance, as exemplified by how our nation has been divided into two relatively equal and respectively polarized factions on opposite ends of the political spectrum for decades, it’s a double-edged sword. Having twoRead More

Rising Country star rocks at Hard Rock Cafe

Rising Country star rocks at Hard Rock Cafe

Entertainment, Local News February 2, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

By Kayla D. Putman From Hard Rock to Honky Tonk; rising star Shaun Abbott, of Knoxville, brought a country flair to the stage of the Hard Rock Cafe in Pigeon Forge on Friday. Shaun’s musical palette is wide reaching and his set consisted of covers from country legends, rock iconsRead More

Stories of a world gone mad: Barbie gets makeover; now, let’s update Ken

Stories of a world gone mad: Barbie gets makeover; now, let’s update Ken

Humor February 2, 2016 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

By Barry Currin Barbie is finally getting real. You’ve probably heard that Mattel has started making the iconic doll in new shapes: tall, petite and curvy. But, it doesn’t stop there. The new Barbie is also available in eight skin tones, 14 facial structures, 22 hairstyles, 23 hair colors andRead More

Pets for adoption: Oscar & Bannon

Pets for adoption: Oscar & Bannon

Local News February 2, 2016 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Oscar is a 2 year old Calico Cat waiting for a good home and Bannon is a 10 week old Sheep Dog Mix also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Oscar is $50 and $100 for Bannon.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The Gnatty BranchRead More