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Pets for adoption: Elsa & Sandy

Pets for adoption: Elsa & Sandy

Local News December 11, 2015 at 1:20 am 0 comments

Elsa is a 1 year old Silky Terrier Mix waiting for a good home.  Sandy is a 1 year old Domestic Short Hair also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Elsa is $100 and $50 for Sandy.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The GnattyRead More

Upcoming tournaments and events at Rocky Top Sports World

Upcoming tournaments and events at Rocky Top Sports World

Local News, Local Sports December 4, 2015 at 3:25 am 0 comments

December 5-6 Gatlinburg Season Finale – Soccer 60 teams | 840 athletes | 1260 spectators December 12 Spike-O-Rama Volleyball Play Day 26 teams | 312 athletes | 468 spectators December 19 Smoky Mountain Middle and Elementary School Duals – Wrestling 30 teams | 600 athletes | 900 spectators December 20-21Read More

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Entertainment, Local News, Local Sports December 4, 2015 at 2:45 am 0 comments

By Michael Williams The Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge, is sponsoring Sevier County High School Students to the 5A TSSAA state finals football game Friday night, Dec. 4, against Independence High School of Thompson’s Station, Tenn.  The finals will be played at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tenn., forRead More

Pets for adoption: Bourbon and Zazu

Pets for adoption: Bourbon and Zazu

Local News December 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Bourbon is a 5 month old Shepherd Mix waiting for a good home and Zazu is a Domestic Short Hair Mix also hoping to be adopted soon.   Adoption fee for Bourbon is $100 and $50 for Zazu.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.   The GnattyRead More

Christmas collectors

Christmas collectors

Local News November 24, 2015 at 9:06 pm 0 comments

By Rachelle Burkett-Rodarte What would Christmas be without love? Everybody who loves Christmas has their own special something that is dear to their hearts. Many Christmas lovers may not realize that there are large collector clubs that collect Christmas villages, especially Department 56 villages. That includes my Christmas Dickens VillageRead More

Biblical Times keeps Christ in Christmas

Biblical Times keeps Christ in Christmas

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

By Rachelle Burkett-Rodarte Some of the shows in our area may have forgotten the reason for the season, but not Biblical Times Dinner Theater. While other shows are fun and entertaining, Biblical Times includes both the inspirational Nativity story and entertaining popular Christmas music. The first half of the showRead More

Phony money showing up in Knoxville

Phony money showing up in Knoxville

Local News, News November 24, 2015 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

By Michael Williams A new scam has police and merchants on the lookout for counterfeiters who are purchasing their phony money on eBay. Recently, a restaurant in Asheville North Carolina accepted a piece of this fake money. Fortunately, the merchant examined the bogus $100 bill and notified police. The fakeRead More

Wilderness at the Smokies collects 21 tons of food for needy

Wilderness at the Smokies collects 21 tons of food for needy

Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

By Nikki Harrell Wilderness at the Smokies offered the community 12 days throughout the months of October and November to bring (5) non-perishable food items per person, to receive admission to the Wild WaterDome indoor water park.  In doing this, the resort was able to collect over 42,000 pounds orRead More

Ober Gatlinburg opens eighth snow tubing season

Ober Gatlinburg opens eighth snow tubing season

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

By Alex Shelton Ober Gatlinburg opened its snow tubing season Saturday, November 21, the earliest of any tubing operation in the Southeast. Using advanced snowmaking technology, SnowMagic, Ober Gatlinburg was able to begin snowmaking on October 8 to prepare for their 55th snow season. The Snow Tubing lanes are 400’Read More

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

A tradition more than 30 years in the making By Marci Claude The holiday season is fast approaching, and Gatlinburg is ringing in Christmas cheer Thanksgiving weekend with Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees at the Gatlinburg Convention Center November 25 – 29 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. This year’s eventRead More