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Sevier County HOME grant for low-income housing rehab

Sevier County HOME grant for low-income housing rehab

Local News January 12, 2016 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

By Perrin Anderson Sevier County was awarded a HOME grant in the amount of $500,000 for a Housing Rehabilitation Program to provide technical and financial assistance to low-income residents. The funds received under the HOME grant will be used to address single-family, owner-occupied, substandard housing within unincorporated Sevier County. ResidentsRead More

Sevier County received dividends from risk management pool

Sevier County received dividends from risk management pool

Local News November 24, 2015 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (press release)—Tennessee’s leader in providing insurance and risk management services for municipalities and public entities has distributed close to $100 million in dividends to its members since the inception of its Annual Dividend Program. The Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool, more commonly known as The Pool, recentlyRead More

Tennessee’s largest risk management pool gives nearly $100 million to municipalities

Tennessee’s largest risk management pool gives nearly $100 million to municipalities

State News November 14, 2015 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

Member cities and entities in Jefferson and Sevier counties receiving FY16 dividends of nearly $80,000 BRENTWOOD (press release)—Tennessee’s leader in providing insurance and risk management services for municipalities and public entities has distributed close to $100 million in dividends to its members since the inception of its Annual Dividend Program.Read More

Three Sevier events named in top 100 events by American Bus Association

Three Sevier events named in top 100 events by American Bus Association

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Local News, State News September 22, 2015 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—The American Bus Association released their 2016 Top 100 Events list. Seven are found in Tennessee. The ABA Top 100 judging committee selected Gatlinburg’s Fourth of July Celebration, Heroes, Hometowns and Legends and Rivers and Spires Festival in Clarksville, National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, Museum of Appalachia’sRead More

Funds used to repair homes for needy

Funds used to repair homes for needy

Local News September 22, 2015 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Sevier County secures $500,000 grant form THDA By Wes Bunch County Mayor Larry Waters has secured a $500,000 HOME grant from THDA to repair substandard homes for as many as 15 low-income households in Sevier County. “All homes need maintenance over time. Sevier County is doing an exemplary job ofRead More

Jimmy Dunn to guide prosecutors statewide

Jimmy Dunn to guide prosecutors statewide

Local News, State News July 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

By Ashley Heyen District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn was elected Vice President of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference at their annual meeting. As District Attorney for the 4th Judicial District, General Dunn serves Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson and Sevier counties. As Conference Vice President, General Dunn will lead oversight ofRead More

Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic offering free screenings

Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic offering free screenings

Health, Local News June 30, 2015 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release)—Mountain Hope Good Shepard Clinic in partnership with ETSU James H. Quillen college of medicine will be offering free physicals on July 8 and July 9. Physicals are by appointment only. Health screenings will include: medical history, physical exams, blood pressure checks, EKG (if needed), glucose check, fullRead More

Flash flood alerts in the Smokies

Flash flood alerts in the Smokies

Local News, State News June 22, 2015 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

Spotty showers and torrential rains in the higher elevations caused flash floods Monday in the Greenbrier and Cosby areas. Emergency crews responded to the flood alerts and went to area campgrounds to warn campers to seek higher ground. Emergency personnel closed the Greenbrier entrance to the Park until he threatRead More

Ober Gatlinburg celebrates Area County Days

Ober Gatlinburg celebrates Area County Days

Entertainment, Local News June 4, 2015 at 3:31 am 0 comments

GATLINBURG (press release)—Ober Gatlinburg is working to benefit Mountain Hope Good Shepherd by offering local appreciation days to residents and employees of Sevier, Cocke and Jefferson County from Saturday, June 6 through Friday, June 12 benefiting Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Beginning Saturday, June 6th through Friday, June 12th, localRead 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