Where Does All the Trash from Dollywood Go? To One of the World's Best Composting Facilities
When you think about progressive composting and recycling programs, big cities such as Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles might come to mind-yet one of the most efficient composting facilities in the world is in Appalachian Tennessee.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New traffic light system to cut pollution in Sevier County
New traffic light system to cut pollution in Sevier County TDOT awarded $700,000 in grants to improve traffic and cut air pollution in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg.
Man charged with doctor shopping in 3 different counties
Clark Michael Shelton, 37, of Kodak, was charged this week with with four counts of doctor shopping for controlled substances in Sevier County.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
John Shearer: Covering The Derek Dooley House Auction
On Saturday, as part of my freelance journalism work I do, I had an opportunity to cover the scheduled auction of former Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley's home in West Knoxville.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Park Service bans drones on the Appalachian Trail
Last week, the National Park Service banned drones from the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through Tennessee and 13 other Park Service bans drones on the Appalachian Trail Last week, the National Park Service banned drones from the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through Tennessee and 13 other Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Blount County bus driver fired after he drops Kindergartener off with older student
A Blount County bus driver was fired after he failed to follow protocol Wednesday afternoon while making his usual route.
Sevier County father and son duo leading the way with non-lead based fishing lures
A father and son team in Sevier County believe they have the answer to how to build a better mouse trap, or rather a better fishing lure.
Sevierville heat treating plant catches fire
Sevierville heat treating plant catches fire Crews from several agencies responded to a fire at a Sevierville business.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Sheriff: Man busted with pot & cash in his home
A Sevierville man already out on bond for a previous drug charge has been busted again with a large amount of marijuana in his home.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, Though He Has 2 Years Left On...
Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, though he has two years left on his District 2 term, said he has decided to challenge Mayor John Roberts in the at-large race in November.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
East Tenn. woman continues circuit preachinga
One East Tennessee woman is keeping the old tradition of circuit preaching alive in the area.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sevier County woman turns job loss into opportunity with stained glass
Terry Fritchman is a stained glass artist. Her works represent the world around her, the world of the Smoky Mountains.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Jacob Whitesides: The girls get it Teenage Knoxville singer Jacob...
Jacob Whitesides is on a ride. Over the past few months, the 16-year-old singer from Seymour has become an Internet phenomenon.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
West Knox County convenience store robbed by man with gun
Deputies say a man entered Weigel's on South Northshore Drive just before 11:30 p.m. He indicated he had a gun, robbed the store, and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Florida couple dead in murder/suicide at Sevier County rental cabin
A Walland man has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed another man during an argument Monday night.
St. Petersburg Times
Deputies: Tarpon Cultural Center official, husband dead in apparent murder-suicide
Tarpon Springs Cultural Center marketing director Genevieve Crosby was killed Monday in an apparent murder suicide, the Sevier County Tennessee Sheriff's Office said.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
5 years later: Sevier Co. woman's murder still unsolved
Sunday marked the five year anniversary of a Sevier County woman's death and five years of an unsolved murder.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Felines are top dogs at Kat Kingdom in Gatlinburg
Sandy Sgrillo grew up loving animals of any kind. "My parents weren't big animal people so they never really allowed us to have any pets," said Felines are top dogs at Kat Kingdom in Gatlinburg Sandy Sgrillo grew up loving animals of any kind.
Top 10 fugitive from Sevier County captured
Early Thursday morning, U.S. Marshals and Great Smoky Mountain Fugitive Task Force agents found McCollum at a home in Morristown with the assistance of Morristown police.
Child of God
For some reason, James Franco keeps getting pissed on by the media for doing too much: acting, writing, directing, producing, teaching and taking classes for his Ph.D. I mean, why isn't this dude out partying with Lindsay Lohan and starting his own fashion line? Instead, Franco exercises his literary bent by starring on Broadway in John Steinbeck's ... (more)