Publication: Mountain Press

First reported 22 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

One dead in Sunday accident

SEVIERVILLE —A fiery wreck Sunday on Dolly Parton Parkway claimed the life of a Kentucky woman, and police are asking for witnesses to the crash to contact them.Rebecca Gibson, 77, of Kentucky, died from injuries sustained in the crash, which happened ... [Published Mountain Press - 22 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Driver sought in apartment collision

SEVIERVILLE —A vehicle ran into an apartment building at Richard Howard Village Sunday night in Sevierville, breaking through a living room wall of one apartment, according to Kathy Fesperman, who lives in the apartment.City officials confirmed that the ... [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Schaeffer sentenced in fatal Chapman Highway crash

SEVIERVILLE —A Sevierville man admitted Tuesday he was responsible for a 2012 collision that took two lives and caused multiple injuries on Chapman Highway.Tyler James Schaeffer entered a guilty plea Tuesday to two counts of vehicular homicide, two counts ... [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Rod Run events challenge Pigeon Forge police

PIGEON FORGE —With two upcoming Rod Run events in Pigeon Forge, Shades of the Past Rod Run XXXII Sept. 5-6 and Pigeon Forge Rod Run Sept. 11-13, the city will be welcoming thousands of visitors the next two weekends.This can be good news for those in ... [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Arrests Sept. 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.Jesse Wade Bright, 33, of 459 Asbury Drive in Pigeon ... [Published Mountain Press - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ask the Doc: Don't discount the love drug

A 91-year-old patient of mine recently received a very powerful drug. The effect was remarkable. He looks and feels almost 20 years younger.This is the same patient I admitted as the very first admission to the new hospital in Sevierville on Sunday, Feb. ... [Published Mountain Press - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Drugs, dyspnea, Heart Attack
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Prescription drugs, not alcohol, biggest challenge for state

A week ago we wrote in this space of the difficulties facing state law enforcement, medical professionals, hospitals and legislators caused by the rampant abuse of prescription drugs in our state.Just a day after last Wednesday's editorial, the state ... [Published Mountain Press - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Highlanders celebrate 50 years in September

GATLINBURG —The fall of 1963 was full of excitement, anticipation and apprehension for high school students from both Pi Beta Phi School in Gatlinburg and Pittman Center School a few miles down the road.The two schools, once the biggest of rivals, were ... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Guest editorial: Where does LeConte name come from anyhow?

SEVIERVILLE —Mount LeConte, at 5,593 feet above sea level, is the highest peak in Sevier County, Tennessee.Clingmans Dome, at 6,643 feet, and Mount Guyat, at 6,621 feet, are both on the Tennessee-North Carolina line. From Sevierville, we see the three ... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

City will use new $100,000 Winterfest lights at Old Mill, Jake Thomas

NATIONAL PARK —The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism is making upgrades to some of the Winterfest lighting displays in preparation of the 25th anniversary of the annual Sevier County winter tradition.In the Aug. 25 Pigeon Forge City Commission meeting, ... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Arrests Aug. 29, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.Jonathan Walker Blair, 21, of 1614 White Oak Drive ... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Editorial: Forge distillery fight focuses on Parkway

Pigeon Forge faces an interesting dilemma.The city's planning commission voted Monday to recommend the city commission take measures to ensure no distilleries be operated on the Parkway.It's something the city's been wrestling with for months.This is ... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]

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"It does show how a good investigation can result from cooperation by a lot of different agencies all working together" he said
"A guy came up. He heard, and he came to check on us," Fesperman said. "The screen door was jammed, and we couldn't get out. Between him pulling and my son taking his foot and continually kicking and kicking and kicking, we were able to break the door open and get out."
"The only way to avoid the dark is to go home before the sun goes down" he said
"We decided to go with Universal because they gave us the wow factor," Downey said. "We think everybody will be impressed when they see these displays."

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One dead in Sunday accident [Published Mountain Press - 22 mins ago]
Schaeffer sentenced in fatal Chapman Highway crash [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
Driver sought in apartment collision [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
Rod Run events challenge Pigeon Forge police [Published Mountain Press - 7 hours ago]
Arrests Sept. 3, 2014 [Published Mountain Press - 9 hours ago]
Ask the Doc: Don't discount the love drug [Published Mountain Press - 11 hours ago]
Editorial: Prescription drugs, not alcohol, big... [Published Mountain Press - 12 hours ago]
Arrests Sept. 2, 2014 [Published Mountain Press - Sep 02 2014]
Highlanders celebrate 50 years in September [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
Guest editorial: Where does LeConte name come f... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
City will use new $100,000 Winterfest lights at... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
Search ongoing for new park superintendent [Published Mountain Press - Aug 30 2014]
Upland Chronicles: Labor balladeer had Sevier C... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Letter: Veterans recognition at show was touching [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Sevier County officials sworn in [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Promising start for Rocky Top Sports World [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Letter: Boyds Creek signaling could be improved [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Arrests Aug. 30, 2014 [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Editorial: Three cheers [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
National park tunnel repairs begin Sept. 2 [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Seymour High grad is new Chattanooga DA [Published Mountain Press - Aug 29 2014]
Arrests Aug. 29, 2014 [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
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Carl Mays: Fear can destroy communication and h... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
Pigeon Forge planners again debate Parkway dist... [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
Proposed Forge restaurant plan withdrawn [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
Sevier County Fair opens Monday [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
County officials to be sworn in Friday [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
Letter: Savagery, both home and abroad [Published Mountain Press - Aug 28 2014]
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