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About Sevier News Messenger is a free online news provider serving all of Sevier County, Tenn., including Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Kodak, Pittman Center, Wears Valley and Seymour. We concentrate on providing news relative to residents in these areas, including events, business and government news, as well as broader stories relating to consumer alerts, health and technology. The site will also carry opinion based editorials and guest columns from experts on a variety of topics.

News is provided free to readers, without a pay wall or subscription fee. This is made possible through donations and sale of advertising space on the site. We offer affordable online ad rates to help businesses reach local consumers and organizations reach the local community. Please contact us for more information about advertising on

Readers can have Sevier News Messenger stories delivered directly to their email by entering their email address in the Subscribe Via Email area on each page. They can also get Sevier News Messenger stories on social media, by following us on Google+ or Twitter, or liking us on Facebook.

If you have a news story of local interest, such as an event, fundraiser, meeting, award, grand opening, wedding or birth announcement, or obituary, submit your story for free using our Contact Page. We also welcome the opportunity for original reporting of your story, so invite us out to cover it by emailing [email protected]