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Author Archives: Candice Fitzgibbons

I am a Sevier County resident and active in my local community. I've spent more than 20 years as a graphic designer and copywriter, creating marketing materials to help small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations achieve their goals. I have a passion for equality, the environment and animal rights.

Sevier County Man Facing Attempted 2nd Degree Murder Charges

Sevier County Man Facing Attempted 2nd Degree Murder Charges

A grand jury has charged a man shot by Sevier County Sheriff’s Deputies during a confrontation last month with two counts of attempted second-degree murder. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, 41-year-old Timothy Scott McGill was arrested today without ...

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Dollywood Gives Sevier County Days Proceeds to Food Ministry

Dollywood Gives Sevier County Days Proceeds to Food Ministry

Dollywood officials presented a donation check to Sevier County Food Ministries this month. The check for $44,208.75 was presented during the organization’s annual volunteer luncheon. The funds were raised through the amusement park’s Sevier County Days promotion held during Smoky ...

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Man Shot in Early Morning Confrontation with Sevier Sheriff’s Deputies

Man Shot in Early Morning Confrontation with Sevier Sheriff's Deputies

A woman’s call for help resulted in a confrontation with Sevier Sheriff’s Deputies early Sunday morning in Kodak. According to a release, a woman called 911 to report that her husband was threatening to harm himself. Deputies with the Sevier ...

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Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Law enforcement officers set out early Wednesday morning to arrest suspected drug dealers indicted by a Sevier County Grand Jury last week. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the indictments of 37 alleged drug dealers are the result of ...

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Celebrate a Smoky Mountain Christmas during Dollywood Sevier County Days

Celebrate a Smoky Mountain Christmas during Dollywood Sevier County Days

Sevier County residents and workers may visit Dollywood for only a $5 donation during Dollywood Sevier County Days. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas begins this week, featuring more than four million lights, Christmas shows and music, and the Parade of Many ...

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Trike Motorcycle Fatality Reported on Newfound Gap in Smokies

Trike Motorcycle Fatality Reported on Newfound Gap in Smokies

Park officials say one person was killed and another injured after a trike motorcycle struck a vehicle on Newfound Gap Road on Friday, requiring a complex rescue from a steep ravine by emergency personnel. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers ...

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Local Police Departments Participating in Drug Take Back Event

Local Police Departments Participating in Drug Take Back Event

The City of Sevierville Police Department and Pigeon Forge Police Department will collect potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription pills and patches as part of the 14th National DEA Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday. Citizens may bring pills ...

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