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2017 Sevier County Municipal Elections Calendar

2017 Sevier County Municipal Election Calendar

The Sevier County Election Commission has announced the following municipal election information for the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. City of Sevierville Municipal Election – May 4, 2017 Last day to Register to vote: April 4, 2017 Last ...

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Trout Stocking to Resume in Sevier County after Decades-Old Water Contamination Advisory Lifted

Trout Stocking to Resume in Sevier County after Decades-Old Water Contamination Advisory Lifted

Following the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s lifting of water contact advisories for rivers and streams in Sevier County, the state wildlife agency is resuming its trout stocking program in the Little Pigeon River. TDEC reports that for over ...

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Two Tennessee Departments Plan Annual Governor’s Conferences in Gatlinburg

Two Tennessee Departments Plan Annual Governor's Conferences in Gatlinburg

Tennessee Department Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced today that the departments’ annual Governor’s Conferences will be held in Gatlinburg in October 2017. “Team Tennessee means nothing if we aren’t ...

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Smokies Requests Public Input on Newfound Gap Road

Smokies Requests Public Input on Newfound Gap Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking the public’s input on a draft corridor management plan for Newfound Gap Road. The development of the plan is required for park officials to seek designation for the road as a National Scenic ...

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Home Repair Program Expands to Aid Wildfire Impacted Homeowners

Home Repairs Program Expands to Aid Wildfire Impacted Homeowners

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency is expanding the Appalachian Renovation Loan Program to Sevier County to help homeowners affected by deadly wildfires with home repairs. Eligible homeowners will be able to apply for a grant or loan up to $25,000 ...

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Pigeon Forge Citizen Police Academy Offers Insight Into Police Services

Pigeon Forge Citizen Police Academy Offers Insight Into Police Services

The Pigeon Forge Police Department will begin its 17th session of the Citizen Police Academy at the end of January and the registration deadline is fast approaching. The first class will be held 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2017 and ...

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Officials Request Funding for Demolition, Debris Removal on Private Property

Officials Request Funding for Demolition, Debris Removal on Private Property

Local governments requested federal funding for demolition of damaged structures and debris removal from both residential and commercial properties affected by the wildfires. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Pittman Center and Sevier County are currently coordinating with state and federal agencies to ...

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THDA Providing Emergency Housing Assistance Funds for Wildfire Victims

THDA providing Emergency Housing Assistance Funds for Wildfire Victims

Tennessee Housing Development Agency has made emergency funding available to three locally-based organizations to help persons displaced by the wildfires in Sevier County. The Tennessee Valley Coalition on Homelessness, Helen Ross McNabb Center and Family Promise of Blount County have ...

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