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Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

The annual City Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for Friday and will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Middle Creek Greenway and presentation of the City’s Tree City USA Award. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on ...

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Public Asked to Report Sightings of Pygmy Rattlesnakes in Tennessee

Public Asked to Report Sightings of Pygmy Rattlesnakes in Tennessee

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is assisting wildlife biologists at Tennessee State University in research to determine the distribution of pygmy rattlesnakes in Tennessee. The pygmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius) is listed as a threatened species in Tennessee and the research ...

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The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking: Alcatraz East Exhibit Opening Soon

The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking: Alcatraz East Exhibit Opening Soon

The Pigeon Forge attraction Alcatraz East will host a new temporary exhibit focused on illegal wildlife trafficking. When a Minnesota-based dentist paid $54,000 to trophy hunt in Zimbabwe in 2015 with a professional guide, he unknowingly was about to kill ...

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Ripley’s Aquarium Celebrates Birth of Baby Penguins on World Penguin Day

Ripley’s Aquarium Celebrates Birth of Baby Penguins on World Penguin Day

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is celebrating the birth of its 3rd and 4th African Black-Footed Baby Penguin on World Penguin Day, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. “The new baby brother penguins are Benny Hill born on February 17 weighing in ...

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Gatlinburg Earth Week “Going Green” with New Events

Gatlinburg Earth Week "Going Green" with New Events

Each spring when the mountains turn green, Gatlinburg celebrates “Going Green” in a big way during the annual Gatlinburg Earth Week Celebration. The week-long celebration running Monday, April 17 to Saturday, April 21, 2017, presented by Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg, ...

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Sevier County Health Department Schedules Rabies Clinics

Sevier County Health Department Schedules Rabies Clinics

Pet owners can have their dog or cat vaccinated against the rabies virus for only $10 per pet at one of several low cost rabies clinics offered by the Sevier County Health Department. Tennessee state law requires all dogs and ...

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LeConte Medical Center Earns Designation as Lung Cancer Screening Center

LeConte Medical Center Earns Designation as Lung Cancer Screening Center

LeConte Medical Center is one of only 29 facilities in the state of Tennessee to be designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program ...

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UT Students Exhibiting Sculptures in ‘The Art of Recycling’

UT Students Exhibiting Sculptures in 'The Art of Recycling'

Sculptures created by 11 University of Tennessee art students that incorporate materials provided by steel recycler Gerdau will be on public display April 6-19, 2017 at the Knoxville Convention Center. “The Art of Recycling” sculpture exhibition celebrates April’s National Recycling ...

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