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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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Last Year’s Drought May Spur Oak Decline in Tennessee

Last Year's Drought May Spur Oak Decline in Tennessee

Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of several factors such as climate, site quality, and advancing tree age. No single cause is responsible for the decline. Trees that are greater than 70 years of age ...

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Sevier County Health Improvement Council Launches New Website

Sevier County Health Improvement Council Launches New Website

As part of the Healthier Tennessee movement, Sevier County has a new website resource for residents interested in learning how they can improve their health by eating smarter and moving more. Starting on September 22, 2017 there is a new ...

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Dining with Diabetes Classes Feature Meal Planning, Sampling Diabetic Recipes

Dining with Diabetes Classes to Feature Meal Planning, Sampling Diabetic Recipes

The University of Tennessee Extension Office in Sevier County and Sevier County Health Department will be offering Dining with Diabetes Classes Tuesday, August 8 and Thursday, August 10, 2017. The two classes will be held at the Sevier County Health ...

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Canning Defect Prompts Bush’s Best Baked Beans Recall

Canning Defect Prompts Bush's Best Baked Beans Recall

A nationwide baked beans recall has been issued for three varieties of Bush’s Best Baked Beans because a canning defect could allow harmful bacterial growth. Bush Brothers & Company is voluntarily recalling certain 28 ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory ...

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Sevierville Completes Connector for Middle Creek Greenway

Sevierville Completes Connector for Middle Creek Greenway

Middle Creek Greenway is now open! The new one-mile section connects existing greenways on Veterans Boulevard and Eastgate Road, providing a vital link that allows users to go from downtown Sevierville all the way into Pigeon Forge. Middle Creek Greenway ...

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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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