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Letter to the Editor: Thank You to Gatlinburg’s Earth Week Celebration Participants

Letter to the Editor: Thank You to Gatlinburg’s Earth Week Celebration Participants

Dear Editor, Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation would like to say a very special thank you to everyone who participated in Gatlinburg’s Earth Week Celebration presented by Hilton Garden Inn. This year’s events were extremely successful thanks to the continued partnership with Keep Sevier Beautiful and the more than 30 sponsors and booths from around the state who helped make ...

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Rep. Phil Roe: Opioid Abuse is a Threat to Public Health

Rep. Phil Roe: Opioid Abuse is a Threat to Public Health and Must be Addressed

In September, the Tennessee Department of Health released some disturbing statistics about opioid overdoses in our state. 1,263 Tennesseans died from opioid overdoses in 2014 alone, meaning nearly 100 more deaths were caused by opioid overdoses across the state last year than in 2013. I am deeply concerned by this epidemic and believe we need to take action in light ...

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