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Park Announces Spur Lane Closures for Tree Removal

Park Announces Lane Closures on Spur for Tree Removal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that tree-removal crews will implement temporary, single-lane closures along the northbound and southbound lanes of the Spur (US 441) between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, beginning Monday, February 26 through Thursday, March 8, 2018. ...

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Public Comment Sought on Proposed Wildfires Memorial Project

Public Comment Sought on Proposed Wildfires Memorial Project

Sevier County and Gatlinburg are holding a comment period for the proposed Wildfires Memorial. The proposed drawings can be viewed online here, and also at Gatlinburg City Hall and the Sevier County Courthouse. The comment period will close on Wednesday, ...

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Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Showcases Appalachian Christmas Traditions

Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Showcases Appalachian Christmas Traditions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Park staff and volunteers will provide hands-on traditional crafts and activities from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children and adults will have ...

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Park Seeks Tips, Investigating Potential Arson of Elkmont Cabins

Park Seeks Tips, Investigating Potential Arson of Elkmont Cabins

The National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB) is seeking witnesses who may have information regarding a recent human-caused fire that caused damage to historical Elkmont cabins. US Park Rangers responded to an initial report of the fire in the ...

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“Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition” Nominated for Grammy

Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition Nominated for Grammy

Great Smoky Mountains Association’s newest musical release “Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition” earned a Grammy nomination this week for Best Album Notes as written by Ted Olson, professor of Appalachian Studies and Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies ...

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Gatlinburg First UMC Holding Christmas Concert and Carol Sing

Gatlinburg First UMC Holding Christmas Concert and Carol Sing

The singers and musicians of Gatlinburg First United Methodist Church will present their Eleventh Annual Christmas Concert and Carol Sing on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. While the event is free and open to everyone, there will be ...

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Clingmans Dome Tower Open to Public as Rehabilitation Project Suspended

Clingmans Dome Tower Open to Public as Rehabilitation Project Suspended for Winter

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower has been reopened to the public. The rehabilitation work has been suspended for the winter and is expected to resume this Spring. The remaining work is expected ...

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Gatlinburg and Sevier County to Observe Wildfires Anniversary

Gatlinburg and Sevier County to Observe Wildfires Anniversary

The City of Gatlinburg and Sevier County will hold a memorial ceremony in observance of the one year anniversary of the Wildfires. The ceremony will honor those who lost their lives, recognize first responders and give thanks for the progress ...

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