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Dollywood Giving Workers a Bonus after Federal Tax Cuts

Dollywood Giving Workers a Bonus after Federal Tax Cuts

In honor of Tax Day, Dollywood announced today that the company would be giving certain employees a $500 bonus thanks to the recent federal tax cuts. The one-time bonus is available for hourly or salaried full-time hosts who worked at least 1,000 hours during 2017 and are currently employed at Dollywood. “Dollywood strives to be a great place to work ...

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Invites Graffiti Artists to Compete

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Invites Graffiti Artists to Compete

It’s considered to be a crime and it has been said that graffiti is everyone’s problem. It’s an eyesore that typically brings property values down and costs a lot to clean up. In fact, it’s estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency that the national cost associated with graffiti across the country is at least $8 billion per year. To combat ...

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Operation April Fools Nets Dozens of Sevier County Drug Dealers

Operation April Fools Nets Dozens of Sevier County Drug Dealers

Authorities set out early Tuesday morning to round up suspected drug dealers indicted by a Sevier County Grand Jury last week as a result of an undercover drug sting. According to Sheriff Ron Seals, the Sevier County Street Crimes unit conducted Operation April Fools over the last eight months, targeting dealers of methamphetamine, heroin and other opioid drugs. The Sevier ...

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Black Fox Lodge to Join Hilton’s Tapestry Collection

Black Fox Lodge to Join Hilton’s Tapestry Collection

This summer, Black Fox Lodge in Pigeon Forge will join Tapestry Collection by Hilton, a portfolio of vibrant, upscale hotels that offer travelers independent lodging experiences combined with value and reliability. The 178-room property will remain open to the public as minor renovations are completed. It is expected to officially open as a branded Tapestry property by August 2018. Anticipated ...

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Sevier County Crime Statistics Online in TBI’s CrimeInsight TOPS Platform

Sevier County Crime Statistics Online in TBI's CrimeInsight TOPS Platform

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched a new, online tool this week that enables citizens to view crime statistics for their communities. The CrimeInsight TOPS (Theme-Oriented Public Site) platform allows users to quickly navigate through key data submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Users select a law enforcement agency, a year, ...

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Comedian Heather Land to Perform at Stronger Women’s Retreat in Pigeon Forge

Comedian Heather Land to Perform at Stronger Women's Retreat in Pigeon Forge

The Stronger women’s retreat in Pigeon Forge will end on a funny note as comedian Heather Land performs on the retreat’s final day. Kathy Crabb, matriarch of the Grammy Award-winning Crabb Family, has hosted the Stronger women’s retreat in Pigeon Forge for several years. Ladies from all across the country have gathered in the mountains for services, food, fellowship and ...

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Pigeon Forge Path to Fame Talent Competition Seeks Top Talent

Pigeon Forge Path to Fame Talent Competition Seeks Top Talent

Tune your guitar, warm up your vocal cords and break out your best magic tricks— Pigeon Forge is searching for top talent to participate in its inaugural Path to Fame Talent Competition. Auditions in three cities will determine 12 semi-finalists who advance to the final competition in Pigeon Forge on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Path to Fame Talent Competition auditions ...

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TWRA Warns of Increased Bear Activity as Bears Emerge from Winter Dens

TWRA Warns of Increased Bear Activity as Bears Emerge from Winter Dens

As winter gives way to spring, residents and visitors should prepare for increased bear activity as black bears are emerging from their winter slumber, says the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Many reports of bear sightings are circulating around East Tennessee, which is not unusual considering it is bear country. According to TWRA Black Bear Coordinator Dan Gibbs, increased activity should be ...

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Sevier County Job Fair Planned as Businesses Begin Staffing for Season

Sevier County Job Fair Planned as Businesses Begin Staffing for Season

County officials are planning the 21st Annual Sevier County Job Fair later this month. The event has grown every year, offering many job opportunities for the people of Sevier County while assisting businesses in fulfilling their staffing needs, according the Sevier County Economic Development Council. The council hosts the event in conjunction with Sevier County and cities of Sevierville, Pigeon ...

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Adds New Pirate Interactive, Crime Artifacts

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Adds a New Pirate Interactive, Crime Artifacts

Crime enthusiasts, news buffs, and history lovers will enjoy the new additions to Alcatraz East Crime Museum beginning this spring. The area’s newest attraction intrigues visitors 365 days a year on what’s considered America’s favorite subject. In order to attract Pigeon Forge’s repeat visitors, the museum rotates items from its collection annually. This year, Alcatraz East has added interactive exhibits as well as new ...

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