Pigeon Forge opens supply depot distribution center to serve Sevier Co

After receiving an overwhelming volume of donated supplies, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has opened a supply distribution center to serve those affected by recent wildfires and help the community and its members.   “The generosity of our community and others across the state of Tennessee and beyond is simply more than we could have ever imagined,” […]

Area businesses hosting drop off locations for firefighters, evacuees

The LeConte Medical Center Volunteer Thrift Shop is accepting and distributing donations of water and toiletries, clothing, shoes and coats. Those in need of clothing and these essentials are invited to come by the shop to pick up the items they need free of charge. The Thrift Shop is located at 441 Parkway in Sevierville. […]

Volunteer Ministry Center Opens Annual Holiday Store today

Program Utilizes Community Service Projects Volunteer Ministry Center will open the doors to its Annual Holiday Store at 1:00 p.m. on November 30, 2016. Located at 511 N. Broadway, the store is a unique program where individuals can earn gift items for their loved ones with points accrued through community service. This year marks the […]

First Tennessee Foundation to match donations for Gatlinburg wildfire disaster relief

In response to wildfires that have burned homes and businesses and displaced thousands of residents in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas, the First Tennessee Foundation will match donations from the public to the East Tennessee Red Cross, up to a total of $50,000, made through any First Tennessee financial center across the state. “First Tennessee is […]

Demented

By Dr. Jim Ferguson We’ve all seen it. What a tragedy when a loved one or a friend begins to fail. Once it was called senility because failing mental faculties were associated with the aged. However, the most common cause of cognitive decline (dementia) is  Alzheimer’s Disease and can occur in younger people like Coach […]

Notary Public: What Does that Title Mean?

By Jedidiah McKeehan At some point in your life, you’ve probably had to have an important document notarized, and there has been this section at the bottom for a “Notary Public” to confirm that you are who you say you are and they witnessed you sign this document.  Sounds weird, and a little unnecessary, so […]

Recipes

By Rosie Moore Kroger’s is my favorite place to do my grocery shopping and they reward me by sending me money-saving coupons and also delicious recipes. Thanksgiving has gone by and I know some of you have baked cookies but now it’s time to do some serious cookie-baking for Christmas. Instead of the usual chocolate […]

Steamed Kitchen Windows

By Joe Rector This time of year always makes me sit back and think about times gone by. I grow a bit nostalgic, and just a fleeting thought can fill my eyes with tears. The weather cools too quickly for my aching joints, but years ago it never bothered me a lick. We boys in […]

Giving the Gift of Memories

By Ralphine Major They are considered some of the most treasured pieces of our lives.  Whenever a disaster strikes, they are the one thing we hope to retrieve.  Family photos.  A talented and independent mission group called “Crosslight” is helping to provide those precious pictures for many families who might not otherwise be able to […]