Turnovers, defensive lapses spell defeat for Admirals

Tough Night: Farragut's Elijah Thomas (34) and Caleb Thomas can't hide their frustration during the Admirals' 74-55 loss to Harriman last week at the Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium. The defeat dropped Farragut to 1-2 on the season.

Turnovers, defensive lapses spell defeat for Admirals

By Ken Lay Farragut High School boys basketball coach Chris Cool is preaching patience as his young Admirals embark on the early stages of the 2016-17 basketball season. Trouble is: his team hasn’t quite bought over the first three games of the new campaign. “We have to learn to be more patient,” Cool said after […]

Donations for Fire Survivors In Sevier County

  The city of Pigeon Forge distribution center has received donations from across the state this week and is extremely grateful for the generosity that has been shown.   At this time, the distribution center is at capacity and is requesting a pause on donations once again with the exception of the following items: laundry […]

Partnerships, volunteers to improve east Knoxville neighborhood by planting 62 street trees

  Volunteers organized by Trees Knoxville will plant 62 street trees in the right-of-way on Anniversary Lane on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9 a.m., bringing both aesthetic appeal and functionality to the Silver Leaf Habitat Neighborhood in East Knoxville.   Kasey Krouse, the City’s Urban Forester, said this project was made possible by a partnership […]

Volunteers needed to clean up wildlife habitats

Volunteers can help the City of Knoxville get national recognition for being a healthy place for its wildest residents.   The City of Knoxville Offices of Solid Waste, Sustainability and Neighborhoods in cooperation with Knox County Solid Waste will begin a series of public land and stream clean-up projects this Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. […]

Tennessee Lawyers Offer Legal Assistance to Gatlinburg Wildfire Victims Helpline, Website Set to Take Legal Questions

In response to the devastating wildfires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, the Tennessee Bar Association is partnering with the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS), Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) and the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission to help those affected with their legal needs. For Wildfire Victims Anyone in need of […]

Pigeon Forge encourages support of area tourism

Pigeon Forge tourism officials are reinforcing that the city’s many attractions, theatres, restaurants and lodging properties are operating as usual after recent wildfires in the area. The announcement comes after Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner encouraged visitation to the area as a show of support.   “If you really want to do something for Gatlinburg, come […]

TDCI Opens Community Resource Center in Pigeon Forge today

Center Offers Consumers Resource After Wildfire Devastation In an effort to assist Tennesseans affected by the Gatlinburg wildfires, the Tennessee State Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has established a Community Resource Center (CSC) in Pigeon Forge. It will open on Thursday, Dec. 1, in the former Boyds Bear building parking lot located at 149 […]

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