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TOP STORIES The list of potential candidates for the up-coming county-wide elections in May continues to grow with still a month-and-a-half left before the February deadline to sign up. Those looking to run for one of the many seats coming open in ‘06 are required to get signatures from 25 registered voters from their district, and turn in their paperwork to the Election Commission Office by Feb. 16. Recent additions to that list include Max Watson and Charles Frost, [FULL STORY]

Knoxville Firm audits PF

PF needs “better internal controls” Pigeon Forge city officials held a special meeting Wednesday morning to hear a presentation of an independent annual audit of the city’s finances for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2005. “There weren’t any disagreements with management and everything went real smoothly,” said Larry Elmore with accounting firm Pugh and Co. Both Elmore and his associate Scott Lowe, with the Knoxville firm, were present to explain the aud [FULL STORY]

Xtreme Winter conferences rock Several massive Christian youth conferences will be happening simultaneously in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg this week. In Gatlinburg, the Xtreme Winter Conferences is holding three separate, back-to-back events with MC Pete Hixon hosting at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The first event lasts from Dec. 26 until the 28, the second from the 27th until the 29th, and a third from Dec. 30 through Jan. 1. In Pigeon Forge at the Grand Convention Center, MC Ste [FULL STORY]

Passenger extricated from vehicle partially in river

The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) responded to a single vehicle accident on Snapp Road, near the intersection with Ernest McMahan Road this afternoon, Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at approximately 12:13PM. According to SPD Officer Laura Brooks, a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 16-year old Amanda Pilkenton of Sevierville was apparently traveling south on Snapp Road. The driver reportedly swerved to avoid hitting a mailbox and left the roadway on the east side, ultimately colliding with [FULL STORY]

Senior Outreach Sevier Volunteer Graduation

The Sevier County Office on Aging announces that the first Senior Outreach Sevier volunteer graduation has been scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 2006. The event will begin at 6:00PM at the Fort Sanders Sevier County Senior Center, 1220 Main Street in Sevierville. Volunteers and interested citizens are invited to attend. Please call 865-453-8080 if you plan to attend. Senior Sevier Outreach is a program designed to assist seniors through evaluation and identification of area resources. Outre [FULL STORY]

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