Search Archive


Are you a celebrity nut? -- If so -- click here.
"Serving the residents of Sevier County"




Walters State will offer continuing medical education courses at the college’s Morristown, Greeneville and Sevierville campuses in March.The courses, which are offered through the college’s Office of Community and Economic Development, are designed to meet individual needs for personal enrichment and to comply with business or professional development requirements. Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) are awarded.To register or for more information on the following courses, please call Walters Sta [FULL STORY]

WSCC couple make learning a family affair

A Church Hill couple is seizing the opportunity to get a college education, even if it did come a few years late. Verlie and Sonja Byington are both students at Walters State Community College. College wasn’t an option for either when they graduated high school. Now a little older and wiser, the couple views college as a necessity. Verlie first enrolled last year when he grew tired of working long hours as an ASE-certified mechanic with little financial rewards. He’s now self-employed and is m [FULL STORY]

P.E. department raises money for equipment

Seymour Intermediate gets new “toys” The Nike Outlet Store in Five Oaks competed in a basketball game with students and staff from Seymour Intermediate School in an effort to raise money for new physical education equipment. The students were required to write and submit an essay about what it takes to be healthy. Representatives from Nike carefully examined each paper and picked the students who qualified for the competition. At the conclusion of the game, the school had raised $450 for muc [FULL STORY]

Seymour Middle School Spelling Bee Winners

Seymour Middle School was proud to announce that Joseph Krane, a 7th grader, is the winner of the school Spelling Bee Thursday, January 13. Taylor Lindsey, another 7th grader, was runner up. Krane also was the winner of the BETA Convention spelling bee that was held in Nashville on November 2, 2004. He will be competing the National BETA spelling bee, held in New Orleans, June 15-18. [FULL STORY]

Seymour 6th Grader wins county 4-H speech contest

Chaz Adams, a 6th grader at Seymour Middle School, won the Sevier County 4-H speaking contest. He speech was titled; “Jazzing to the Rhythm of 4-H” and was about leadership, service and academics. He will next compete in the regional, East Tennessee contest that will be held at the University of Tennessee, which will hopefully lead to the state competition in Nashville. Caleb Stoffle, another 6th grader at Seymour Middle School won 2nd place in the Sevier County contest. [FULL STORY]

Previous Headlines


Arrowmont awarded prestigious grant
Teaching kit to focus on sound and music
Master Gardener Class Completed
Maryville College adds to area economy
Area residents among graduates of Tusculum College
Winter break boredom cures
Students progress to county fair
Christmas good behavior
Illustrator draws attention from Northview Middle
Tennessee receiving grant money



Hosted by: Serverge