Home » Entries posted by Assistant Editor

Happy Earth Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy Earth Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

It seems that the planet and the effects of global warming are at the forefront of the minds of scientists and citizens across the world. We are looking for better and more dependable ways to continue the lives we lead while not harming our home. Today is Sunday April 22, otherwise known as Earth Day! […]

Spring is Here!

Spring is Here!

Spring has begun! Today, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, is the Spring Equinox. To be more specific, the equinox technically will be at 12:15 PM. The Spring Equinox, or Vernal Equinox, represents the exact moment that the center of the visible sun passes over the equator. There are two equinoxes in the year, occurring around March 20th and September […]

Happy Presidents Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy Presidents Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

The foundations of American society can be found in the work and achievements of our founding fathers. The work and bravery of these select few created a republic that has stood the test of time. In honor of these men, Presidents Day was created. Presidents Day this year is today, Monday, February 19, 2018. How […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

In 278 AD, Saint Valentine, a holy priest in the Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed. It’s a tragic beginning to one of the most romantic holidays of the year. Valentine’s Day has a unique and somewhat checkered past before it would become the beloved holiday that is so well known […]

Happy Ash Wednesday 2018!

Happy Ash Wednesday 2018!

The season of religious reflection and self-preservation is upon us: Lent begins today! Today marks the 40 days before Easter. Lent will begin this year on February 14, 2018 and will end on Thursday, March 29, 2018. It seems that there is a lot happening today, as February 14th is also Valentine’s Day. However, Lent […]

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  The nation celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today, Monday, January 15, 2018. In observance of the holiday, government offices, both state, local, and federal, will be closed. Many school systems will also be closed, including Jefferson County Schools. Banks and other organizations that operate on a federal holiday schedule will not be open […]

Happy New Year from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy New Year from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

It’s finally here: 2018 has arrived! New Years is almost always eagerly awaited, with people making all sorts of resolutions for the coming months. What started this “new year, new me” craze? Celebrations of the New Year can be traced back some 4,000 years to Babylonian culture. Their New Year began with the first new […]

Merry Christmas from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Merry Christmas from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

There is a certain chill in the air this time of year that makes us all nostalgic. We slow down and notice the people and situations around us with a more cheerful heart. There is a willingness to actually achieve peace on earth and good will toward all men. Christmas as we know it is […]

Happy Thanksgiving from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

The morning is crisp and cold with leaves swirling around in the late autumn air. Today, November 23, 2017, is the holiday that many have been waiting for: Thanksgiving! It’s time to gear up for our Thanksgiving feasts and some much needed family time. Have you ever thought about how all our Thanksgiving traditions got […]

Happy Veterans Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Happy Veterans Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Today, November 17, 2017, is Veterans Day! The day is used as a celebration of the service of Veterans across our nation. This holiday has a vast and varied past, but is stark in the history and foundations of America. Veterans Day originally began in 1918, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in […]

Page 1 of 51123Next ›Last »