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Happy Father’s Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy Father’s Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

It’s a day honoring some of the most important men in our lives and the special role they have played in shaping us: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, 2017. The holiday has a varied past and has transitioned through many phases throughout American’s history, some of which is controversial. The big difference for many […]

Happy Memorial Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy Memorial Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Now, more than ever, we are reminded of the sacrifices that so many are making in the name of America and the freedoms that we have because of it. These sacrifices are integral to the American identity, and are why we have holidays throughout the calendar year to help us remember them. Memorial Day is […]

Local Marinas Pass Inspection

Local Marinas Pass Inspection

Ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to be especially mindful of the risks from electrical shocks while boating or spending time on the water this summer. Electrical Shock Drowning (ESD) can occur when swimmers come into contact with electrical currents while in the water. To […]

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., gave $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital this week. Jim Hedrick, co-owner of the Smoky Mountain Opry Theater and senior vice president of Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group said, “Our own little employee family has been greatly helped by the amazing medical care they have received from […]

Piggy Bank Pageant Underway

Piggy Bank Pageant Underway

How do plastic bottles, bits of string, paint, glue and ribbon help Sevier County Youth learn about money? These are materials that local students use annually to craft handmade piggy banks for entering in UT Extension’s annual Piggy Bank Pageant. This contest, begins locally and culminates to an online statewide people’s choice vote in April […]

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Twenty-three Sevier County 4-H members have been recognized this past year for their volunteer efforts with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award.  The Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation created the Volunteer Service Award Program to recognize Americans who have made a commitment to volunteer service.  Sevier County 4-H is proud to partner with the […]

Happy April Fool’s Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Happy April Fool’s Day from the Gatlinburg Daily Post!

Watch out and beware of all phone calls, social media posts, and advertisements. Today is Saturday April 1, 2017, also known as April Fool’s Day. This is the day when pranksters rejoice and tomfoolery is rampant, so be on alert. How did this holiday get started in the first place? The origin of April Fool’s […]

Tennessee Kids to ‘Kick Butts’ on March 15

Tennessee Kids to ‘Kick Butts’ on March 15

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kids in Tennessee will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. […]

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day!

Candy hearts, chocolate and Valentines seem to be everywhere you turn today. Valentine’s Day is today, February 14, 2017! Now is the time to let your sweet heart, secret admirer, or friends and family know how much you love them. Valentine’s Day reminds us of the simple fact of love and calls to mind that […]

Happy Groundhog Day 2017!

Happy Groundhog Day 2017!

February finds many of us in the middle of winter desperately hoping for the first day of spring. One of the ways we count down to the big day is through the unique holiday of Groundhog Day, which falls on February 1st, today, in 2017. Groundhog Day has its roots in the ancient Christian feast […]

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