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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 […]

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Park staff and volunteers will provide hands-on traditional crafts and activities from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children and adults will have the opportunity to learn about and experience some of the traditions surrounding an […]

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 […]

Clocks Fall Back November 5, 2017 as Daylight Saving Time Ends

Clocks Fall Back November 5, 2017 as Daylight Saving Time Ends

It’s that time of the year again! Time to fall back and gain that extra hour of sleep that we begrudgingly lost in the spring. Daylight Saving Time will end on Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at exactly 2:00 a.m. You might want to set the clock back before you go to bed on Saturday night, […]

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to Host 10th Annual Quilters’ Roadshow

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to Host 10th Annual Quilters’ Roadshow

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center will host the 10th annual Quilters’ Roadshow on Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in a celebration of color, creativity and vitality of fall in the Smokies. Roadshow visitors will have the opportunity to learn from Quilters Hall of Fame member Merikay Waldvogel – an author […]

Nellie Johnson Honored

Nellie Johnson Honored

Nellie Johnson was honored at the Eastern Region Family Community Education Club Conference as a Fifty Year Member, however her membership has been 66 years. During those years she served in various leadership positions, as well as very active in the community and her church. Recently in 2015 members voted her the FCE Best of […]

Taste of Autumn: Another Year of Success

Taste of Autumn: Another Year of Success

Last Thursday evening marked another successful year for Taste of Autumn, the City of Gatlinburg’s annual fundraising event to benefit the United Way of Sevier County. The fundraiser was conceived 20 years ago, and this year’s turnout solidified the event’s continuing popularity as people from all across the USA and abroad came to enjoy the […]

Park Hosts Volunteer Trail Opportunity for National Public Lands Day

Park Hosts Volunteer Trail Opportunity for National Public Lands Day

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a volunteer trail maintenance workday on Saturday, September 30 in celebration of the 24th annual National Public Lands Day. Participants are invited to participate on a trail rehabilitation project along the Clingmans Dome Bypass Trail from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers will perform trail maintenance including installation […]

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in cooperation with the Smoky Mountains Astronomical Society, will offer a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 23, 2017 beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Experienced astronomers and numerous telescopes will be on hand to provide a discovery of the spring sky’s position of stars, galaxies, and constellations, including the […]

Bohanan Reunited with Family After 11 Days

Bohanan Reunited with Family After 11 Days

After spending 11 nights lost in the backcountry of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Austin Bohanan walked out of the woods along Panther Creek and flagged down a passing boat for help on August 23 at approximately 2:30 p.m. He was quickly reunited with his family who has gathered daily near the site since his […]

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