The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) investigates many car break-ins and purse thefts each year. Often these crimes of opportunity could have been prevented by sound security practices. Besides the loss of personal property, victims may also have to contend with costly damages to their vehicle. In some rare instances, purse snatchings and vehicle break-ins have also led to home burglaries.
During the holidays, the number of purse thefts and vehicle break-ins normally increase. Owners sometimes leave vehicles unlocked while shopping or parked at home, providing easy targets for thieves. The following information has been compiled by the SPD to help reduce your risk.
The Sevierville Fire Department is offering a CPR/AED, First Aid and Stop the Bleeding class on Saturday, December 14 at the Headquarters Station, 1162 Dolly Parton Parkway.
A traffic advisory is being issued for a section of Dolly Parton Parkway on two upcoming dates. A lane closure will be necessary to facilitate work on the Middle Creek Greenway Phase III project.
The Sevierville Golf Club will be open on Thanksgiving Day this year, and to accommodate as many golfers as possible a public shotgun start will be used.
“This is a ‘Public Shotgun Start,’ not a tournament,” said Golf Club Director Craig Volentine. “We can accommodate 72 golfers using the shotgun start and having everyone tee off at 9:00 a.m.”
Play will begin at 9:00 a.m. on the River Course, allowing golfers to complete 18 holes and still get home in time for Thanksgiving dinner and football on television. Golfers can schedule to play online (www.seviervillegolfclub.com)or by calling the Pro Shop at 865-429-4223.
The following schedules will be in effect for City of Sevierville facilities and services during the upcoming Thanksgiving holidays:
A traffic advisory is being issued for a lane closure on Forks of the River Parkway in downtown Sevierville.
On Wednesday, November 20, the right northbound lane on Forks of the River Parkway near Bruce Street will be closed from approximately 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the closure is to allow for concrete work to be performed on Bruce Street near the intersection with Forks of the River Parkway, as part of the Downtown Streetscape project.
The remaining two northbound travel lanes will remain open. Short term delays are possible.
A traffic advisory is being issued for a lane closure on Dolly Parton Parkway near Highway 416/Pittman Center Road.
The right westbound travel lane on Dolly Parton Parkway near the intersection with Highway 416/Pittman Center Road will be closed throughout the day this week for sidewalk construction.
The left westbound travel lane will remain open. Short term delays are possible.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500