The Sevierville Fire Department has completed their move to the new headquarters and announces a grand opening event on Friday, April 5, 2019. The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. After the ribbon cutting ceremony, entertainment by musical group Clint and Friends and an open house including station tours will occur until 7:00 p.m. (Additional parking will be available at the Sevier County Election Commission across the street.) The open house will continue into the weekend on both Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The Sevierville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to promote the fourth annual Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving campaign during the month of April. April is nationally recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Agencies participate in the campaign by promoting safe driving habits and increasing awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Throughout April, the THSO will use #ThumbsDownTN to promote the campaign via social media.
The Sevierville Public Works Department will be making road improvements on Cate Road, including the installation of a new drain tile, which will necessitate the temporary closure of a portion of the road next week.
Beginning Monday, April 1, Cate Road, between Smithwood Road and Lewelling Road, will be closed to through traffic from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily. Weather and other conditions permitting, the work will be completed by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 5.
Vehicles wanting access to Lewelling Road should detour to New Era Road will work is ongoing.
The Sevierville Fire Department is offering a CPR/AED, First Aid and Stop the Bleeding class on Saturday, April 13 at the Headquarters Station, 1162 Dolly Parton Parkway.
The City of Sevierville Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration for the 2019 Spring Adult Softball season. Registration materials are available at the Sevierville Community Center front desk or online at seviervilletn.org on the Parks and Recreation athletics page. The registration deadline is April 18.
Our Smoky Bears boys basketball team will be leaving at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12 on their way to the State Tournament in Murfreesboro. Let's all go out and give them our support as they weave their way through the city on the way to Interstate 40.
Here is their route:
The City of Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a lifeguard certification class at the Sevierville Community Center on the following dates and times. Registration will begin on March 7.
• April 10: 5 p.m. (Pre-Course Water Skills Test)
• April 13: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
• April 14: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• April 27: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• April 28: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500