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2018 Sevierville Fall Adult Softball League Registration Open

Posted 07-20-18

Registration is now being accepted for the City of Sevierville Parks and Recreation fall adult softball men’s and co-ed leagues. Men’s league fees are $275.00 per team; co-ed league fees are $200.00 per team.

Play will begin on August 28. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. When possible, co-ed league games will not be scheduled at the same times as men’s league games to prevent scheduling conflicts.

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Motorcycle Crash Results in Fatality

Released 07-12-18.

Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a car on West Dumplin Valley Road today, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The crash was reported at approximately 10:26AM.

According to SPD Officer Shawn Crawford, it appears that a Chevrolet Impala was traveling west on West Dumplin Valley Road and attempting to turn left into the Northview Optimist Park when it collided with a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was traveling east.

The driver of the motorcycle, 57-year old Randy W. Renfrow of Kodak, died apparently as a result of the crash. The driver of the Chevrolet, 82-year old Robert J. Smith of Kodak was uninjured.

SPD accident reconstructionists are continuing to investigate the crash.

New City Budget Passes Unanimously, No Property Tax Increase

Posted 06-28-18.

The City of Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen have unanimously passed the FY 2019 budget, which begins July 1, 2018. Numerous public meetings and workshops were held to discuss the budget and included many comments from residents. Much of the discussion concerned the need to address upcoming debt payments pertaining to Tourist Development Zone bonds. These bonds were issued to pay for significant infrastructure improvements for the purpose of increasing tourist related revenue. Infrastructure improvements include the Convention Center, Golf Course, Downtown Parking Lot, improvements to Old Knoxville Highway, and others.

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2018 Sevierville Fall Youth Baseball and Softball Registration

Posted 06-28-18.

The Sevierville Recreation Department will begin accepting youth baseball and softball registration and entry fees for the Smoky Mountain Youth Baseball Association’s (SMYBA) fall season on Monday, July 9.

Baseball and softball leagues are open to children ages 5-14 years old. The registration fee for each league is $35.00/child. Children can register to be drafted or full teams may register as well. The registration deadline is August 10.

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City of Sevierville Reminds Residents/Visitors That Shooting Fireworks Is Not Permitted

Posted 06-12-18.

With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, the City of Sevierville would like to remind residents and visitors that shooting fireworks without a permit is not permitted within the City limits. This ordinance is in effect throughout the year.

Sevierville Fire Chief Matt Henderson and Police Chief Joe Manning say that while they want residents and visitors to enjoy the holiday, they hope it will be celebrated in a safe manner. They note that fireworks are banned in the City because of the potential dangers of personal injury and fires.

SPD Launching #9PM Routine to Reduce Burglaries

Posted 06-07-18.

The City of Sevierville Police Department is joining other law enforcement agencies across the country with a new program called #9PM Routine.

SPD will use their Facebook and Twitter social media accounts to remind residents and visitors of the importance of removing valuables from their vehicles and ensuring that their vehicle is locked every night. By making this a habit, we can reduce the chance of being burglarized. The program will also emphasize the importance of securing your home each night.

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Local Man Severely Injured While Attempting to Enter Truck

Posted 05-23-18.

Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a 911 call at 7:07AM this morning, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 regarding a pedestrian who was laying on the shoulder of West Main Street with serious injuries.

The injured man was identified as 39-year old Chad Bonilla of Pigeon Forge, TN. He was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with severe leg and other injuries.

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