In an effort to improve the driving abilities and overall safety of younger drivers, the Sevierville Police Department (SPD) has scheduled a FREE 12-hour Collision Avoidance Training (CAT) class on Friday, October 22 (6 p.m.-9 p.m. @ SPD) and Saturday, October 23 (8 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Sevierville Convention Center), 2021.
The training is for drivers aged 16-20 years old who have a valid driver’s license (participants are required to provide their own vehicle and have current insurance). The seminar is taught by SPD Officers utilizing a nationally proven program.
Area students will begin returning to school on Monday, August 16 causing pedestrian and vehicle traffic to increase significantly. The flashing yellow school zone lights, indicating the presence of school children around schools, are being activated to remind drivers that the school year is about to begin. “The overall goal is to get our children to and from school safely. Please help us keep our children safe by following the school zone traffic laws,” said Sevierville Police Chief Joseph Manning.
Just after 8:00 p.m. yesterday evening, Saturday, July 31, 2021, Sevierville, Tennessee Police Department officers responded to Soaky Mountain Waterpark, 175 Gists Creek Road in Sevierville on a report of shots fired.
Contractors are scheduled to begin resurfacing work on a section of the Parkway and Forks of the River Parkway this Sunday evening, August 1, 2021. The work will be performed in the evening and overnight hours, generally from approximately 8:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. Weather and other conditions permitting, the project will be completed by August 31, 2021.