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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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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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City Requests Input Through ADA Survey

Posted 05-13-18.

The City of Sevierville is in the process of preparing our ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) Transition Plan and would like public input. Citizens with disabilities or who have family members with disabilities are encouraged to take part in a brief survey to provide information to the City about accessibility observations. To complete the survey, go to

The survey results will help us in our planning as we move forward with this important project. Click here for more information about the City's public accessibility efforts.

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Sevierville Fire Department Fire Focuses on Building Inspections

Posted 05-03-18.

Perhaps the most important task that the Sevierville Fire Department performs throughout the year is fire prevention. One aspect of fire prevention is inspection of commercial and public buildings.

The SFD is currently focusing fire prevention efforts on commercial buildings to ensure that all businesses are operating within the fire code for the safety of the public and their respective employees.

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New Fire Department Headquarters Construction Update

Posted 03-27-18

Despite above average rainfall this winter, construction of Sevierville’s new Main Fire Station continues to move forward. Although contractors were forced to excavate saturated soils and backfill with gravel in the area of the building foundation, footings are now 100% complete and the building foundation (slab) should be finished the first week of April, weather permitting.

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