The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a hike on Old Sugarlands Trail on December 12. This guided hike is FREE and limited to ten participants. Participants must be at least 18-years old and provide their own transportation to a meeting location. Meeting time and location to be provided after registration.
The City of Sevierville Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration and entry fees for the 2023 Co-Ed Volleyball League. Registration packets are available at the Community Center front desk or online at www.seviervilleparksandrec.com on the athletics page. Registration can also be completed online at https://recreation.seviervilletn.org/CourseActivities.aspx?id=20. The $125.00 team entry fee is due by January 12, 2023.
The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for Cate Road at the intersection with Smithwood Road. Beginning Monday, December 5, the Street Department will be replacing a large drainage structure that crosses Cate Road, requiring a closure of Cate road to all traffic between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily. Smithwood road at this location will be closed intermittently, with an alternate route advised as well. A suggested detour route is shown on the attached map.
Weather and other conditions permitting, the work will be completed by the end of the day on Friday, December 9.
Whenever weather forecasts indicate the possibility of a snow or ice event, the Sevierville Public Works Department staff is ready to do their best to keep your City roads clear and usable. To complete this often arduous task, the City has a winter weather plan in place and ready for activation when needed.
The Sevierville Police Department is issuing a traffic advisory for the Parkway and Highway 66 (Winfield Dunn Parkway) beginning this Friday, November 25, through Sunday, November 27. Motorists should expect heavy traffic and considerable delays as residents and visitors take advantage of retail business sales in the area.
Additional officers will be present at some locations to assist pedestrians and motorists as much as possible. Motorists are advised to plan for additional travel time on the Parkway and Highway 66 and connecting roads.
The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for the Parkway/Bruce Street intersection effective immediately. Traffic signal work is being conducted that will include installation of underground conduit and replacement of curb ramps for ADA compliance.
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 Police Department is warning residents of an ongoing telephone scam where the caller is claiming to represent a law enforcement officer and demanding payment for fines be completed over the phone. Neither the Sevierville Police Department, Sevier County court system or Sevier County Sheriff’s Office contacts persons requesting or directing payments to be made of any type over the phone.
Citizens are reminded to never provide sensitive personal or financial information over the phone, by email or the internet, or to comply with demands for payment, until they have confirmed the authenticity of the request.
The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for the temporary closure of the following downtown streets on Friday, December 2. Court Avenue, from just north of Commerce Street to Bruce Street, Commerce Avenue, and Bruce Street from Court Avenue to the entrance to the Courthouse parking lot, will be closed to all traffic from 2:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
The closures are necessary to facilitate the Sevier County government Christmas at the Courthouse special event.
The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for roads in the area of Soaky Mountain Waterpark, located at 175 Gists Creek Road. From Friday, November 25, 2022-Sunday, January 1, 2023, a light show will be held from 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. daily. Although this event is by appointment only, traffic delays are likely before, during and after show hours on roads near the event, including Gists Creek Road, Old Knoxville Highway, and Winfield Dunn Parkway (Highway 66).
A traffic advisory is being issued for a section of Dolly Parton Parkway on Thursday, November 24. The right westbound travel lane between Cherokee Circle and Old Newport Highway will be closed from approximately 6:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. The closure is necessary to facilitate the Smoky Bear Turkey Chase 5k special event. Traffic delays are not expected, however motorists should watch for slowed traffic and runners in the area during this period.
The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a hike to “The Jump Off”, Sweat Heifer, and Kephart Prong Tuesday, November 22. This guided hike is FREE and limited to ten participants. Participants must be at least 18-years old and provide their own transportation to a meeting location. Meeting time and location will be provided after registration.
The following schedules will be in effect for City of Sevierville facilities and services during the upcoming Thanksgiving holidays: