Governor Lee issued Executive Order 33 on May 5, allowing close contact services to reopen effective today, May 6. To view the executive order, visit https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/pub/execorders/exec-orders-lee33.pdf.
Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States to increase mental health awareness. One in five people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, and we all face challenges in life that can impact our mental health.
As the Sevierville Downtown Streetscape project continues, upcoming work on Bruce Street will change traffic patterns.
Beginning Monday, May 4, Bruce Street access will be available from the Parkway (near Cash Hardware). The current access to Bruce Street from Court Avenue will be closed as crews begin work between Court Avenue and the City gazebo parking lot.
Access to the City gazebo parking lot will also be available from the Parkway.
For more information on the Downtown Streetscape project, visit www.downtownstreetscape.com.
In order to comply with social distancing and meeting size guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5 p.m. May 7, 2020 meeting of the Sevierville Regional Planning Commission will be held online. Persons wishing to view the meeting can visit www.seviervilletn.org and click the meeting placeholder link on the home page. The meeting will also be available on the City Facebook page (CityofSevierville).
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order 33 allowing close contact services to reopen today, May 6. The Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group released guidance for close contact services, enabling over 38,000 workers to resume business in 89 of the state’s 95 counties on May 6. Six counties – Shelby, Madison, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox and Sullivan – will create individual plans in consultation with their locally-run health departments. For complete information, visit https://www.tn.gov/governor/news/2020/4/30/economic-recovery-group-releases-guidance-for-close-contact-businesses-for-may-6-reopen.html.
The following is a joint statement from the Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department, the Pigeon Forge Parks and Recreation Department, and the Smoky Mountain Youth Baseball Association.
Under the guidelines provided by Governor Bill Lee in the Tennessee Pledge recommending that all youth sports league activity remain closed until at least May 29, 2020, it is the decision of the Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department, the Pigeon Forge Parks and Recreation Department and SMYBA, to cancel the Spring 2020 youth baseball and softball season.
AN ORDER ALLOWING TENNESSEANS TO RETURN TO WORK SAFELY WHILE ENCOURAGING CONTINUED ADHERENCE TO HEALTH GUIDELINES TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID 19.
The new executive order is effective through May 29, 2020. View the full executive order here: https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/pub/execorders/exec-orders-lee30.pdf.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500