According to AAA, teen-driver involved crashes kill 10 people a day between Memorial Day and Labor Day. AAA says data shows that speed and nighttime driving are significant factors contributing towards the number of crashes, and subsequently fatalities, involving teen drivers during the 100 Deadliest Days.
Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Issues Updated Guidance for Restaurants and Retail, Allows for Large Attractions to Open
Governor Lee issued updated guidance today for restaurants and retail, and large attractions can now reopen.
"As we continue to reopen our businesses and reduce restrictions, we urge everyone to continue to follow guidance from the State of Tennessee and the CDC, so that our residents and visitors can stay as safe as possible," said Sevierville Mayor Robbie Fox.
A traffic advisory is being issued for the Parkway between East Main Street and Apple Valley Road from Tuesday, May 26-Friday, May 29.
During this period, the northbound and southbound right travel lanes may be closed from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. each day to allow curb and signal work. Motorists should exercise caution in this area and be alert for slowed, stopped and merging traffic. Short term delays are possible during heavy traffic periods.
The City of Sevierville announces the temporary closure of several downtown streets on Sunday, May 24 between approximately 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The closures are necessary to facilitate the Smoky Mountain Thunder Memorial Motorcycle Ride. Due to the Streetscape project construction downtown, closures will likely last longer than past events.
On Friday, May 15, Governor Lee issued a press release regarding the lifting of capacity restrictions on some businesses.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the City at Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen workshop scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 18 has been cancelled. The workshop will be re.scheduled for a later date.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500