(PHOTO: SPD Chief Joseph Manning, Major Sam Hinson, Sevierville City Administrator Russell Treadway.)
The Sevierville Police Department is honored to announce the promotion of Captain Sam Hinson to deputy chief. As deputy chief, Major Hinson will be second in command of the Police Department and will oversee the day to day operations of both the Operations and Support Bureaus.
In recognition of the Fourth of July holiday, the regular meeting of the Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen scheduled for Monday, July 5 has been cancelled. The next regular BMA meeting will be held on Monday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sevierville Civic Center.
The Sevierville Police Department has scheduled a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) class for women on Friday, August 13 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, August 14 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Sevierville Police Department. The class is free of charge and is open to all interested women. The purpose of the class is to develop and enhance self-defense options, so they may become viable considerations to a woman if she is attacked.
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, July 16 (6 p.m.-9 p.m. @ SPD) and Saturday, July 17 (8 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Sevierville Convention Center).
The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department will begin offering more flexible fee options for Community Center users effective July 1, 2021.
The City of Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the outdoor Family Aquatic Center at City Park will be open on Sunday, July 4. The FAC has been closed on Sundays this summer, however considering Independence Day is on a Sunday it was decided to be open.
“The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally a time for family fun and celebration,” said Parks and Recreation Director Bob Parker. “We want the FAC to be available for our residents and visitors to enjoy on this national holiday.”
The FAC will be open on July 4 from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00/adult and $4.00/child (4-12 years old). For additional information, please call 865-453-5441 or 865-429-1504.
Sevierville Police Department officers responded to Soaky Mountain Waterpark, 175 Gists Creek Road, at about 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, June 23 after receiving a call from waterpark management reporting a dead monkey inside a vehicle.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500