One person was injured in a shooting early this morning, Sunday, September 19, 2021. At approximately 12:22 a.m., Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at the Bluffs, 1548 Parkway. It was reported that there was a confrontation in the parking lot prior to the shooting.
As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, the Sevierville Police Department is conducting a FREE child car safety seat inspection event on Saturday, September 25 from11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Dairy Queen, 1179 Dolly Parton Parkway.
A temporary lane closure on portions of the Parkway and Collier Drive will take place on Saturday, September 25 to facilitate a 5k road race special event. The following lane closures will be in effect from approximately 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.:
• Parkway northbound right travel lane from New Era Road to Collier Drive;
• Collier Drive eastbound right travel lane from the Parkway to Ridge Road.
The Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Sevierville Regional Planning Commission have scheduled a joint workshop on Monday, September 20, 2021. The workshop will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the Sevierville Civic Center, 130 Gary Wade Boulevard, Sevierville, TN.
The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the Planning Commission approval process, food trucks, upper floor housing in commercial zones, and other items as needed.
The City of Sevierville Department of Parks and Recreation has completed decorating the downtown gazebo area on Bruce Street for the Fall season. The landscaping and maintenance staff repurposed and recreated many of the displays using supplies left over from other projects. “The Parks and Recreation team has really done a great job this year with the fall decorations,” said Parks and Recreation Director Bob Parker.
Effective at 5:00 p.m. today, Friday, September 10, the bridge on the east end of Collier Drive near Veterans Boulevard will reopen to vehicular traffic. Work on the bridge will be ongoing with varying lane closures in both directions of travel as the repair project continues.
Effective immediately, the bridge on the east end of Collier Drive near Veterans Boulevard is closed to all traffic. Repairs to the bridge have been ongoing with lane closures; a temporary closure to all traffic is needed for a short period as work continues. Barricades are in place on Collier Drive at the intersections with Ridge Road and Veterans Boulevard.
Weather and other conditions permitting, the bridge will reopen this Friday afternoon, September 10, 2021.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500