Great Smoky Mountain Winter Heritage Festival

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It’s time again for the annual Great Smoky Mountain Winter Heritage Festival, hosted by the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center and the Smoky Mountain Visitor’s Center. The festival, taking place February 7- February 8, is a celebration of the human history, natural beauty and cultural traditions of Townsend, Cades Cove and the Great Smoky Mountains… Read more »

Park Announces Temporary Lane Closure on North-Bound Spur

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Officials at Great Smoky Mountains National Park have approved a request from Sevier County Electric System (SCES) to perform needed utility work along the north-bound Spur beginning Monday, January 27 through Thursday, February 6. The work will require weekday closures, Monday through Thursday, of the right-hand lane of the north-bound Spur for approximately one mile… Read more »

New Smoky Mountain Apps Launched

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Are you planning a trip to the Smokies’ most visited spot—Cades Cove? Or maybe you need a quick reference for hiking and biking trails around Blount County? Two new apps will help guide you through this historic area along with maps of trails and paths for those on foot or two wheels. The Blount Partnership… Read more »

Internationally Recognized Glee Club Coming to Maryville!

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The Spellman College Glee Club, an internationally recognized college glee club from Atlanta, GA, is performing at the Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville this month at part of a Blount County MLK Celebration Concert. The glee club, recognized for their choral excellence for over 50 years, the Spellman College Glee Club will lend… Read more »