Park plans prescribed burns in Cades Cove 

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian-Piedmont-Coastal Zone fire management staff plan to burn approximately 689 acres of fields in Cades Cove. Weather permitting, burn operations will occur between Saturday, Nov. 7 and Wednesday, Nov. 25....
OBITUARY: James Dwayne (DD) Wildcatt

OBITUARY: James Dwayne (DD) Wildcatt

  James Dwayne (DD) Wildcatt, 45, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. The son of the late John Lloyd Smith, he is preceded in death by Jack and Olive Jackson, Bessie and Bodie Wildcatt, Elizabeth Jackson, Abraham Wildcatt, William...
OBITUARY: James Dwayne (DD) Wildcatt

OBITUARY: Julie Wilkerson Townsend

  Julie Wilkerson Townsend, 59, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, with her husband, sister, and Colonel the cat by her side. Julie was born Julie Ann Wilkerson on April 19, 1961 to Joe and Sally Wilkerson in Knoxville, Tenn.  She had a lifelong...