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The Mountain Press ■ Sevier County’s Daily Newspaper ■ Vol. 26, No. 20 ■ January 20, 2010 ■ www.themountainpress.com ■ 50 Cents

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Turley courts 407 merchants

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Group embraces a 408 interchange during meeting By JEFF FARRELL Staff Writer

5Racing with Rich NMPA offers up outstanding weekend of events Sports, Page A10

SEVIERVILLE — The Sevierville 407 Merchants Group supports a 408 interchange and the infrastructure to run to it. Dozens of local businesspeople attended a lunch meeting at the Islamaroda Restaurant to

hear developer John Turley and others speak about the issues surrounding the 407 interstate interchange — for which the merchants group is named — and the infrastructure Turley is asking local government leaders to build in the same area for his Dumplin Creek project. Turley is making the case

to local businesspeople in the hopes of having them on his side as he tries to convince local government officials to spend $8.5 million to build a road from Highway 66 to Bryan Road. The road would serve the Dumplin Creek project, and Turley said it would also serve as a connector for a new interstate interchange

5Celebrities in the news

By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

Love Story author Erich Segal dead at 72 Page A6

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Gone but not forgotten Longtime commissioner remembered for integrity Page A2

Weather Today Mostly Rain High: 55°

Tonight Low: 44° DETAILS, Page A6

Obituaries Wilma Drinnen, 86 Tex Cogdill, 71 Charles Kenner, 45 Charles Butler, 80 Sam Huff, 86 Margaret Bruch, 79 DETAILS, Page A4

Index Local & State . . . . . A1-6 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . A3 Money . . . . . . . . . . . . A5 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . A7 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . A8-10 Classifieds . . . . . . A10-14 Advice . . . . . . . . . . . A15 Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . A15 Nation . . . . . . . . . . . A16 World . . . . . . . . . . . . A16

Corrections The Mountain Press is committed to accuracy. Please report factual errors by calling 428-0748 Ext. 214.

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County asks that Ogle suit be thrown out

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one mile east of the existing one. “It is important to get our message out to the public,” Turley said. It appeared that the merchants approved his message, as the overwhelming majority raised

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Firefighters work to get a house fire at 2828 Easy Street under control Tuesday afternoon. The home was fully involved when crews arrived and firefighters from Pigeon Forge, Waldens Creek and Wears Valley worked the scene. The home was thought to be occupied by a couple but they were not home at the time of the fire.

KNOXVILLE — After being cited for its attorney’s being a no-show at court proceedings, the county has responded to a lawsuit seeking $50 million for its Planning Commission’s denial of a proposal to build 400 homes on Cove Mountain. Local developer Ron Ogle filed the action in December, a year after his request to do the construction was shot down a final time after previously being approved and denied several times. The county’s response, in a layman’s summary, amounts to a lengthy and difficultly worded “no.” Attorney Rhonda Bradshaw is representing the county in the suit and several others, and works for the law firm Spicer Rudstrom, the same office where County Mayor Larry Waters’ daughter and son-in-law practice. In the nine-page document, she responds to each charge in Ogle’s suit with a flat denial and asks that the case be thrown out. Ogle is seeking $50 million in “compensatory damages,” fees and costs, and any other relief a U.S. District Court judge might award. His case was filed by Knoxville attorney John Lucas, who represented Ogle in front of the Planning Commission during several meetings in which High Bridge was discussed. In the filing, Lucas argues the commission’s denying the plan was an “arbitrary and capricious denial of plaintiffs’ constitutional rights.” He maintains the plan “complies with all applicable law and regulations,” and argues allowing the development could have accrued considerable economic benefit for the county. Further, Lucas argues the developers were denied due process of the law and the county violated equal protection clauses by denying the plan. The filing See ogle, Page A5

Helping in Haiti

Sevier County couple aiding quake victims By STAN VOIT Editor A Sevier County couple has arrived in the capital of Haiti, where they will work with a medical team assisting the victims of the earthquake. Harvey Brown Jr., president of Pigeon Forge-based Impact Ministries, said Tuesday that Mike and Karen Wyatt, who are members of the Impact Ministries board, will work with a medical team from Mercy Ships, a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978. The Wyatts, who live just outside Sevierville, flew into Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, this week, then drove some eight or nine hours from there to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to assist earthquake victims — leaving at 3 a.m. from Santo Domingo. They successfully crossed the border into Haiti on Tuesday. Mike Wyatt is a retired Army Medical Service Corps officer who oversaw a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH unit) in the Gulf war, Brown said. His wife Karen is a chaplain. “They are uniquely equipped to respond to this crisis,” Brown said. In Haiti, Mike Wyatt will oversee the administrative, logistic and management functions of the medical team, while Karen Wyatt will serve as caregiver and chaplain, Brown said. “They are doing this at their own expense,” Brown

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Mike and Karen Wyatt of Sevier County are in Haiti’s capital, where they will support a Mercy Ships medical team assisting victims of the earthquake.

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said. “It was on their heart to go and respond to this crisis. We at Impact Ministries are doing what we can to raise funds to be sent to Haiti.” He said the transportation costs alone for the Wyatts are around $2,200. Their stay in Port-au-Prince is expected to be at least 30 days, but could be extended if the Wyatts find the

The Call One Now emergency radio system has been activated to help in Haiti communication and relief efforts. Rick Sawaya, president of Sevier County Emergency R a d i o Service, said Call One Now includes all SCERS and amaSawaya teur radio emergency services personnel — a total of 29 people. “This is what we are about, helping those who need help,” Sawaya said. Some members will pass on communications direct-

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The Wyatts in Haiti What: Local couple Mike and Karen Wyatt are in Port-au-Prince working on a medical team connected to Mercy Ships n Contact: Mike Wyatt has a Facebook page, under the name Michael L. Wyatt, where he posts messages from Haiti. He has to conserve batteries because it’s so hard to recharge them in Haiti. n How to help: The Wyatts are on the board of Impact Ministries based in Pigeon Forge. To help their efforts, make donations to that ministry (write Haiti on check memo line) and send to P.O. Box 39, Pigeon Forge 37868 n


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Longtime commissioner remembered for integrity By BOB MAYES Managing Editor The Rev. Melvin Carr grew up with Sam Huff in the Jones Cove community, went to school with him, served for a time as his pastor, and was a lifelong friend. “He was a Christian to honor, a husband to be proud of and a friend to admire,� Carr said Tuesday, h o u r s Huff before he was to help preside over Huff’s funeral in Sevierville. Huff, 86, died Sunday after a lengthy illness. He served on the Sevier County Commission for 28 years, was on numerous civic boards and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church, having served as superintendent of the Sunday school department and a teacher in the men’s Sunday school class. County Mayor Larry Waters, who grew up in Jones Cove, said he had known and admired Huff all of his life. “When I was first elected in 1978, I served four years with him,� said Waters. “Mr. Huff was a conservative member of the com-

mission who watched the taxpayers’ money and was interested in making sure it was well spent.� Even after Huff left office, Waters continued to talk to Huff about community matters. “I certainly valued his opinions and looked forward to hearing his ideas,� he said. “I have talked to him over the years as mayor. He would call and give an opinion. I certainly appreciated him doing that and listened to what he had to say.� Carr remembered that Huff, who retired in 1985 from Alcoa Aluminum, was a vital part of Jones Cove as a land-owner who raised cattle (and at one time tobacco) and who was very involved in his church. He said Huff and his surviving wife Kate, to whom he had been wed for 65 years, attended church faithfully. He laughed as he recalled Huff stopping to help him one day. “I’d had a flat tire and Sam stopped to help,� Carr said. “After he helped me change it, I thanked him. He said, ‘Well, I had to, you’re my preacher.’� Niece Jerri Dixon said the Huffs had no children and that she was his last surviving blood relative. She said she cherished the

time she spent with her uncle, who loved listening to the Chuck Wagon Gang and Bill Monroe. “He was a very interesting man to talk to and he was very interested in history in general and knew a lot about the history of Jones Cove,� she said. “I remember my grandson was over there one day and he was talking to Uncle Sam out on the porch. “Uncle Sam was telling him all about the history of Jones Cove and how the indians killed the members of the Jones family. After we left, my grandson told me that was one of the greatest days of his life.� She echoed Carr’s summation about her uncle’s integrity. “I don’t say this just because he was my uncle, but Uncle Sam always did what was right,� Dixon said. “He was the kind of man who did a lot for people, but if he did something for someone, he wouldn’t tell you about it. “Everyone just always respected his opinion. If he told you something, you knew it was that way.� A service was held Tuesday night at Atchley Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Huff Cemetery for interment. n bmayes@themountainpress.com

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From Submitted Reports JEFFERSON CITY — East Tennessee was rocked in late 2005 when a Campbell County High School student shot three administrators, killing assistant principal Ken Bruce. Bruce’s widow, Jo, will address the steps she and her family have taken to cope with their loss when she speaks at CarsonNewman College at 6 p.m. Thursday. The program, “Recovering from Tragedy,� is co-sponsored by C-N’s School Counseling Graduate Studies, the Wellness Committee and the Counseling Center. The program will be held in the east end of Stokley Memorial Cafeteria, located at the corner of College Street and George Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. For more

a r r es t s Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. u Clifford Gordon Bledsoe, 23, of Webber City, Va., was charged Jan. 18 with a circuit court warrant. He was being held. u Russell Scott Brown, 35, of 3339 Manis Road in Sevierville, was charged Jan. 18 with being a fugitive from justice. He was being held. u Bruce Lynn Garver, 23, of 4310 Parton Sutton Road in Pigeon Forge, was charged Jan. 18 with contempt of court. He was being held. u James Karl Karow, 39, of 1249 Blake Lea in Sevierville, was charged Jan. 19 with public intoxication. He was released on $250 bond. u Patricia Ann Proffitt, 32, of 451 Rolen Road in Sevierville, was charged Jan. 18 wit theft of property. She was released. u Robin Ferris Smith, 32, of 643 Hawk Hollow Road in Sevierville, was charged Jan. 18 with theft. She was released. u Jonathan Richard Stevens, 20, of 1448 Boyds Creek Highway in Seymour, was charged Jan. 18 with domestic violence assault. He was being held. u Darrelyn Melissa Turner, 36, of 634 hawk Hollow Drive n Sevierville ,was charged Jan. 18 with theft. She was released.

information, contact the Counseling Center at (865) 471-3350. As director of the Family Resource Center at Oak Ridge’s Willow Brook Elementary School, Jo Bruce helps families deal with the complexities of a tough economy and any number of personal issues.

“Jo has been an example of strength and courage for all those who know her,� said Carolyn Brewer, who directs C-N’s counseling program. “We are honored to have her speak on her journey of recovery and look forward to hearing her message of hope and resiliency in the face of devastation.�



‘Recovery’ seminar set for Thursday

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010 â—† The Mountain Press

community calendar Editor’s Note: The community calendar is printed as space permits. Only noncommercial, public events held in Sevier County will be considered. They are listed by date. To place an item phone 4280748, ext. 214, or e-mail to editor@themountainpress. com. Items may be faxed to 453-4913.

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Relay For Life dinner/ dance 6-10:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Sevierville Civic Center. $50 per person. Semi-formal attire. RSVP by Jan. 21 to 428-0846. Table sponsorships available. 654-9280; 3975556; 603-1223.

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Garlands of Grace women’s Bible study: n 9 a.m. UMC Pigeon Forge n 2 p.m. Blue Mountain Mist B&B, Pullen Road, Sevierville n 6:30 p.m. Sevierville UMC, Conference Room, Sevierville

Middle Creek UMC

Middle Creek United Methodist Church, 1828 Middle Creek Road, Pigeon Forge, worship services 6:30 p.m. 216-2066.

Gatlinburg Library

Anna Porter Public Library Thursday Theater showing “Julie and Julia,� 6:30 p.m. 436-5588.

Seymour UMC

Celebrate Recovery meets at Seymour UMC, Chapman Highway at Simmons Road. Call 5739711 for details.

Hot Meals

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries provides hot meals 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Sevierville.

Sevierville Story Time Preschool story time 10:30 a.m. Sevier County Library, 321 Court Ave. 453-3532.

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Medic blood drive 2-8 p.m., WonderWorks, 100 Music Road, Pigeon Forge.

TOPS weight loss chapter meets at 6 p.m., Parkway Church of God in Sevierville. 755-9517 or 429-3150.

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American Business Women’s Association meets at Holiday Inn, Pigeon Forge. Networking 6 p.m., $13 dinner meeting to follow. RSVP to 933-4048. www. abwasevier.org.

Celebrate Recovery meets at 5:30 p.m. at Seymour United Methodist. Reservations required by noon Mondays. 573-9711 or www.seymourumc.org.

’Burg library starting movie series From Submitted Reports GATLINBURG — Anna Porter Public Library is instituting a movie series beginning on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Popular movies recently available on DVD will be shown in the library’s Teen Corner on the first and third Thursdays of each month. “Julie and Julia� starring Meryl Streep will be shown on Thursday, followed by “Angels and Demons� with Tom Hanks on Feb. 4 and “Star Trek� on Feb. 18. Public viewing is made possible by licensing for libraries in Sevier County obtained by Sevier County Public Library System through

Movie Licensing USA. Providing regular movie nights was the most popular request for new programming in the library’s community survey, closely followed by cooking demonstrations. Cooking demonstrations may be conducted in the Gatlinburg Community Center by student chefs from Walters State. Other programs in demand included computer training and book reviews. APPL instituted computer training in partnership with the Gatlinburg Community Center in October. The program used students to assist learners with basic computer activities like e-mail and Word.

pulled off a huge political upset, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley — in one of the bluest states in the country — to succeed the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Brown not only regained control of a seat the Democrats had held for

From Submitted Reports Thousands of couples have held their wedding ceremony in the resort towns of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The University of Tennessee’s Department of Professional and Personal Development will host a non-credit wed-

ding seminar on Saturday at the Sevierville Civic Center to help people get involved in this industry by teaching how to direct the rehearsal, wedding and reception. Seminar hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The seminar fee is $109 and includes a box lunch. Participants will

over a half-century, but gave the GOP the vote it needed to break the Democrats’ Senate supermajority and block the health care overhaul nearly finished by President Barack Obama. He was the first Republican elected to the Senate from Massachusetts since 1972.

The 50-year-old Brown seized on Coakley’s early complacency in the abbreviated campaign to define himself as a truck-driving everyman, a doting father and the candidate best suited to push back against a Democratic-dominated Senate.

Lone gunman kills eight people in Central Virginia APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — A lone shooter killed eight people Tuesday in central Virginia, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press, and police have the suspect circled in the woods where they believe he is hiding. State police say there were multiple deaths and injuries and that one shooter was responsible. They could not say what sparked the vio-

lence. The official who gave the number of dead asked for anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak about the investigation. The drama paralyzed the rural area in southwest Virginia as police swarmed forests trying to flush out the suspect who, at one point in the manhunt, fired at a state police helicopter, forcing it to land with a ruptured fuel tank.

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Republican pulls huge Mass. Senate upset BOSTON (AP) — Four years ago, the Massachusetts lieutenant governor passed over Scott Brown as a potential running mate in her bid to replace thenGov. Mitt Romney because she and her staff saw him as a political lightweight. On Tuesday, Brown

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their hand when Sevierville Alderman Barry Gibbs asked who thought the city should make the infrastructure needs the “top priority� for the city. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to discuss the issue during its annual retreat in February. State officials have said the county needs a second interstate interchange; 407 is overused during peak tourist season and creates a backup of people trying to leave the county or get off the interstate. Officials have said there is no economically feasible way of resolving the problem by making improvements to 407 instead of building a new interchange. Among the hurdles they have to overcome is a requirement that interstate interchanges connect with highways. Officials have said that could be accomplished by connecting Bryan Road to Highway 66, as Turley is requesting, and improving East Dumplin Valley Road from the proposed interchange back to Highway 66 on the other side. Turley also presented the case for building the new road as a means to jump start his own development. He and his partners have spent more than $40 million on Dumplin Creek so far, including removal of a ridge that long sat at the southeast corner of the 407 interchange. “We just had to prove we meant business ... that we were here to stay,� he said. They had hoped to create a special assessment district to pay for the road and other infrastructure, he said. That would have allowed him to issue a bond to pay for infrastructure work and to repay the cost with an assessment, similar to an extra tax, on property within the district. But in the current market, Turley said tenants wouldn’t pay the additional assessment. Because of that, he said they have turned to local government for aid in building the road. Turley presented it as a can’t-miss investment of public funds. Turley said he believed sales tax revenues from a planned Walmart alone would repay the local investment within 18 months. The project, he said, could help the city pay down approximately $200 million in bonds it took on as part of the Central Business Improvement District (CBID). The city’s plans for paying the debt include drawing sales tax revenues from a retail project on Gists Creek Road that has stalled due to the economic climate. Whenever work starts on the road, he said, he expects Walmart to begin working on its store again — the chain has already started grading work — and other retailers to begin committing to the project. If local governments won’t contribute, it will take longer to get the money needed to build the infrastructure. But he indicated they will remain committed to it. The interchange is shaping up to become a major economic engine for the

The Mountain Press ◆ Wednesday, January 20, 2010 county, he said, with Bass Pro Outdoor World and other shops already open on the northwest side, Smokies Stadium on the northeast side and developers apparently buying property and considering a project on the southwest side. Businesses want to locate along the interstate, he said, because they get a shot at attracting all the cars passing by daily on Interstate 40 instead of traffic that gets off at the exit and onto Highway 66. In fact, he said he and his partners were working with Walmart officials on plans for its existing Sevier County store when they started asking to look at the interchange. Plans for the project took off from there; he said several other retail chains are interested in having stores alongside Walmart. He estimated it would create “conservatively� 1,200 to 1,500 jobs. “(A retail job) is not a high paying job, but it is a good second income, it is yearround and some of them have benefits,� he said. The main targets in the room might not have been the merchants, but local officials who could open the city or county coffers to help pay for the road. Sevierville Mayor Bryan Atchley was present for the meeting, along with Alderman Gibbs. County Mayor Larry Waters was also present, along with County Commissioners Ken Whaley, Kent Woods, Gene Byrd and others. Waters and Atchley both said their groups want the project to succeed, but were noncommittal on whether they’d be able to offer funding. Waters noted that, because most of the area is in the CBID, Sevierville would collect sales tax revenues that would ordinarily come to the county. That makes it a riskier investment for the county, he noted, because the commission wouldn’t collect its funding as quickly as it normally might. Sevierville officials have been struggling with the decision; the city does not generally invest its own money in improvements for a private development. “We’re going to continue working on this,� Atchley said. n jfarrell@themountianpress.com

obituaries In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Wilma Everett Drinnen

Tex Autry Cogdill

Wilma Everett Drinnen, age 86 of Maryville, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at her home. She was a member of East Maryville Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Reece Drinnen of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Greg Brakebill of Maryville; grandchildren, Emily Sweetland and husband David of Knoxville, Drew Brakebill and wife Miranda of Maryville; greatgrandchildren, Dawson and Ella Reese Sweetland; brother, Earl Everett and wife Betty of Maryville. Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Webster and Rev. Keith Johnson officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at Grandview Cemetery for the interment service. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.. Thursday at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials may be made to Blount Memorial Hospice, 1095 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern TN Chapter, 2270 Sutherland Avenue, Suite 202, Knoxville, TN 37919. McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville (865) 982-6812.

Tex Autry Cogdill, age 71 of Sevierville, passed away Monday, January 18, 2010, at his home. He was an employee of Southern Casting for 50 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Wade and Inez Cogdill; sister, Ruby Styles; brother, Wayne Cogdill; and great-grandson, Phoenix Peerman. Survivors: wife, Mary Cogdill; son and daughter-inlaw, John and Becki Cogdill; daughter, Lorie Cogdill; grandchildren, Brandon Cogdill, Trent and Becca Peerman, and Laicee and Anderson Hatfield; greatgranddaughters, Searya Peerman and Alyx Hatfield; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wade and Faye Cogdill, Don and Faye Cogdill, and Xan and Betty Cogdill; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dell and David Townsend and Margie and Ben King. The family would like to make a special thank you to U.T. Hospice Nurse Angela. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Parton officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Thursday in Mattox Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n www.atchleyfuneralhome.com

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Charles H. Butler Charles H. Butler, 80 of Gatlinburg, died Friday, Jan.15, 2010, at the family home with family present. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and worked at Lawrence Livemore Lab in California for 32 years. Survivors: sons, Kenneth and Keith Butler; daughters-in-law, Joy Posey and Leslie Butler; granddaughter, Jenna Butler. A graveside service was held at Middlecreek Cemetery on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. McCarty Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, 607 Wall Street, Sevierville, in charge of arrangements, 7742950.

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Sam C. Huff

Sam C. Huff, 86 of Sevierville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Huff retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company in 1985 and was a member of the Woodmen of the World. He was a lifetime member of the Jones Cove community, where he spent his time farming and raising cattle. He served his community and district as a county commissioner for 28 years. Mr. Huff also served on numerous civic boards in Sevier County. He was an active member of the New Salem Baptist Church, having served as superintendent of the Sunday school department and as teacher of the Adult Men’s Sunday school class. Survivors: wife of 65 years Margaret Holcombe Kate Williams Huff and niece Jerri Dixon. Bruch Funeral service was held Margaret Holcombe Bruch, Tuesday in the West Chapel 79 of Pigeon Forge, died of Atchley Funeral Home with Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. the Revs. David Newman, Bill She was the beloved wife Barnes and Melvin Carr officiof the late Charles A. Bruch ating. Family and friends will Sr., loving mother of Barbara meet 10 a.m. Wednesday in Bruch (Jaya Brand) and Huff Cemetery for interment. Charles A. Bruch Jr. (Cathy), adoring grandmother of Aaron n www.atchleyfuneralhome.com Bruch and Kyle Bruch.

Charles Edward Kenner, age 45 of Sevierville, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Charlie was of the Baptist faith. He was a 1982 graduate of Sevier County High School and a carpenter by trade. Survivors: daughter, Amber Kenner; parents, Kenneth “Bill� and Dorothy Kenner; brothers, Dennis and Johnny Kenner; sister, Lisa Kenner Pendley; nephews, Alan Kenner and Connor Pendley; niece, Kyla Pendley; a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sutton officiating. Interment will follow in Atchley’s Seymour Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 12-2 p.m. Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n www.atchleyfuneralhome.com

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need remains, Brown said. Mike Wyatt is posting messages from Haiti to his Facebook page (under the name Michael L. Wyatt). “Just arrived at New Life Orphanage full of children don’t know how many yet,� he posted around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday. “This will be our base camp for awhile. Going to work in Field hospital in PAP.� An organization called Care Net will bring in the neediest patients, he said. The medical team members are mostly from Texas. Their main contact “broke down crying he had not (slept) in 3 days.� Wyatt wrote that his iPhone is being used for all communication. “iPhone great but battery sucks (so) only doing short burst,� he wrote in a 4 p.m. post Tuesday. Two hours earlier he wrote that he had seen his first dead body. The following coordinates can be pasted into either Google Earth or Google maps to see their exact location: 18.602700, -72.268295.

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ly with Haiti amateurs; others will pass on messages within the East Tennessee area. SCERS recently held fundraisers to pay for the Call One Now service. Call One Now delivers automated phone calls, within minutes. According to Call One Now CEO Leib Lurie (www// onecallnow.com), any group planning mission support,

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At ’Burg City Hall Tuesday afternoon Submitted report

Brown heads up a ministry that began about five years ago. According to its Web site, Impact Ministries Inc. is “an internationally focused not-for-profit preaching and teaching ministry ‌ dedicated to the renewal of Christ’s church. The message is centered around the power of the gospel to bring hope, healing, and holiness into the lives of believers and the ministry of the church.â€? The ministry conducts short-term missions abroad. Brown, a former administrator at Asbury College in Kentucky, is a Methodist clergyman and former Army chaplain. To make a donation to support the Wyatts’ efforts in Haiti, make checks payable to Impact Ministries with the notation “Haitiâ€? in the check memo line. All such donations are tax-deductible and will be used to support the Wyatts’ trip and to buy supplies they’ll need. Checks may be mailed to Impact Ministries, P.O. Box 39, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868. For more information call Impact at 898-4445. n svoit@themountainpress.com

donation collection or a Haitian fundraiser can use the One Call Now notification service for free to send voice messages to members and organizations to mobilize relief efforts. Call (877) 6983262. Americans trying to locate family members in Haiti are encouraged to contact the State Department at (888) 407-4747. For more information on local efforts call Sawaya at 429-2422.

GATLINBURG — Citizen and business community participation and input are encouraged when the city hosts its second public workshop to discuss the next stages of development of the community’s Greenways Trail System master plan. Gatlinburg staff and representatives of Barge, Wagonner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. will conduct the workshop at 5 p.m. next Tuesday at City Hall. The city and BWSCI will present preliminary costs estimates and phasing recommendations developed since the November workshop, which drew nearly 50 community members for a review of an initial inventory and analysis of the potential for greenways trail implementation within Gatlinburg. Maps will again be available for study during and after the presen-

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states other plans have been approved that apparently don’t meet the regulations that prompted county officials to reject the High Bridge proposal. Bradshaw has denied each of the allegations, claiming the county did nothing improper in rejecting the plan and that Ogle “cannot show any sustained damages� in relation to the denial. Further, she argues the “no� vote “only served to improve and/or conserve (the county’s) citizens’ rights and was in the best interest of the public.� The most recent battle over the plan began exactly one year ago Wednesday, when the Planning Commission rejected it based on concerns over access to the property. County Planner Jeff Ownby told the group neither of the roads — Scottish Highlands Way and Mann Road — the developers plan to use meets coun-

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Community members attend a November workshop to discuss Gatlinburg’s planned greenways trail system. A second workshop is set for Tuesday at City Hall. tation. The desired result of the entire workshop process is to develop a community plan incorporating the viewpoints of the public and business community on potential greenway routes and connection points. A large map developed by the City Planning Department and BWSCI indicate general corridors where greenway development could be

possible, supplemented by smaller maps available for study during and after the presentation. Goals of the workshop process: n Enlighten the community on what a greenways trail system is n Provide standard details of potential development of trails in Gatlinburg n Review benefits and values of greenways

n Look at construction cost n Access impact on community n Provide examples of signage and construction n Present multiuse options including paved/ gravel trails, bikers/ walkers For more information, call Recreation Director Marty Nicely at 4364990.

ty requirements. Ownby said the roads do not have the 50-foot private easement required by county regulations for the type of development proposed. However, the lawsuit maintains that’s not the case, using minutes from previous Planning Commission meetings and county property records as grounds for arguing Scottish Highlands does have that easement and Mann Road is a public thoroughfare. In each case, the county maintains the roads are private and the needed easement doesn’t exist where the streets cross the property of the Foothills Parkway, where the allowed right of way at maximum is only 40 feet. Ownby has insisted county regulations require

a 50-foot easement for a private road used to access the type of development Ogle plans. Bradshaw was cited by the judge earlier this month for failing to show up in court for a scheduled hearing on the matter. Ogle’s attorneys have since filed a motion ask-

ing that the suit be settled in their favor given her absence, while Bradshaw has submitted a request that be denied, as well as the response to the suit. The judge has yet to rule on either petition.

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County boards to meet today

Three Sevier County boards will meet today at the courthouse. The Sevier Water Board meets at 10 a.m.; the Transportation Board will meet at approximately 11 a.m.; and the Solid Waste Board will meet at 1:30 p.m., all in the Sevier County mayor’s office. n

PIGEON FORGE

City leaders set workshop

The Pigeon Forge City Commission will hold a workshop session at 3 p.m. today in Meeting Room A at City Hall. The meeting was called to discuss proposed plumbing and mechanical permits, and the city’s audit for the last fiscal year, as well as any other business that might come up. No votes are taken in such a session. n

SEVIERVILLE

Lifeguard class set for February

The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a lifeguard certification class at the Community Center on Feb. 5, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27. Participants must be at least 15 years old, pass a pre-class skills test, and register before attending classes. Registration is limited. Course fee is $127.50 which is due after skills test. For more information call 453-5441. n

SEVIERVILLE

Bear breakfast set for Feb. 3

Breakfast with the Bears, a fundraiser for the Teddy Bears for Kids in Crisis program, will be held Feb. 3 at Blue Mountain Mist Bed & Breakfast, 1811 Pullen Road. There wll be two sessions: 7:30-8:30 a.m., and 9-10 a.m. The cost is $5. Sarah Ball and Pat Drybrugh will be hostesses. Persons are asked to bring teddy bears to donate to children in abusive situations. Some also may be given to the children’s ward of LeConte Medical Center and to the sheriff’s office. For reservations call 680-4228. n

SEVIERVILLE

Wedding seminar scheduled Saturday The University of Tennessee’s Department of Professional and Personal Development will host a non-credit wedding seminar on Saturday at the Sevierville Civic Center to teach how to direct the rehearsal, wedding and reception. Seminar hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The seminar fee is $109 and includes lunch. The leader will be Lana Needham, a consultant and author of “A Bride’s Dream: The Perfect Wedding for Any Budget.” Register online at www.outreach.utk.edu/ ppd or call (865) 9740150. n

GATLINBURG

Thursday theater programs begin

Anna Porter Public Library, Gatlinburg will show Julie and Julia at 6:30 Thursday, Jan. 21, to kickoff its new Thursday Theater programs to be held on each month’s first and third Thursdays. The movie will be shown on the flat screen television in the library’s Teen Corner. Admission is free.

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Higher ed funding plan on hold? By LUCAS L. JOHNSON II Associated Press Writer NASHVILLE — Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey cast doubt Tuesday on whether lawmakers will take up Gov. Phil Bredesen’s proposal to change the higher education funding formula during a special session this week. The Democratic governor wants to set the way the state pays for public colleges and universities on graduation rates

instead of on enrollment. “I’m not sure how far we get on that,” said Ramsey, of Blountville. “We’ll just have to see.” Ramsey said he agrees that the way the state currently funds higher education is “backward,” but added that lawmakers concerned about the effect of any changes on their local schools may cause the proposal to be moved to the regular session that’s set to begin as soon as the special session ends. “I’ve not looked into

it to see how it affects everybody,” he said. “But there is some controversy there.” “Nobody wants to get the short end of the stick,” he said. “But we also want to do what’s fair for the whole state in the end.” Ramsey’s comments came as the House and Senate education committees began hearings Tuesday on the governor’s proposal. It also includes measures to spur more dual enrollment, delegate remedial

coursework to two-year schools and create a statewide transfer program between community colleges and fouryear schools. Senate Minority Leader Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, said he considers changes to the higher education system to be an economic development tool. “We should not be surprised that one in 10 Tennesseans doesn’t have a job, when only two in 10 Tennesseans have a college degree,” he said.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Midday: 3-8-6 Evening: 1-7-5

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“After all we can’t deliver the food and water if we don’t have a reasonable security situation, so that obviously has to be an element of any work that we’re doing with the government of Haiti and the U.N.” — U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates in a statement announcing that U.S. forces in Haiti for earthquake relief can defend themselves and innocent Haitians or foreigners if lawlessness boils over.

“We are so concerned, so disappointed about the security in the capital. Tens of thousands of U.S. and NATO troops are being sent to Afghanistan, yet security in the capital is deteriorating.” — Shopkeeper Mohammad Hussain in statement after Taliban militants launched a brazen daylight assault on the center of Kabul, with suicide bombings and gunbattles near the presidential palace and other government buildings that paralyzed the city for hours.

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Locally a year ago:

Completely converting the annual Winter Magic displays to LED lights has translated into savings for the City of Gatlinburg. The cost for powering the local lights from October through December this fiscal year has dropped by 73 percent from the same period fiscal year 2006. Utility costs for fiscal year 2006 were $23,431.78 and the total for the same period this fiscal year is $6,321.33, a difference of $17,110.45.

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Five years ago:

President George W. Bush was inaugurated for a second term; Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, ill with thyroid cancer, delivered the oath of office. n

Thought for today:

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Erich Segal

LONDON (AP) — Erich Segal, the author of the hugely popular novel “Love Story,” has died of a heart attack, his daughter said Tuesday. He was 7 2 . Francesca Segal said her father d i e d Sunday Segal at his home in London. She said he had suffered from Parkinson’s disease —a neurological condition that affects movement — for 25 years. His funeral was held in London on Tuesday, she said. Segal was a Yale classics professor when he gained nationwide fame for the book “Love Story” about a young couple who fall in love, marry and discover she is dying of cancer.


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Ford makes mistake on sports issue One of the more bizarre rituals of American politics is the formation by an all-but-announced candidate for some pubic office of an “exploratory committee.” In California, former Governor and current Attorney General Jerry Brown, who was first elected to statewide office 40 years ago — when Richard Nixon was in the White House — has announced his exploratory committee (what’s left to explore?) for his expected 2010 gubernatorial campaign. These committees are invariably stocked with incurable optimists who, wherever they explore, come back with the same sunny conclusion: Voters overwhelmingly want The Unannounced Candidate to run! Between the presidential election of Sen. John F. Kennedy in 1960 and Sen. Barack Obama in 2008, 36 U.S. senators, after getting a green light from their encouraging exploratory committees, ran unsuccessfully for the White House. Which brings us to the interesting case of former five-term Memphis congressman and 2006 Tennessee U.S. Senate nominee Harold Ford Jr., who is, without a formal exploratory committee but with the urging of some prominent New York Democratic kingmakers, openly considering a 2010 U.S. Senate race in New York. Not known for their warmth either to each other or to strangers, New Yorkers welcome outsiders and newcomers when electing U.S. senators. Sens. Robert F. Kennedy, Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Hillary Clinton were born, respectively, in Boston, Tulsa and Chicago. So the fact that Harold Ford is an interloper, or even a carpetbagger, probably will not hurt him with Empire State voters. There is no 2010 Senate vacancy in New York. The seat to which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2006 is now held by former Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, who was appointed to the Senate by New York Gov. David Patterson. Full Disclosure: I have known and liked Harold Ford since he was a young man. How young? He was elected to Congress at the age of 26. But in an interview with The New York Times, Ford self-inflicted a wound that could cripple his political chances. This has nothing to do with Ford’s House voting record, which by New York Democrats’ standards might be deemed too conservative. No, it’s the simple ‘what kind-of-aguy-are-you’ query. To the question all red-blooded New Yorkers face about their preference between the Big Apple’s two professional football teams — “Jets or Giants?” — Ford in his answer did not mention any of the Giants greats ... no Tiki Barber or Lawrence Taylor or Y.A. Tittle. Nor did the names of revered Jets — Joe Namath or Marvin Powell or Curtis Martin — ever pass his lips. No, this is what Ford said: “I have breakfast every morning when I am in town ... at the Regency. I see my friends the Tisches — Steve Tisch is my close personal friend. I have been to more Giants games. ... I had lunch over the holidays with Woody Johnson. We met for the first time. I am happy for his team.” Why this matters: The Regency is not your neighborhood coffee shop. It’s a luxury hotel in Manhattan. Steve Tisch is the chairman and co-owner of the New York Giants, the man who received the trophy when the Giants won the 2008 Super Bowl. Woody Johnson is the owner of the New York Jets. I am sorry, Harold, but authentic fans’ loyal devotion to their team is not determined alone by who owns that team — or whether they know them socially. Maybe some eccentric tax-phobic conservative who demands a square deal for the Terminally Rich might, but no fans or primary voters living in the Bronx, Staten Island, Queens or Brooklyn. New Yorkers have demonstrated a high tolerance for carpetbagger candidates for the U.S. Senate. But anyone who aspires to take a large bite politically out of the Big Apple must first understand that New Yorkers, like the great majority of Americans, root for their favorite team not because of, but in spite of, the people who own them. — Mark Shields is a veteran political campaign manager and frequent television talk show commentator. Column distributed by Creators Syndicate. (C)2009 Mark Shields.

Editorial

Going to Plan C Dooley may not have been Vols’ first choice, but looks like a good one So many similarities, so many differences. If Lane Kiffin were a lightning rod, causing controversy almost every time he opened his mouth, Derek Dooley is an iPod, offering harmony to a suddenly disrupted Big Orange Nation. When Kiffin, born with a golden coaching whistle around his neck, bolted Tennessee for what he considers the greener pastures of the University of Southern California, Dooley was apparently no better than the Vols’ third choice. University of Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was Plan A, but he turned down a $3 million salary offer. Plan B was longtime Vols offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe, who chose to stay at Duke. Others were mentioned, such as upand-comers at Air Force, Houston and Connecticut. In the end, though, Plan C turned out to be Dooley, who outwardly is the antithesis of Kiffin. To be sure, there are a lot of similarities. They’re both young, they both had losing records in their previous head coaching jobs, they both have experience in the NFL and they both have fathers who were — or still are — very successful coaches.

That’s where the similarities end. Kiffin departed after going 7-6 in his only season at UT. He may have been hired as much for the staff he could bring to Knoxville — including his father, legendary defensive guru Monte Kiffin — as for his coaching resume. He was brash from his very first press conference when he called out Florida’s Urban Meyer and the Gators. Rare was the week when Kiffin or the program wasn’t making headlines for something not on the football field. Those transgressions have been noted in newspapers and on Web sites ad nauseam. Now comes Dooley, steeped in Southeastern Conference tradition. At 41, he’s seven years older than Kiffin. His voice and mannerisms are a younger version of his father, Vince, one of the most revered coaches in SEC history. Vince Dooley led Georgia to several conference championships and a national title during the Herschel Walker era. Derek played at Virginia, became a lawyer for a couple of years, then hooked on with Nick Saban, where he was on a staff that led LSU to a national cham-

pionship in 2003. He followed Saban to Miami and the NFL before going to Louisiana Tech. At Tech, where he was also athletics director, Dooley went 17-20 in three years after taking over a program that was in shambles. Compare that to Kiffin, who was 5-15 with the Oakland Raiders and unceremoniously dumped barely into his second year. Dooley, in his opening press conference, passed on opportunities to take jabs at Kiffin. He paid homage to former coaches Johnny Majors and Phil Fulmer, talked of Gen. Bob Neyland, of Tennessee’s athletic tradition and the institution as a whole. He didn’t shoot off at the mouth haphazardly and didn’t make pie-in-the-sky promises. What he promised was hard work and having a program with integrity. Kiffin and Dooley were surprise choices to become Tennessee football coach. We don’t know what Kiffin would have done. Time will tell about Dooley. You don’t win a championship at opening press conferences. But you can bet Dooley will be around a lot longer to give the Vols a shot at one.

Political view

Public forum Many local residents don’t appreciate beauty of Smokies

Editor: Nestled on the edge of Sevier County and wedged between Tennessee and North Carolina sits a natural wonderland known as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Although it is the most visited national park in the United States, it is disappointing how many people in our area have neglected the Great Smoky Mountains. Anyone that has ever watched local television broadcasts may know that the theme of our area is often promoted as go-carts, arcades and other touristrelated industry. It is sad to me that we do not promote the park more, and use the other attractions as a

backdrop — although, as to not be completely pessimistic, some specials do air about the park and its wonders. These seem to be crowded out by commercials telling me how great it is to drive a go-cart. Long ago, Native Americans traveled to the mountains and saw its beauty. They knew it was a magnificent place and did not wish to leave. At the time, there was obviously no strip in Pigeon Forge, but they made them their home anyway. Hundreds of years later, as the lumber industry swept through the area like a plague, several people stood up and demanded that the Smoky Mountains be made a national park. It is true that there were no massive fantasy games in which dragons and wizards may be slain, but they still thought it was

worth the trouble. Although many of the native species of trees, plants and animals had been removed, they did not give up, and the area did eventually become a national park. These people thought that the beauty of the park was worthwhile, but unfortunately many of the people in our area have yet to see the wonder of the park. Once again, Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge is wrapping up. I hope that many people were able to attend this event and spark their interest in the national park. I encourage all of you to appreciate the mountains as those before us did. Patrick Hanlon Freshman Sevier County High School

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Purple and White earn wins over Seymour Bears boys make it a clean sweep of Eagles

Much-improved Bearettes turn the tables 44-30

By JASON DAVIS Sports Editor

By JASON DAVIS Sports Editor

SEVIERVILLE — The Sevier County Bears (15-2, 7-1 in District 2-AAA) completed the season sweep over county-rival Seymour Tuesday night with a 54-43 win over the Eagles. Sevier County opened the game with a 13-2 run, as the game’s leading scorer, Zac Carlson — who finished with 23 points — got off to a quick start on the perimeter. The senior wing drilled a pair of threes and also scored off an offensive rebound to ignite his teammates and the home crowd. But a Garrett Hillard 3-pointer as the first quarter closed got the Eagles back into the game at 15-10. By halftime the Eagles Jason Davis/The Mountain Press Jason Davis/The Mountain Press had cut the lead to just Madison Pickel scores two of her six points four, thanks to a big offen- Sevier County’s Zac Carlson elevates for a rebound over Seymour Eagle Tyler Tilson for a with a first half layup against the Seymour Lady See BEARS, Page A9 Eagles. first quarter rebound.

SEVIERVILLE — A month ago the Sevier County Bearettes were mired in a 1-6 slide when they traveled to face cross county rival Seymour in an important District 2-AAA matchup. The young Bearettes struggled and fell hard to a surging Lady Eagles team that was in the midst of a seven wins in nine games stretch. That Bearette team is a thing of the past, and standing in its place is a new and improved Purple squad that’s coming together at just the right time — albeit with much the same players. The Bearettes (6-11, 5-4 in 2-AAA) executed a good gameplan from coach Stacy Marine and won their third district game in their last four tries 44-30 over the seemingly favored See BEARETTES, Page A9

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Lady Highlanders improbable comeback falls just short 71-66

Tennessee’s Rogan will enter draft

By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer KNOXVILLE ­— The Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders lost their third-straight heartbreaker Tuesday night at District 3-AA rival Knoxville Carter Hornets, the latest coming in the form of a 71-66 overtime final after the Lady Blue and Gold made an improbable fourth-quarter comeback to send the clash into a period of free basketball. Trailing by double digits early in the final frame, the G-P (8-8, 2-4) offense rallied from nine points down in the final four minutes to knot it at 57s at the end of regulation. G-P senior Caroline Conner, in just her third game back with the team this season, saw her most extensive workload against Carter. She connected for nine points of her 13 total points down the stretch, including the final shot in regulation that tied it.

With Carter leading 57-54 with just 11.1 seconds remaining, Conner took the inbound pass down court, pulled up and banked a buzzer-beating three-pointer to send it into OT. “Caroline hit a great shot to put us into overtime,” said G-P coach Mike Rader. But Conner wasn’t the only Lady Highlander to make a big play during the comeback. G-P junior Beka Owens made a midcourt steal and drove to the basket for a foul and hit both charity shots to cut it to 49-43 with 3:18 in regulation. Owens then forced a turnover on the Carter inbound pass, and Stephanie Taylor made the possession payoff when she snagged a board and drew a foul for two made free throws to cut it to 49-45 with 3:11 on the clock. G-P senior Leah Bryan cut it to 50-47 at the 2:51 mark when she sank a

seven-foot left-handed skyhook in the middle of the lane. Bryan then cut it to 50-49 with 2:35 left with a layup. “A bunch of the kids stepped up tonight and made a great comeback,” said Rader. Carter was clutch in the final 60 seconds, converting 5-of-6 charity shots to avoid the comeback upset in regulation. G-P ran out of gas and nearly out of players in overtime. Owens and Taylor fouled out at the end of regulation, and Conner was in-and-out of the final four minutes of the contest with leg cramps. G-P freshman Karsen Sims led her team with 18 points, Conner was the other double-digit performer with 13. Taylor had nine, Morgan Dodgen had six, Owens had five and Lacee Tinker had four in the disappointing loss. G-P hosts Pigeon Forge on Friday night.

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G-P senior Caroline Conner knots the game at 57s on this final shot of regulation. Conner finished the night with 13 points, but the Blue-and-Gold girls dropped their third-consecutive heartbreaker by a 71-66 final.

KNOXVILLE (AP) — Eric Berry isn’t the only Tennessee Volunteer entering the NFL draft as a junior. Defensive back Dennis Rogan has also made himself eligible for the April draft, according to a list of names released by the NFL on Tuesday. The Knoxville native finished fourth on the team in 2009 with 69 tackles, returned three fumbles for a total of 42 yards and grabbed one interception. Rogan will be competing for an NFL spot against other defensive backs such as his two-time All-American teammate Berry, Florida’s Joe Haden and Southern California’s Taylor Mays. No other junior Vols declared for the draft. Running back Montario Hardesty, offensive tackle Chris Scott and defensive tackle Dan Williams were among the seniors invited to participate in the NFL combine.

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G-P avenges early loss to Carter with 52-47 win

Vols hold on for gritty win versus Alabama

By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE ­— The Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders were back in their road black Tuesday night at District 3-AA rival Knoxville Carter Green Hornets. G-P (16-2, 4-2) fell to Carter (11-6, 3-4) 66-58 on Dec. 15 in Gatlinburg, but the Highlanders controlled the action most of the night on Tuesday as they took a 52-47 win over the Hornets. “It’s a good win, and obviously we’ve gotten a lot better than the last time we played (Carter),” said G-P coach Raul Placeres, following the win. G-P senior McKinley Maples led all scorers with

20 points, including a dramatic three-quarters’ court shot at the end of the first quarter to break a tie and give the Highlanders a 14-11 lead heading into the second. G-P junior Jose Agosto held Carter star Lester Wilson well below his season average, giving up just 17 points to the Hornet player. Agosto also got his offense on with 19 points in the win. Morrease Barber added six points, Marquise Wall had five and Jon McCroskey had a deuce on Tuesday night. The Highlanders next host county and District Cobey Hitchcock/The Mountain Press 3-AA rival Pigeon Forge on G-P senior McKinley Maples drives to the hoop Friday. in the fourth quarter at District 3-AA rival Knoxville Carter on Tuesday night. Maples led chitchcock@themountainpress.com all scorers with 20.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Wayne Chism scored all 11 of his points over the final 7 minutes and No. 8 Tennessee held off Alabama for a 63-56 victory on Tuesday night. Scotty Hopson scored 17 points and the shorthanded Volunteers (15-2, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) remained in survival mode, overcoming poor shooting by making it an even tougher night for the Crimson Tide shooters. Tennessee held Alabama (11-7, 1-3) to only one basket in the final 3 minutes, 30 seconds and made 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch to ice the win. The Vols shot 39 percent and were held to their

fewest points since scoring 57 against DePaul on Nov. 22. But they limited Alabama to 38 percent and held leading scorer Mikhail Torrance to three points. The Vols are now 5-0, including Saturday’s 71-69 overtime win over Mississippi, playing without four players either suspended or dismissed following their Jan. 1 arrests. Chism’s minutes were limited by early foul trouble, but he took over inside at the end and scored 11 of Tennessee’s final 14 points. The Vols’ past four wins have come against teams that beat them last season.


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Lady Eagles. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The key to their team is (Casie) Cowan and (Shaelyn) Brown and we knew it coming into the game,â&#x20AC;? coach Marine said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We talked about having to stop Cowan and Brown. (We knew) if we could contain them and not give up anything to anbody else, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have a good chance to win.â&#x20AC;? And contain the Lady Eaglesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; best they did. Cowan, the Lady Eagles high-scoring Cumberland University signee was limited to just nine points, while Brown, a junior who provides the Lady Eaglesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; counterpunch, ended the game without cracking the scorebook. Leading the Bearettesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; defensive gameplan were sophomore Carly Pippin and senior Jaisa Moritz.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Carly stepped up,â&#x20AC;? Marine said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I challenged her this week and said â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;you think you can guard Cowan?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Everytime I asked her she told me â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;yeah,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; so I put her out there tonight on her and I thought she did a great job. All in all a great defensive effort from Carly. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had Jaisa (Moritz) on Shae (Brown) and she pretty much contained her, too. It was just a great team effort all the way around tonight.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re moving in the right direction and getting the kinks worked out and getting these girls playing at their highest potential.â&#x20AC;? On the other hand, Seymour coach Andy Rines was visably displeased with his Lady Eagles team and benched his starters near the end of the third quarter as Sevier Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lead had ballooned to 16 points at 38-22.

He said it was his teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most disappointing loss of the season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are times we havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t played well, but we just didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t play very hard tonight,â&#x20AC;? Rines said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sevier County beat us to every loose ball, every rebound. They just played with a lot more intensity than we did. We just had no effort tonight, and Sevier County played very, very hard.â&#x20AC;? The coach said his team shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have been caught off guard by the Bearettesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; marked improvement since the Eagles beat them 45-29 on Dec. 8. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We talked a lot about how much Sevier County has improved,â&#x20AC;? Rines said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a much better team than when we played them before, and we knew they were very capable. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d seen them beat two good teams, Jefferson County and Morristown East. They were just far

By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer MOSHEIM â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The No.4 Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders rebounded from Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s six-point heartbreaker to No.1 Fulton with a convincing 82-63 road win over the West Greene Buffaloes on Monday night. G-P (15-2) scored 23 points in each of the first two quarters to take a commanding 46-28 edge by halftime. Highlanders junior Jon â&#x20AC;&#x153;J-Macâ&#x20AC;? McCroskey sniped four from downtown en route to a game-tying high of 19 points along with eight assists and seven boards. G-P senior Marquise â&#x20AC;&#x153;Qâ&#x20AC;? Wall drained a pair of treys and also finished the night with 19 points. G-P senior Drew Barton added 11

points, and junior Morrease â&#x20AC;&#x153;Moâ&#x20AC;? Barber was the other Blue-and-Gold player in double digits with 10 ticks to go along with 17 rebounds. Jake Jackson had nine points, McKinley Maples had six, Jose â&#x20AC;&#x153;Joshyâ&#x20AC;? Agosto and Davis Soehn had three apiece and Garrett Buckner added a deuce in the winning effort. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was nice to see the kids respond, and that was our first road game since Dec. 17,â&#x20AC;? said G-P coach Raul Placeres. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We shot the ball really well, and Jon McCroskey and Marquise Wall had great games.â&#x20AC;? The Highlanders next host county and District 3-AA rival Pigeon Forge Tigers on Friday night.

point apiece. The Bearettes will host the Science Hill â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Topper on Thursday with an early 5 p.m. tip-off. Seymour next matchup is Friday at home with South-Doyle.

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scoring list with 10 points. Zac Gonzalez and Jordan Henrickson added five each, followed by Austin Nave with four, Bentley Manning with three and Kel McCarter and Alex Pate with two points apiece. Beyond Seymourâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lambert, Skyler Brown scored nine points and Garrett Hillard had eight. Tyler Tilson was next with seven. Logan Jenkins added three and Jordan Lee and Max Harrell had two each. Sevier County will face traditional state power Science Hill on Thursday for an early 6:30 p.m. start at SCHS.

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RACING WITH RICH

NMPA offers up outstanding weekend of events Every year in midJanuary the National Motorsports Press Association convenes just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina for a weekend of meetings and festivities. Many members agreed that this year’s convention was the best the group has had in quite sometime. As is always the case, the weekend’s activities started off on Saturday night with the induction of new members into the NMPA’s Hall of Fame. The four honorees for the class of 2010 stood out as one of the finest groups ever inducted. Driver Rusty Wallace was joined by car owners Roger Penske, Jack Roush and Robert Yates as the new entries into the Hall of Fame. As remarkable as the lifetime achievements of each of these men

up under the car so I wouldn’t have to talk to them.” This event is one of the highlights of the year for me every year. To think that I have had the opportunity to meet and talk with such legendary have been and for all figures as the previously the notoriety each has mentioned honorees as received throughout his well as the likes of Bobby lifetime, each seemed Allison, Rex White, Ned truly humbled by the Jarrett, Barney Hall honor. Wallace was obviously and the Wood Brothers pleased to have been rec- is mind boggling to ognized. “Since I retired this high school history this is one of the biggest teacher. Sunday’s events only things that’s happened,” added to the highlights he said. “This is gonna of the weekend. During be a special night to me a luncheon to recognize for a long time.” the upcoming season’s Yates had a slightly rookie drivers and to different viewpoint. “I award the previous seawas really surprised when they called me and son’s driver of the year, legendary competitor told me about this,” he declared. “I didn’t think Richard Petty was on hand. He presented the the press liked me that much because every time ‘Richard Petty Driver I saw them coming I got of the Year’ award to

Jimmie Johnson. The presentation was not without a bit of flaw as the two men with a combined total of eleven NASCAR championships mishandled the trophy just bit, but all was well in the end. The final event of the weekend was a dinner in which the top writers, broadcasters and photographers were recognized. This annual weekend of activities provides a great opportunity for members of the motorsports media to get together, tell stories, renew friendships and make new ones. It serves as an appropriate beginning of the racing season for these professionals who cover the sport of auto racing. — Please contact me by visiting my website at RacingWithRich.com.

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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE TENNESSEE, SEVIER COUNTY DEFAULT having been made in the terms, conditions and payments provided in certain Deed of Trust executed by Sabrina Vazirani and Pravin Vazirani to Arnold M. Weis, Trustee dated December 2, 2005 in the amount of $215,000.00, and recorded in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee in Instrument No. 05063264, Deed Book 2415, Page 674, (â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deed of Trustâ&#x20AC;?); and, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust having been last transferred to GMAC Mortgage, LLC by assignment; and, GMAC Mortgage, LLC, as the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Owner and Holderâ&#x20AC;?), has appointed as Substitute Trustee the undersigned, , any of whom may act, by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; therefore, NOTICE is hereby given that the entire amount of said indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and the undersigned as Substitute Trustee, or a duly appointed attorney or agents by virtue of the power and authority vested by the Appointment of Substitute Trustee, will on Thursday, February 4, 2010 commencing at 12:00 PM at the front steps of the Sevier County Courthouse in Sevierville, Tennessee; sell to the highest bidder for cash, immediately at the close of sale, the following property to-wit: Situate and being in the Fourth (4th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Lots 151 of Belle Meadows Subdivision, Phase III, as shown upon plat of record in Map Book 28, Page 24, in the Registers Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which reference is here made for a more particular description. Subject to restrictions of record in Misc. Book 225, Page 687 and Map Book 28, Page 24, in the said Registers Office. Being the same property conveyed to Sabrina Vazirani by Deed dated September 29, 2003 of record in Deed Book 1810, Page 437, in the Sevier County Register of Deeds Office. Map & Parcel No.: 62J-D-54.21 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1209 Ariell Lea Sevierville, Tennessee 37862 CURRENT OWNER(S): Sabrina Vazirani SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Citizens National Bank OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, however, the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rightsof-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property; as well as any prior liens or encumbrances as well as priority created by a fixture filing; and/or any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. If the U.S. Department of Treasury/IRS, the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue, or the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development are listed as Interested Parties in the advertisement, then the Notice of this foreclosure is being given to them and the sale will be subject to the applicable governmental entities` right to redeem the property, as required by 26 U.S.C Ă&#x; 7425 and T.C.A. Ă&#x; 67-1-1433. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Deed of Trust. Substitute Trustee reserves the right to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. MCC TN, LCC 250 East Ponce De Leon Avenue Suite 600 McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 File No. 09-12976 /FHLMC

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PROPERTY ADDRESS: 3415 Mountain Tyme Way Sevierville, TN 37862

CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938317TN Web Site:

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865-932-2613 WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on November 15, 2006, by Kristin C Pittman and David B Pittman to Larry A. Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2670, Page 454, (â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deed of Trustâ&#x20AC;?); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Owner and Holderâ&#x20AC;?), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Sixth (6th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Lot 6 of Hideaway Mountain Subdivision, as shown on a plat of record in Map Book 28, Page 316, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Map Book 28, Page 316, in the said Register s Office. Subject to restrictions of record in Misc. Book 262, Page 763 and Book I121, Page 150, in the said Register s Office. Being the same property conveyed to Kristin C. Pittman by quit claim deed from Radian Enterprises, LLC, dated November 15, 2006, of record in Book 2670, Page 451, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

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453-0727

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on July 3, 2003, by Ralph E Ball and Valerie K Ball to Tommy R. Lynch, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 1740, Page 386, (â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deed of Trustâ&#x20AC;?); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Bank, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Owner and Holderâ&#x20AC;?), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situate, lying and being in the Seventh (7th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and being all of Lot No. 70 of Big River Overlook Subdivision as the same is shown by plat of record in Map Book 13, Page 26, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which plat specific reference is here made for a more particular description as shown by the survey of Ronnie L. Sims, RLS, 1221 Ridge Road, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862 dated December 7, 1995. Being the same property conveyed to Valerie Kay Ball and husband, Ralph Edward Ball from Martin Roberts, and wife, MaryAnn Roberts by warranty deed dated December 8, 1995 of record in Book 560, Page 410 in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. But this conveyance is made subject to the restrictions, easements and building setbacks of record in Misc. Book 24, Page 472, and Map Book 13, Page 26, both in said register s office. Tax ID #026CA-017NN-018.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 2564 Big River Overlook Sevierville, TN 37876 CURRENT OWNER(S): Ralph E Ball and Valerie K Ball The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Y-12 Federal Credit Union OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o PLG Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0929558TN

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on November 21, 2006, by Kristin C. Pittman and David B. Pittman to Larry A. Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2672, Page 30, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situate in the Sixth (6th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Tract 104 of Hickory Hollow Subdivision, as shown on a plat of record in Map Book 29, Page 205, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is herby made for a more particular description. Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions, and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Map Book 29, page 205, in the said Register s Office. Subject to restrictions of record in Misc. Book 219, Page 635, in the said Register s Office. Being the same property conveyed to Kristin C. Pittman, a married person by Quit Claim Deed from Radian Enterprises, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, dated November 15, 2006 of record in Book 2670, Page 451, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 2545 Raccoon Hollow Sevierville, TN 37862

CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938398TN Web Site:

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on November 15, 2006, by Kristin C. Pittman and David B Pittman to Larry A. Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2670, Page 472, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.; and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Sixth (6th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and being all of Tract 2R of the Fred Spurling property containing 0.6975 acres, more or less, as the same appears on the plat of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 199, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which specific map reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the plat of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 199, in the said register s office. Being a part of the same property conveyed to Kristin C. Pittman, a married person by quit claim deed from Radian Enterprises, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, dated November 15, 2006, of record in Book 2670, Page 451, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 2831 Spurling Hill Way Sevierville, TN 37862 CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or setback lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Maxfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938399TN Web Site: January 6, 13 and 20, 2010

Sale at public auction will be on February 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Arthur Brian Creech, an unmarried person, and Arthur E. Creech, a married person and wife, Glenda Creech to Emmett James House or Bill R. McLaughlin, Trustee, on May 17, 2007 at Volume 2830, Page 618, rerecorded on May 31, 2007 in Volume 2830, Page 689; conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Register s Office. Owner of Debt: Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage The following real estate located in Sevier County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder subject to all unpaid taxes, prior liens and encumbrances of record: Described property located in District Eleven (11) of Sevier County, Tennessee, and within the city limits of the City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to wit:Unit 107, Laurel Inn Condominiums, created under Title 66, Chapter 27, Section 101, et seq., as amended, Tennessee Code Annotated, as established in the Master Deed of record in Deed Book 410, Page 16, and By-Laws of record in Deed Book 410, Page 39. Reference is hereby made to a plat of Laurel Inn Condominiums as set forth in Map Book 26, Page 41, for a more complete description of said Units.ANDDescribed property located in the Eleventh (11th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and within the city limits of the City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to wit:Unit 503 of the Laurel Inn Condominiums, a condominium project as shown of record in Map Book 26, Page 41, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which reference is here made for a more particular description.TOGETHER WITH and subject to the restrictions and covenants set forth in the Laurel Inn Condominiums Master Deed of record in Deed Book 410, Page 16, and By-Laws of record in Deed Book 410, Page 39, in the Sevier County Register s Office. Street Address: 354 East Holly Ridge Road # 107, 354 East Holly Ridge Road # 503, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Current Owner(s) of Property: Arthur E. Creech, married, and Arthur Brian Creech, unmarried, as to Unit 107; and Arthur Brian Creech, as to Unit 503 The street address of the above described property is believed to be 354 East Holly Ridge Road, # 107, 354 East Holly Ridge Road, # 503, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. SALE IS SUBJECT TO ANY INTEREST THAT MAY EXIST IN UNRELEASED NOTICE OF LIEN OF RECORD AT VOLUME 2815, PAGE 469, IN THE REGISTER S OFFICE OF SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twenty-four (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 6055 Primacy Parkway, Suite 410Memphis, TN 38119 Phone 901-767-5566 Fax 901-767-8890 File No. 09-021965

January 6, 13 and 20, 2010 January 6, 13 and 20, 2010

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALEWHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on March 15, 2007, by David B Pittman and Kristin C Pittman to David B Pittman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2772, Page 741, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Fourth (4) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Unit 150R of Hidden Springs Resort, Phase 2, Section 4, a horizontal property regime, as shown on a plat of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 194, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. In the event of uncertainty as to the precise location of this unit, the Southeast corner of the unit is located North 50 deg. 31 min. 12 sec. West 118.70 feet, more or less, from the intersection of Bears Den Way and Kissing Way, with the unit being defined by the footprint of the foundation (i.e. decks are allowed over common areas). Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 111; Large Map Book 4, Page 4; Large Map Book 4, Page 113; and Large Map Book 6, Page 72, in the said register s office. Subject to restrictions of record in Book 1238, Page 454; Book 1326, Page 589; Book 1356, Page 727; and Book 1370, Page 585, in the said register s office. Subject to the use of right of ways of record in ROW Book 12, Page 187; ROW Book 14, Page 20, ROW Book 13, Page 719; and ROW Book 9, Page 59, in the said register s office. Being a portion of the same property conveyed to David B. Pittman, a married person, by warranty deed from Hidden Springs Resort, Inc., dated March 15, 2007, of record in Book 2772, Page 739, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1611 Kissing Way Sevierville, TN 37862 CURRENT OWNER(S): Viewtiful, LLC The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938469TN January 6, 13 and 20, 2010

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on June 15, 2007, by David Pittman and Kristin C. Pittman to Larry A Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2847, Page 184, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Fourth (4th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Unit 148R of Hidden Springs Resort, Phase 2, Section 4, a horizontal property regime, as shown on a plat of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 194, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular. In the event of uncertainty as to the precise location of this unit, the Southeast corner of the unit is located North 50 deg. 31 min. 12 sec. West 178.70 feet, more or less, from the intersection of Bears Den Way and Kissing Way, with the unit being defined by the footprint of the foundation (i.e. decks are allowed over common areas). Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 111; Large Map Book 4, Page 4; Large Map Book 4, Page 113; Large Map Book 6, Page 72 and Large Map Book 6, Page 194, in the said register s office. Subject to restrictions of record in Book 1238, Page 454; Book 1326, Page 589, Book 1356, Page 727 and in Book 1370, Page 585, in the said register s office. Subject to the use of the right of ways of record in ROW Book 12, Page 187; ROW Book 14, Page 20; ROW Book 13, Page 719 and ROW Book 6, Page 59, in the said register s office. Being the same property conveyed to David B. Pittman, a married person by warranty deed from Hidden Springs Resorts, Inc., dated June 15, 2007, 2007, of record in Book 2847, Page 182, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on December 15, 2006, by David B Pittman and Kristin Pittman to Larry A Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2690, Page 709, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to SunTrust Mortgage, Inc; and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Fourth (4th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Unit 606 of Hidden Springs Resort, Phase 2, Section 4, a Horizontal Property Regime Planned Unit Development, as shown on a plat of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 72, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. In the event of uncertainty as to the precise location of this unit, the Northeast corner of the unit is North 58 deg. 16 min 02 sec. West 372.53 feet, more or less from the intersection of Kissing Way and Bears Den Way, with the unit being defined by the footprint of the foundation (i.e. decks are allowed over common areas). Subject to easement, notation, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Large Map Book 6, Page72; Large Map Book 4, Pages 4, 6 & 113 Large Map Book 3, Page 111, in the said Register s Office. Subject to restrictions of record in Book 1238, Page 454; Book 1326, 589; Book 1356, Page 727 and Book 1370, Page 585, in the said Register s Office. Subject to the use of right of ways of record in Row Book 12, Page 187; Row Book 14, Page 20; ROW Book 13, Page 719 and Row Book 9, Page 59, in the said Register s Office. Being a portion of the same property conveyed to David B. Pittman, a married person by Quit Claim Deed from Radian Enterprises, LLC, dated December 15, 2006, of record 2690, Page 688, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1613 Kissing Way Sevierville, TN 37862

CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938460TN

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1624 Kissing Way Sevierville, TN 37862 CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938464TN

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Sevierville 5BD/4.5BA Fully furnished, w/hot tub, washer, dryer, etc.

Wears Valley 1BD/1.5BA Pet Friendly

922 Burden Hill Rd (Triplex) 3 minutes to downtown Sevierville. Clean 1BR 1BA, city view, $450. Pets ok. 865-286-5070 Beautiful Newly redecorated 2BR 1BA. Sevierville $565, $400 dep. 712-0254. Commerical/2BR apt on Dolly Parton Pkwy downtown Sevierville for rent. 1150 sq ft $500 mth + utilities. Call 865-368-8301. CROSSCREEK 2BR/1.5BA $545 2BR/2BA Large Garden apartment $570.00 to $580.00 865-429-4470 Great 1/1 Downtown Sevierville. $475 mth includes water. 904-806-3318 McCarterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Efficiency Apts 221 Newman Rd, $420 month everything except power and phone. Gatlinburg. No pets. Call 865-8502542 or 865-4364589.

Spacious 1100 sq ft 2BR 2BA Almost new. 4 minutes from town. 865742-6176

3BR/2BA rent to own. Seymour. $595/mo No pets. 865-7657929.

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Kodak 3/2 mobile home $650. 865286-5319 or 770335-7008 KODAK: 3BR/2BA, no pets, references. 933-6544.

Large condo, 2 story, 3BR, large closets, 2BA, living room, fully equipped kitchen, deck, 1 car garage. $900 mth $900 damage dep. 428-0108 or 712-5552. 2BR 2BA, living room, fully equipped kitchen, deck. $600 mth $600 damage dep. No pets. 428-0108 or 712-5552.

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Nice 2BR 2BA with cathedral ceilings, fresh paint, nice yard, near Sevierville. No pets. $575 mo. 1st, last, dep. Call Rebecca 6216615. 699 HOME RENTALS $600 to $950+. Wanda Galli Realty Exec. 680-5119 or 7744307.

New Homes for Rent. 3BR/2BA starting at $700 - $850 & $1000 per month. No pets. 865-850-3874

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3 BD / 2 BA 4 MILES FROM EXIT 407 $700/MONTH & DEPOSIT. NO PETS. 865-712-5238, 865-705-9096

3BR 2BA in Red Bud Subdivision. Appliances included. $750 & up + deposit. 428-5212

Nice Homes in Kodak. 2 BR 1 BA $385 2BR 2BA $465 Each has C H/A, deck appliances. No pets.

865-368-6602 3 BR 2 BA house for rent with carport.

Boyds Creek Community $600 mth $600 damage deposit.

850-5700 Boyds Creek 3BR, 3BA. Large rooms & other amenities. Appliances included, $900 + dep.

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3BR 2BA log home, jaccuzi, hot tub, fireplace, large deck with pool. No dogs. Unfurnished $800 mth, Furnished $1000 mth. 1st, last & security. Call Arnie 356-4944. 3BR 2BA Pittman Center area. $750 mth. Damage dep $375. 865-453-8818 Belle Meadows 4BR/2BA 2 car garage 2200 sq ft +/$1,200 per month 865-429-2962 Country home & barn 1238 Sugar Loaf Rd., Seymour. 3BR 2BA. Equipped kitchen, living room w/ fp, dining room, front porch, fenced in yard. References. no pets. $700 mth + $700 damage dep. 748-0224 or 5560170. Chapman Hwy Large private home 3BR 2BA, large living room w/ fp, equipped kitchen, deck, 3 car garage. Also, apt in basement, living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, 3 BR 2BA, 1 car garage. No pets. $1300 mth + $1300 sec dep. 428-0108 or 5560170. For rent: 2BR house $400 mth $400 dep. No pets. Suitable for small family. Call 453-3958 between 8am-5pm. Furn 2/2 2 story with loft. Log. $1000 per mth. Realty Exeuctives Smoky Mountains 865774-4307 Gatlinburg Cobbly Nob 2BR 2BA, $850 per month. 1BR 1BA furnished on creek $700 per month. Fireplace, Cathedral Ceilings, Hot tub and whirl pool tubs. 423487-5020 or 865719-7000 Home In Kodak 3BR/2BA with unfinished basement & 2 car garage. Stove, fridge DW & W/D conn Approx 1250 sq ft 865-429-4470 Hwy 321 Pittman Center area. 1&2 BR cabin on creek fully furnished Utilities included. $225 & $250 wk 8502487.

Great Location. 2 blocks from WalMart Sevierville 313 Lynn Dr. 3BR 1.5BA home. Immaculate. Laundry room with W/D. Quiet neighborhood, large yard, carport, city water, sewer & garbage pick up, central H/A. 1 year lease. $850 mth. 1st, last & $300 sec. dep. No pets/smoking. Call 429-1335 or 654-6623

Building for lease formerly Creekside Wedding Chapel. Parkway Gatlinburg 850-2004. 722 BUSINESS BUILDINGS

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LONG TERM RENTAL, VACATION PERKS 4 min from Walden's Landing off Wears Valley Rd. Cedar cottage, picturesque views from covered deck with hot tub. 1440sf, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, vaulted ceilings, open floor plan. Fully furnished with cabin decor. Huge master suite with corner jacuzzi, king bed, and fireplace. Knotty pine walls and hardwood floors in main area. Live every day like you're on vacation! (Propane heat, central air, Comcast broadband available. Maid service available. Sorry, no smokers or cats.) $900 and worth it. Call for details 865-8628769.

Hwy 321 Pittman Center area. 1&2 BR cabin on creek. Fully furnished. Utilities included. $225 & $250 wk. 850-2487

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1BR home Gatlinburg. No pets. $400 mth. 453-8852. 3BR 1.5BA Newly renovated. Sevierville. Garage. $950 mth + dep. 654-0222.

Single size apt. $425 mo. Incl utilities. No pets. Near Dollywood. 621-7897.

Gatlinburg Beautiful 2BR 2BA Furnished Condo with Fireplace, Overlooks stocked trout stream and has heated pool. Walk to downtown Gatlinburg, includes water, cable, Flat screen TV. Immediate occupancy, Minimum 1 Year lease $875 mth. 865-771-9600

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2BR 2BA triplex PF. 2BR apt Sev. No pets. Clean & convenient. 453-5079.

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on March 29, 2007, by Christopher L. McCleese and Jerri K. McCleese to Douglas S. Yates, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book No. 2788, Page 229, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2007-5 MortgageBacked Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-5; and WHEREAS, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2007-5 Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-5, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, February 11, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Fifth (5th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Lot 25 of Hillside Subdivision, as the same appears on a plat of record in Map Book 28, Page 161, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Map Book 28, Page 161, in the said Register s Office. Subject to restrictions of record in Misc. Book 243, Page 672 and Misc. Book 248, Page 700, in the said Register s Office. Subject to a sewer line easement along the Eastern lot line as shown on the map of record in Map Book 28, Page 161, in the said Register s Office. Being the same property conveyed to Christopher L. McCleese and wife, Jerri K. McCleese by warranty deed from Tommye R. Abbott and Karen J. Trybone, dated March 29, 2007, of record in Book 2788 Page 227, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on December 15, 2006, by David B. Pittman and Kristin Pittman to Larry A. Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2690, Page 691, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, February 11, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Exhibit “A” Situated in the Fourth (4th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Unit 136R of Hidden Springs Resort, Phase 2, Section 4, A Horizontal Property Regime, as shown on a plat of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 72, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. In the event of uncertainty as to the precise location of this unit, the Northeast corner of the unit is North 48 degrees 47 minutes 05 seconds West 582.45 feet, more or less from the intersection of Kissing Way and Bears Den Way, with the unit being defined by the footprint of the foundation (i.e. decks are allowed over common areas). Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 72; Large Map Book 4, Pages 4, 6 & 113 Large Map Book 3, Page 111, in the said Register s Office. Subject to restrictions of record in Book 1238, Page 454; Book 1326, Page 589; Book 1356, Page 727 and Book 1370, Page 585, in the said Register s Office. Subject to the use of right of ways of record in ROW Book 12, Page 187; ROW Book 14, Page 20; ROW Book 13, Page 719 and ROW Book 9, Page 59, in the said Register s Office. Being a portion of the same property conveyed to David B. Pittman, a married person by Quit Claim Deed from Radian Enterprises, LLC, dated December 15, 2006, of record in Book 2690, Page 688, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 705 Blue Dun Court Pigeon Forge, TN 37862

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1548 Boo Boo’s Way Sevierville, TN 37862

CURRENT OWNER(S): Christopher L. McCleese The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or setback lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: N/A OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

CURRENT OWNER(S): David B. Pittman The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: N/A OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o IMR Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 226.1001121TN

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o PP Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938170TN

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by that certain Deed of Trust executed on March 15, 2007, by Kristin C. Pittman and David B. Pittman to Larry A. Weissman, Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, under Book 2772, Page 718-738, (“Deed of Trust”); and WHEREAS, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc, the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust, (the “Owner and Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and that the undersigned, Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee, or his duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in him, will on Thursday, January 28, 2010, commencing at 2:00 PM at the steps of the Main entrance of the Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: Situated in the Fourth (4) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being all of Unit 142R of Hidden Springs Resort, Phase 2, Section 4, a horizontal property regime, as shown on a plat of record in Large Map Book 6, Page 194, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description. In the event of uncertainty as to the precise location of this unit, the Southeast corner of the unit is located North 50 deg. 31 min. 12 sec. West 374.49 feet, more or less, from the intersection of Bears Den Way and Kissing Way, with the unit being defined by the footprint of the foundation (i.e. decks are allowed over common areas). Subject to easements, notations, setbacks, restrictions and right of ways as shown on the map of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 111; Large Map Book 4, Page 4; Large Map Book 4, Page 6; Large Map Book 4, Page 113; and Large Map Book 6, 72, in the said register s office. Subject to restrictions of record in Book 1238, Page 454; Book 1326, Page 589; Book 1356, Page 727; and Book 1370, Page 585, in the said register s office. Subject to the use of right of ways of record in ROW Book 12, Page 187; ROW Book 14, Page 20, ROW Book 13, Page 719; and ROW Book 9, Page 59, in the said register s office. Being a portion of the same property conveyed to Kristin C. Pittman, a married person, by warranty deed from Hidden Springs Resort, Inc., dated March 15, 2007, of record in Book 2772, Page 716, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1623 Kissing Way Sevierville, TN 37862 CURRENT OWNER(S): Hickory Patch, LLC The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Ronald & Elfriede Volek; David Kring; Mei Shuen Marfield; and Judy Smith OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., Substitute Trustee c/o LDWatts Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 (ext. ) File No.: 221.0938151TN Web Site: January 6, 13 and 20, 2010

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010 ◆ The Mountain Press Family Circus

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Advice

Wife unhappy husband being unable to keep a job

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Dear Annie: I have been married for 12 years to a man who can’t seem to keep a job. No matter where he works, “Ted” always finds a reason to quit. We have three boys. I’ve told Ted we both need to set a good example for the kids, to teach them to become responsible and hardworking. Not to mention, it takes money to raise three kids. But all he says is, “I want a job that pays good money.” Frankly, if I have to support my children on my own anyway, I may as well do it without Ted. Any suggestions? -- Might As Well Be Single Dear Single: Someone needs to inform Ted that “good money” is whatever someone is willing to pay you, and refusing to hold onto a job is “no money.” It’s possible Ted has ADHD or some type of psychological disorder that makes it difficult to stay employed. Please suggest he talk to his doctor about the possibility and, if necessary, seek counseling. Dear Annie: Your advice for “Puffed Out” was good. Wood smoke drift can be a real nuisance and health hazard. Can I add a few suggestions? 1. Instead of plastic, put tape or putty around all the corners of their windows. It will do a better job of keeping out the smoke. 2. They may need a different type of air purifier. A good one might cost $1,000, but it will truly scrub the air in your house. I know it’s not fair that they have to spend that kind of money, but as long as they’re stuck in this situation, it could help keep them healthy.

As a bonus, it will also take care of pollen, viruses, pet dander, mold and bacteria. -- Mike Dear Mike: Thanks for your suggestions. Dozens of readers wrote in with other ideas, and we are grateful. Read on: Dear Annie: EPArated wood stoves are being promoted by the U.S. government. A new one should not put out an excessive amount of smoke. “Puffed Out” should also look into the tax deduction this year for insulation and new windows because smoke should not be able to get into a properly insulated home. If the neighbor got an EPA-rated stove and “Puffed Out” tightened up his own house, maybe both could live in peace. Pennsylvania: I also had the problem, so I asked my neighbor to put another section of pipe on the wood burner, and it took the smoke over the house. Wyoming: I’m surprised you didn’t suggest “Puffed Out” hire a heating and air-conditioning contractor to look at his own house. He needs to quit complaining and look into fixing his home. Wood and coal are efficient and money-saving ways to heat homes. A blizzard downed power lines in our area for more than 17 hours, and our wood-burning stove was the only thing keeping us warm. Air Pollution Control Engineer: You were correct in labeling the invasive smoke problem a nuisance, which is

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a violation of the basic local air pollution control regulation of nuisance. “Puffed Out” should contact the county air pollution control district, the regional air quality management district or the state environmental agency, depending on which has jurisdiction. Air pollution control laws exist to protect public health. Michigan: The cap on our neighbor’s chimney was too wide so he replaced it with a narrower one. Now his fireplace smoke rises faster than it spreads. Also, there was a tree between our properties that was trapping the smoke and channeling it into our roof vents. Tree removed. Problem solved. Quebec: It is not the wood stove that’s the problem -- it’s what they’re burning in it. Use firewood -- not building wood, paneling or pieces of furniture. And only newspapers, not the shiny stuff used for store flyers. These things are full of ink, glue and other chemicals that make smelly fumes and pollute the environment. We caught our tightwad neighbor burning old car tires in his basement. We informed him we would get the EPA after him if he didn’t stop. That did the trick. Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190, Chicago, IL 60611. To find out more about Annie’s Mailbox, and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.


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Nation/World briefs More troops sent to help in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; U.S. troops landed on the lawn of Haitiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shattered presidential palace to the cheers of quake victims on Tuesday, and the U.N. said it would throw more police and soldiers into the sluggish global effort to aid the devastated country. The U.N. forces are aimed at quelling the outbursts of violence that have slowed distribution of supplies, leaving many Haitians still without help a week after the magnitude-7.0 quake killed an estimated 200,000 people. Looters were rampaging through part of downtown Portau-Prince even as the Security Council voted to add 2,000 troops to the 7,000 military peacekeepers already in the country as well as 1,500 more police to the 2,100-strong international force.

635,000 cribs being recalled

WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The death of a six-month old child prompted the recall Tuesday of about 635,000 cribs sold by Kmart, Sears, Wal-Mart and other stores. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of 20 models of Dorel Asia cribs with both drop sides and fixed front rails. Some of the Chinese- and Vietnamese-made cribs were recalled because their drop sides can detach, creating a space where a child can be trapped and suffocate or strangle. A 6-month-old child from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, strangled after getting trapped in the crib when the dropside hardware broke. The childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parents were using the crib after trying to repair it themselves.

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FBI illegally collected phone records

WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The FBI violated the law in collecting about 2,000 U.S. telephone records during the Bush administration, though the violations werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t intentional, officials said Tuesday. Citing internal memos and interviews, The Washington Post said the FBI invoked nonexistent terrorism emergencies or persuaded phone companies to provide information as it illegally gathered records between 2002 and 2006.

UF announcer faces child porn charges

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Longtime University of Florida sports broadcaster Steve Babik is facing federal charges of having child pornography on his home computer. The U.S. Attorneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office said Tuesday that the 50-year-old Babik is charged with one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. His attorney, Larry Turner, says Babik appeared in court Tuesday, pleaded not guilty and was released with restrictions.

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