Sevier County citizens who have been laid off due to the coronavirus, COVID-19, can file for unemployment. The easiest way to file is to access www.jobs4TN.gov from home by using a computer, tablet or smartphone.
Those who are self-employed and/or contract (1099) workers are not eligible at this time to file for these unemployment benefits. However, this may change due to a declaration of disaster by the President.
To help navigate the process, three (3) local libraries –
The opening of the libraries is to help filers with the unemployment process. There will not be unemployment experts on site.
Please only come to the center if you do not have access to the internet.
The Sevier County Clerk drive-through window located behind the sheriff’s office on Bruce Street is now open. Construction is still ongoing on Bruce Street, so access may be limited.
Online vehicle tag renewal payments are available. Go to www.seviercountytn.org/sevier-county-clerk.
Call 865.453.5502, option 2, for more details.
The clerk’s satellite offices in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are temporarily closing. Gatlinburg normally operates on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Pigeon Forge normally operates on Saturdays.
The Sevier Care Animal Center continues to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. In taking necessary precautions, and in accordance with recommendations from the National Animal Control Association, the following guidelines are effective Tuesday, March 17:
Temporary foster families are needed. If you would like to adopt a pet, please contact the Sevier Care Animal Center at 865.465.6300 or email email@example.com.
All municipally-owned utilities in Sevier County, and SCUD, will be suspending cutoffs until March 30, 2020. This includes SCES, city and county-owned water and sewer systems. This is due to the uncertain economic situation caused by COVID-19.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, all Sevier County library branches will be closed immediately through March 29, 2020.Library staff will be answering phones and patrons will be able to request materials in the library collections to be picked up curbside, starting Wednesday, March 18. Fines will be waived during the closure.
Due to the Tennessee Supreme Court’s order to suspend most in-person court judicial proceedings through March 31, 2020, https://www.tncourts.gov/, Sevier County court will have the following schedule:
Call the Sevier County Circuit Court Clerk at 865.453.5536 for more information.
Probate Court for March 19 has been canceled. Please call the Sevier County Clerk's office at 453.5502 to reschedule a hearing.