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Wednesday Apr 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Everyone safe following Gatlinburg condo fireEveryone safe following...

Fire departments from all over Sevier County battled the fire at The Summit of Gatlinburg"condos; that massive effort included rescuing a family trapped inside.

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Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN

Wednesday Apr 16 | WATE-TV Knoxville

Firefighters battle Gatlinburg condo fire

The recitation of a little-known "Salute to the Flag of Tennessee" in the state Senate is often met with confusion with visitors to the upper chamber of the General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Fire, Gatlinburg, TN, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Sevierville, TN

Wednesday Apr 16 | Columbia Daily Herald

Local educator wins state teaching award

Chelsea Helmick, left, laughs after being announced the Tennessee Educators Association New Teacher of the Year.

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Related Topix: Maury County, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Landmark Decision Transforms Tennessee Into Ground Zero for Whistleblower Protection

The April 4, 2014 decision by Tennessee's Consumer Assistance Program in case numbers 14000431-14000433 is reason to celebrate! It is astronomical that an attorney of Beverly Sharpe's caliber perceives even a prospect of serious unethical conduct, presumably based on at least colorable allegations that a prosecutor derided without necessarily ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville Police Chief, gun owners weigh in on Tennessee's open carry bill

The bill that would have allowed Tennessee residents to openly carry a gun without a permit was shot down by the House Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Knox County, TN, Hamblen County, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Search continues for 5-year-old killed in cabina

Authorities are continuing their search for the remains of a 5-year-old Indiana boy who died in a Sevier County Cabin Fire.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Cat survives being shot in head with arrow

Roadwork on secondary roads within the Tennessee portion of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park is set to start on April 15 and conclude on April 22. Roadwork on secondary roads within the Tennessee portion of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park is set to start on April 15 and conclude on April 22. A student at Chattanooga Valley ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kodak, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Frugalissa shares Tax Day freebies, deals

An elderly woman was killed and another woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Sunday in Harlan County, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kodak, TN, Life, Food, Dining

WATE-TV Knoxville

Kodak man killed, 2 injured in DUI crash

Drugs and alcohol are to blame for a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Kodak man and injured two others in Sevier County on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Kodak, TN, Fire, Weather, Pigeon Forge, TN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Big turnout for Pigeon Forge Rod Run at LeConte Center

Thousands of cool cars packed the Parkway in Pigeon Forge this weekend for the annual spring Rod Run at it's new location, the LeConte Center.

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Related Topix: Pigeon Forge, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sevierville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man dead, child missing after Sevier cabin fire

One man is dead and a child is missing after an early morning fire that ripped through a three-story cabin outside Sevierville.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Child missing after fire destroys Sevierville cabin

There's a celebration happening Friday night on UT's campus, but it's not for the Vols.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Fire, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man dead, young child missing in Sevierville cabin fire

One man is dead and a young child has been reported missing after a fire destroyed a three-story cabin in Sevierville.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily News Journal

These volunteers are 90 - What's your excuse?

How many people do you know who are over 90 years old? Of those fewa? how many of them volunteer, on their feet no less, multiple times a week? In the video above, meet two women who are making the world a better place .

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Georgia girl nearly drowns at Sevierville resort

A 3-year-old Georgia girl is in critical, but stable condition after nearly drowning in a resort swimming pool in Sevierville.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Knox County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Schools superintendent discusses teacher raises

Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre released his facilities budget Tuesday and discussed what the reduction in state education funding means for his goal to increase teacher pay.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Violent Crime, University of Tennessee

WATE-TV Knoxville

Sevier County ministry begins program to help locals land better jobs

A man was shot and killed in Murfreesboro not far from the Middle Tennessee State University campus early Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Tennessee State University, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Newport Plain Talk

Newport woman killed in Sevier County wreck

Tammy S. Miller, 50, of Newport, was killed in a Sunday, April 6 crash in Sevier County, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Newport woman killed in head-on crash in Sevier County

The 9:08 p.m. crash at 4170 U.S. Highway 411 killed Tommy S. Miller, 50, of Newport, according to a report filed by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Rod Parton.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Fire significantly damages Sevierville apartment

Sevierville Fire Department Chief Matt Henderson said an electric fire sparked inside the Round Top Apartments on Park Road shortly before 5:50 a.m. Sevier County dispatch said someone reported a fire at the Round Top Apartments on Park Road just before 5:50 a.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sevierville, TN

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