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  1. Rain didna t hamper the countrya s first Independence Day fireworks display in GatlinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    People gathered on the streets of Gatlinburg to watch the nation's first fireworks display for the Fourth of July.

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  2. Preparations in Gatlinburg underway for first Independence Day parade in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    In just a few hours, the country's first Independence Day parade will begin in East Tennessee. It's Gatlinburg's 40th July 4th parade, which kicks off, as always, at 12:01 a.m. "It's different isn't it.

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  3. Gatlinburg celebrates 40th anniversary of 4th of July Midnight ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The 40th annual Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade steps off at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 to the cheers of close to 80,000 spectators. For 40 years, the Parade has honored our nation's military veterans and other U.S. military heroes with this classic, small town American parade.

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  4. N.C. man killed in Smokies kayak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A North Carolina man died Thursday night following a kayak accident in the Greenbrier section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Park officials say Kenneth C. Worthington, 53, of Apex, North Carolina, capsized his kayak around 6 p.m. in the middle prong of the Little Pigeon River.

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  5. Gatlinburg church sign on same-sex marriage creating controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A sign outside of a Gatlinburg church is causing a lot of people to do a double take. The sign reads "no-same sex marriages."

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  6. Ripleya s Aquarium of the Smokies open new Swarm Exhibit 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies presented the new 2015 "Swarm" exhibit which definitely leaves any visitor captivated and mesmerized by seeing over 1,000 animals that swarm. Dr. William Bass, world-renowned American Forensics Anthropologist, best known for his research and founder of the famous University of Tennessee Anthropological Research Facility, "Body Farm" spoke last week at the opening luncheon of the new "Swarm" exhibit.

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  7. GSMNP rangers work to rescue Gatlinburg girl stranded on cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Rangers are attempting to rescue an 18-year-old girl from Gatlinburg who is stranded on an off-trail cliff. The National Park Service said cliff area is above the Alum Cave Bluff area in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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  8. Sevier County chapels anticipate beginning of same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Supreme Court's decision to overturn marriage bans in all 50 states could have a big impact on Sevier County. It's one of the nation's most popular spots for destination weddings, and many expect legalizing same sex marriages will help the industry grow.

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  9. Air quality in the Smokies is finally less smokyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Air quality has been a big problem in East Tennessee for decades, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Higher levels of pollution had gradually cut down on the scenic vistas at times, causing lawmakers and industry experts to respond with new rules and precautions.

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  10. Sevier County wedding industry preparing for possibility of same-sex weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Much of Sevier County's wedding industry is preparing for the prospect of same-sex marriages. The area draws visitors looking to get away and some of them looking to get married.

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  11. Air Force sergeant with East Tenn. ties who fled Illinois trial found in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    An Air Force sergeant who disappeared while awaiting a child sex assault court-martial trial at Scott Air Force Base has been arrested in Nevada. The U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations says 35-year-old Technical Sergeant David Lawrence Helm was arrested Monday night after an interstate traffic stop in Reno.

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  12. Air Force sergeant with East Tenn. ties disappears before sex assault trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The U.S. Air Force is searching for a 35-year-old sergeant who disappeared while awaiting a court-martial trial at an Illinois base on sexual misconduct charges. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has classified Technical Sergeant David Lawrence Helm as a fugitive who is wanted for questioning in an ongoing investigation.

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  13. Gatlinburg rolls out free trolleys June through AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The city of Gatlinburg will offer a free trolley service to summer visitors along the length of the Parkway during peak tourist season. The shuttle service will extend from traffic light #1 at the north end of town to #10 at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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  14. Dolly Parton statue in Sevierville recognized by TripAdvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    TripAdvisor awarded the Dolly Parton statue, located on the Sevier County Courthouse lawn, the 2015 Certificate of Excellence. The award is based on the quality of reviews and opinions earned on the site in the past year.

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  15. Harlem Globetrotters summer basketball camp hosted at Gatlinburg venueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The camp is on Saturday, June 20 at 1870 Sports World Boulevard in Gatlinburg. A 9 a.m. to noon session and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. session are available.

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  16. Work beginning for Alum Cave Trail restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Photo by Bob Carr. Starting on May 4, 2015, Alum Cave Trail and associated parking area will be closed to all visitor use, Monday through Thursday, for trail reconstruction.

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  17. Dolly Parton celebrates Dollywooda s 30th anniversary seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Dollywood celebrated its 30th anniversary season Friday. Dolly Parton herself made a couple of appearances, handing out prizes to guests and looking back at the history of the park.

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  18. Gatlinburg Fire Department gets new, better ISO ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    That is the rating that affects how much you pay for homeowners insurance. It is based on several factors including response capabilities, equipment and water supply and is ranked on a scale of one to 10, with one being the best.

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  19. Smokies visitors creating big economic impact for neighboring townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Millions of people made the trip to the Smokies last year, and new numbers show they spent hundreds of millions of dollars in surrounding communities during their visits. The busiest entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is in Gatlinburg.

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  20. Earth Day Fest in Gatlinburg educates kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Earth Day was Wednesday, but events in Gatlinburg have been going on all week long. Thursday they held the Earth Day Festival at Mynatt Park.

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