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  1. Gatlinburg construction workers fight heat exhaustion in high temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    "You go at a slower pace. You just can't go like its fall or it's a cool day," said David Bohanan with Southern Crafted Construction.

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  2. Police look for missing Florida man with Gatlinburg tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Officers are looking for a man who went missing in Florida on Sunday who has ties to the Gatlinburg area. Phillip Andrew Wood was last seen at 4:45 a.m. Sunday in the living room of his home in Navarre, Florida.

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  3. Gatlinburg police: 2-year-old dead after being left overnight in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Gatlinburg police say they found a two-year-old child dead last week after being left in a vehicle overnight. The Gatlinburg Police Department said they were notified by dispatch around 1:57 p.m. Friday that a child had been left in a car on Laurel Avenue overnight. 3 comments

  4. Gatlinburg Anakeesta attraction to open soon; seeking prospective employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Anakeesta is located in downtown Gatlinburg at 576 Parkway, traffic light number five. The project broke ground in January and when completed, will bring additional retail space and outdoor activities to East Tennessee.

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  5. Mutual aid coordinator called more than 150 agencies to Gatlinburg for wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Sevier County native played a huge role in rallying agencies to help battle the wildfires. Kevin Lauer is a state mutual aid coordinator and called more than 150 groups to help Gatlinburg that week.

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  6. Emergency calls released after Sevier County firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Newly released emergency calls from November 28, 2016 show people worried as fire consumes the Gatlinburg and Sevier County areas. Calls from Sevierville Police Department dispatchers on the night of the deadly wildfires in Sevier County show the chaos that night as dispatchers tried to keep up with a flood of calls and lack of communication between departments.

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  7. Sevier County District Attorney explains decision to drop criminal charges in Gatlinburg firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against the two boys that were initially labeled as being responsible for starting Tennessee's largest and deadliest wildfire this century. Fourth Judicial District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn says it all came down to the state not having jurisdiction inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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  8. First public records released on response to Gatlinburg wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Some of the first public records on the response to the Gatlinburg wildfires were released on Wednesday. Agencies told WATE 6 On Your Side for months they could not give out any information because of the criminal investigation into the two teens.

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  9. Families of Gatlinburg wildfire victims willing to forgiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    As new haunting and heartbreaking imagines of November 28 continue to be released, the message of forgiveness from wildfire survivors continues. News broke last week that the charges against the two boys believed to have started the Chimney Tops 2 fire have been dropped.

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  10. Dashcam video gives new perspective of firestorm in GatlinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    It was a firestorm that forever changed the Smoky Mountains and the city of Gatlinburg. New dashcam video from the Sevierville Police Department gives an up close perspective of what first responders saw the night of the wildfires.

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  11. East Tennessee celebrates Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knoxville hosted its annual Festival on the Fourth in World's Fair Park on Tuesday. Fireworks lit up the sky near downtown Knoxville timed perfectly with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.

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  12. Gatlinburg wildfire survivors oppose new city commission meeting rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A group of wildfire survivors pushed back against a recent change in the rules for taking concerns to Gatlinburg city leaders at public meetings. It's been more than seven months since the disaster.

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  13. Gatlinburg pastor offers message of forgiveness after wildfire charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The pastor of a Gatlinburg congregation that's been through so much in the seven months since the wildfires has a message of forgiveness. Beyond the damage to the buildings, the people of Roaring Fork Baptist Church face the aftermath of a tragedy that their community feels to this day. 4 comments

  14. Gatlinburg tourists arrive for 42nd annual July 4th midnight paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The 42nd annual midnight parade gets started at 12:01 a.m. and is called the first July Fourth parade in the nation. "This is just one of those added value opportunities and one of those things that they can go back and say they got to be a part of the first parade in the nation," said Marci Claude, PR Manager for the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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  15. Wind, power lines named as likely causes of Gatlinburg firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    When the state dropped all charges against the two teens originally accused in November's deadly wildfires, the state said the juveniles could not be conclusively linked to all the destruction. The attorney general cited the wind and other possible ignition points that night. 5 comments

  16. Dropped charges in Gatlinburg wildfires lead to anger, confusion on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Reaction on social media Friday was mostly negative after District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn announced charges against two juveniles who had been accused of starting the deadly Gatlinburg wildfires were being dropped. Breaking news came out today, kids who started the fires in Gatlinburg are home free charges dropped.

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  17. Charges dropped against juveniles in Gatlinburg wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against the two juveniles that were initially labeled as being responsible for starting Tennessee's largest and deadliest wildfire this century. Fourth Judicial District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn has filed an order dismissing the charges against the juveniles, according to attorney Greg Isaacs.

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  18. Does district attorneya s letter on Gatlinburg wildfire gag order go too far?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The people of Gatlinburg have been wanting for seven months to learn more about the circumstances behind November's wildfires. Since December, TEMA, city and county leaders, fire crews, and others involved have left everyone in the dark, saying there's not much they can say because District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn sent a letter asking for no parties to talk about the case.

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  19. Gatlinburg wildfire survivors await answers after judgea s ruling on gag orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Judge Jeff Rader ruled has the gag order concerning the Sevier County wildfires only applies to attorneys and court officials in the case. Now, wildfire survivors are expecting answers from their city and county governments.

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  20. Sevier County Humane Society to no longer serve as animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Sevier County Humane Society voted Tuesday to no longer serve as an animal shelter, but rather a more "traditional" humane society role in the community. Sevier County Humane Society Vice President Cheri Hagmeier says the group doesn't receive adequate government funding to continue operating as an animal shelter.

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