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  1. Chapel of Love lost to fire that ravaged city in SmokiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Tribune

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. - The wildfires that killed 14 people and tore through Gatlinburg also stole an iconic venue from this city at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains whose nickname is "the wedding capital of the South."

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  2. Two girls to continue efforts to raise funds for wildfire reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Fire erupts on the side of The Spur on Highway 441 between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. In Gatlinburg, smoke and fire caused the mandatory evacuation of downtown and surrounding areas, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

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  3. Businesses lend support after wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Tribune

    Since many local people have vacationed in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge areas of Tennessee, Wischmeier Trucking and Bob Poynter's Seymour automobile dealerships decided it was time to give back. The following items are being collected: Toiletries , water, Gatorade, baby diapers , new baby bottles, new sippy cups, adult incontinence pads or briefs, Ensure, new linens, towels and blankets and nonperishable food items.

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  4. Soot swept up: Business unharmed by wildfires set to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Tribune

    Chirping and beeping filled the air as Marion Paul fired up her Gatlinburg video arcade Monday, the first time she's seen her business since deadly wildfires set much of the city ablaze a week ago. Sooty floors needed dusting.

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  5. The Latest: Residents prepare return to scorched GatlinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Tribune

    Thousands of people in Gatlinburg are preparing to get their first look at what remains of their homes and businesses after a wildfire tore through the resort community in the eastern Tennessee mountains. Local officials, bowing to pressure from frustrated property owners, said they'll allow people back into most parts of the city and affected parts of the county for the first time Friday beginning at 10 a.m. Gatlinburg City Manager Cindy Cameron Ogle says residents have to pass through a checkpoint and must show some proof of ownership or residency.

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  6. Open for business: Signs point to recovery after wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Tribune

    The charred city of Gatlinburg is still days away from reopening after devastating and deadly wildfires, but all around the city, communities in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains are welcoming back residents and visitors. In Pigeon Forge, the Comedy House rented an electronic billboard message that said it was open.

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  7. Raffle to benefit families in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Tribune

    Two students from Seymour-Redding Elementary School are celebrating their birthdays together next weekend, but instead of getting gifts this year, they want to give something to others. Daelyn Freese just had her sixth birthday, and her sister, Lariah Neal, is going to be turning 11 soon.

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  8. The Latest: Rain hits fire-ravaged Tennessee tourism townRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Tribune

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. - The Latest on wildfires in Tennessee that killed three people and destroyed more than 150 buildings : Rain is moving through a Tennessee tourism region ravaged by wildfires, but officials say there are still active fires in the area.

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  9. Deadly, destructive wildfires ravage Tennessee tourism townRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Tribune

    In the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, a Tennessee tourist mecca emerged from the smoke, charred and vacant after a swift-moving wildfire. Many buildings were burned to their foundations.

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  10. East Tennessee wildfires, city evacuations affect local familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Tribune

    Driving into Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on Sunday, Larry Arrowood and his wife, Nancy, noticed a lot of smoke in the area as they headed toward their cabin. They didn't realize until talking to some locals that a fire had started in a secluded area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in nearby Gatlinburg and burned about 500 acres.

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  11. Dolly Parton heartbroken by wildfires torching her hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Tribune

    Country music icon Dolly Parton says she's heartbroken about wildfires that tore through the Tennessee county where she grew up but spared the Dollywood theme park that bears her name. In a statement released Tuesday by her publicists, Parton said she's been watching the "terrible fires" in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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  12. The Latest: Troops to help as wildfires spread in SmokiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency says National Guard troops are being sent in to help out as wildfires continue to spread in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas in the Smoky Mountains National Park. Emergency officials in Tennessee ordered evacuations due to the blaze in downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and in other areas of Sevier County.

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  13. Tennessee leaves ride safety approval to private inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Investigators have not yet determined how a Ferris wheel seat flipped over at a Tennessee county fair, sending three children plummeting 30 to 45 feet to the ground. But the accident that left a 6-year-old girl with a traumatic brain injury sharpened the focus Tuesday on how carnival ride operators are regulated.

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