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  1. Skeletal remains found in Pigeon ForgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Investigators say the remains were found in a tent in the woods around 100-feet off of Music Mountain Road in Pigeon Forge around 9 a.m.

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  2. Boy, 11, killed in Sevier County ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A 11-year-old boy has died in an ATV accident near Pigeon Forge, according to the Sevier County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to private property on AM King Way around 7:15 p.m. Friday.

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  3. Sevier County to release wildfire records next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Officials in Sevier County say they plan to release all requested records in relation to November's wildfires sometime next week. The news comes eight months after the devastating fires that took 14 lives and caused around a billion dollars in damage.

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  4. Pigeon Forge gears up to hold the largest southern gospel singing event worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The convention is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year and organizers say they are pulling out all of the stops. Performances are September 24-30 at the LeConce Center in Pigeon Forge.

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  5. Stolen Knoxville car recovered in Johnson City, driver arrestedRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Johnson City Police Department arrested a woman from Pigeon Forge that was driving a Chrysler PT Cruiser that was reported stolen in Knoxville earlier in the day. Karla C. Chase, 34, was charged with driving on a suspended license, evading arrest, possession of stolen property and identity theft.

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

    Jul 6, 2017 | 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. East Tennessee celebrates Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | 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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  8. Questions answered: a Rootina for Regena movie on track after change in filmmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    All of East Tennessee came to know a boy with a rare form of brain cancer named Regen Morris. The 12-year-old first came to WATE 6 On Your Side's attention in January 2013 through a benefit for him at a Sevierville restaurant.

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  9. Pigeon Forge couple struggles to contact home warranty companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Many people buy a warranty plan when they move into an older home to give them peace of mind. That way, if an expensive appliance or air conditioner goes bad, the warranty will pick up the repair cost.

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  10. Two-county police pursuit ends in Maryville crash; 2 taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A man wanted for assaulting a Pigeon Forge police officer Friday afternoon was taken into custody in Maryville after a two-county police pursuit. The Blount County Sheriff's Office says they received information that the Sevier County Sheriff's Office was in pursuit of a black Volkswagen Jetta on Wears Valley Road.

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  11. Are you prepared for disaster? Preparedness Expo teaches you how to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Bullseye Preparedness and Outdoor Expo aims to teach thousands of average people how to live a more self reliant lifestyle. It will be held in Pigeon Forge at the LeConte Center Saturday, June 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. "There is no doubt that anyone paying attention to the business world will see that even the most vanilla retailers are responding to a growing demand for tools and gear that appeal to the prepared individual," said Morgan Stewart, editor of the self-reliance business trade publication Paratus Business News.

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  12. Knoxville blood center faces critical blood shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Friday, the blood center is kicking off their annual blood drive at their donor center, located at 1501 Ailor Avenue. Donors can come as early as 8:00 a.m. Food and entertainment begin at 10:30 a.m. and continues throughout the afternoon.

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  13. Farragut, Greenback and Pigeon Forge claim region championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Admirals, who were 2-2 against Maryville this season, held off the Rebels 1-0 in the fifth showdown. Pigeon Forge used a 3-run home run from senior catcher Kendall Rolen to power past CAK 7-4.

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  14. Newport couplea s outdoor solar light catches fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A couple in Newport is crediting their dog for alerting them to an outdoor light that caught fire. It happened a few weeks ago, two months after the family purchased four solar LED lights.

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  15. Gatlinburg wildfire recovery groups transition to charity organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    It's a central clearinghouse to help the hundreds of families who lost so much that night in November. Last week, Dolly Parton handed out the final My People Fund checks and announced the remaining $3 million from that fund would go to the Mountain Tough Recovery Team.

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  16. Wildfire survivors forever grateful for Dolly Partona s My People FundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    For six months, many families in Sevier County have been getting help from the My People Fund, set up to help those who survived the November wildfires. Last week Dolly Parton surprised families in Sevier County with extra money from My People Fund donations.

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  17. Winds damage Gatlinburg-Pittman High School gym roofRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Gatlinburg-Pittman High School Principal Tony Ogle said there is damage to the roof of their gym after strong storms. The gym building is separate from the main building.

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  18. Shelter set-up in Pigeon Forge for severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A shelter was set up at the Pigeon Forge Community Center for anyone impacted by high winds and power outages. The community center is located at 170 Community Center Drive in Pigeon Forge.

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  19. Dolly Parton surprises Sevier County families with final $5k My People Fund checkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A spokesperson from Dolly Parton's My People Fund $5,000 checks will be given out, instead of $1,000, as in previous months. Parton committed to giving $1,000 per month for up to six months.

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  20. Dollya s Homecoming Parade to attract many to Pigeon ForgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The singer will be the grand marshal. The parade will go through the center for Pigeon Forge and along Parkway.

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