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  1. 1 year later: Families have few answers in fatal helicopter crash Read Story Michael CroweRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Bell 206L was operated by Smoky Mountain Helicopters, of Sevierville. It was was on a routine tour flight when it crashed in a Pigeon Forge field and burst into flames.

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  2. About-Town 12 mins ago 7:07 p.m.10 About Town 3/23-3/26Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Rachel Downs looks at some of the events going on in the area March 23-26, 2017March 23, 2017-Live at Five at 4 Head to West Town Mall on Friday to take your picture with the Easter Bunny. The station will be set up at the amphitheater in front of JC Penney.

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  3. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge could get $3-5M for fire recovery Read Story Jake Lowary, TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Resort owners in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg could see between $3-5 million in added relief if Gov. Bill Haslam approves a bill moving through the General Assembly. It's not an overtly clear plan to divert some sales tax revenue to "premier type tourist resort" areas - like Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg - but it is one way lawmakers could provide more recovery money to that area. 3 comments

  4. Features 15 mins ago 6:00 p.m.Flower power at old Clinton post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Downtown Clinton preserves a sense of history that includes a former government building. It's a place that used to smell like paper but now features the scents of candles and flowers - the main post office.

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  5. Sevierville-Sevier 57 mins ago 12:22 p.m.VOTE: Ripley's Aquarium in USA Today's reader pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is in the running for the country's best aquarium in USA Today's Readers Choice Awards. You can vote for them here.

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  6. Dollywood prepares to reopen to general public on Saturday Read Story Raishad HardnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Dollywood will open to season pass holders Friday and to the general public Saturday. It comes as the park prepares to debut three new attractions later in May. "It has really been a busy off season.

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  7. 'Serious' I-40 crash shuts down lanes near Midway Road Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    March 14, 2017: A crash involving a semi-truck on top of a vehicle has closed I-40W in East Knox County. Westbound Interstate 40 traffic is shut down near Midway Road and likely will stay that way for a couple hours as authorities work a "serious" crash in East Knox County At least two vehicles were involved in the crash that occurred about 5:40 p.m. Lifestar helicopter was dispatched to the scene as crews worked to free patients from the wreckage.

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  8. Crime 22 mins ago 10:01 p.m.Two Sevier County juveniles lead authorities on high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to Sevierville Police spokesman Bob Stahlke, the two are a 14-year-old and 17-year-old from the Smoky Mountain Children's Home in Sevierville. They stole one of the home's 15 passenger vans and began driving at high speeds.

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  9. Sevier Co. aims to house 50 displaced families this month Read Story Becca HabeggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    More than three months after deadly wildfires ravaged Sevier County, officials say at least 130 families are still in need of permanent housing. At a check presentation at the Sevier County Emergency Management Agency offices in Sevierville Monday morning, the East Tennessee Foundation presented a check for $238,000, comprised of many donations from people and businesses over the past three months.

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  10. About-Town 37 mins ago 7:24 a.m.10 About Town: A fun weekend in Sevier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Since the wildfires, Gatlinburg has urged people to come back to the area to help their vital tourism business, and there's always something fun to do in Sevier County! This weekend they are going back in time in Pigeon Forge. Chuck Wagons from across the country will gather at the Clabough's Campground on Wears Valley Road for a cooking competition.

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  11. 'I want to go home': Family moves from hotel to hotel after wildfires Read Story Raishad HardnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    March 1, 2017: Three months after wildfires ripped through Sevier County, affordable housing is the number one unmet need in Gatlinburg. About 30 families are still living in motels.

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  12. Lawmakers want $25 million from surplus for Gatlinburg wildfire relief Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A bill to provide property tax relief to victims of the Gatlinburg wildfires easily cleared a House committee Tuesday, but East Tennessee lawmakers are still hoping Gov. Bill Haslam revises his plan for the $1 billion in state surplus money to include at least $25 million in relief funding. The bill was never expected to meet much resistance considering the focus of the legislation - the Senate version cleared that chamber's finance committee unanimously last week - but the use of state surplus money is still a question.

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  13. Seiver Co. Rescue Squad still accepting donations for wildfire victims Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    While most of the relief centers have closed in Sevier County, one distribution center still needs donations to help wildfire victims. The Sevier County Rescue Squad' s relief center is the only large-scale distribution center left in the area.

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  14. 'Mountain Tough' team tackling wildfire victims' long-term needs Read Story Becca HabeggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It's called the Mountain Tough Recovery Team and is in the process of applying for 501 non-profit status. Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters talked about the team at a meeting Monday morning at the Sevierville Civic Center.

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  15. Immigrants face fears seeking help with Monday's FEMA deadline Read Story Raishad HardnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The deadline for Sevier County wildfire victims to apply for FEMA aid closes at the end of business on Monday. As that deadline approaches, some wildfire victims still have not applied for help.

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  16. Investigations 58 mins ago 4:52 p.m.10Investigates: Drug prices can...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Feb. 7, 2017: How do you know you're getting a fair price for your prescriptions? The price can vary between different pharmacies, and even between different stores within the same pharmacy chain. This is part two in a series of 10News investigations into prescription drug prices.

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  17. 10Investigates: Drug prices can vary between locations of pharmacy company Read Story Michael CroweRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Feb. 7, 2017: How do you know you're getting a fair price for your prescriptions? The price can vary between different pharmacies, and even between different stores within the same pharmacy chain. This story is the second in a series of 10News investigations into prescription drug prices.

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  18. GSMNP to destroy 29 Elkmont cabins this year; preserve four others Read Story Jim MathenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Funding is now in place to make progress on the plans unveiled in 2009 to preserve 19 cabins and destroy 55 others. Since those plans were announced, the Appalachian Clubhouse and Spence Cabin were restored in 2012 while the rest remained vacant and continued to deteriorate.

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  19. TWRA trying to catch goose impaled by arrow Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A goose in Sevierville has proved difficult to catch, even though it has an arrow sticking out of its torso. Concerned citizens first spotted the injured animal over the weekend at the Memorial River Greenway.

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  20. Items, volunteers still needed in Sevier Co. Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Roy Helton, the manager at the Rotary disaster relief center in Pigeon Forge, said about 700 to 800 people a day are still coming to the center for essential items, many for the first time. That number is down from about 3,000 people a day in the weeks following the fires.

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