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  1. Couple becomes engaged during total solar eclipse Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As if watching a total solar eclipse wasn't memorable enough, for one couple, the eclipse in Sweetwater will always be a special story. Taylor Mchan thought she and her boyfriend James Richmond were selected to watch the eclipse from the roof of Sweetwater City Hall as part of a news story.

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  2. From proposals to eclipse babies: How East Tennesseans watched the total solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    East Tennesseans and people across the country packed areas like Tellico Plains and Sweetwater on August 21 to view the total solar eclipse. Desiree Henderlight from Powell didn't let her pregnancy stop her from enjoying the eclipse.

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  3. Total solar eclipse captivates East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Monday is the big day across fourteen states, including a large portion of Tennessee, as a total solar eclipse crosses the country. Thousands of people packed towns in East Tennessee like Sweetwater and Niota, which are in the path of totality.

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  4. National Geographic Celebrates Historic Solar Eclipse with Live...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WebWire

    ... and available for interviews include: Andrew Fazekas from Isle of Palm, South Carolina and Victoria Jaggard from Sweetwater, Tennessee. The live coverage will broadcast over Facebook Live, Twitter via Periscope, and on YouTube beginning at 10 p.m. ...

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  5. Thousands gather in downtown Sweetwater for the total solar eclipse Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The population of the small East Tennessee town of 6,500 is expected to swell to more than 50,000 people to watch the total solar eclipse of the sun at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Sweetwater is expected to see two minutes and 37 seconds of totality during the eclipse, making it a prime spot for eclipse viewing, and the weather forecast is perfect! City leaders had heard from people from at least 34 states and six countries who said they were coming.

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  6. Eclipse 46 mins ago 10:39 p.m.Tsali Notch Vineyard prepares for thousands of eclipse visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Thousands of people are expected to get a prime view of the Great American Eclipse at an East Tennessee vineyard. The vineyard is located a few miles outside of Sweetwater and is about as close to peak totality as you can get in East Tennessee.

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  7. Eastern Tennessee town prepares for - sweetest view' of eclipse The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SWEETWATER, Tenn. - The east Tennessee town of Sweetwater is normally quiet, with the Lost Sea Adventure caverns its main tourist ...

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  8. East Tennessee towns, resorts prepare for eclipse crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... spots are preparing and to show a few interesting alternatives you may not have thought of. The first stop, Sweetwater, is where the WATE 6 On Your Side team will be headquartered on Monday. With an estimated 50,000 people expected here and the hot ...

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  9. Eclipse 24 mins ago 11:57 a.m.Things to know before watchng the eclipse in SweetwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The town of Sweetwater, Tennessee will see their population grow by almost 8 times the normal amount of people to watch the total solar eclipse on Monday. Before you head to the small town, the city has asked you to remain patient because traffic will not be the best.

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  10. What the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Will Feel Like, for Humans and AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The New Yorker

    ... it a country. Millions of eclipse chasers will soon set up camp-in Chilly, Idaho; and Hazard, Nebraska; and Sweetwater, Tennessee-to await the moment that astronomers call totality. As they gaze through telescopes and In this video, Bob Baer, the ...

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  11. 50k people expected in Sweetwater for eclipse Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Sweetwater is expected to see two minutes and 37 seconds of totality during the eclipse, making it a prime spot for people across the country the world to visit. "We've known that this is going to be a big thing in Sweetwater, but I think it's even surprised us at how big it's gotten," said Jessica Morgan, Sweetwater city recorder.

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  12. Erlanger Prepares For Potential Surge In Emergency Response During Solar EclipseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | Chattanoogan.com

    As preparations are being made throughout the region for local residents and visitors alike to view either a partial or total solar eclipse on The region's only adult Level One Trauma Center, highest level pediatric care at Children's Hospital, LIFE FORCE air medical and MedComm System will be on alert in anticipation of any interruption in communications or influx of patients in the 50,000 square mile radius of downtown Chattanooga. According to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, where Interstate 75 meets the path of totality near Sweetwater, Tn.

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  13. Eclipse to bring pilots from across the country to East Tennessee Read Story Ginna RoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... "If the skies are clear, that's going to draw a lot of pilots to the area," said Charlie Carver, a pilot from Sweetwater. Carver has been flying on and off for 20 year. But, of all the sights he's seen, nothing can prepare him for August 21. "To be ...

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  14. Map: Parking, shuttle information for Sweetwater eclipse festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Thousands of people are expected to make the trip to Sweetwater for the Eclipse 2017 festival. As of August 11, the city of Sweetwater said they only have 30 reserved city parking spots left.

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  15. American Red Cross of East Tennessee prepares for eclipse viewers Read Story Sean FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... defibrillators in five different places within the path of totality - Vonore, Tellico Plains, Madisonville and Sweetwater. "It might be heat-related incidents, heat stroke, it's hard to say what the weather's going to be like, but we will be ...

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  16. Sweetwater preparing for large crowd at eclipse festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    City leaders in Sweetwater are busy preparing to welcome people from all the world on August 21 for the eclipse festival. According to NASA, the moon's full shadow will pass directly over the southern part of East Tennessee.

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  17. Top 50 spots to view the Total Solar Eclipse in East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Sweetwater - Tens of thousands of people are expected to visit Sweetwater from all over the world. The town is holding a festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 21. There will be vendors, music, dancing, moonwalk dance lessons and Moon pies.

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  18. Monroe bracing for thousands of eclipse viewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Daily Times

    ... of Tennessee, asks Monroe County officials to encourage safe viewing of the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun. SWEETWATER - Monroe County is bracing for what could be one of the largest events in its history when thousands of visitors are expected to ...

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  19. Football 39 mins ago 8:33 p.m.Oggs brothers hope to add to family legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Meechie and Dominique Oggs of Sweetwater football talk about their relationship with their great uncle, the legendary Anthony Oggs, and how they hope to add to the family legacy The tight end and defensive end stands out among most of the gold and blue practice jerseys inside King Berrong Stadium. His size and athleticism are hard to miss.

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  20. 14 injured in 8-vehicle fiery crash on I-24 in Johnson County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | KFVS12

    ... drivers and passengers involved in the crash had minor injuries except for the driver of the GMC, Peter Karmar of Sweetwater, Tenn. Karmar was taken to an area hospital and then flown to a regional hospital with major injuries. Passenger Barbara ...

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