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Driver now charged in Sevierville police chase that injured 3

(WBIR-SEVIERVILLE)  The man who led police on a short chase through downtown Sevierville on Monday has now been charged.

Robert F. Nunley II, 43, of Tracy City, Tennessee, was charged with felony evading arrest; felony vandalism; reckless driving; aggravated assault; vehicle theft; possession of burglary tools; and using a stolen vehicle license plate. Additional charges are pending.


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Caught on camera: Bear climbs up Gatlinburg condo building

Public asked for help in locating missing Seymour man

(WBIR-Knoxville) The Sevier County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing man they are calling endangered.

John Dahlstedt, 63, of Seymour, was last seen on August 20 in Seymour.

He is 6'4" and weighs 240 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes. He may be driving a blue Cadillac SRX with TN tags U7466B.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Detective Rhett Rutledge or SCSO at 865-428-1899 

Street closed for filming of "Rootin' for Regan" movie

(WBIR - Sevierville) -
The City of Sevierville has announced that a street will be temporarily closed to accommodate the production of the "Rootin' for Regen" movie.

Bruce Street, from the Parkway to Gary Wade Blvd., will be closed to traffic on Sunday, July 12 from around 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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Dollywood named one of the top 10 best musical attractions

(WBIR) Dollywood has been voted the number six best musical attraction for 2015 by USA TODAY and 10Best readers.

The awards noted how Dolly Parton's theme park in the Great Smoky Mountains goes beyond just being a park. It highlighted how the on-site cabins and soon to be opened resort make it a full vacation destination.

TBI: Inmate charged after mailing threat to East TN assistant DA

(WBIR) A West Tennessee inmate is facing charges in connection to a threat and suspicious powder mailed to an East Tennessee official.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, back in February inmate Mark Rhodes sent a letter to the Sevierville office of District Attorney General James Dunn.

Clingmans Dome Road back open after rock slide

Update Wednesday 8 a.m.
(WBIR - Sevier County) Clingmans Dome Road is back open after it had to be closed for several hours Tuesday due to a rock slide.

Officials with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park said several large boulders, including some nearly the size of cars, blocked the inbound lane Tuesday morning.

The park needed to close the road to give them enough room to bring in equipment and remove the rock slide materials.