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Remains of 5-year-old boy killed in cabin fire still missing

Fire officials continue to dig through what's left of a Sevierville cabin, searching for the remains of 5-year-old boy after a fire burned the three-story building to the ground.

His step-grandfather, Ricky Hudson, 56, was severely hurt while trying to rescue his family from the house, but his young step-grandson, Tyveon Temple, never made it out alive, according to Jay Breeden, Sevier County Fire Marshal. Hudson also passed away from his injures; he was pronounced dead at LeConte Medical Center on Saturday.

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Crash kills one, injures two in Kodak

(WBIR) A crash Sunday evening killed one person and hurt two people in Sevier County.

A Saturn was traveling on Hickman Road in Kodak when it crossed the center line, crashing into a vehicle head-on shortly before 5 p.m. The accident killed the driver of the Saturn, Thomas G. Oitting, and injured the driver and passenger traveling in the other car.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report indicated that drugs and alcohol may have been factors.

Sevier Co. expects big business boost from many weekend events


(WBIR - Sevier County) Sevier County will be packed this weekend. Several events will bring lots of people and money to the area.

Gatlinburg business owners concerned about crosswalk safety


(WBIR-Knoxville) After a 70-year-old woman was hit by a car at a crosswalk on Gatlinburg's main artery through town, local business owners want to see city leaders make safety upgrades on the Parkway.

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3-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning

Update 11:45 am Friday:

(WBIR) Officials said a 3-year-old girl is in critical condition in East Tennessee Children's Hospital after she nearly drowned in a pool in Sevierville.

Lifestar flew the young girl to the hospital after she almost drowned in pool at the Governor's Crossing Resort, off Collier Road in south Sevierville Thursday.

Editor's note: Officials originally told 10News the young girl was 2 years old

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Sevierville looks to redevelop downtown


An East Tennessee community, in one of the state's most popular tourist areas, is looking to give its downtown a face lift.

Four people escape Sevierville apartment fire

Update 12:40 pm:

(WBIR) A fire significantly damaged a Sevierville apartment Monday morning.

Sevierville Fire Department spokesperson Bob Stahlke said an electric fire sparked inside the Round Top Apartments on Park Road shortly before 5:50 a.m.

"When they got here, the firefighters discovered a fire in the attic area. There was no fire inside the three units," Stahlke told 10News. "They were able to put it out in about 10 minutes which was very fortunate."