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2 injured in 2-car wreck that shut down Chapman Highway


UPDATE: 11:45 p.m.

(WBIR) THP confirms Chapman Highway reopened Saturday night just before midnight.

Two people were injured in the wreck, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

THP is investigating the accident.

ORIGINAL STORY: 11:00 p.m.

A two-car wreck shut down Chapman Highway (US 411) near Simmons Rd. in Sevier County Saturday night.

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3 teens charged in Seymour HS football field vandalism


(WBIR) Three teenagers, accused of vandalizing Seymour High School's new football field, are facing felony charges.

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office arrested Joshua and Jacob Lewis-Jones and Jacob Shields. Officials charged all three 18-year-olds with felony vandalism for allegedly spray painting the school's new turf football field on Friday, May 23. School officials said the damage amounted to more than $10,000.

Athletic director Gary Householder said the school only had the field for two months.

Margaritaville sign going up in PIgeon Forge


Crews are putting the last-minute touches on the new Margaritaville in Pigeon Forge.

The big sign for the hotel and restaurant in the Island at Pigeon Forge was going on Wednesday, and it was a long process! The manager told 10News there were six separate pieces to go up, and each had to be placed perfectly. The entire process was expected to take most of the day.

Teen missing from Pigeon Forge found safe


TBI says that Cavender was located safely in Georgia, and is being returned to her family in Tennessee.

They are releasing no further information.

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(WBIR) Officials are still searching for a 14-year-old girl from Pigeon Forge who went missing more than a week ago.

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Former Gatlinburg pastor in court on theft charges


(WBIR) A former Gatlinburg pastor accused of stealing from his congregation appeared in court Tuesday.

A judge arraigned Ronald Lukat on two different counts of theft of property.

TWRA: No one hurt after explosion on a boat in Sevier County


(WBIR - Sevier County) No one was hurt after an explosion on a boat Sunday afternoon in Sevier County, according to TWRA.

Officials told 10News the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Douglas Lake in front of the TVA free launch. A group consisting of two adults and three young teens were on board.

Sevierville crash sends three people to hospital


(WBIR, Sevierville) - A three car crash in Sevierville sent three people to the hospital on Saturday.

Sevier County dispatch confirms two people were transported by ambulance and one person was flown to UT Medical Center.

It' happened around 12:00 p.m. at 2307 Chapman Highway.

Dispatch says the fire department is still on scene.

We'll update this story with more information as we get it.