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Pigeon Forge planning all-inclusive playground


A new pla

ground in Pigeon Forge seeks to give everyone a chance to play.

On Wednesday, the Pigeon Forge Rotary Club unveiled plans for the next phase of the Wear Farm City Park.

The expansion will include several pieces of equipment designed to be accessible to anyone. It will be the first all-inclusive playground in the city.

Organizers want it to be a place where children of all abilities can play together.

Everyone safe following Gatlinburg condo fire



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(WBIR) Several families are safe following a fire at a Gatlinburg condominium.

Search continues for 5-year-old killed in cabin fire


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Authorities are continuing their search for the remains of a 5-year-old Indiana boy who died in a Sevier County Cabin Fire.

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.

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


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(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


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(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.