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Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains
From fluffy pancakes covered in syrup to crispy slices of bacon, you can find all your favorite breakfast foods in the Smoky Mountains. Start your day off right with a visit to one of the amazing restaurants in the area! To help you choose where to dine, we’ve put together a guide of where to find t
KCSO: No foul play suspected after woman's body discovered in East Knox County
Author:WBIR StaffPublished:9:24 PM EST November 15, 2018Updated:9:24 PM EST November 15, 2018
US Hwy 441 in Gatlinburg closed until further notice
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has issued a notice that the U.S. Highway 441 between Gatlinburg and Cherokee, N.C. closed Thursday at 4:20 p.m. Park officials say the road closure is due to snow and ice. No word yet on when the park will re-open the road. WATE 6
Jury acquits Sevier County man accused of causing ex-deputy's panic attack
Jurors in Sevier County Circuit Court deliberated roughly three hours before acquitting Brian Mullinax, 41, of assault, on Thursday evening.
Snow falls across East Tennessee
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) --Are you seeing any snow in your area? WVLT's Kyle Grainger sent in video of light snow falling in Gatlinburg from Dorothy Johnson. While Tony Broyles, of Rutledge, sent in some pictures and video of snow in that area.
2 years later: Remembering the Sevier County wildfires
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - It was two years ago this month that wildfires ripped through parts of the Smokies and Sevier County. There are signs of recovery nearly everywhere you look, but there are scars that will never heal. When the smoke cleared, we learned this would be one of the worst disaste
'We love you and are praying for you.' Gatlinburg residents send messages to California
"We all know what you are going through as we have been through this ourselves," said Deedra Tidwell, a Gatlinburg resident who survived the 2016 fire. "There is light at the end of the tunnel and the community will come together."
Sevier County sheriff: 38 arrested after undercover drug operation 'Just Say No-vember'
An undercover operation called "Just Say No-vember" led to 58 people being indicted on drug-related charges last week, Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals announced Tuesday. Thirty-eight of those people were taken into custody Tuesday after a slew of agencies - including the sheriff's office, the Sevier
Pair on trial over shooting incident involving Sevier County deputy
A Sevier County couple is on trial Wednesday in connection with a chaotic 2016 confrontation with a deputy who appeared to suffer a mental breakdown and started suddenly firing his service weapon. Brian D. Mullinax and Tina Cody are charged with misdemeanor assault of the now former deputy, Justin J
Public meetings: Blount County Board of Education meets Nov. 26, Dec. 6
TheBoard of Educationwill hold a special called meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Central Office, 831 Grandview Drive, Maryville, regarding high school renovations.
Cocke County commissioner charged with DUI by THP
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Sevierville police searching for man accused of stealing firearms
A man is accused of stealing two pistols, a 9mm and a .45. The man described as a white male, approximately 6-foot-2, around 25 to 35-years-old with tattoos on both hands and a goatee.
'Titanic'-themed proposal at Pigeon Forge museum goes viral
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) --A "Titanic"-themed proposal has captured the attention of millions, and it happened right here in East Tennessee.
Dollywood kicks off Smoky Mountain Christmas with the all-new Glacier Ridge
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WIAT) -- The holidays are just around the corner and you can celebrate now at Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana. The event just won its 11th consecutive Golden Ticket award for Best Theme Park Christmas Event. Dollywood is welcoming even more Christmas ch
Sheriff: Unidentified woman found dead along East Knox road
Authorities are working to identify a woman found dead along a rural road in East Knox County. There were no apparent signs of foul play when deputies responded about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to the scene on Will Brooks Lane, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. The body was transported to the me
Assault by panic attack? Sevier County man stands trial after deputy opened fire, panicked
In the first case of its kind in Tennessee, a Sevier County man will stand trial Wednesday on charges he caused a deputy's panic attack - while he was unarmed and facedown on the ground several yards from the law enforcement officer. Brian Mullinax, 41, faces trial Wednesday in Sevier County Circu
Maryville man critical after Sevierville Road crash
A Maryville man was in critical condition Tuesday after crashing his vehicle on Sevierville Road, leading to traffic detours for about two hours, police said.
Wednesday latest: Hazardous Weather Outlook, flooding & icy rain possible
A deep low pressure system moving east from the plains will produce a southeasterly fetch of abundant Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic moisture starting today, peaking tonight, and slowly diminishing on Thursday. Very wet ground conditions, along with currently high stream levels, will heighten the risk
DeVos, Alexander demonstrate new FAFSA app in Sevier County
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Sen. Lamar Alexander held an event Tuesday at Sevier County High School to show off a new app with the goal of making it easier to apply for college financial aid. The federal government has launched the myStudentAid app to help stud
Hundreds turn out for Gatlinburg Veterans Day Celebration
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT)Gatlinburg hosted their annual Veterans Day Celebration at Anakeesta Plaza to honor those who have served our country.The Tennessee National Guard in Knoxville provided a flyover of a UH 60 Black Hawk Helicopter during the celebrating.WVLT's Ted Hall emceed the event with ove