Close Cades Cove reopens following wildfires Cades Cove National Park and businesses on the Townsend side of the Smokies are open after wildfires destroyed much of nearby Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Dec. 1, 2016. WBIR 6:48 PM. EST December 01, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS More cars recalled for Takata air bags Sources: Fulmer a 'prime candidate' for AD Investigation continues into family's murder 'Food Stamp bill' prompting conversations Ringling Bros. Circus closing show forever Hunter fined thousands for illegal buck Bill would ban EBT 'junk food' purchases Lady Vols kicked out of locker room after loss to Baylor MLK visited Knoxville College in 1960 More Stories Fire contained at Donna's Old Town Café in Madisonville KPD IDs man found dead inside parked car in Lonsdale… Jan 15, 2017, 4:17 p.m. Five Knoxville council seats to change in 2017 Jan 16, 2017, 11:11 p.m.