That New Guy - Quest to see bears comes up empty : Duane Sherrill Updated: Oct. 9, 2018, 5:06 p.m. COPY I went looking for bear this past weekend in the Smoky Mountains but the closest I came to it was a plushy stuffed animal at a local gift shop. ∞ views ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Log In To Read Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Latest The Day it Rained Turkeys King Tut's Tomb Losing weight Are you ready?