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Near drowning at Blue Cove in McMinn Co.

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ATHENS, TN (WRCB) -

A near drowning occurred at Blue Cove Hideaway, Saturday afternoon in McMinn County. 

According to McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy, a female from Georgia was reported unconscious, but regained consciousness when EMS arrived. The female refused any more medical attention. 

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"Things like this will continue until Mr Womac (Blue Cove Hideaway owner)  takes responsibility and operates Blue Cove in a safer manner. Until then I continue to warn people to stay away from this place,"  said Sheriff Guy. 

In June, a man drowned at the Blue Cove Hideaway in Athens, this was the second drowning at the Blue Cove in as many years. 

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