LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
Knoxville (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad says a suspicious package found along Kingston Pike is a false alarm.
Around 9:00 a.m. a utility crew working east of Watt Road found the package and called the Sheriff’s Department.
A Knox County Deputy tells WVLT that the Bomb Squad examined the package and determined that there was no danger.
The scene is now clear and traffic is flowing normally on Kingston Pike.
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