A Local 8 Weather Alert has been issued for Thanksgiving morning, as rain changes to wet snow showers expected across East Tennessee. While a trace to 0.5 inches of snow may be found in the Valley, 0.5 to 2.0 inches of snow or more may be seen in the Plateau and Smokies. Please be advised.
GIBBS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Animal Control are investigating what appears to be a prank at Gibbs High School Wednesday morning. Four raccoons, 2 possums, and a turtle were found in various places outside the school including one raccoon which was hoisted from the flag pole.
Officers say it appears the animals were road kill and had been dead for some time. They were taken to Young Williams and could be sent away for testing. There was also graffiti in red paint on the grass.
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