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, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An effort is underway to rename a section of Oak Ridge Highway (TN-62) from Beaver Ridge Road to Stoneridge Drive to "Midshipman William McKamey Memorial Highway."
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett asked Senator Randy McNally to bring the motion before the legislature. It's expected to come before the state senate this week.
The section of road is in front of Grace Christian Academy.
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