A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT continues in the Smokies. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., due to continued snowfall, with 1 - 3" possible. This also applies to farther Northeastern Tennessee, so I-40 at the NC line and I-81 into the Tri-Cities can have hazard road conditions at times. The Plateau and Southeastern Kentucky have on and off snow showers.
KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox County Sheriff's Office is looking for volunteers to help out a program called SCAN.
This is special program designed to help check on the safety and security of our older citizens.
Volunteers wear uniforms and drive KCSO cars, as they evaluate a senior's safety at their home, give out tips, and report any emergency situation.
You must be 21 to apply, which includes a background check and driver history check. There will also be a two week training class.
Once signed up you're required to work two days a month.
The deadline for applications is March 7. You can find out more by contacting Julie Bond at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or call (865) 215-5627.
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