A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A tradition going strong for years continued in east Knoxville today.
Santa Claus and his helpers were giving out gifts at the Pilot on Magnolia Avenue.
Throughout the year, employees collected money to help make it happen. They give some families struggling to enjoy Christmas, something to be cheerful about.
"I just like that they are excited. They think, seeing Santa. I don't know, it's just pleasing to me that they are excited," said Monique Hopkins, who got her daughter and son gifts.
That Pilot raised $1,000 for the giveaway.
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