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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee homeowners facing possible foreclosure can call a free hotline for help.
According to the state attorney general's office, Tennessee's Mortgage Assistance Hotline offers reliable information and referrals to free foreclosure prevention counseling.
The hotline is staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Callers can get free counseling over the phone or get a referral for in-person counseling at a local nonprofit.
The hotline is a partnership between the state of Tennessee and the Homeownership Preservation Foundation -- a nonprofit that has been operating a national hotline for the past five years.
The number for the Mortgage Assistance Hotline is (855) 876-7283. More information is available online at http://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral
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