A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Knoxville (WVLT) - Former Knox County Sheriff Tim Hutchison says he'll retire from the department in July.
In an interview Sunday with WNOX's Dave Foulk, Hutchison says he plans to help new Sheriff JJ Jones with the budget before he leaves.
By staying with the Sheriff's Department until July, he'll be eligible for a pension worth at least $80,000 each year.
Hutchison is currently an Assistant Chief Deputy.
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