Mayor Burchett Involved in Wreck

Tim Burchett @timburchett We just wrecked. I don’t need to go to the bathroom any more.pic.twitter.com/zFzzKt6z Taken from his Twitter account… he has since updated to state everyone involved is safe!  

Update!

EMS crews reporting Longmire Rd in Knox County is a solid sheet of ice!  This is the location of where the state trooper was unresponsive!

Virtual Alzheimer Tour Postponed

Offices under the Knox County Mayor, including the Halls Senior Center, have been closed for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. The Virtual Alzheimer’s Tour scheduled for this afternoon will be postponed until a later date.

Police Scanner report

Halls area airbag deployment…unusual situation. KPD is asking dispatch  if a “hit and run” has been reported.  The officer has pulled over a vehicle driving around with damage to outside and airbag  deployment. Driver states they are new to the area but when the officer ran reports it came back person has lived in Knoxville […]

Ice Storm!

National Weather Service and Cocorahs certified rain gauge is of little use this morning. Frozen at the funnel, no accurate precipitation data was collected this morning. For more information on becoming a certified precipitation observer visit    http://www.cocorahs.org/  .