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East TN watch out - prepare for messy Thanksgiving travels

East Tennesseans prepare for messy Thanksgiving travels - snow is on the way!

If you going to hit the road tomorrow, do it soon rather than later. Heavy rains with a chance of sleet will arrive Tuesday. Rain is expected to turn to snow overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning.

What you need to know: Vols vs. Vandy

What you need to know: Vols vs. Vandy

There's a lot to look forward to in Tennessee's final home game this weekend. The Vols are looking forward to getting back to dominating Vandy; we'll say goodbye to 28 Tennessee seniors who've been through so much in their college careers; the smokey gray uniforms will be back!

Mission of Hope kicks off Blue Barrel Christmas Campaign

Mission of Hope kicks off Blue Barrel Christmas Campaign

In our own backyard, there are thousands of people hungry and cold tonight. Thankfully, the Mission of Hope works all year to help ease the burden for our neighbors in rural Appalachia, and Friday, you can help make Christmas bright for thousands of children in that region.

The 18th annual Mission of Hope Blue Barrel Christmas campaign kicks off.

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

Enter now for your chance to show off your musical know-how and win 2 tickets to see Memphis, a roof-raising rock'n'roll musical, at the Tennessee Theater on December 16th.

For your chance to win, all you need to do is submit a 150 character or less essay on how music has impacted your life.

All entries must be received by December 1st.

The winner will receive 2 tickets to see Memphis at the Tennessee Theater.

MAKE THIS: Yumm-tastic Pumpkin Fluff Dip

MAKE THIS: Yumm-tastic Pumpkin Fluff Dip

Ingredients:

1- 8 oz container of low fat whipped cream

1- 5.1 oz package of vanilla instant pudding mix

1- 15 oz can of pumpkin

1- ½ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

In a large bowl, mix the canned pumpkin and whipped cream. Stir in the pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with graham crackers or apples.

Multi-million dollar lawsuit filed over alleged bullying

Opana painkiller abuse common in East Tennessee

Another painkiller is becoming a problem for law enforcement in East Tennessee. It's called Oxymorphone Hydrochloride, or Opana.

This drug is prescribed for people in severe pain, but abusers found another use for it.

It hit the shelves in 2007, and according to Heather Sutton with the Metropolitan Health Commission, Opana is in the top three most abused prescription drugs.