School closings in Knoxville, Tennessee can be found on WBIR's website and on a televised list on WBIR broadcasts. Businesses, schools, one-time events and churches can inform the public of closings and delays through WBIR's streamlined online system. They prioritize announcements that impact the greatest number of readers and viewers.
In order to find out about closures and delays, website users can also sign up for text message alerts. Colleges are among the schools permitted to post closures, as are businesses that have 10 or more locations in the region or have a substantial number of employees. Some types of closures are exclusively posted on the website, such as church, preschool and one-time event delays and closings.