TOP PHOTO: Time change weekend is also the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Smith ACE Hardware has supplied the La Follette Fire Department with free, new batteries, and all you need to do is stop by the fire hall on East Beech Street for your batteries.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – That extra hour of sleep we get every fall is coming up this first weekend of November.

Tennessee returns to standard time on Sun., Nov. 5, at 2am. That’s the weekend to turn your clocks back one hour giving us an extra hour of sleep on that Sunday morning.

LFD Chief Jimmy Pack wants folks to change out their smoke alarm batteries on time change weekend.

“This is also the weekend, we want folks to change the batteries in their smoke alarms,” said La Follette Fire Chief Jimmy Pack. The chief goes on to say that Sherman Campbell with Smith ACE Hardware is providing new batteries for distribution. “If you need batteries for your smoke alarm, simply stop by the Downtown La Follette Fire Hall and pick them up,” said Pack. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/31/2023-6AM)