“Photo from Home”

Memory Lane Monday turns the clock back to 1972.  Bill Heatherly (L) collects his hardware.  The story is further down this page.

Strong to severe storm potential looms today

Expect rounds of rain and storms today here in Campbell County.  Humidity is oppressive with an expected high of 84 under partly sunny skies.

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Commission to address opening on school board

When the Campbell County Commission meets in July, it will address a vacancy on the school board.

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Rich facing incest charges

A Georgia man has been extradited back to Tennessee following a Campbell County Grand Jury indictment.

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It was a fun lunch with some La Follette Owls

On Friday, I had the honor to visit with some of those who grew up in a time when La Follette was quite the great American small town.  Fifteen to be exact.

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Catching up with local legend Hugh Garner

Former La Follette Owl and Tennessee Vol Hugh Garner was in town Friday.  CLICK HERE for the complete interview with the man who grew up in the stone house on South 9th Street and played on Tennessee's 1951 National Championship football team coached by General Robert R. Neyland.  (WLAF SPORTS PUBLISHED - 06/25/2018-6AM)

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Public hearing precedes today’s La Follette workshop

The City of La Follette hosts a Public Hearing today at 4 pm at City Hall.  The purpose is for public comments on the 2018-2019 budget.  The City will then conclude the adjourned in session meeting.

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Bill Heatherly went from bench warmer to best

Bill Heatherly sat the bench for the La Follette Owl Baseball team in 1972.  But not for long.

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Food City donates over $100,000 to charity in celebration of 100th anniversary

This year Food City is proud to be celebrating their 100th Anniversary.  The retail supermarket chain has a number of exciting events planned throughout the year-long celebration.

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Gubernatorial candidate Boyd visits today

Early Voting begins in less than three-weeks.  Election Day is Thursday, August 2.  Gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd is scheduled to make a 'meet-n-greet' stop today at Pyro Shows on First Street in La Follette between 2pm and 3 pm. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED 06/25/2018-6AM)

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ronnie's on a serious note today

Usually ronnie sharp has a light hearted story for us on Mondays.  He's a bit more serious today as he turns to talking about education.  SEE ronnie HERE.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 06/25/2018-6AM)

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Accident with injury. Traffic snarled.

An accident on East Central Avenue happened just after 4 pm Friday afternoon.

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Smith pleads not guilty in sexual exploitation case

On Monday, Everette Lee Smith pleaded not guilty to a myriad of sex crimes.

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