Jacksboro man charged with 17 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

Sheriff Robbie Goins (green shirt) applauded CCSO and JPD investigators on the way they conducted the investigation.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Main Street at Jacksboro near the Sheriff's Office was blocked off for a while Wednesday afternoon as traffic was diverted.  Just before 4 pm,  a search warrant was executed as Sheriff's Investigators and the Special Weapons and Tactics team of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office as well as officers of the Jacksboro Police Department converged on a home.


WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares lane shift look from EAGLE I

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares the full up top view of the lane shift and soon to be bridge constuction site in downtown La Follette.


Walden headed for prison

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - On September 3, 2019 Campbell Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton found the following individual in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody:


Ambulance makes its way through lane shift this morning

An ambulance running emergency traffic appeared to make its way through rush hour traffic without much trouble at 7:45 AM on Wednesday morning.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The lane shift is in place this morning through downtown La Follette.  East bound travelers face the biggest shift which is to the left while it's not quite as much of a change for those travelers heading west toward Jacksboro.


Moore's trial set for November in standoff incident

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - In 2017, Wayne Arnold Moore started a four-hour standoff with law enforcement that ended in his arrest.


There's a new traffic flow for downtown La Follette

TOP PHOTO:  Crews began working around 7 pm Tuesday night to set the stage for a new traffic pattern that is expected to begin Wednesday morning.

PHOTO BELOW:  This sign was set up just after 5 pm Tuesday. 

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - TDOT Inspector Greg Monday said, "If everything goes good through the night (Tuesday morning into Wednesday morning), Wednesday morning at 6 am, traffic will follow a new pattern from Indiana Ave. to Tennessee Ave. on the west bound side through downtown La Follette."

East or Harrogate-bound traffic takes a big angle to the north or left as it travels through down town La Follette as you can see in this 5 am photo.


Camel among the few businesses to its 100th year

Camel President Mark Riffle celebrated with a little air guitar during Tuesday's 100 year celebration

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The odds of a business making it to a 100th year are high.  Very, very, very high.  Now Camel Manufacturing is in the that high odds category.  For more than a third of its 100-years, Camel has been headquartered in Caryville's Erschell Collins Industrial Park.


Vols Condredge Holloway poster now at Food City

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The latest Classic Vols poster features Number 7 in the Orange and White, Condredge Holloway.


Expected "jump at the pump" leaped Tuesday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Anticipated gas price increases, due to the latest unrest in the Middle East, happened on Tuesday.  The day began with the lowest gas prices in Campbell County at $2.05 a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.  Before lunch time, prices spiked to $2.39 a gallon.


Dad saves daughter's life from burning home that was raided last month

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Inside a home where Pinecrest Road meets Cumberland View Road a life was saved this afternoon.  One official said, "A car driving by saw the house on fire and called 911.  Dennis Leach ran inside the home, awakened his daughter Erica Kidd, got her out of a recliner and then outside with the help of Campbell County Deputy Gary Cordell."


County Commission removes Morton as chair by unanimous vote

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The deteriorating relationship between the Campbell County Commission and Mayor E. L. Morton hit a low point Monday night as the commission voted unanimously to replace Morton as chairman.


Camel celebrates 100 years in business today

PIONEER, TN (WLAF) - There is a Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Open House today at Camel Manufacturing.


Interment this morning for James Partin, military veteran and deputy

James Partin's procession heads up Highway 25W toward Westbourne

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - A key member of the security team at the Campbell County Courthouse has passed away.  Family members tell WLAF that James Partin died suddenly at his La Follette home on Thursday afternoon.


Ribbon cutting for new Stinking Creek Road is set

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jackie McCullah spoke to Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck as he surveyed Stinking Creek Road back in the spring .  The 76-year- old McCullah expressed his appreciation for the road being paved.  He said, except for a short time in La Follette, he’s always lived right here along SCR.

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sen. Ken Yager and Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck spent a Saturday morning in March checking the progress of the paving project on the 17 mile long Stinking Creek Road.


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