Slow go NB on I-75 and through La Follette

 

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The foundation of today's major traffic back up on I-75 north through Campbell County is the rock and mud slide repair at Mile Marker 143 here in Campbell County that has one lane closed.  Reports coming in to WLAF are that traffic is backed up well into Anderson County.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 07/17/2019-4PM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF WLAF'S CHARLIE HUTSON)

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Cougars make progress in passing game

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - "We have seen progress in many areas related to the passing game," said Campbell County Head Football Coach Justin Price.

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Davis making high profile friends

KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Last week, young Cash Davis met Gov. Bill Lee during Lee's visit to Campbell County.

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Remnants of Barry to blow into town

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) Campbell County will not get the best of Barry today and tonight.  However, it will be getting what’s left of the one time hurricane. 

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Fannon requests commercial zoning for new pharmacy

TOP PHOTO:  Bob Fannon (left) and Jonathan Broyles of Riggs Drug

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – “On this piece of property we are looking to buy, the front of it, 1, 2, 3, 4 (lots), is zoned commercial but lots 20, 21 and 22 are not (zoned commercial).  I’ve come to ask if we could get that commercial so we can build a building on that piece of property,” said pharmacist Bob Fannon of Riggs Drug.

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Expect a slow down NB on I-75; one lane closed.

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Heavy rain last Thursday morning created problems on I-75  in Campbell County.  A rock and mud slide developed Thursday afternoon in an area where a 2016 slide kept I-75 closed for months.    

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O'Daniel joins Martin for Just Sports on WLAF

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - La Follette Press Sports Editor Robby O'Daniel is teaming this sports season with WLAF's Les Martin, Voice of Cougar Football, to host Just Sports on WLAF.

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Price jump at the pump

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - We're paying more for gasoline this morning as you leave out on this Wednesday. 

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Commission finalizes budget and tax rate, says ‘no’ to old caboose

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Commission on Monday finalized its vote on the tax rate and county budget for 2019-20, adopting the state’s certified tax rate of $2.0659 following a reappraisal that showed the new rate will generate the same revenue as the previous year.

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Effler named to leadership role with state DAG Conference

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - During its recent annual business meeting, the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference named 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler (TOP PHOTO) chairman of its Victims/Witness Steering Committee.

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Tropical downpours likely on Wednesday through early Thursday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Remnants of what was once Hurricane Barry arrive in Campbell County on Wednesday. 

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The City of La Follette and LUB team to plant memorial trees

These city crew members clocked in on Monday morning and went straight to work planting the dogwood trees.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Six dogwood trees were planted (TOP PHOTO) on Monday morning in the big grassy area between the La Follette Public Library and the West La Follette Community Center.

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CHET's Family Services Center is in need of donations

WLAF's Charlie Hutson snapped this "morning after" photo following Friday, June 7's historic flood at CHET's Family Services Center in east La Follette.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The heavy rainfall of the evening of Friday, June 7, rose to chest high levels within 30 minutes for residents of CHET’s Family Services Center across from La Follette Middle School.  That’s how quickly lives teetered on surviving or not and how quickly residents lost everything they have.

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CCHS basketball schedule is finalized for 2019-20

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Four months and a handful of days until basketball season starts.  Fulton, Oak Ridge and Science Hill are among the traditional state basketball powers that dot the 2019-2020 Campbell County Basketball Schedule.

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