COVID-19 active case count holds at one for Campbell County

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The number of COVD-19 cases in Campbell County remained at 17 for weeks with 16 of those patients having recovered.  However, in the Saturday report from the State Department of Health, one new COVID-19 case was reported in Campbell County.  Results through Monday from 1,451  COVID-19 tests in Campbell County have come back negative through Sunday. There has been one death reported from COVID-19 in Campbell County.


Updated county meeting information from the mayor's office

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Here is an update to the information released from Mayor E.L. Morton's office Friday afternoon concerning upcoming meetings.  A typo on the Agenda section for the Buildings and Grounds Committee is corrected on the calendar below.  The original  meeting has the correct date attached but the wrong day.  The correct day is this THURSDAY June 4th, 2020., at 5:00pm.

Caryville Police make two separate DUI and drug arrests over the weekend

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Elisha Ann Kennedy was arrested on May 30 after a vehicle hit and run accident.

TDOE announces second phase of PBS partnership for summer

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Today, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced a second phase of its partnership with statewide PBS stations to help ensure children continue to have access to educational content during the summer.

Campbell County's Russell Ivey helped make history with Saturday's SpaceX launch

TOP PHOTO:  This is the team Campbell County native Russell Ivey is a part of that played key roles in the latest SpaceX project which was Saturday's launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with two NASA astronauts aboard.


CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (WLAF) - Campbell County native Russell Ivey helped make history on Saturday as part of the team that worked with the SpaceX project.


Higher court upholds Brown’s firearms convinction

KNOXVILLE, TN  (WLAF)- Kurt Brown’s firearms conviction is intact following a Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) ruling.  Brown is currently serving eight years in prison after a Campbell County Jury convicted him of being a felon in possession of weapon.


Fire chief hire, LUB board appointment & cutting codes officer salary among La Follette topics

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The June City of La Follette Council Meeting is Tuesday at 5:30 pm at city hall.  WLAF has the live telecast by clicking on the video player to the right.


Second annual Bobby Heatherly Classic was a classic

Youth ruled as Campbell High Cougar golfers David Bates (left) and Jack Leach (right) were the overall winners of the second annual Bobby Heatherly Classic.  The pair shot a 128.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - "We had some tight competition among the flights," said Josh Vann.  The second annual Bobby Heatherly Classic kicked off the tournament season at the La Follette Country Club over the weekend.


Brown's birthday parade was quite the surprise

TOP PHOTO:  Saturday's surprise birthday parade for cancer fighter Dalton Brown brought out smiles all around.  The now 15-year- old Dalton Brown was completely caught off guard thanks to his parents, David and Amanda, ability to stay quiet.

More than 70 cars, trucks and vans paraded past Dalton Brown's home on Saturday afternoon.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Cancer fighter Dalton Brown's 15th birthday came and went without much fanfare on Friday.  That quiet celebration only helped the organizers of his birthday parade create an even bigger surprise come Saturday; a birthday parade right up his street in front of his house.


Mayor Morton to make a special, fun, announcement on Thursday

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - In his weekly Facebook live update on Friday, Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton proclaimed Fri., June 5 as "Celebrate Campbell County Day."


La Follette budget meeting dates are set

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The City of La Follette has two budget meetings scheduled for this week and next.


It was just "four" fun for this group at Heatherly Classic

Even Joe Snodderly's red Callaway ball couldn't work any magic on the fourth hole for he and his teammate, Don Payne, during the final day of the Bobby Heatherly Classic on Sunday at the La Follette Country Club.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - I asked if they minded if I snapped a few photos of them playing.  Don Payne responded, "Nawh, we can play bad no matter who is around."


Farming accident victim flown out

First Responders cared for a man injured in a farming accident near the Frontier Store.  Members of the Campbell County Rural Fire Service assisted in establishing a landing zone for the med chopper.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Plans on sites of where to fly out a young Campbell County man were changed a couple of times Saturday afternoon. 


Sheriff's department and animal shelter seeking info in animal abuse death

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Animal Center and the sheriff's department are seeking information in regards to an animal abuse death.

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