Workshop day for La Follette. Meeting closed to the public.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A seemingly light agenda is on tap for this afternoon's City of La Follette workshop.  Due to the spike in COVID cases, the meeting is closed to the public.


Early Voting record is broken; on its way to being shattered

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Sometime during Early Voting hours on Friday, the old Early Voting mark of 5,338 was broken.  By the end of Friday's polling hours, the new record stood at 5,758.  A thrilled Ann Ayers-Colvin, Campbell County administrator of elections, announced the new total now exceeds 6,000 votes after Saturday's polls closed.


Investment lessons from 2020

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Financial Advisor Zach Sheets (above) with Edward Jones is available to help you in this constantly changing financial world.

Sheldon booked for 24th time

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - A mother of four remains housed in the Campbell County Jail this morning after her 24th booking.


Area families benefit from food ministry

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- Some Campbell Countians saw a little relief last week in term of groceries.


'Shop with a Cop' Golf Tourney is Oct. 28; registration deadline is today.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - December's annual "Shop with a Cop" event begins with fundraising and  generous support for over 400 children.  The "Shop with a Cop" Golf tournament is Wed., Oct. 28, noon, at The Greens of Deerfield.


Chadwell's Number 20 Coastal Carolina 5 & 0 after 28-14 win

TOP PHOTO:  Caryville native Jamey Chadwell's Coastal Carolina Chanticleers cracked the Top 20 college football poll after an impressive home win on Saturday.

CONWAY, S.C. (SPECIAL TO WLAF) The No. 20 nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, coached by Caryville native Jamey Chadwell, scored twice in the fourth quarter, held the nation's fourth-ranked rushing offense to just 119 rushing yards, and got three passing touchdowns from junior quarterback Fred Payton to defeat the Georgia Southern Eagles 28-14 in a Sun Belt East Division matchup on Saturday afternoon in Brooks Stadium.


Rotary Club meetings cancelled Tuesday and until further notice

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - South Campbell County Rotary Club President Nancy Green said due to the First Baptist Church of La Follette buildings and grounds committee closing the building, the Rotary Club meetings are cancelled.


Building trades class building a pavilion at Valley View Elementary

TOP PHOTO:  James Robertson, in David Adkins Building Trades class, working on the pavilion at Valley View Elementary.

ABOVE PHOTO:  Students in CCHS Building Trades class are working on a pavilion at Valley View Elementary School.  (Left to right) Josh Phillips, Caden Bostic, Peyton Ferguson, James Robertson, Trey Hall, Landen Anderson and Gunner Goins.

By Charlotte Underwood

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County High School Building Trades students are constructing a pavilion at Valley View Elementary School over the next few weeks. Once completed it will house four picnic tables. The idea for the pavilion came from school board member Jeffery Miller, who helped spearhead the project that will provide shade and a picnic and party area for the elementary school kids. According to Miller, he plans to approach the same local artist that painted the mural at the playground to do a mural on the gable of the pavilion as well.


UPDATE on courthouse closing for cleaning

JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)-   Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton announced in an updated statement on Saturday afternoon:  In coordination with the clerk and master, Judge Amanda Sammons and Judge Shayne Sexton, the courthouse and annex will be closed Monday for deep cleaning.  Judge Sammons and Judge Sexton intend to hold court on Tuesday following a deep cleaning.  The clerk and master will reopen Wednesday.  The courthouse annex will remain closed Monday - Friday, Oct. 26-30.  Thank you for your patience.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 10/26/2020-6AM)


Listen to the WLAF Trading Post on demand

Big Josh is your host of the WLAF Trading Post weekday mornings from 8 am until 9 am.  To play along, call 423.562.1450.  It's his radio version of E-Bay.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Miss the WLAF Trading Post this morning?  Need a number from yesterday's WLAF Trading Post?  Listen HERE on demand.


P-EBT cards available Monday for CCHS students

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Here's a special announcement from Campbell County High School Principal Jamie Wheeler concerning P-EBT cards.

COVID-19 claims one more life; six deaths since last Saturday

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Here is the latest COVID-19 information for Campbell County as of Sunday afternoon from the State of Tennessee Department of Health. 


Crash and dash Friday night at Peoples Bank of the South main office

This truck landed inside the bank's conference room Friday night just after 9 pm.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The photos tell part of the story after a small pick up truck crashed into the west side of the Peoples Bank of South's main office in Downtown La Follette.  La Follette Police officials say the call came in at 9:15 pm Friday night.


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