La Follette Regional Planning Commission to meet Thursday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The City of La Follette Regional Planning Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon.

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Commissioners vote to require commercial garbage haulers be permitted; other business

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County Commissioners met online on Monday evening via Zoom.  Commissioners voted to require commercial residential garbage haulers be permitted beginning Nov. 1.

Families can receive free food assistance Wednesday

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- On Wednesday, families in need of grocery assistance will be able to receive a 30-pound box of food.

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Who's the WLAF-Gray Insurance CCHS "Player of the Week?" Lester, Shanks or White.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – It's time now to vote for the Cougar you think is this week's WLAF-Gray Insurance "Player of the Week" from Game Eight of the season, Fulton.  Vote HERE through Wednesday night at midnight for one of the three nominees. 

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Powers for the People hosts a "Hot Dog Hoe-Down" Tuesday at 6 pm

LAFOLLETTE,TN (WLAF) - "We are having a Hot Dog Hoe-Down this evening at 6 pm, and I'm inviting you to join us," said State Representative Dennis Powers.

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Nearly 3,000 early votes have been cast over five days

TOP PHOTO:  This is the way it looked right before lunch time on Wednesday, Oct. 14, the first day of early voting.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Through five days of early voting 2,906 votes have already been cast in the 2020 election.  Polling hours Monday through Thursday are from 9 am until 4 pm at the Election Commission Office at Jacksboro and between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm at Jellico City Hall Monday through Thursday.  See the full ballot HERE.

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Ridge Road to be closed 8 to 3 on Thursday for construction

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Town of Caryville crews plan to do construction on Ridge Road come Thurs., Oct. 22.

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This evening's board of education meeting is via Zoom

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Tuesday, Oct. 20, meeting of the Campbell County Board of Education will be held via Zoom.  The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 pm.

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Sign-ups for new USDA Commodities Cards are going on

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Sign-ups for new USDA Commodities Cards began on Mon., Oct. 12, at 2301 Jacksboro Pike in La Follette and continue through Fri., Oct. 30.

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Yager kicks off Get-Out-the-Vote Bus Tour at Jacksboro

TOP PHOTO:  (Left to right)  State Rep. Dennis Powers, US Senate Candidate Bill Hagerty, State Sen. Ken Yager, State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson and Congressman Chuck Fleischmann
Sen. Ken Yager assisted Drum Major Zoe Brown in leading the Campbell County High School Cougar Marching Band on Monday morning during the kick-off to his "Get Out the Vote" Bus Tour at Jacksboro.
JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - State Sen. Ken Yager's Get-Out-the-Vote Bus Tour began at the Campbell County Courthouse in Jacksboro on Monday.  WL:AF's Charlie Hutson shares his photo gallery HERE.
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Identity of Norris Lake boating accident victim is released

PINECREST, TN  (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - The identity of the victim of Saturday night’s Norris Lake boating incident is being released. 

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Campbell County's active COVID-19 case count is down by 16

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - As of Monday afternoon, the number of PCR positive tests for COVID-19 during the pandemic according to the Tennessee Department of Health is 869, and that includes 864 cases confirmed and probable in Campbell County (an increase of 15 since Sunday).  Of the cases, 610 are inactive/recovered while 247 patients are recovering and seven patients have died.  There have been 13,500 PCR Negative Tests in Campbell County.

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Rotary Club meetings cancelled until further notice

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - South Campbell County Rotary Club President Nancy Green announces that due to the fact that the First Baptist Church of La Follette buildings and grounds committee has closed the building until further notice, the Rotary Club meetings are cancelled until further notice.

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Woodson Shell robbed at gun point

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Woodson Shell (above) opened promptly at 6 am on Sunday and was robbed at gunpoint seconds later, according to officials with the La Follette Police Department.

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