Early morning hit and run

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The report of a hit and run came in to WLAF at 6:10am during this morning's darkness.

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Amanda Walden is WLAF's teacher of the week

By Charlotte Underwood

DUFF, TN (WLAF) - The start of school is just around the corner and White Oak Elementary's Amanda Walden is excited to see her students. Walden is WLAF's teacher of the week. She has taught Pre-school at White Oak for the last seven years.

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Cougar Band marches toward new season in Wright's seventh year

The new band season is looking up as Campbell County High's Marching Band preps for its 47th season.

By Amber Cowell

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Not many people realize the dedication and hard work that goes into being a member of the Campbell County High School marching band. The more than fifty member strong band under the direction of seventh-year CCHS Band Director Adam Wright has been hitting the pavement and braving the heat for the past two weeks in preparation of the upcoming 2021 season.  

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Smith arrested for violating interlock rules

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Recently, a red four wheeler traveling on Hwy 116 caught the eye of Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy Justin Phillips. A man later identified as Cody Delane Smith continued to drive the four wheeler to his driveway where Phillips conducted a traffic stop.

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Smith Hardware's annual bucket special is Fri. through Sun.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals teams with Smith ACE Hardware this weekend for the annual bucket promotion.

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King disputes she stole items

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A possible theft sent Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Fox looking a small black car last Saturday. Fox answered a call on Sharp’s Cemetery Lane, LaFollette where it was alleged that a female had taken a small tent, foam mattress and miscellaneous tools that he (the victim) could not identify.

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Food City launches dietitian’s Pick Shelf-Tag Program

ABINGDON, VA (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Food City is launching an innovative new program that will make selecting healthy food choices easier than ever.  Many of us are looking to make positive health changes and one way to do that is to take a closer look at the foods we eat.  A healthful eating pattern is one that is balanced in all the nutrients your body needs and includes nourishing foods that you enjoy. But it’s often difficult to know which foods best support your heath, especially with the abundance of nutritional information available.

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La Follette's drinking fountains were a Lobertini idea

See the water fountain in this photo?

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Over the decades, the Lobertini family has a rich tradition of helping make La Follette what it is today. WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares a Lobertini feature that you just might not know about.

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Reopening plan announced for new school year

JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - Campbell County Director of Schools Jennifer Fields has announced the reopening plan for the 2021-22 school year.

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Foust hired as city administrator for LaFollette

Stan Foust was voted by council on Tuesday afternoon to become the permanent city administrator. However, it is a dual role position as he will also continue as La Follette's City Clerk.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - At Monday afternoon’s City of LaFollette Council meeting, Councilman Wayne Kitts made the motion to hire Stan Foust as full-time city administrator with a salary of $67,074.80.

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Caryville accepting applications for street/sanitation openings

CARYVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - The Town of Caryville Street and Sanitation Department is accepting applications for a full-time position.

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Knock and talk nets arrest of wanted woman; total of two arrests

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff's Department recently conducted a knock and talk at an east La Follette home.

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Active COVID-19 cases keep climbing

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

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Building and Grounds committee to meet Thursday

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Building and Grounds Committee meeting is set for this Thursday, Aug. 5, at 5 pm.

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