Dr. Mariah Beasley Joins Tennova Medical Group

KNOXVILLE, TN (October 23, 2019) Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Mariah Beasley, M.D., to her dual medical practice on the campus of Turkey Creek Medical Center. She is accepting new patients at Tennova Bariatric Surgery and Tennova Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, both located at 10810 Parkside Drive, Suite 305, Knoxville.


Frogge of DAG’s office receives prestigious state honor

L-R:  President of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference Dave Clark, Eighth Judicial District Victim Witness Coordinator Lana Frogge and Eighth Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler

MURFREESBORO, TN (WLAF) - On October 23, 2019, the Tennessee District Attorney's General Conference awarded Eighth Judicial District Victim Witness Coordinator Lana Frogge the prestigious Tony Clark Award.


Incident resolved; all individuals satisfied

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A domestic dispute call in early October has reached a resolution, and the family could not be more pleased with the sheriff’s willingness to help, according to a family member.   See the television story from WATE's Don Dare HERE.


Murray to receive mental health evaluation after latest arrest

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - A man with an extensive criminal history could receive a mental health evaluation following his latest round of charges.


‘We’re here to serve’ – Shan Ray of Rotech

Chris Black is the patient service technician for Rotech in La Follette.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – New name.  New location.  New start.  Rotech is open to serve the community in its new La Follette location on West Central Avenue across from First Baptist Church. 


Annual pig roast was 'small town magic'

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - It's hard to believe, but it's  been 34-years since the first pig roast was hosted by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce.  Tuesday night at the old La Follette Post Office, now known as Postmark La Follette, the 35th pig roast hosted a crowd that featured a few of those who attended the inaugural roast back in 1985.


What can investors learn from Veterans?

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Each year, Veterans Day allows us to show our respect for the sacrifices that military veterans have made for our country.


New chairman faces challenge in speeding up commission meetings

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Johnny Bruce has built a career as an educator, coach, administrator and county commissioner, but now faces one of his stiffest challenges as the new chairman of the commission – how to make the meetings and workshops move more quickly and efficiently.   WATCH HERE.


Accident with injury in Downtown La Follette

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Just before 2 pm, two vehicles wrecked at the South 5th Street turn-in to the Main Street Shell.  The right lane of traffic on the east bound side is shutdown.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 10/22/2019-2PM)


JES receives its Reward School banner

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Jacksboro Elementary School received its Reward School banner on Tuesday morning.  L-R JES Assistant Principal Casey Cox and JES Principal Steven Sampieri.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 10/22/2019-10AM)


Cooper found asleep in a woman’s home at Caryville

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – A man who was reported missing since noon on Monday was located and arrested Tuesday morning before sun up at a home on Park Place Road at Caryville. Authorities tell WLAF that a woman at the home notified the sheriff’s office that David Cooper (ABOVE) was asleep in a bedroom at her home.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Unfortunately, domestic violence is a pervasive problem in today’s society that adversely affects all races, genders and socio-economic classes, according to a release from the Eighth Judicial District Attorney General’s Office.


There is still time to get Pig Roast tickets

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - It's almost Pig Roast Time for Campbell County.  Chamber of Commerce Director Christie Elkins and staff are  grateful for the businesses that have donated to the auction.


La Follette Rescue Squad's annual fund drive is underway

TOP PHOTO:  La Follette Rescue Squad Capt. Terry Hill is heading out to help search for a missing man in this April 2019 photo.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Since the 1950s, the La Follette Rescue Squad has been there for the community with vehicle extractions, water recovery and rescue, rope rescue, searches for missing people and more.  And now, with the squad's annual fund drive going on, the community can be there for the squad.


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