Deputies converge on a home at Glade Springs

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Early Saturday afternoon, Campbell County Sheriff Office deputies converged on a home in the Glade Springs community east of La Follette. 


CCSD and JPD make a Monday morning house call

JELLICO, TN (WLAF) - At about 10 am this morning, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team along with Jellico Police executed a narcotics search warrant at the home of David Lee Williams at Jellico. (TOP PHOTO IS WILLIAMS HOME)


Budget & Finance Committee meets Tuesday at the courthouse

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - "We should wrap up the budget and finance portion for fiscal year 2019-2020 before going to the full commission in July," said Coach Johnny Bruce. 


A portion of Demory Road will be closed on Tuesday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Here's a traffic note from Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck concerning closing a portion of Demory Road on Tuesday.


Three see probation revoked

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - On Monday, June 17, the following individuals were found to be in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody:


The flood two weeks later through Charlie Hutson's lense

The recovery process at OneLove Church in the East Gate Shopping Center


Nature’s latest punch kept Highway Department crews busy around the clock

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Two weekends ago, it was high flood waters, washed out roads and pipelines.  “This past weekend, downed trees and a county-wide storm were just as equally challenging because of the size of the trees,” said Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck.


Strong to severe storm potential looms today – mainly after lunch

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A cold front will move through the Tennessee Valley today triggering another round of showers and thunderstorms. 


Morton to join Chadwell on WLAF tonight at 8 pm

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton is scheduled to appear on WLAF Radio, TV and DotCom tonight at 8 pm with host Jerry Chadwell.


Latest round of storms harder on power system than two weeks ago

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - "This storm was harder on the power system than the one two weeks ago," said Kenny Baird.  Baird is the general manager for the La Follette Utility Board.


Crews with CCRFS were out the better part of Friday night

PHOTO ABOVE:  This tree fell on a home in Pinecrest.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Members of the Campbell County Rural Fire Service were out the majority of the night Friday night into Saturday morning helping Campbell Countians recover from the strong storms that hit just before midnight.


CCRFS saves a home from fire on Friday

ABOVE PHOTO:  The CCRFS and LFD responded to this house fire on Old Ivy Hollow Road on Sunday.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A mid-day house fire on Old Ivy Hollow Road on Sunday was the second of two fire calls for the CCRFS since Friday.


Faith Way Church deemed unsafe - appeals to the community for help

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF)- A flood that devastated a community also left a local church in shambles. The demolition on Faith Way Assembly of God began over the weekend. It was condemned two weeks ago today, just days after the rain swept through the sanctuary.


LUB has restored power to all its customers

LAFOLLETTE, TN  (WLAF) -  It was a quick moving storm not long before midnight on Friday night and another storm about 12-hours later in the mid-day on Saturday that took a toll on thousands of La Follette Utility Board customers. 


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