Highway 25W near Tussey Cut reopened just after 7:30 am

This big rock (above) is going to be removed this morning from the bank above Highway 25W north of La Follette.  The boulder is on the Jellico side of Tussey Cut Road.

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‘After a $36 fireworks show, I thought there’s potential with this’ – Lansden Hill

Lansden Hill and Pyro Shows have come a long way since Hill shot his first paid fireworks show in 1969.  It was a $36 payday from a fireworks show Hill did at the annual shirt factory picnic that had him thinking there may be potential with shooting fireworks especially compared to mowing yards at $3 a clip.

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Stashed recorder falls from underneath council table

LaFollette City officials hosting a weekly prayer group were met with surprise last Wednesday when a hidden tape recorder fell from the bottom of a table.

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LPD’s Tuesday daybreak raid leads to arrests at a different home

The La Follette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team along with the Eighth Judicial  Drug Task Force conducted a raid on a La Follette home on North 5th Street Tuesday morning. 

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County will decline to bid on ‘problem properties’ at tax sales

The Campbell County Commission approved a motion Tuesday night allowing Clerk & Master Dennis Potter to decline to bid on delinquent tax properties that might involve fiscal liability to the county.  WATCH the meeting.

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Park plans moving forward at Caryville

In less than 20 minutes and with three members missing, the Caryville Board of Mayor and Aldermen completed its regular monthly meeting.

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Lady Cougars to host Farragut Friday at 7 pm

Campbell scored the first six points of Tuesday night’s district championship game with Oak Ridge at Karns.  While the Lady Wildcats took more than three minutes to get on the scoreboard.  It was quite a different game than in the last meeting on Prudden Court when OR won by 30.

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Pyro Shows celebrates its 50th

Lansden Hill and the folks with Pyro Shows perfectly timed their 50th anniversary celebration between the days of rain this afternoon at noon at the main offices on First Street in La Follette.

Congratulations to Lansden Hill and Pyro Shows from WLAF.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 02/19/2019-1PM-PHOTO COURTESY OF WLAF'S CHARLIE HUTSON)

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LPD, DTF and THP conduct morning raid

The La Follette Police Department's Drug Unit and Special Response Team conducted a raid on a La Follette home around 7:15 am Tuesday morning.

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FLOOD WATCH Tuesday evening through Thursday morning

Clouds increase through the day on Tuesday with rain developing mainly after 5 pm.  Today’s high is headed to 45-degrees ahead of a low of 38 tonight.  Cold rain settles in after sunset and prompts a FLOOD WATCH beginning Tuesday at 6 pm and running through Thursday morning at 6 am.

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'I'm keepin' busy' - Don Marshall, dock care taker

The level of Norris Lake is scheduled to go up four feet in two days.  Local dock care taker Don Marshall calls that, "a serious jump."

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La Follette Police's K-9 Morris apprehends fugitive

Agents with the US Marshals Service and La Follette Police Department Officers executed a felony  arrest warrant on Valentine's Day just before noon at a Gail Lane home in Mt. Paran.

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Pyro Shows turns 50

Very few businesses have the distinction of a world wide reputation. One of those is located in the heart of downtown LaFollette- Pyro Shows, Inc.

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'Here we go again. And we're excited.' - CCHS Coach Brad Honeycutt

For three of Brad Honeycutt's five years as the head coach of the Lady Cougars of Campbell High, it's come down to his Lady Cougars and the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats for the district tournament championship.  This year is no different. Tip off is 7:30 pm tonight at Karns High School.

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