LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – WLAF signed on the air in the spring of 1953 and was located in the Piedmont Hotel on North 5th Street.  WLAF’s Charlie Hutson said, “The sign has to be from after 1957.  That’s when Sam Claiborne bought the Piedmont Hotel and changed the name to the Fleet Oil Bldg.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/23/2020-6AM)