Hear Brother Ray Watson this morning at 10 am over WLAF

PINECREST, TN (WLAF) - Brother Ray Watson's "Rightly Dividing God's Word" Broadcast can be heard live Saturday mornings at 10 am.  You can click open the video player to the right to listen.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 06/06/2020-10AM)

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Pyro Shows lights up your sky and WLAF. Watch the show over WLAF's video player.

TOP PHOTO:  Crew leader Brian Nelson backs into place as Justin Chapman directs him on Depot Street launch site of the Downtown La Follette show.

La Follette Police Officer Isiah Lawson set up the barriers to block off Depot Street at West Beech Street and at the other end of Depot at South 5th Street.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A little after 2 pm, Pyro Shows fireworks crews left out for their Friday night launch sites; Downtown La Follette, the Roane State campus, school house hill at Jacksboro, Norris Lake at Springs Dock, Downtown Jellico and Cove Lake State Park.

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TDOE announces innovative assessment supports for 2020-21

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced a suite of free, optional assessment supports for the 2020-21 school year, which will be available to all districts this fall. These supports are part of the department’s innovative assessment initiative as described in the Best for All strategic plan. 

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Campbell County has had 1,534 tests for COVD-19 come back negative for the virus

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The number of COVD-19 cases in Campbell County remained at 17 for weeks with 16 of those patients having recovered.  However, in the Saturday report from the State Department of Health, one new COVID-19 case was reported in Campbell County.  Results through Friday from 1,1534  COVID-19 tests in Campbell County have come back negative through Sunday. There has been one death reported from COVID-19 in Campbell County.

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County Insurance and Personnel Committee meets Tuesday

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Insurance and Personnel Committee meets Tuesday via Zoom.

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Rain or shine, it's Shrine Paper sale time

TOP PHOTO:  Charlie Clawson shouted "WLAF" when we slowed up to pick up our Shriner paper.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Your donation, large or small, is welcomed and appreciated this weekend here in Campbell County.

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Valley View Elementary holds drive through graduation for kids

Watch out, Sherman!  Sherman Petree was all smiles as he received his kindergarten diploma on Thursday and got a special visit from a shark at Valley View School.

By Charlotte Underwood

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Valley View Elementary School held a drive through graduation for its kindergarten and preschool students on Thursday evening. Teachers dressed up and cheered the students on as they drove through to receive their diplomas. A total of 69 kindergarten students received their diplomas, as did around 40 preschoolers.

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TWRA stocks catfish ahead of "Free Fishing Day" on Saturday

MORRISTOWN, TN (WLAF) - TWRA is stocking catfish at several locations, including Indian Mountain State Park at Jellico, across east Tennessee ahead of Free Fishing Day, which falls on Saturday, June 6 this year.  Although traditional TWRA sponsored fishing events are cancelled due to COVID-19, many locations will receive fish to promote quality fishing.

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WLAF is "Bub Strong"; Fundraiser is Saturday for Phillip "Bub" Johnson.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Family and friends are pulling together for Bub Johnson after last Saturday's tragic farming accident that's likely to keep the young man in the hospital for an extended time.

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County discusses highway fund at budget and finance meeting

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - County commissioners held an online budget and finance committee meeting Thursday evening.

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Today is a Grab-n-Go Meal Day at CCHS, LMS and Walmart

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Attention Campbell County parents and children.  It's a Grab-n-Go Meal Day today on this Friday at Campbell County High School and La Follette Middle School from 11 am until 1 pm.

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LaFollette takes a first look at budget

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Last night the City of LaFollette mayor, councilmen and department heads met in its first budget meeting of the month.

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Grant awards announced by Campbell Enhancement Fund

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Advisory Board of the Campbell Enhancement Fund (an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation) is  the recipient of $20,000 to be utilized to assist local nonprofits in various Campbell County communities. The Tennessee Valley Authority announced earlier this spring that it will be providing $2 million in funds to support local initiatives that address hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Health department has temporary COVID-19 testing team JOB OPENINGS

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) -The Campbell County Health Department has job openings.

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