Live sermon from FBC La Follette at 11 am Sunday. Listen here.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The First Baptist Church of La Follette’s regular weekly radio broadcast airs as scheduled over 1450 WLAF radio and FM 100.9 Sunday as well as over WLAF-TV 12 at 11am. 

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27 active COVID-19 cases in Campbell County

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - As of Saturday afternoon, the number of PCR positive tests for COVID-19 during the pandemic according to the Tennessee Department of Health is 78, and that includes 69 cases confirmed and probable (two more cases than on Friday).  Of the cases, 41 of those patients have recovered while 27 patients  are recovering and one patient has died.  Results through Saturday from 3,231 COVID-19 tests in Campbell County have come back negative.

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Look for the Twigloo bus Monday at Jellico for a Grab-n-Go Meal Day

Ryan and Haven Pittman have been to a Grab-n-Go Meals distribution site.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Monday is a Grab-n-Go Meal Day at Jellico.

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Ford family asks for prayers and invites everyone to fundraiser

Missy and Jeff Ford are shown in happier times before Jeff's life threatening health problems surfaced in May.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The long and winding road to recovery for Jeff Ford remains a haul.  His journey began in late May with a trip to the La Follette Medical Center where he was diagnosed with a heart attack.  From there, it was an ambulance ride to Parkwest Medical Center. While at Parkwest,  Ford underwent six bypasses.  A life flight to Vanderbilt Medical Center was the next leg of the journey.  He remains in Nashville this morning.  "Jeff has a long road ahead, but we praise God for where he’s brought him from and where he’s taking him," said his wife Missy.

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Back to school giveaway set for July 25

CLAIRFIELD, TN (WLAF) - The You Are Important (YAI) and Operation Appalachian Kids (O.A.K.) Mission will host its second annual back to school extravaganza in support of Appalachian Ministry House.

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Sheriff Goins proudly announces five newly certified patrol deputies

Left to right are Deputy Chance Pierce, Deputy Hunter Creekmore, Deputy Cole West and Deputy Joseph Weaver.  Not pictured is Deputy Tim Powers.  All five are joining the Campbell County patrol division and will begin work immediately.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins is proud to announce the graduation of five newly certified patrol deputies.  The deputies attended Walter’s State Regional Law Enforcement Academy where they earned their law enforcement certification.

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School budget passes unanimously

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County School Board finally passed their 2020-21 budget Thursday afternoon after a false start on Tuesday.

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Listen to the WLAF Trading Post on demand

Big Josh is your host of the WLAF Trading Post weekday mornings from 8 am until 9 am.  To play along, call 423.562.1450.  It's his radio version of E-Bay.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Miss the WLAF Trading Post this morning?  Need a number from yesterday's WLAF Trading Post?  Listen HERE on demand.

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Powers For the People Campaign

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Dennis Powers officially announced his candidacy for State Representative in the Republican Primary for the 36th House District in Tennessee on Friday.  The 36th District is comprised of all of Campbell and parts of Anderson and Union Counties.

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Grand jury returns July indictments; court will be held via Zoom

JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- The following indictments were returned this week by the Campbell County Grand Jury:

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County holds first infrastructure committee meeting; approves goals

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - County commissioners held their first infrastructure committee meeting on Thursday evening via Zoom. Due to hacking issues, the meeting was quickly closed to the public.  Audio and/or video of the meeting will be published on WLAF as soon as it is received from the county.
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La Follette's accepting recycling items again

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - In a press release on Thursday from La Follette City Administrator Jimmy Jeffries, he said there is an update regarding the City of La Follette's recycling program.

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Lane closures on I-40 in West Knoxville begin this morning

KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF)Motorists traveling on I-40 in Knox County should be aware of upcoming bridge repair work that will affect traffic in West Knoxville.

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Free COVID-19 informational course available for coaches and administrators

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The COVID 19 pandemic presents a myriad of challenges to high school athletic and activity programs. To help address some of those challenges, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has developed a new free online course “COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators.”

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