Yes, Virginia, there will be a Cove Lake 5K in 2020

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Cove Lake 5K Director Clarence Lowe said today, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and the Cove Lake 5K will be held!!  


LPD and DTF active early on Tuesday; Michael Marsh arrested.

TOP PHOTO:  Units with the La Follette Police Department's Drug Unit and Special Response Team and the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force lined the street along Big Springs Lane on Tuesday morning.

Some of the residents at 184 Big Springs Lane sat outside the home while investigators combed through the home and a camper sitting in the front yard.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Members of the La Follette Police Department's Drug Unit and Special Response Team and the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant around 7 am on Tuesday morning at a home off Ridenour Lane.


CCHS boys basketball tryouts are coming soon

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Newly hired Campbell County High Boys Basketball Coach Ernie Mac Clawson has an update on player tryouts.


Listen, laugh, find a bargain, make some money-the TP is on the air 423.562.1450.

Big Josh Etter (left) is the "host of the post," the WLAF Trading Post weekday mornings from 8 am until 9 am.  

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Just click the video box with the Cougar paw on it to LISTEN LIVE to the Post with your host Big Josh.  That's Monday through Friday from 8 am until 9 am.   Some folks make some money.  Some folks think it's funny.  It's the WLAF Trading Post.


June heats up after the coolest May in more than a decade

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - It was the coolest May based on National Weather Service data for Knoxville since 2005.


Green is booked for the 32nd time

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A La Follette man, listed as disabled on his latest arrest report, was booked into the Campbell County Jail for the 32nd time last Thursday.


Fire chief hire, LUB board appointment & cutting codes officer salary among La Follette topics

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The June City of La Follette Council Meeting is Tuesday at 5:30 pm at city hall.  WLAF has the live telecast by clicking on the video player to the right.


Two BOE committee meetings this afternoon via Zoom

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County School Board continues its meeting via Zoom.

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.


Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Tennessee has sustained damage from severe windstorms, including tornadoes, in recent months and now hurricane season is beginning. This is a good time to make preparations to reduce the risk of damage from future storms.

Valley View Elementary School gets new playground

TOP PHOTO:  New playground taking shape at Valley View Elementary.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Valley View Elementary School is in the process of having a new playground installed. The playground is designed for children kindergarten through fifth grade.


Here we flow again; a traffic pattern, flower beds-n-bridge update

TOP PHOTO:  The eastbound traffic pattern through Downtown La Follette shifted on Monday to allow room for construction crews to work on the south side flower beds of Central Avenue.
Flower beds on the north side of Central Avenue are taking shape.  On Monday, shrubs and trees were planted.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - On Friday, crews with Southern Constructors, Incorporated (SCI) poured the north side sidewalk of the Central Avenue Bridge as its refurbishment project marches toward completion.

COVID-19 active case count holds at one for Campbell County

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 Monday from 1,451  COVID-19 tests in Campbell County have come back negative through Sunday. There has been one death reported from COVID-19 in Campbell County.


Updated county meeting information from the mayor's office

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Here is an update to the information released from Mayor E.L. Morton's office Friday afternoon concerning upcoming meetings.  A typo on the Agenda section for the Buildings and Grounds Committee is corrected on the calendar below.  The original  meeting has the correct date attached but the wrong day.  The correct day is this THURSDAY June 4th, 2020., at 5:00pm.

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