Search continues for missing La Follette teen

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Aylah McCullah’s family continues hurting this morning over her weekend disappearance. She’s been gone now for more than 48 hours as the search continues.

Commission approves grant; appointments to Equalization Board

By Charlotte Underwood 

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Commission approved multiple agenda items on Monday including the acceptance of a Homeland Security grant, along with several contract agreements and appointments to the County Board of Equalization. 

TOP PHOTO: County commissioners approved several appointments to the county’s equalization board on Monday evening.

Campbell County General Sessions Docket for Tue., April 16, 2024

More than 60 individuals are on the April 16 docket

JACKSBORO,TN. (WLAF)- Below is today’s Campbell County General Sessions Court Docket.

Proclamations held for Jellico Basketball teams 

Commissioners recognized Jellico Elementary School Boys’ Basketball team on Monday, declaring April 15th as Jellico Elementary Five Time Champion Day!

By Charlotte Underwood 

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Proclamations for Jellico High School, Jellico Middle School and Jellico Elementary School Basketball teams were made at the start of Monday’s commission meeting in recognition of the athletic achievements of all three schools. 

Nearly two dozen people killed in work zone crashes

Move over, slow down during National Work Zone Awareness Week April 15-19

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19, to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones. This year’s theme is Work zones are temporary, your actions behind the wheel can last forever. We welcome the media to use TDOT’s PSA online or on air to help us share the message.

Meet the Staff

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- The Ridgeview Mobile Health Clinic is staffed with caring professionals. Today, we introduce you to Samantha Stanfill. She is a therapist at Ridgeview.

Caryville Cares Playground to open in late April

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – The Town of Caryville Board of Mayor and Aldermen met for the monthly meeting on Monday evening. Ordinance No: 2024-04 amending the zoning map of the Town of Caryville Tennessee by changing the zoning for property on Woods Circle from R-1 Low Density Residential to commercial had a first reading.

TOP PHOTO: A February photo of the Caryville Cares Playground from WLAF’s Charlie Hutson and Eagle I.

Area students participate in East TN Dream It. Do it. Video competition.

Voting ends Wed., April 17th at noon; vote for your favorite video! Watch and vote HERE.

Students at Jacksboro Middle School participated in the Dream it. Do it. Video competition and were able to tour Eagle Bend Manufacturing! Students from left to right are Peyton Jackson, Lindsay Ray, Lydia Brooks, Ava Wilson, Katie Klemenc, Jordan Perkins, Charles Powell, and Jacksboro Middle School teacher Nikki Bumgardner.

By Charlotte Underwood

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Jellico Elementary School, Jacksboro Middle School and LaFollette Middle School 8th graders were invited to participate in the Dream it. Do it. competition sponsored by Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, Consolidated Nuclear Security and LLC-Y12. Students got to visit various industries, take educational tours, and shoot videos for the competition which can earn cash prizes.

VERY TOP PHOTO: Jellico Elementary School students utilized dry ice in their video production!

Original, written by CCHS students of Theatre Art play is Fri. & Sat.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Letters of the Heart: Words of Hope Amidst Civil War is to be performed Thursday and Friday on the stage of the Campbell County High School Auditorium.

Bids sought by CJUC for water project

CAMPBELL COUNTY, TN. (WLAF)- The Caryville- Jacksboro Utilites Commission is seeking bids for a project in Caryville.

Louie Bluie, a full day of live music and Appalachian art Sat., Sep. 28
Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival

CARYVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Mark your calendars for the highly anticipated Louie Bluie Music and Art Festival, produced by the Campbell Culture Coalition. On Sept. 28, 2024, Cove Lake State Park will once again come alive with the sounds of incredible live music and the vibrant displays of Appalachian art from 10am to 6pm.

Around town training this week for firefighters with La Follette Fire Dept.

Russell Tower was one of the stops where LFD’s “A” Shift trained on Monday after 2pm

The Lafollette Fire Department “A” Shift is comprised of, left to right, Captain Johnny Seal, Firefighters Sam Finley, Jacob Wagner, Josh Miracle, Jason Seiber, Tim Frazer, Lieutenant Jeff Fugate and Training Instructor Joey Gilbert. 

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – If you’re out and about today and Wednesday and you happen to see the Lafollette Fire Department ladder truck and other fire trucks at Russell Tower, don’t panic. Odds are it’s part of a firefighter training course.

“It’s a full eight-hour training session each day,” said La Follette Fire Chief Jimmy Pack.

Show It Off Fest set for Sat., June 1 at JMS

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/16/2024-6AM)

Matthew has Moore about what’s happening around town

By Matthew Moore

CAMPBELL COUNTY, TN (WLAF) – There is an always something to do in Campbell County. You can view them all right here!


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