Davis Chapel turnoff reopens after facelift

TOP PHOTO: It may be a little dusty, a little dirty, but the Middlesboro Road-Davis Chapel turnoff is open after recent construction.

Head ’em up and move ’em out, because traffic is now welcome once again on the west side entrance-exit to Middlesboro Road.

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – After all the roadwork, including the marking and striping, the Davis Chapel turn off on Hwy 63 was opened at 11:20 Friday morning.

The Pine Branch is WLAF’s business of the week; Grand Opening is June 10

TOP PHOTO: The Pine Branch is WLAF’s business of the week. The unique artisan gift shop will host its Grand Opening on June 10. It is located in downtown LaFollette at 124 W. Central Avenue.

By Charlotte Underwood 

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The Pine Branch will be holding its grand opening on Saturday, June 10 from 11am till 6pm. There will be door prizes, lots of samples, cotton candy and Italian soda carts, as well as the Seven Loaves Food Truck on site for the event. Come check out the new unique gift shop in downtown LaFollette at 124 West Central Avenue, the Ben Rogers Building. They have tons of unique Father’s Day items for sale.

In It Together, Come Together event is Saturday 11-8 at Seargeant’s Park

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- The Campbell County Shows Off Festival is Saturday in the heart of La Follette. This multicultural event, “In It Together, Come Together,” is set for Saturday, June 3 from 11am – 8pm at Seargeant’s Park in La Follette.

Admission is free with several vendors planned for the day.

Ayers Auction & Real Estate online auctions are open, others soon will
Here’s a trip down Memory Lane circa 2009 with the legendary Hack Ayers. Connect HERE to browse the Ayers Auction and Real Estate website.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The region’s auction leader leads the way again with online auctions. Take a moment this weekend and see what Ayers Auction and Real Estate has on the block and what’s going on the block in the near future.

Take a live look at Downtown La Follette on demand

TOP PHOTO: The morning opens quietly in this 5:50am photo on Friday, June 2.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Thanks to the genius of Todd Overbay and the late Frank Payne, the WLAF – Ben Rogers Building Camera is a reality and is now showing you live looks of Downtown La Follette. Terry’s Pharmacy is the sponsor for the WLAF – Ben Rogers Building Camera. Call 423.562.1450 or email jim@1450wlaf.com about showcasing your business on the new cam shot.

Connect HERE to watch anytime through the WATCH link on the black tab at the top of the WLAF website.

Here’s the Twigloo Nutrition Bus schedule for June and July

TOP PHOTO: It’s Twigloo Time, and here’s this summer’s schedule.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Wendy Huckaby is the School Nutrition Field Manager for the Campbell County Board of Education, and Miss Wendy announces the Twigloo schedule for the summer of 2023.

“Please make a note, and we look forward to seeing you,” said Huckaby.

Matthew has Moore about what’s happening around town

By Matthew Moore

CAMPBELL COUNTY, TN (WLAF) – Now you can view all events in a calendar view. Click HERE to have a larger view of this calendar. You can also click HERE to add this calendar to your device.

Healthcare Job Fair held at TCAT Thursday

TOP PHOTO: The Campbell County Mayor’s office, TCAT Jacksboro and the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce partnered together to host a Healthcare job fair at the TCAT campus on Thursday. 

Pictured left to right at TCAT are Raphael Baeta with Express Employment, TCAT Jacksboro President Debbie Petree, TCAT Jacksboro Student Services Counselor Camilla Gambrel and Campbell County Deputy Mayor Randy Brown.

 By Charlotte Underwood 

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A Healthcare Job Fair was held at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Jacksboro campus Thursday from 9am to 1pm.

The event was hosted through a partnership between TCAT, the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and County Mayor’s office in an effort to “build Campbell County’s workforce.”

Beautiful home and event center for sale; no charge for incredible view

TOP PHOTO: This Coolidge home and event center are for sale; a couple of minutes from Norris Lake.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – There is a home and an event center for sale at Coolidge. This is an unique opportunity that includes a line of sight view of the Cumberland Mountains.

Realtor Gage Dople is ready to help you at 423-201-7971.

Mackenzie Dilbeck is Eagle Tire Pros teacher of the week

By Charlotte Underwood 

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – We’ve all had that teacher who inspired us or helped in some way. That’s why WLAF and Eagle Tire Pros salute one of our hard working educators with a weekly feature. Teachers make a difference in their students lives each and every day. For many students, having a teacher who cares and goes that extra mile can be the difference in a successful education and graduation.

This week’s featured educator is Caryville Elementary School’s Mackenzie Dilbeck. 

New court date given to adults in North Mass. Ave. overdose case

TOP PHOTO: Police dubbed this house on North Massachusetts Avenue as a drug dwelling after responding to an overdose call there in May.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Three adults arrested in connection with the drug overdoses of juveniles last month have had their court dates moved to June 6. Jake Allen Sharp, 43, and Rebekah Lynn Sharp, 40, both of 322 North Massachusetts Ave. and Christopher Weiss, 19, 484 Young Road, LaFollette are all facing felony charges for their alleged part in the events. CLICK HERE for the related story.

La Follette Police Department investigators searched the North Massachusetts Ave. home and allegedly located several drugs, according to LaFollette Police Lt. Matthew Forsyth.

Hutson throws us back to 1980 on this Thursday
Lafollette Police 1980

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – We go back 43 years on this Throwback Thursday to 1980.

It’s shine time at the JMS car wash fundraiser; until 1pm today

TOP PHOTO: Just look for the suds and smiles in front of Grace Rehab.

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Until 1pm on this first Saturday of June, you can get a car wash and help out the Lady Eagles Basketball team all in one via a lotta suds-n-scrubbing.


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