It’s day six of the 12 Days of Collectables & More give-a-way

TOP PHOTO: Here’s what on the give-a-way table today, a 2021 Panini Chronicles box of Baseball cards and more (WINNER is Marie Asher), Magic, The Gathering, The Brothers War bundle (WINNER is Ron Heatherly) and a collection of 30 NBA cards from Panini (WINNER is Brittany King).

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – WLAF and Collectables & More are giving away prizes during the 12 Days of Collectables & More. Today is day six of the fun event.

Whitney Goins is Eagle Tire Pros teacher of the week

By Charlotte Underwood 

JELLICO, TN (WLAF) – 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. We’ve all had that teacher who inspired us or helped in some way. That’s why WLAF and Eagle Tire Pros salute all of our hard working educators with a weekly feature.

This week’s featured teacher is Whitney Goins.

One person goes to hospital another to jail in Wednesday shooting

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) –An arrest has been made in a Wednesday afternoon disturbance and shooting. investigators with the Detective Division of the La Follette Police Department arrested 29-year old Tiphani Rashel Taylor on an aggravated assault charge.

Taylor is accused of shooting her live in boyfriend who is listed in stable condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville. The victim is suffering from a single gunshot wound.

An ambulance from Campbell County EMS was dispatched to a home in Linden Park just after 3pm on Wednesday on the call of a gunshot victim.  Officers with the La Follette Police Department responded to the residence on Linden Avenue on what was described to La Follette 9-1-1 as a domestic disturbance.

Car hits a tree, goes over an embankment, traps driver
Reports are that this car hit a tree and went over the embankment.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – At 7pm Wednesday, crews with the Campbell County Rural Fire Service were dispatched to Towe String Road south of Memorial Drive on a car wreck.

Body found in road at Murrayville identified

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – No foul play is suspected prior to a scheduled autopsy on the body, identified as that of Jerry Wayne Hutson, II, that was found yesterday afternoon in south Campbell County, according to Campbell County Sheriff Wayne Barton. 

Reports are coming in to WLAF News that the body of a white male was discovered in the middle of a Campbell County road Wednesday afternoon.

Business of the Month UBank and City of Jellico to be celebrated

JELLICO, TN (WLAF) – “Please join us on Thursday, December 08, 2022, as we celebrate our Business of the Month, UBank of Jellico, followed by a ribbon cutting at Jellico City Hall,” said Missy Tackett, Executive Director of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.

Notice of special meeting for Industrial Development Board

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Here is a special notice from the Industrial Development Board.


Election Commission Office closed the rest of the week for conference

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Election Commission Office is closed through Friday, according to Administrator of Elections Mallory Rosenfeld.

November activity for the CCSO released

JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Sheriff Wayne Barton and his staff share their monthly activity report from around Campbell County.  This morning, the sheriff is providing a summary of the month of November activity.

McCulley completes law enforcement training at Walters State

TOP PHOTO: Left to right are Campbell County Captain Cody Chapman, Sheriff Wayne Barton, Deputy Joseph McCulley and Lieutenant Matt Wasson. The occasion is McCulley’s successful completion of the Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy at Walter State Community College.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Another Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy has completed law enforcement training.

CCHS Choral program presents “A Holiday to Remember” on Friday night

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Friday night in the Campbell High Auditorium is where all the talent comes together for one big night, the annual CCHS Choral Christmas program. You are encouraged to come out, see and hear this amazing, hardworking group of Campbell students perform.

Food City awards more than $597,700 to local hunger relief organizations

TOP PHOTO: Betsi James, Food City Special Events Manager (left) is with Ethan Kirk, Emerald Youth Foundation Corporate Partnerships Officer.

ABINGDON, VA (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Since 1992, Food City – in partnership with their customers has conducted their annual Race Against Hunger campaign to raise funds for local non-profit hunger relief organizations.

Give the gift of relaxation this Christmas from Mother Earth Massage

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Melisha and Jene offer season specials for the rest of the month at Mother Earth massage at Jacksboro.

Santa stars on WLAF on this Throwback Thursday

TOP PHOTO: Remember when Santa Claus annually landed on top of Woodson Mall? WLAF’s Charlie Hutson shares this Santa memory on Throwback Thursday.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – On this Throwback Thursday, the clock turns back to the 1980s when Santa Claus would parachute out of a plane and land on the roof of Woodson Mall.


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