Sunrise rainbow follows thunder, lightning and rain

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - "Check out that sunrise!" said Jeff Bond. "Here, look at this rainbow," said WLAF's Charlotte Underwood. What a start to our morning; 75-degrees, thunder, lightning, showers and sun all followed by a rainbow.


WLAF business feature showcases Isaac's Training Room

TOP PHOTO: Isaac's Gym is open in the former B & M Tires building.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - WLAF's business of the week is Isaac's Training Room. Whether you're looking to get your summer body on or just looking to get healthier, Isaac's Training Room can help you out. Check out their 24/7 gym access membership and their new location.


Cougars look sharp against Webb

KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The Webb School Spartans hosted the Campbell County Cougars in a preseason scrimmage on Thursday evening on Faust Field.


Morgan refuses to exit patrol car until he's finished praying

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Donovan Shane Morgan allegedly told Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy Joseph Weaver that he had shown up in the perfect part of his story.


July 26, 1975, is featured Saturday night on WLAF with Casey Kasem

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The fun of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s trips back to July 26, 1975, Saturday night at 7 pm over WLAF radio.  The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard's Auto Parts and State Representative Dennis Powers.


School bus drivers needed in Campbell County

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County Schools is looking for responsible, safety-minded school bus drivers for daily school bus routes, special events and field trips.


Douglas receives second driving on revoked within five days

DUFF, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County Sheriff's Lt. Nathaniel Bostic was recently traveling on Little White Oak Rd when he noticed Carla Edwina Douglas in the driver seat of a passing vehicle. Bostic knew that Douglas driver’s license was revoked, because he had stopped her five days before.


Brock's littering draws unwanted attention

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Of all of Brandon Chase Brock's 28 arrests over his career, he may not forget this one anytime soon. As Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy Justin Phillips patrolled Highway 116 in Caryville, he saw Brock toss a Dr. Pepper can out of his car onto the side of the road.


Renew-U Spa hosts open house today from 4pm to 8:30pm

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Renew-U Spa is hosting an open house this afternoon/evening at its South Indiana Avenue location.


New CCHS field to be finished today

TOP PHOTO: Dakota Dills, Tyler Dills (brothers) and Aaron Kilgore prepare the goal post hole checking for the correct depth.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - It looks like today, three weeks to the day, is the last day the Kamlia crew will be working on the installation of the new football field at Campbell County High School.


Property tax auction is at 9am at JMS. See updated list here.

TOP PHOTO: County Attorney Joe Coker (left) and Clerk and Master Dennis Potter (right) conduct the last delinquent tax auction in May 2019. This year's auction will be held at the Jacksboro Middle School.

JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF - UPDATED LIST AS OF WED., JULY 29, 4:30PM) – This is a notice of sale of property for delinquent taxes by auction on Friday, July 30 at 9am, at the Jacksboro Middle School.  This is for the year 2017-2018 and any previous outstanding years.  See the full list of of property HERE. (07/29/2021-4:30PM).


La Follette Library hosts all-time favorite Gene Cordova at 10am

TOP PHOTO: Ventriloquist Gene Cordova returns to the La Follette Library later this month.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Gene Cordova is a ventriloquist, puppeteer, comedian, and magician all rolled into one, and he's coming to La Follette. "Gene is an all-time favorite, and he's coming back to our library this month," said Nancy Green, director of the LaFollette Public Library.


Sales tax holidays are now

TOP PHOTO: State Sen. Ken Yager recently visited CHET in La Follette.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – State Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has encouraged citizens to take advantage of Tennessee’s new and traditional sales tax holidays which are set to begin at 12:01 am on Fri., July 30.  The 16th annual tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers will run through 11:59 pm on Sun., Aug. 1; while a new sales tax holiday on food, food ingredients, and prepared food will remain in effect through the end of the day on Thurs., Aug. 5.   The new holiday includes the qualified sales of prepared food by restaurants, food trucks, caterers and grocery stores.


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