AM worship service from FBC La Follette at 11 am Sunday. Listen here.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The First Baptist Church of La Follette’s regular weekly radio broadcast airs as scheduled over 1450 WLAF radio and FM 100.9 Sunday as well as over WLAF-TV 12 at 11am. 


FLOOD WATCH Sunday evening through Monday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The National Weather Service at Morristown has issued a FLOOD WATCH for Campbell County from Sunday at 7 pm through Monday at 1 pm.


Active COVID-19 case count continues to decline

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Here is the latest COVID-19 information for Campbell County as of Saturday afternoon from the State of Tennessee Department of Health.


Search continues for Harrogate man

TOP PHOTO: Bill Baker, Sr., has been missing for several days.

HARROGATE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – An 86-year old man has been missing from his Harrogate home for several days, and the search continues.


It's a good weekend to check out Ayers online auctions

TOP PHOTO: Look for Ayers new sign coming soon.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The region's auction leader leads the way again with online auctions. On this rainy weekend, take a moment and see what Ayers Auction & Real Estate has on the block today and what's going on the block in the near future.


COVID-19 restrictions on nursing homes lifted by the governor

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - Updated executive order No. 77 was issued Friday afternoon by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. It gives continuing guidance to localities about mask mandates and lifts state visitation restrictions on nursing home and long-term care facilities.


WWII veteran Paul passes

J.C. Paul is shown here in a photo from November of 2019 when WLAF's Jim Freeman paid a visit.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County has lost one of its war heroes. J.C. Paul, who served in the U-S Army during World War II, passed away Friday.


Court dismisses Effler's suit against drug company

JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- After years of bouncing between various courts, Eighth Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler's lawsuit against Big Pharma has been dismissed.


Powers appointed Chair of Banking/Consumer Affairs Subcommittee

TOP PHOTO: State Representative Dennis Powers addresses a crowd last October at the courthouse at Jacksboro.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - State Representative Dennis Powers has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Banking and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee.  


Local artists featured on Chapman Hill Winery bottles; wine event is Saturday

Four local artists have been chosen to have their artwork on Chapman Hill Winery's new Signature Series wine. A wine event is scheduled at Chapman Hill Winery Saturday Feb. 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Four local artists are being featured on Chapman Hill Winery bottles. Chapman Hill Winery approached artists last year about using original artworks from local artists on their bottles. The wine event unveiling these four specialty artwork bottles will be held Saturday, Feb. 27 at Chapman Hill Winery from 3 to 5 p.m. 


A barn and home saved from brush fire

Temps were in the 70s under a sunny sky Thursday afternoon as firefighters fought a four acre brush fire in south La Follette.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Firefighters with the Campbell County Rural Fire Service battled a brush fire Thursday afternoon.


LaFollette Planning Commission meets

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The LaFollette Regional Planning Commission had its monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at city hall.


Catching up with Ken. I mean, Mr. Hicks.

It was good catching up with my high school typing teacher, Ken Hicks, on Thursday

By Jim Freeman

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - I looked at him as if he was someone I should know, and he looked back at me the same way. After a second or two, I realized it was Ken Hicks.


Begging to play football pays off in scholarship for Johnson

Thomas Johnson signed to play football at Maryville College on Thursday morning at Campbell High. Dad Dustin and Mom Carolyn along with sister Chelsea look on. Mom and Chelsea, who is a big part of his life, are overjoyed he'll be close to home.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Thomas Johnson begged to play football. Finally, by his junior year at Campbell High, his parents gave in.


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