LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – As 2020 comes to a close WLAF is sharing the 20 most read stories of the year. These are the stories that caught, and kept the attention, of our readers. This week, we will share those stories in no particular order with four a day being featured.
Today’s four selections include stories about the first COVID-19 case being confirmed in the county and quick action by local law enforcement.
ONE – March 2020
The first case of the Coronavirus was diagnosed at approximately 6:30pm, Friday, March 13. For the full story CLICK HERE
TWO – March 2020
First responders had an extremely busy day in La Follette. Their usual fast pace was quickened with five additional runs; four of which were confirmed overdoses and the fifth was undetermined but appeared overdose related, according to police. For the full story CLICK HERE
THREE – May 2020
Multiple drug overdose calls prompted quick action by La Follette Police on Tuesday. As a result, a La Follette woman is housed in the Campbell County Jail this morning after being arrested on drug charges. For the full story CLICK HERE
FOUR – August 2020
A LaFollette man landed in jail after evading arrest and nearly striking a deputy’s patrol car during a high speed chase. For the full story CLICK HERE
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED 12/29/2020- 6AM)