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Today's News

  • Weddings and anniversaries for Nov. 11

    Scroll through the photos to see wedding and anniversaries featured in the LaFollette Press on Nov. 11.

  • Birthdays for Nov. 11

    Scroll through the photos to see the birthdays featured in the LaFollette Press on Nov. 11.

  • Public Records Nov. 11

     Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.

     

     

    Campbell County Property Transfers

    Nov. 1- Nov. 5

     

    Steven M. Saratori and Paula D. Saratori to Joel Brummett, Dist. 2, $65,000.

    Ernest H. Creekmore Jr. and Jamie N. Ratliff, Dist. 5, $25,000.

    William Tate and Dorothy Tate to Nancy R. Wilson, Dist. 1, $106,060.

  • Liquor is at the forefront of discussion following election

    Everybody is buzzing about liquor in Caryville.

    And for the first time in months the boardroom at town hall was bursting with a crowd. Overwhelmed by the community interest, Caryville Mayor Robert Stooksbury asked the citizens for patience while the board of aldermen figures out the details.

    “As you all know, last Tuesday, the city voted for liquor by the drink and retail package stores,” said Caryville attorney Reid Troutman Monday night.

  • SRO’s spark discussion at budget and finance meeting

     

     

    School resource officers were a source of discussion during Monday’s budget and finance committee meeting.

    When a budget amendment requiring the realignment of funds in the school department’s budget for the creation of a sixth SRO position was presented, commissioners had questions.

  • Children’s Center sees excavation as new beginning

    The hard work has paid off for staff at the Campbell County Children’s Center. Fundraising efforts and dedicated service to the county has led to this moment- the moment of building a new facility.

    The building site is located next to Roane State Community College in LaFollette. Large tractors smoothed the land moving dirt around during the ceremonial ground breaking on Tuesday.

  • Christian Academy basketball teams stay perfect

    With an overflow crowd cheering on, both of the Christian Academy of Campbell County’s elementary age basketball teams posted victories Thursday night over neighboring public school rival Valley View to stay unbeaten this season.
    The Lady Warriors (8-0) defeated the Lady Bobcats, 29-11, as Alecee Barnum scored a game-high 13 points, all in the first half.
    Alexis Foster, Emily Russell and Katie Wells chipped in four points each for the Christian Academy; while Carissa Nance and Jakobi Bowman added two each.

  • BOE named in lawsuit involving bus crash

     

  • Children’s Center sees excavation as new beginning

    The hard work has paid off for staff at the Campbell County Children’s Center. Fundraising efforts and dedicated service to the county has led to this moment- the moment of building a new facility.

    The building site is located next to Roane State Community College in LaFollette. Large tractors smoothed the land moving dirt around during the ceremonial ground breaking on Tuesday.

  • Four nabbed in string of burglaries

    A string of burglaries in the Windsor Pointe area landed four people in jail last week.

    A traffic stop made by LaFollette Police Officer Bill Owens was the catalyst that led to more arrests by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department.

    According to Owen’s report, he had prior knowledge that Jonathan Nipper, 19, of 169 Robin Road, had an outstanding arrest warrant and a suspended driver’s license when he conducted a traffic stop last Tuesday.