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Maximus workers go on strike

On Monday, call center workers at Maximus, the nation’s largest federal call center contractor, staged a strike at four of Maximus’ largest call centers located in Bogalusa, Hattiesburg, Miss., Chester, Va., and London, Ky. In Bogalusa, the picket took place from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. outside the...

Woman Stabbed Multiple Times While Driving Man To Hospital For Mental Health Emergency

A woman who was said to be transporting a man to the hospital for a mental health emergency, was stabbed several times in the neck, arm, and chest this past Friday. 54-year-old Angela Worley, of Jacksboro, is said to have received a call from 40-year-old Cameron Jones, of LaFollette, asking her for a ride to Tennova Hospital for a mental health crisis. Worley made her way to Jones, whom she found walking on the side of the road. She stopped to give him a ride.
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Workers Strike at Medicare, ACA Call Centers

Federally contracted call center workers who provide customer service for Medicare and Affordable Care Act health plans went on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, including insufficient sick leave and limited bathroom breaks. Employees of Maximus, the nation's largest federal call center contractor, held a two-hour picket and a...

Walden prepares to assume new role

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- Just a few years after graduating from the Alabama School of Law, Zach Walden has been elected the Eighth Judicial District Criminal Court Judge. With an interest in criminal justice Walden attended East Tennessee State University. During his years there, Walden decided to attend law school. But he always knew he “wanted to come back home.”

Pilot debuts in-house Tex-Mex deli among other foodservice upgrades

As part of its New Horizons initiative, convenience-store and truckstop chain Pilot Company has launched its newest foodservice concept, Burrito Junction — a 24/7 Tex-Mex deli located at its travel center in Corbin, Kentucky. Pilot’s chef and food innovation team spent two years testing Burrito Junction’s menu, the company...

Golden Alert Cancelled For Missing Woman

A golden alert that was previously issued for a Knox County woman has been canceled after officials reported finding her safe. Elaine “Fro” Amburgey, of Flat Lick, who had previously been seen on August 5th, was found and returned safely on Monday evening.

Jones’ attempted murder charge marks 45th arrest

LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- A longtime county employee is recovering from stab wounds as her attacker remains housed in the Knox County Jail. Cameron Jones, 40, of LaFollette, is facing a first-degree attempted murder charge after he allegedly lured the employee into helping him. Jones perpetrated this crime under the guise of needing assistance.

North Laurel All Stars handed first loss in LLWS regional

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - In the final game of the winner’s bracket, the North Laurel All Stars took their first loss of the Great Lakes Region tournament. Team Kentucky faced Team Indiana Monday night, playing an inning and a half before the weather postponed the game. When play stopped, Indiana led 3-0.

Officials Ask For Assistance Locating Missing Woman

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Officials are currently asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. 71-year-old Elaine Amburgey, of Flat Lick, also known as “Fro”, was last seen on August 5th at approximately 5:30 PM in a red Hyundai Elantra. She is described a...

Golden Alert canceled after missing woman found safe

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Golden Alert for a Knox County woman has been canceled after law enforcement officials reported her found safe. Elaine “Fro” Amburgey of Flat Lick was previously last seen on August 5, 2022 at around 5:30pm in a red 2015 Hyundai Elantra. Officials...
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Man jailed in Knox after attack in Campbell

A Campbell County Sheriff’s Office employee attempting to provide mobile crisis services was stabbed Friday evening, allegedly by a man she was trying to help. LaFollette Police say that 54-year-old Angela Worley of Jacksboro was contacted by 40-year-old Cameron Jones, who asked her to drive him to the Tennova Hospital in LaFollette for an evaluation.

ARH Mountain Student Achiever: Makenzie Lynn Cox

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Tuesday’s ARH Mountain Student Achiever was Makenzie Lynn Cox. Makenzie was a senior at Williamsburg City School and graduated with a 3.8 GPA. She was a member of the Beta Club, played varsity softball and served on the School’s Advisory Board for Biomedical Sciences.

Same smiles, same family feeling at new-name Builtwell Bank

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – It was a double ribbon cutting ceremony Friday at the Jacksboro and La Follette offices of Builtwell Bank formerly named First Volunteer as Builtwell Bank becomes the newest member of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a great time to do a reset, bring some attention and let the community know why we’re here and what we want to do,” said Laura Byrge, Market Leader for Builtwell Bank.
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Pilot Makes Progress on Remodeled Travel Centers

Pilot Company’s New Horizons initiative is well underway with six more travel centers recently completing full store remodels. To commemorate the newly overhauled travel centers, Pilot Company teamed up with Monster to host a celebration with the Monster Girls and several giveaways at the site of the very first Pilot travel center in Corbin, Kentucky that originally opened in 1981. This historic travel center now features a modernized exterior and interior with remodeled restrooms and is home to another first for the company - its new Tex-Mex deli concept called Burrito Junction.