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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.
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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...
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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.
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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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Jacksboro woman stabbed during mobile crisis service in LaFollette

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WATE) — A woman was stabbed Friday, Aug. 5 after attempting to provide mobile crisis services by transferring a man to the Tennova Hospital. Angela Worley, 54, of Jacksboro, was contacted by Cameron Jones, 40, of LaFollette so that she could drive him to Tennova Hospital. According...
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New look parking lots at CCHS

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A major project has been completed at Campbell County High School. The parking lots have been paved and striped. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/08/2022-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF WLAF’S CHARLIE HUTSON)
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London, Kentucky Man arrested following an Investigation after a Female Victim reported that She had been Forcibly Raped by the Suspect

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed arrested Alejandro Zuniga Gonzalez age 29 of London on July 25th, 2022 at approximately 8:53 AM. The arrest occurred off Parker Road approximately 1 mile west of London following an investigation conducted by Laurel...
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Cougars practice Monday, host Halls in a scrimmage Tuesday

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – It’s a 3:30 practice on Monday afternoon for the Campbell County Cougars. The 48th edition of Campbell Football continues working toward its 2022 season kicking off on August 19. The Cougars host Halls in a 6pm scrimmage on Tuesday on Reynolds Field. The regular...
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Rain and wind create problems; flooding, power outages

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Scattered power outages cropped up as a result of this afternoon’s storms. As of 5:30pm, 227 LUB customers were out of power system wide. “We should have most customers’ electricity back on by dark hopefully,” said LUB General Manager Kenny Baird. There...
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Monday is Freshman Day at CCHS

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County High School Class of 2026 takes its first step into high school on Monday. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/07/2022-7PM)
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TVA line issue knocks off power to more than half of LUB’s customers

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Friday afternoon’s strong storms knocked out power almost system-wide for more than 14,000 customers of the La Follette Utility Board (LUB). The problem stemmed from issues with a TVA transmission line according to officials with LUB. “Getting most of those back on pretty quickly was easy once we determined that nothing was damaged within the substation,” said LUB General Manager Kenny Baird.
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